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Inspiration at the intersection of death and sports

Athletes and coaches often inspire us, perhaps never more so than in the face of tragedy. David Fleming

Updated: March 12, 2009, 1:09 PM ET
By David Fleming | Page 2

Thanks to some strange scheduling quirk, before this year's Super Bowl it had been eight years since I last covered a game at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium. During that span I've been to bullfighting rings in Mexico, to Manchester United's venerable Old Trafford in England and at least a dozen times to Detroit's Ford Field, of all places. But for one reason or another I had never returned to Tampa's stadium, to the place where I witnessed the remarkable courage of Baltimore Ravens kick returner ...

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