Green Bay Packers quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, suprised a teenage girl suffering from Spina Bifida by creating her a song and performing it for her.
"Aaron Rodgers and David Gruber partner for season two of itsAaron.com. This year David is introducing Aaron to three new organizations who are making a difference in the lives of kids. In this episode, Aaron and David surprise Kelly at The Pabst Theater, highlighting the work of IndependenceFirst, an organization run by and for the benefit of people who have disabilities," the YouTube description read.
Watch the touching story below. more >>
A funeral was held on Friday for a high school student from Covenant Christian Academy in Houma, La., who died suddenly last week before a scheduled football game that his team went on to win 53-0 in his honor.
"I just told them God wants to see how strong we can be," said Wilfred "PJ" Allridge III, the older brother of 16-year-old Caleb Allridge, who died on Nov. 1. "God is showing us that we can handle anything that life brings. We can overcome this no matter what. He's going to be there with us. God is going to be there to help us move on."
In a short statement on the school's website, students and parents were informed that school had been cancelled on Friday for grades 6-12, and were encouraged to come show their support for the Allridge family at the funeral. more >>
Denver Broncos offensive linesman John Moffitt, 27, announced on Tuesday that he is walking away from the NFL and more than $1 million in compensation because he wants to be healthy and happy and if he continued playing the game he might not find that.
"Football was fun but my head hurts – haha kidding roger goodell. I'm on to new things, thanks to everyone along the way!!!" the third-year guard from Wisconsin tweeted on Tuesday. It was the same day he was placed on the team's reserve/left team list according to The Associated Press.
Moffitt, who had signed a four-year contract worth nearly $3 million with the Broncos, walked away from more than $1 million in potential compensation, including an estimated $312,500 for the remainder of the current season and $752,500 in non-guaranteed salary in 2014, according to The Associated Press. more >>
As debate continues in various circles over whether the Washington Redskins football team should change their name, the local representatives of the District of Columbia has demanded change.
The Council for the District of Columbia voted unanimously approving a resolution advocating for the National Football League team to change its appellation and mascot.
A barefoot man dressed as Jesus with a cross strapped across his back ran in Sunday's New York City marathon.
The man tied his bib number, 55-970, to the back of his cross, and he was identified on the New York City Marathon website as Makoto Takeuchi from Chiba, Japan. Takeuchi is allegedly a New York City-based photographer, according to HyperVocal News.
This is not the first time that "Jesus" has shown up in a race. He also been spotted at the Los Angeles and Tokyo Marathons, with footage of the latter below. more >>
Tim Tebow may not be an active NFL player, but the popular Christian quarterback is receiving support from Jacksonville, Fla., natives to play in their city.
Signs and billboards have been making their rounds on the internet, calling for the 26-year-old NFL free agent to be signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars. One Billboard in Jacksonville pleads with the Jaguars owner Shahid Khan to pick up Tebow.
"Mr. Kahn, sign Tebow and we will fill the stadium," the Billboard reads, according to CBSSports.com reports. "Signed, Jacksonville." more >>