Don’t tell this slow pitch softball player he can’t run. Freddy “Fast Freddy” Mattos, at a spry 78 years young, couldn’t stand still before he took the field with his team Tuesday in Las Vegas in the World Masters Championship tournament.
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When a Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in a crash earlier this month, two Portland Police Bureau officers heard him call his boss, and they offered to finish the delivery for him.
Virginia placekicker Ian Frye completed a 46-yard field goal after hearing his father was suffering a heart attack during last Saturday’s game at Brigham Young University.
Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.
Off the field, brothers Ma’ake Kemoeatu, an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris needed a kidney transplant, his older brother stepped in.
Jacksonville, Fla., firefighters flying to a bachelor party in Las Vegas helped save a man who fell seriously ill on their flight.
Summerlin Hospital plans to reunite families Sept. 20 who had babies in its neonatal intensive care unit a decade ago. The reunion with caregivers is planned from 10 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Healing Garden, 657 N. Town Center Drive.
A northeast Ohio woman who was critically injured when a rock was dropped on her family’s car from a Pennsylvania overpass has made “amazing” strides, her husband said.
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert happened to be in the right place at the right time on Monday when an Indianapolis Metropolitan police officer was caught paying it forward.
The Bengals re-signed defensive tackle and 2012 second-round pick Devon Still to their practice squad to help him pay for his 4-year-old daughter’s cancer treatments since he can continue to receive full health insurance.
A pit bull in Oregon is being hailed a hero after saving one of its family members from a swarm of bees.
A paramedic in Australia found a parking ticket inside his ambulance and decided to help the family and pay it forward.
A Massachusetts man who was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has married a nurse who helped him recover.
Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw’s story that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.
The Amish are famous for their barn raisings, when an entire community turns out to help a neighbor. In northern New York, members of an extended Amish family plan to hold a “garage raising” for the couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Now that Charlotte Ponce has her ear, she’s looking to accessorize. Charlotte, whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby, is celebrating the completion of two years’ worth of reconstructive surgical procedures.
A truck driver is being hailed a hero after saving a woman and her 1-year-old granddaughter from a fiery crash last week in Mississippi.
A cat has only minor injuries after a 12-story fall at a Manhattan apartment building.
Maryland State Police tweeted dashcam video on Tuesday of a trooper saving a man from jumping off a bridge.
A Yonkers police captain will be a guest at the wedding of a baby whose life he saved more than 20 years ago.
A small plane crashed Sunday morning on a soccer field in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan, injuring all three members of an Idaho family aboard.
Sign spinning has transformed from a creative way for businesses to get the word out to an international sport that draws inspiration from martial arts, dance and even video games.
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