Impact Sports on Huffington Post http://s.huffpost.com/images/HuffingtonPost_250x20.png tag:www.huffingtonpost.com,2012:/tag/impact-sports Huffington Post Steve Novak: There's More To Those Jumpshots Than Three Points http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-novak/loeys-dietz-syndrome_b_1598633.html 2012-06-15T09:07:00Z 2012-06-15T09:09:41Z Steve Novak http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-novak/ While I may be known as Novakaine, "the Wisconsin native sharpshooter," I have learned that there is a greater responsibility that we are given than making sure the ball finds its way into the basket. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/steve-novak-new-york-knicks">Steve Novak New York Knicks</a>, <a href="/tag/loeys--dietz-syndrome-foundation">Loeys- Dietz Syndrome Foundation</a>, <a href="/tag/ldsf">Ldsf</a>, <a href="/tag/steve-novak">Steve Novak</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact-Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/steve-novak-loeys-dietz-syndrome">Steve Novak Loeys-Dietz Syndrome</a>, <a href="/tag/lds">Lds</a>, <a href="/tag/loeys-dietz-syndrome">Loeys-Dietz-Syndrome</a>, <a href="/tag/steve-novak-nba">Steve Novak Nba</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Iraq War Vets Bike 3,400 Miles To Raise Awareness For Veteran Suicide http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/06/veterans-suicide-jeremy-staat-foundation_n_1568205.html 2012-06-06T08:30:00Z 2012-06-06T08:39:37Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ After biking 3,400 miles across the country to raise awareness for veteran suicide, two Iraq War vets say they're just getting their mission started. ... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/iraq-war">Iraq War</a>, <a href="/tag/the-jeremy-staat-foundation">The Jeremy Staat Foundation</a>, <a href="/tag/wall-to-wall">Wall to Wall</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/amputee">Amputee</a>, <a href="/tag/veteran-suicide">Veteran Suicide</a>, <a href="/tag/jeremy-staat">Jeremy Staat</a>, <a href="/tag/veterans-issues">Veterans Issues</a>, <a href="/tag/wesley-barrientos">Wesley Barrientos</a>, <a href="/tag/wall-of-valor">Wall of Valor</a>, <a href="/tag/slideexpand">Slideexpand</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/vietnam-veterans-memorial">Vietnam Veterans Memorial</a>, <a href="/tag/veterans">Veterans</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Prince Harry Supports Rugby Program For Vets http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/03/prince-harry-charity-veterans_n_1474118.html 2012-05-03T10:19:35Z 2012-05-03T13:09:29Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ After long using polo matches to raise money for charity, Prince Harry is now also turning to rugby to raise awareness for a very special cause.<br /> <br /> Th... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/prince-harry">Prince Harry</a>, <a href="/tag/rugby-for-heroes">Rugby for Heroes</a>, <a href="/tag/sentebale">Sentebale</a>, <a href="/tag/diamond-jubilee-tour">Diamond Jubilee Tour</a>, <a href="/tag/charity">Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/royal-family">Royal Family</a>, <a href="/tag/mike-tindall">Mike Tindall</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/atlantic-council-award-for-distinguished-humanitarian-leadership">Atlantic Council Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Tebow Excited To Expand Charity Work To New York! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/21/tim-tebow-jets-_n_1370704.html 2012-03-21T16:30:00Z 2012-03-21T16:40:21Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ UPDATE: It's official. Tim Tebow will play for the New York Jets, according to the Associated Press.<br /> <br /> New York scored a polarizing quarterback and ... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/tebow-jets">Tebow Jets</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-jets">Tim Tebow Jets</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-foundation">Tim Tebow Foundation</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-trade">Tim Tebow Trade</a>, <a href="/tag/charity">Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/tebow-new-york">Tebow New York</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-charity">Tim Tebow Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow">Tim Tebow</a>, <a href="/tag/tebow-quarterback">Tebow Quarterback</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-broncos">Tim Tebow Broncos</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> 25 Wounded Vets Finish Marathon (PHOTOS) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/19/achilles-international-freedom-team_n_1363293.html 2012-03-19T11:53:33Z 2012-03-19T18:49:10Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Banding together as the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans, 25 vets took on 26.2 miles.<br /> <br /> The group competed in the Honda L.A. Marathon Sunday... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/wounded-veterans">Wounded Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/achilles-international">Achilles International</a>, <a href="/tag/achilles-freedom-team-of-wounded-veterans">Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/honda-la-marathon">Honda L.A. Marathon</a>, <a href="/tag/amputee">Amputee</a>, <a href="/tag/marathon">Marathon</a>, <a href="/tag/dick-traum">Dick Traum</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/slidepollajax">Slidepollajax</a>, <a href="/tag/veterans">Veterans</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> WATCH: Tebow Surprises Wounded Vet, Honors Him As Hero http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/12/tim-tebow-romy-camargo_n_1339097.html 2012-03-12T11:20:38Z 2012-03-12T13:24:26Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ As U.S. Army Ranger Romy Camargo was being honored by the DeBartolo Family Foundation at its fundraising gala, he got another surprise -- a personal "... