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Friday, November 28, 2014

Articles tagged: sportsmanship

High school football hug photo goes viral

KWWL – Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings A photo of a hug between opposing players at the end of a high school football game in Iowa went viral this week because of the wonderful moment of sportsmanship it captured. Wapsie Valley beat Grundy Center 21-17 last Friday night, but the loss wasn’t what was…Read More

MMA fighter Mike Pantangco taps out to avoid injuring opponent (Video)

Have you ever seen anything like this? MMA fighter Mike Pantangco was winning his fight with Jeremy Raser at a Prison City Fight League event in Michigan in March when he decided to tap out, explaining that he did that because he didn’t want to hurt his opponent. Here’s how Pantangco explained his actions: “I…Read More

Gregg Popovich hugs LeBron James and Dwyane Wade after loss (Video)

Gregg Popovich is one of the grumpiest coaches in the NBA. The guy gives reporters a difficult time, hardly shows positive emotion, and he definitely is never happy. But that all changed after Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. Even though his San Antonio Spurs fell to the Miami Heat 95-88, Pop had…Read More

US volleyball players irked by Brazil’s gold medal celebration

Celebrations and proper sportsmanship have been an issue throughout the London Olympics. The US women’s soccer team was called out by New Zealand for its celebratory methods, and the squad drew criticism after its win over Japan. Now it’s the US complaining about the celebration methods of another country. The US women’s volleyball team blew…Read More

Cross Country Runner Carries Injured Opponent a Half Mile for Treatment

Andover High School cross country runner Josh Ripley carried an opponent a half mile after noticing the other runner was injured. Ripley was competing in the Applejack Invite in Lakeville, Minn. when he heard screams coming from another runner. While everyone else ran past the wounded runner, Ripley stopped to assist him. Turns out Lakeville…Read More

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