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Boston Marathon Finish Line Gets Shoveled Despite Blizzard – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jan 29, 2015 | 0 comments

Like much of the Northeast, the city of Boston has seen an enormous amount of snowfall this week. However, no amount of snow was going to blanket a reminder of what’s truly important. Some local residents grabbed their shovels and braved the blizzard-like conditions to clear the snow off the Boston Marathon finish line. That’s today’s #365GoodSports story. 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 good...

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Joe Haden Named Special Olympics Global Ambassador – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Joe Haden added on to his resume today, but it had nothing to do with Pro Bowls, tackles or interceptions. Haden was named the Special Olympics Global Ambassador, the first pro football player to ever receive that honor. Watch Haden’s Reaction to being named Global Ambassador by clicking here. This is today’s #365GoodSports Story. Below is an excerpt from Andrew Gribble’s story on ClevelandBrowns.com The Special Olympics have been an important part of Joe Haden’s life ever since he was seven years old. From that point forward, the Browns cornerback was a regular attendee,...

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Jason & Devin McCourty Named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Jason and Devin McCourty are well known for their accomplishments on the field as two of the best defensive backs in the NFL, but now they have been recognized for their work in the community. Both Jason and Devin McCourty were named Walter Payton Man of the Year by their respective NFL teams, the Titans and Patriots. In 2014 the Twins continued their partnership with Embrace Kids Foundation on a campaign against sickle cell disease. The campaign, entitled “Tackle Sickle Cell” aims to educate the public, increase blood donors, and raise money & awareness for the fight against sickle...

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Super Baskets of Hope – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Last Year, I had the honor of participating in the Baskets of Hope Super Bowl Event where 700 volunteers come together pack gift baskets for hospitalized kids all over the country. Its a truly remarkable event that brings together volunteers, sponsors, and some of the NFL’s biggest names including Tony Dungy, Malcom Jenkins, Kurt Warner and DeAngelo Hall. Congratulations to all involved in this year’s Super Baskets of Hope, today’s #365GoodSports Story. Through the generosity of its donors, Baskets of Hope, provides gifts to children diagnosed with cancer or other serious...

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Alex Ovechkin: “Pick Me Last” – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jan 25, 2015 | 0 comments

Alex Ovechkin wanted a car in Columbus this weekend. Badly. He lobbied to be the last pick in the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft on Friday, as the “Mr. Irrelevant” for each team was given a brand new Honda – a campaign hilariously chronicled on his Instagram feed, including a hand-written sign that read “I WANT TO BE LAST. I NEED A CAR.” Alas, he was picked second to last. On Sunday, he vowed to win the Most Valuable Player in the NHL All-Star Game, a wild affair that saw a new record established for goals scored in a game with 29. Alas, he finished with three assists, but his linemate...

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Clippers Give Back During Fit Week – #365GoodSports

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Last week the Los Angeles Clippers took time out of their schedule to participate in the NBA’s Fit Week, spending time putting local kids through basketball drills. 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 good news of good sports.

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