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/wounded-veterans">Wounded Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/gabriela-camargo">Gabriela Camargo</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow">Tim Tebow</a>, <a href="/tag/romy-camargo">Romy Camargo</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/debartolo-family-foundation">DeBartolo Family Foundation</a>, <a href="/tag/army">Army</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/denver-broncos">Denver Broncos</a>, <a href="/tag/veterans">Veterans</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Tebow Takes Girl, 10, With Tumor Condition On Date Fit For Princess http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/28/tim-tebow-presli-collins-date_n_1306379.html 2012-02-28T09:10:02Z 2012-02-28T09:57:39Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ When 10-year-old Presli Collins got the call that she would go on the first date of her life with Tim Tebow, she was able to put her medical nightmare... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/presli-collins">Presli Collins</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-charity">Tim Tebow Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow">Tim Tebow</a>, <a href="/tag/cartoon-networks-hall-of-game-awards">Cartoon Network&#039;s Hall of Game Awards</a>, <a href="/tag/tebow">Tebow</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/wish-15-program">Wish 15 Program</a>, <a href="/tag/nf1">Nf1</a>, <a href="/tag/neurofibromatosis">Neurofibromatosis</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-broncos">Tim Tebow Broncos</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Tom Brady Helps Mentor Find A Kidney Match http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/28/tom-brady-helps-mentor-to_n_1237261.html 2012-01-28T12:08:48Z 2012-01-28T12:42:44Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Tom Brady took a break from Super Bowl training to remind fans of another feat he's determined to win, helping to find his 66-year-old mentor a kidney... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/matching-donors">Matching Donors</a>, <a href="/tag/tom-martinez">Tom Martinez</a>, <a href="/tag/kidney-transplant">Kidney Transplant</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact-Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/tom-brady">Tom Brady</a>, <a href="/tag/kidney-donor">Kidney Donor</a>, <a href="/tag/organ-donation">Organ Donation</a>, <a href="/tag/tom-brady-charity">Tom Brady Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/diabetes">Diabetes</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/organ-donor">Organ Donor</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> NY Mets Pitcher Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro To Fight Sex Trafficking http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/23/ra-dickey-ny-mets-player-_n_1223694.html 2012-01-23T11:04:05Z 2012-01-23T12:13:15Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ While most professional baseball players spend their off season kicking back, New York Mets' R.A. Dickey decided to risk his safety -- and his job -- ... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/bombay-teen-challenge">Bombay-Teen-Challenge</a>, <a href="/tag/new-york-mets">New York Mets</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/baseball">Baseball</a>, <a href="/tag/charity">Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/mountain-climbing">Mountain Climbing</a>, <a href="/tag/celebrity-giving">Celebrity Giving</a>, <a href="/tag/ra-dickey">R.A. Dickey</a>, <a href="/tag/fundraising">Fundraising</a>, <a href="/tag/mount-kilimanjaro">Mount Kilimanjaro</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/human-trafficking">Human Trafficking</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> The $2.5 Million Answer To Star Quarterback's Prayers http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/12/tim-tebow-charity-donations_n_1201794.html 2012-01-12T15:15:17Z 2012-01-12T15:17:02Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos' genuflecting quarterback, has been the answer to his charity's prayers.<br /> <br /> The Tim Tebow Foundation will raise enough m... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/tim-tebow-foundation">Tim Tebow Foundation</a>, <a href="/tag/nfl">Nfl</a>, <a href="/tag/charity">Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/nfl-season">Nfl Season</a>, <a href="/tag/abortion-rights">Abortion Rights</a>, <a href="/tag/anti-abortion">Anti-Abortion</a>, <a href="/tag/tim-tebow">Tim Tebow</a>, <a href="/tag/focus-on-the-family">Focus on the Family</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/nfl-playoffs">NFL Playoffs</a>, <a href="/tag/denver-broncos">Denver Broncos</a>, <a href="/tag/super-bowl">Super Bowl</a>, <a href="/business">Business News</a></p> Double Amputee War Vet Runs Disney Half Marathon http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/08/matias-ferreira-double-am_n_1192429.html 2012-01-08T11:21:12Z 2012-01-08T11:41:24Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Though racing long distances in his prosthetic legs is painful, that didn't keep Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira from completing the half marathon in D... