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Kings Forward Omri Casspi Gives Elsa Doll to Young Fan – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story comes courtesy of the Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi. During a recent game against the Washington Wizards, Casspi was fouled and shoved by Wizards forward Paul Pierce. Casspi went flying out of bounds and ran into a cameraman who was seated along the baseline. The cameraman fell back and crashed into a little girl, who began to cry. On Tuesday, Casspi tried to make it up to the little girl by giving her an Elsa doll…As any parent of a young girl knows there may be no better olive branch! The good sports are out there. I’ll be sharing stories...

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Linda Cohn’s “Goal of a Lifetime” – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 | 0 comments

ESPN’s Linda Cohn has accomplished so many her goal’s in life. She is a pioneer and role model who continues to pave the way for many women pursuing a career in sports broadcasting. She joined ESPN in 1992 and to this day no one has hosted more ESPN Sportscenters than Linda. One of the highlights of her many groundbreaking achievements came early as a senior in High School when she made the boy’s high school ice hockey team as the backup goalie. “It sure beat the senior prom” said Cohn. Well this week she was back at it again, putting on the goalie pads for a one...

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Tampa Bay Lightning Honor Burn Survivor – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports Story comes courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who honored Joe Versaggi as the 35th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of last night’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Versaggi, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to the Tampa General Hospital Foundation. Tonight’s donation also marks the Community Heroes $8-million benchmark, since it started nearly four seasons ago. Versaggi is a burn survivor who uses his tragic experience to provide...

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Eli Manning Leads March for Babies in New York City – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 16, 2015 | 0 comments

March of Dimes New York Division announced that two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, will serve as the 2015 Celebrity Chairman for March for Babies in New York City. The event is March of Dimes’ largest annual fundraising event. “It is an honor to support the important work March of Dimes is doing to improve the health of children,” said Manning, who has served as Celebrity Chair of the NYC event for the past 8 years. “March for Babies gives everyone in our community the chance to make a difference in the lives of millions of babies.” “We are excited to...

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Duncan Keith Makes Dream Come True for Young Girl with Rett Syndrome – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 13, 2015 | 0 comments

Cammy was born with Rett Syndrome. She’s unable to walk or speak. Her goal? Score one with the help of her favorite player, Duncan Keith. The Blackhawks blueliner made it happen. As part of the team’s #WhatsYourGoal campaign, which encourages people to share personal goals and wishes on social media, Keith took 5-year-old Cammy Babiarz for the first skate of her life. The good sports are out there. I’ll be sharing stories like this one using the #365GoodSports on social media. So read, view, share and post stories of your own using the #365GoodSports. Help spread the news, the...

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The Arians Family Foundation – A Voice For Children – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 | 0 comments

This past weekend, Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians and his wife Chris held the 2nd Annual Arians Family Foundation Arizona Celebrity Golf Classic & Dinner/Concert. The event benefits CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which helps ensure that children who are involved in the Court system, as a result of abuse or neglect by their families, received the help they need. The Arians Family Foundation motto is “A Voice For Children” by supporting and developing programs which strives to prevent and ameliorate the abuse and neglect of children. It was a star studded event...

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