Often teams will go out of their way to grant the wish of a young fan who might not have had the best luck in life.
Syracuse football invited a young boy, who they thought had an aggressive form of cancer, to hang out and attend a team practice. Unfortunately, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard that was a story that turned out not to be true. The couple faked the story in order to receive donations and special treatment from local businesses. Over $3,000 was given to the family, an amount that GoFundMe says they will now refund to those who donated.
Here's the youngster getting a chance to throw the ball around a little with the team.
The investigation against the couple is ongoing.