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Sportsmanship cheers amidst the tears

While the gossip and sex get lots of attention, We're going to try to bring you more stories like this on our blog: Incidents that show the wonder, courage and sportsmanship of sports and the athletes who play them. This one has it in spades. It's tough to sum up, but a high school basketball player lost his mom hours before he had a game. Her death (he was there by her side) made him late for the game. When he tried to enter the game, the refs weren't thrilled. Follow this link to see what the opposing team did next.