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Khaseem Greene discusses switching to #52

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 | 0 comments

Chicago Bears Linebacker Khaseem Greene is switching his jersey number from #59 to #52. The change is to honor his good friend and former college teammate, Eric LeGrand. In 2010, while the two were teammates at Rutgers, LeGrand was paralyzed from the neck down while making a tackle against Army. LeGrand’s fight to walk again has inspired millions of people around the world. This week, the Chicago Bears website posted an interview with Greene where he talked in depth about why he is making the switch and what Eric LeGrand means to him. Click here to watch the video For information on how...

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2014 Anthony Fasano Foundation Bocce Bash Recap

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 | 0 comments

On Saturday, July 12, 2014, Kansas Chiefs tight end and Verona, NJ native, Anthony Fasano hosted the 6th Annual Anthony Fasano Foundation Bocce Bash at Verona Park in Verona, NJ. This 24 team, double elimination bocce tournament raises money for “Rebuilding Together: Veterans Housing.” Rebuilding Together is a nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. The organization’s national initiative “Veterans Housing” was created to meet the growing needs of veterans from past and present wars. They provide home repair services for...

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McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk Recap

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 | 0 comments

On June 14th, Jason & Devin McCourty hosted the 2nd Annual Tackle Sickle Cell 5K at Liberty State Park. A special thanks to everyone that made the event such a successful and enjoyable event. Thank you to Hurricane Productions and Phil Benson for all of the great photos from the event! There were dozens of patient families and teams of participants along with the following sponsors; Palmer’s Cocoa Butter, Hot 97, Sickle Cell Association of NJ, United Airlines, Novartis and the amazing BBQ by Skylark on the Hudson restaurant in Jersey City. The event was promoted by the Jersey City...

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Khaseem Greene Hosts Free Football Clinic

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 | 0 comments

On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Chicago Bears linebacker and former Rutgers star, Khaseem Greene returned to his hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey to host a free football skills camp for kids. The event took place at Williams Field in Elizabeth and was for children ages 7-14. All attendees received an autographed picture of Greene. Greene grew up in Elizabeth and he attended Elizabeth high school before moving on to Rutgers where he became the most decorated defensive player in the history of the program. Greene was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in both 2011 and 2012, becoming...

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McCourty Twins Settle Mascot Bet

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 | 0 comments

Last Summer, Jason & Devin McCourty set up their own fund raising teams for their Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk to see which brother could raise more money for the Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign…Team J-Mac vs Team D-Mac! The loser agreed to fly to the other’s home football city (New England or Tennessee) and dress up as the team mascot! Devin edged out Jason to win the bet and on Saturday, June 7, 2014 Jason traveled up to New England and made a public appearance in the Patriots team store dressed up as Pat Patriot! Everyone had a lot of fun with it including Patriots owner...

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Sports Business Academy at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 | 0 comments

The Sports Business Academy at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, presented by Lunar Sports, is for high school and college students looking to gain insight into the business of sports. This three day event, taking place August 11-13, 2014, will educate students to the wide range of jobs that exist within the sports world. We provide students an opportunity to learn about the business from executives who have practical experience in the field. Through lectures, assignments and interactive Q&A sessions we will better prepare students for a career in sports. [Register Now] Current...

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