Daniel Hernandez, the intern for Arizona Congressman Gabby Giffords who heroically ran towards the sound of gunfire when Giffords and others were shot by a deranged gunman, is throwing out the first pitch at tonight’s All-Star Game at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. Hernandez, a trained nursing assistant, was instrumental in saving Giffords’ life, elevating her head and staunching the flow of blood from a head wound until paramedics arrived.
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Get your tissues ready as ESPN’s sixth annual SportsCenter “My Wish” segments will air between July 17-20.
Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, children with life-threatening medical conditions have the opportunity to live out their sports wishes.
“The My Wish series shows viewers the joyful, self-empowering impact that a wish has on each of these kids,” said David Williams, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America president and chief executive officer. “The bond that grows between the kids and their favorite athletes before our eyes is priceless. We appreciate the support and dedication that ESPN puts into each story, presenting our mission in a captivating way no one else can.”
One year ago today, the NBA landscape was changed forever thanks to “The Decision.”
DJ Steve Porter put together a great mashup looking back at the last year titled “Rome Wasn’t Built In One Day.”
Great stuff – one of his best videos yet.
Can we please just stop with the extremecizing of everything in the sports world?
These people can do no wrong. If this doesn’t make you laugh on a Monday morning, you should maybe consider getting a new job.