When the Hurricanes backup goalie fell ill, the team needed to find a replacement -- fast. They called on their equipment manager.
Evan Petty wanted to coach baseball. But he didn't have any experience. So he moved to Uganda.
When the Hurricanes' backup goalie fell ill just hours before a game, the team called on Jorge Alves.
Twelve years after arriving in the U.S., Imogene Fish represented the country at the '52 Olympics.
Pro athletes play a different game than the rest of us. Bill remembers the moment he learned that.
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