They call him "Beast Mode," because Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is fierce and determined. Lynch discusses how the violent streets of Oakland shaped him. WatchAP Photo/Michael Conroy
Children in Bhopal play cricket to try to escape the squalor around them, but the fields where they play have a deadly past.
Ryan Mathews went from the street to the NFL -- thanks to his mom and a stranger
A 13-year-old pitcher uses her fastball and knuckleball to dominate boys and gain national attention.
The rape and murder of Eudy Simelane brought the issue of "corrective rape" to the forefront in South Africa, however briefly, but the situation for lesbians has not improved.
Bryan Steinhauer and Miladin Kovacevic were two young men heading in different directions when they found themselves at a dark, crowded bar in downtown Binghamton, N.Y., early on the morning of May 4, 2008. Their lives will never be the same.
Michigan offensive lineman Elliott Mealer lost his father and girlfriend in a car accident on Christmas Eve 2007, and injured himself trying to save his brother, Brock. Now the brothers turn to each other for support and inspiration.