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The Pack Backs Parks, Help Build New Playground

The Green Bay Packers and the NFL recently announced a new partnership between the Milwaukee County Parks and United Way as part of the NFL/United Way “Hometown Huddle” day of service. This is the first year that the Packers will focus the NFL/United Way “Hometown Huddle” in Milwaukee County, with all previous efforts having occurred in Green Bay. “We are very thankful for … Continue reading

NFL Promotes Head & Neck Safety For All Ages

Football has entrenched itself as the most popular sport in America, but what we know of as the sport may not be what it will be in the future. Though we love it for what it is, most reasonable people can acknowledge that the rules as is do not protect the players as best they … Continue reading

Matthew Stafford Bids On Auction Item For Fan

It always pains me to give kudos to teams and players that are rivals of our hometown teams, but when they deserve it they get it. Yahoo! Sports reported that Matthew Stafford, QB of the Detroit Lions, attended the Griese-Hutchinson-Woodson Champions for Children’s Hearts weekend to benefit the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and while there … Continue reading

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Paralyzed Man

On Tuesday, the Buccaneers signed Eric LeGrand,who played for new Bucs Head Coach Greg Schiano at Rutgers, to their 90-man offseason roster, adding him to a team full of accomplished athletes. What makes this signing unique is that LeGrand is currently in a wheelchair and hasn’t walked in 19 months.  On October 16, 2010, he was … Continue reading

NFLs Brandon Marshall Reveals Disorder

Brandon Marshall, who seemed to be just another example of pro athletes with off the field issues, recently revealed he was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD. Besides explaining some of his actions, the revelation means a lot more – to him and to others, especially those with BPD or other disorders. Per the National … Continue reading

Michael Irvin Speaks ‘Out’ For Equality

Michael Irvin, NFL Hall of Famer, graces the cover of Out Magazine and in an interview speaks out specifically to black people, asking how discrimination towards gays is any different than against blacks. The article describes him as ‘a passionate supporter of gay athletes and equal rights for same-sex couple’. Irvin speaks about learning about his … Continue reading

NFL Rookie Makes Girl’s Day

Chicago Bears rookie J.T. Thomas showed true gentleman qualities when he escorted a girl with spina bifida to her school dance. Thomas heard about Joselyn Levell being turned down by numerous invitations through the school’s bus driver, so he decided he would take her himself. What could have been a little awkward – a 22 year-old … Continue reading

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