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The One Shining Moment of March

Phyllis Sudman | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Phyllis Sudman

This year, Simon's Fund will be in Indianapolis with Giving Hearts a Hand, the John Stewart Foundation, Play for Jake Foundation and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health to provide free heart screenings for high school students in Marion County.

His NBA Dream Lost, Isaiah Austin Winning in New Ways

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Austin's new dream is being a role model, not just to Marfan patients, but to people facing any type of adversity. He believes it's his calling, one with a longer, stronger reach than he'd have as an NBA player.

Isaiah Austin, The Man >> Isaiah Austin, The Basketball Player (And That's Saying Something)

The Good Men Project | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Days from recognizing his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA, it came to an abrupt end. Austin made the emotional decision to forgo a basketball career. Unfortunately there was no other choice.

Here's How A Former NBA Prospect Found Out His Career Was Over

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.19.2014 | Sports

Six months ago, Isaiah Austin was considered a late first-round prospect in the NBA Draft. The lanky 7-footer had just enjoyed a NCAA Tournament run w...

The NBA Draft's Best Moment Was All About A Player Who Won't Play Again

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

It seems odd, but the 2014 NBA Draft's most memorable moment had nothing to do with a prospect entering the league. Instead, that magic moment came in...

College Star's NBA Dream Cut Short By Devastating Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

Former Baylor University center Isaiah Austin's basketball career met a premature end Sunday, after the rising basketball star revealed he'd been diag...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Early Takeaways: The Likely Stars Of The Sweet 16

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

The first weekend of March Madness provided three 12-5 upsets, a 1-seed losing its first game of the season and the fall of powerhouses Duke and Kansa...