McCourty twins are giving back by making sickle cell their fight

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Article from Sporting News (August 14, 2015)Author: Rana Cash Before Devin McCourty was drafted, his mother was a nervous wreck. What if, for the first time in their lives, her twin boys no longer walked lockstep through life? “You kind of hold your breath,” says Phyllis Harrell. “All their life, they had always done everything together.” She remembered thinking during those days of uncertainty, “I would be devastated if Devin doesn’t get drafted.” We know now, of course, it was needless worry. McCourty was a first-round pick of the Patriots in...

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McCutchen Grants Young Pirates Fan’s Wish – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jul 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story comes courtesy of ESPN & Andrew McCutchen. 10- year old Sean Campbell of Leonardtown, Maryland is one of Andrew McCutchen’s biggest fans. Although, he is from Maryland, Sean’s father is a Pittsburgh native. Just recently the Pirates Center Fielder, Andrew McCutchen, joined Make-A-Wish for Sportcenter’s “”My Wish”” series. McCutchen surprised Sean, who is facing a heart condition and other complications, by inviting him to PNC Park for a tour and some rounds of catch. In addition, Sean got to warm up with the...

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Towns Can Do It All, Even Bake Cookies #365GoodSports

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 | 0 comments

How do you celebrate being selected #1 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft…If you are Karl-Anthony Towns, you spend the day making cookies with a group of teenagers. After a year spent “ruining college basketball” with his generous and selfless acts, the soon-to-be NBA superstar moved right on to ruining professional basketball by mentoring to teens at and organization called Cookie Cart. 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...

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First Graduates of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Saturday, June 6, 2015 the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) graduated its very first class after first opening back in 2011. Thats’s today’s #365GoodSports story. Many graduates of the academy, along with family, friends and special guest such as Jalen Rose, Sean Anderson, a.k.a Big Sean and Isiah Thomas all gathered around to celebrate the success of the students as well as the growth and success of the academy itself. When delivering his farewell speech to the graduating class, Rose made sure to remind them that there is more to their future then just graduating high...

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McCourty Twins Return Home to Nyack

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 | 0 comments

On Sunday, June 28, 2015, NFL stars and twin brothers, Devin and Jason McCourty are hosting a free football skills camp in conjunction with the Valley Cottage Indians for local youth back in their hometown of Nyack, NY at MacCalman Field (The Old Nyack High School). The clinic, which is for children ages 7-14, runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm and will feature football drills and training tips. In addition to Devin and Jason, many of their former college teammates from Rutgers who are currently playing in the NFL will be on hand as well. All attendees will receive an autographed picture of Devin...

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2015 Sports Business Academy at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

Posted on Jun 7, 2015 | 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 10-12, 2015, 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. Over the past few years,...

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