Voting is open for the “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year”

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Voting is now open for the TeamSnap and Sports Feel Good Stories’ “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year.” The polls are open throughout the month of November, with the winners vying for $750 in prizes. The “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year” contest was launched to recognize inspiring athletes, coaches and fans from […]

2013 Best Sports Feel Good Stories

Best sports feel good stories of 2013

  About 5 years ago, www.SportsFeelGoodSories.com was established to showcase inspiration from the world of sports.  The premise was to feature inspirational sports stories that focused on good deeds, overcoming obstacles, achievement and sportsmanship.  The idea for the site was inspired by the Jason McElwain story, the autistic student manager who played in just one […]

Ezra Frech: A 4-year-old overcomes a disability to inspire others

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Ezra Frech, an amazing 4-year-old boy from California, was born with a rare condition in which his left arm and left leg formed improperly.  Always a happy child, Ezra learned to deal with his disability.  Surgery to remove his left leg enables Ezra to wear a prosthetic leg which helps him pursue his favorite pastime:  […]

The Top 10 Sports Feel Good Stories of the Decade

The news coverage for a sports feel good story follows a familiar path.  Typically, a local newspaper covers the story first followed by local TV.  If the story is interesting enough, its picked up by sports blogs big and small.  If the story still has legs, other national media outlets including well known sports columnists, […]

Maurice Cheeks assists 13 year-old National Anthem singer (2003)

Maurice Cheeks helps singer

Natalie Gilbert, a 13 year-old, began singing the National Anthem before a basketball game between the Trail Blazers and the Dallas Mavericks on April 25, 2003. When Gilbert struggled to find the correct words for the song and became flustered, Trail Blazers’ Coach Maurice Cheeks came to her side. He initially suggested the lyrics to […]