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Mike Burton Interviewed on SNY

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Rutgers fullback and NFL Draft Prospect Mike Burton was a guest this week on SNY’s GEICO SportsNite with host Chris Carlin. Burton was joined by fellow Rutgers team captain, quarterback Gary Nova. The duo answered questions surrounding the upcoming NFL Draft including what their draft prep training has been like and how Rutgers has helped them prepare. Your browser does not support iframes. For more information or inquiries regarding Mike Burton, please contact Pat Capra at...

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ESPN’S Cohn talks sports, life at UNH lecture

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 | 0 comments

When University of New Hampshire officials reserved the Strafford Room for Wednesday’s weekly lecture, they underestimated the draw that ESPN’s Linda Cohn has among tomorrow’s young professionals. When 7 p.m. came around, an impressive line had formed in the Memorial Union Building, stretching from the doors of the Granite State Room, a more spacious venue, and deep into the adjoining hallway. When the talk kicked off, Cohn stood confidently in front of the group of nearly 200 students. Introduced briefly as both an anchor on SportsCenter and the author of Cohn-Head: A...

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Dwight Howard: James Strong – #365GoodSports

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story comes from Houston Rockets big man Dwight Howard via Bleacher Report. This story really highlights the big impact that athletes can have by the smallest of actions. When a young kid is fighting a terrible illness, the family is so grateful for even momentary happiness, where for a a few minutes everyone forgets about the illness and they can share in joy. Dwight Howard made this kid and his family so happy a few months ago. 7-year-old James Fisher recently passed away. #rockets #houston #dwighthoward #D12 #sports #proathletes #htown A video posted by...

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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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