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BOULDER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Voting is now open for the 2014 “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year” contest, sponsored by TeamSnap and The contest recognizes inspiring athletes, coaches and fans from around the world. Voting ends Nov. 30, 2014, and winners will be announced in December.

“We were thrilled with the variety of submissions we received from sports fans who want to recognize incredible stories and everyday heroes,” said founder Mike O’Halloran. “It’s hard to choose the winners, and we’re looking forward to our readers’ help with that.”

From the pool of entries, five Sports Feel Good Stories were chosen as finalists. The public voting at will end Nov. 30, 2014 and will determine the first, second and third place stories. The first place winner will receive a $500 cash prize.

The five finalists are:
* Hockey Coach’s Assessment: “The Kids Get It”
* Run With Love’s Leg
* Juggling for Jude: 9 year-old raises $32,000 to fight cancer
* NFL player retires to donate kidney to his brother
* Orioles fan tells why it’s hard to hate the Royals.

“The submissions are truly inspirational stories,” said Ken McDonald, TeamSnap chief growth officer. “They’re just a fraction of the heartwarming kindness we see in the youth sports community everyday, which is part of why we’re thankful to be a part of this community.”

About TeamSnap:
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About Sports Feel Good Stories: showcases inspirational sports stories that focus on good deeds, overcoming obstacles and sportsmanship.

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