Motivational Stories

Get inspired with stories and advice from today's top athletes. Learn how they overcame adversity, injuries and more to gain success.

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How Alec Milner Went From a Workout Novice to a Beast on the Offensive Line

To Alec Milner, a right guard/right tackle from Fallston (Maryland) High School, nothing says "I can do it better" than pushing a defensive linema...

By: Jordan Zirm

Will Coomer Won't Let Deafness or Vertigo Stop His Hoop Dreams

No matter whom he's guarding on the court, Greenville (Ohio) High School sophomore Will Coomer knows he's already faced down far tougher opponents...

By: Jordan Zirm

EXCLUSIVE: Aubrey Huff Mounts an MLB Comeback After Battling Depression and Injuries During 3 Years Away From the Game

Aubrey Huff thought he was having a heart attack. He'd woken up at 3:00 a.m. to use the bathroom in his Manhattan hotel room, his mind still di...

By: Jordan Zirm

After Brandon Sears Got Cut, He Got Serious About Basketball. Here's How He Made Varsity

All summer long, Brandon Sears ran. He ran up and down the hills around his neighborhood in Oak Hill, West Virginia, a town of just over 7,750 ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Ex-Missouri QB's Transition from the SEC Championship to the CFL

In 2013, Missouri's second season as a member of the SEC East, quarterback James Franklin threw for almost 2,500 yards, rushed for 510 and account...

By: Jordan Zirm

Latest Videos in Motivational Stories

NBA All Star Jimmy Butler's College Reality Check

Jimmy Butler talks about going from High School star to college back-up and how the experience motivated him to work harder.

Jimmy Butler: I'll Never Change Who I Am

NBA All Star Jimmy Butler talks about staying true to himself despite the immense success and fame he's encountered as a superstar.

See How Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and Brandin Cooks Bond in the Off-Season

Veteran NFL QB Drew Brees trains with his teammate Brandin Cooks and former teammate Darren Sproles at Fitness Quest 10 with Todd Durkin.

Rebuilding a Champion: Carson Palmer's Long Road Back from Injury

Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Palmer is battling back from his second torn ACL for one more shot at a Super Bowl title. Watch how hard he's working to get his knee, his skills and his conditioning back to elite form.

Gatorade Athlete of the Year Awards 2015

Gatorade recognizes the top athletes in the country at this awards banquet with J.J. Watt, DeMarco Murray, Draymond Green and Karl-Anthony Towns.