Inspiring sports stories are about so much more than winning a game. The best sports stories highlight courage, teamwork, perseverance, and resilience. When undertaken with grace, humility, and skill, sports can be a source of uplift and joy.
Weighing in at nearly 400 at age 13, Purdue University's Caleb Swanigan got off to a rough start, but his older brother made a call that changed his life.
Here's our tribute to Vin Scully, long-time play-by-play man for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who calls his final game on October 2, 2016.Continue reading
From Olympic firsts to marriage proposals, here are 4 inspiring observations from a Guideposts staffer at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.Continue reading
In this story from June 1977, former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby shares how a lesson her mother taught her helped her deal with the vicissitudes of athletics—and of life.Continue reading
With one Olympic gold medal already under her belt, Shields is ready to make history at Rio. She shares why boxing makes her happy and how it has strengthened her faith.Continue reading
The youngest member of the U.S. women's gymnastic squad talks overcoming injury and becoming a role model.Continue reading
The gold-medal athlete shares how finding faith helped him gain perspective on life and his sport.Continue reading
The Olympian shares her dreams for Rio and how her husband introduced her to the sport.Continue reading