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/disney-marathon">Disney Marathon</a>, <a href="/tag/disabled-sports">Disabled Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/iraq-war-veterans">Iraq War Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/wounded-warriors">Wounded Warriors</a>, <a href="/tag/matias-ferreira">Matias Ferreira</a>, <a href="/tag/double-amputee">Double Amputee</a>, <a href="/tag/beyond-the-battlefield">Beyond the Battlefield</a>, <a href="/tag/florida">Florida</a>, <a href="/tag/good-news">Good News</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-veterans">Afghanistan War Veterans</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Philanthropist Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro With 7 Disabled Athletes http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/06/herta-von-stiegel-mt-kilimanjaro-disabled-athletes_n_1182158.html 2012-01-06T08:50:33Z 2012-01-06T08:57:03Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ When Herta von Stiegel decided to commit her 50th birthday to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity, she could've done what most daredevil philanthro... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/disabled-athletics">Disabled Athletics</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/herta-von-stiegel">Herta Von Stiegel</a>, <a href="/tag/mount-kilimanjaro-charity-climb">Mount Kilimanjaro Charity Climb</a>, <a href="/tag/charity">Charity</a>, <a href="/tag/disabilities">Disabilities</a>, <a href="/tag/people-with-disabilities">People With Disabilities</a>, <a href="/tag/disability">Disability</a>, <a href="/tag/enham">Enham</a>, <a href="/tag/the-mountain-within">The Mountain Within</a>, <a href="/tag/mount-kilimanjaro">Mount Kilimanjaro</a>, <a href="/tag/slidepollajax">Slidepollajax</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> WATCH: Haitian Amputee Soccer Team Kicks It With Wounded Soldiers http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/19/haitian-amputee-soccer-te_n_1019952.html 2011-10-19T12:50:48Z 2011-10-19T13:58:03Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ One soccer team is taking the typical sports lessons of strength, courage and determination to a whole different playing field.<br /> <br /> The Haitian Amputee... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/project-medishare">Project Medishare</a>, <a href="/tag/knights-of-columbus">Knights of Columbus</a>, <a href="/tag/wounded-soldiers">Wounded Soldiers</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/haiti">Haiti</a>, <a href="/tag/haiti-earthquake-relief">Haiti Earthquake Relief</a>, <a href="/tag/washington-dc">Washington DC</a>, <a href="/tag/haitian-amputee-soccer-team">Haitian Amputee Soccer Team</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> Inspiring Disabled Veterans To Run http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/03/dick-traum-disabled-veterans-athletes_n_917202.html 2011-08-03T13:40:17Z 2011-08-03T13:37:29Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Dr. Dick Traum has competed in multiple marathons, run with former President Bill Clinton and inspired thousands to lead more active lifestyles -- and... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/achilles-track-club">Achilles Track Club</a>, <a href="/tag/achilles-international">Achilles International</a>, <a href="/tag/dan-cnossen">Dan Cnossen</a>, <a href="/tag/huffpost-greatest-person-of-the-day">Huffpost Greatest Person of the Day</a>, <a href="/tag/freedom-team">Freedom Team</a>, <a href="/tag/amputees">Amputees</a>, <a href="/tag/huffington-post-greatest-person-of-the-day">Huffington Post Greatest Person of the Day</a>, <a href="/tag/dick-traum">Dick Traum</a>, <a href="/tag/terry-fox">Terry Fox</a>, <a href="/tag/greatest-person-of-the-day">Greatest Person of the Day</a>, <a href="/tag/slideshow">Slideshow</a>, <a href="/tag/good-news">Good News</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/veterans">Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/disabled-veterans">Disabled Veterans</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> WATCH: Vet Walks Coast-To-Coast Fundraising For Soldiers http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/30/troy-yocum_n_912538.html 2011-07-30T15:00:32Z 2011-07-30T11:59:44Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ Troy Yocum is on a mission to make sure America's heroes are remembered.<br /> <br /> The Iraq war veteran is walking across the country to raise money for vete... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/veteran-walks-to-new-york">Veteran Walks to New York</a>, <a href="/tag/troy-yocum-veteran">Troy Yocum Veteran</a>, <a href="/tag/troy-yocum-walks-across-country">Troy Yocum Walks Across Country</a>, <a href="/tag/troy-yocum">Troy Yocum</a>, <a href="/tag/veteran-walks-across-country">Veteran Walks Across Country</a>, <a href="/tag/troy-yocum-vet">Troy Yocum Vet</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/tag/vet-walks-across-country">Vet Walks Across Country</a>, <a href="/impact">Impact News</a></p> PHOTOS: War Amputees Climb Kilimanjaro http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/11/war-amputees-climb-kilima_n_678507.html 2010-08-11T11:17:27Z 2010-08-11T12:18:55Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The three veterans from three different wars had only one good leg among them. But that didn't stop them from summiting Africa's... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/kirk-bauer">Kirk Bauer</a>, <a href="/tag/amputee">Amputee</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/mountain-climbing">Mountain Climbing</a>, <a href="/tag/disabled-war-veterans">Disabled War Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/soldiers">Soldiers</a>, <a href="/tag/disabled-mountain-climbers">Disabled Mountain Climbers</a>, <a href="/tag/army">Army</a>, <a href="/tag/neil-duncan">Neil Duncan</a>, <a href="/tag/war-veterans">War Veterans</a>, <a href="/tag/kenya">Kenya</a>, <a href="/tag/dan-nevans">Dan Nevans</a>, <a href="/tag/mt-kilimanjaro">Mt. Kilimanjaro</a>, <a href="/tag/vietnam">Vietnam</a>, <a href="/tag/tanzania">Tanzania</a>, <a href="/tag/disabled-sports-usa">Disabled Sports USA</a>, <a href="/tag/iraq">Iraq</a>, <a href="/tag/impact-sports">Impact Sports</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p>