Tom Coughlin Jay Fund gala raises $1.4 million – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story celebrates the off field success of New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and his fundraising effort to support families battling childhood cancer. The 10th annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation’s “Champions for Children” Gala was held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on October 17, 2014. The event was attended by more then 650 guests including 47 former and current New York Giants. The final fundraising total was a remarkable $1.4 million, a record for this annual event. This year’s gala fell on Jay McGillis’...

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Wizards Volunteer at DC Area Food Bank – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 | 0 comments

The NBA season is back as are the NBA community service initiatives. This past Friday, the Washington Wizards teamed up with local military personnel to volunteer at Capital Area Food Bank, preparing healthy food bags to feed children in the Washington metropolitan area. Wizards players, including DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Kris Humphries, Glen Rice Jr., Garrett Temple, and Martell Webster, worked alongside students and military personnel in an assembly line to fill bags with nutritious foods including tuna fish, granola bars, and sliced peaches. The Capital Food Bank is the...

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Boston Bruins Celebrate Halloween at Boston Children’s Hospital – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Every Halloween the Boston Bruins visit Boston Children’s Hospital in full costume to share some laughs and stories with the kids. This years visit provides us with our #365GoodSports story of the Day, as Dougie Hamilton, Kevan Miller, Matt Fraser, Matt Bartkowski, Seth Griffith, and Torey Krug dressed up as the cast of Frozen providing a memorable day for the kids and some pictures that are sure to go viral. 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...

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The Most Anticipated Debut of the Year – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 | 0 comments

Ohio is looking forward to the return of LeBron James and the debut of Johnny Manziel, but the most anticipated debut in the state of Ohio is that of Lauren Hill, a 19 year old freshman basketball player at Mount Saint Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lauren has an inoperable brain tumor and has been told by doctors that she only has weeks to live. Her heartbreaking journey and love for the game of basketball story is today’s #365GoodSports story. Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Inquirer writes about the lessons we all can learn from Lauren Hill. Lauren Hill is here for all of...

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The Red Bulls Sign a Special Player – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story comes from Major League Soccer. The New York Red Bulls signed a special player to a one-day contract. Five-year old Irelyn Maloney of Brick, N.J., was signed by the Red Bulls, fulfilling her wish of being part of a soccer team. Maloney was presented with her own locker and jersey, and got to play a small game with the team after practice at the team’s training facility in Hanover. For more on this heartwarming story, click here. The good sports are out there. I’ll be sharing stories like this one using...

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Four College Football Teams Bond to Fight Lymphoma – #365GoodSports

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 | 0 comments

Great memories are created on college football fields across the country every Saturday in the Fall. However its what four college football teams are doing off the field that have earned them so much attention today. Navy, San Jose St, UCLA and Colorado are four schools spread all over the map and they don’t have much in common, but the tie that binds them is a Houston Texans offensive lineman, David Quessenberry, who just finished his seventh round of chemotherapy. Today’s #365GoodSports story comes courtesy of Bill Wagner at the Capital Gazette, which can be found in it’s...

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