July 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment
Washington Redskins linebacker Chris Draft, founder of Project Blind Side, and the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) hosted a screening of the Oscar-nominated film “The Blind Side,” in an effort to tackle literacy. Free books were given to the community youth that attended the Southeast DC theater event.
The community screening was part of [...]
The Baltimore Ravens will host the “Two Rings for O.J” event tomorrow night at M&T Bank Stadium. The fundraising event is being held in honor of O.J. Brigance, a former NFL player who spent 12 years in professional football and holds the distinction of being the only player to win Super Bowl (Ravens-2000 season) and [...]
September 26, 2009 | Leave a Comment
The American Urological Association (AUA), the AUA Foundation and NFL Hall of Famer Mike Haynes are saluting the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD-7) for his outstanding efforts in raising public awareness and support for expanded research, training, and early detection and treatment of prostate cancer. A special presentation will be made during a reception at [...]
Next Thursday, Aug. 27, Washington Redskins fans can celebrate the upcoming football season by heading to the Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon.
The meal and meet-and-greet will give fans a chance to welcome new team members Albert Haynesworth, Brian Orakpo and DeAngelo Hall, as well as mingle with other Redskins players, coaches and alumni. The event [...]
With its tradition of hosting the Pro Bowl since 1980, Honolulu is a familiar location for the NFL. Star players, veterans and future Hall-of-Famers descend on the Hawaiian city every year, cheered on by thousands of fans. But this past weekend there was even more to cheer about as the league unveiled the new NFL [...]
January 30, 2009 | Leave a Comment
Bowling night took on a special meaning yesterday in Tampa, as more than 20 football greats, guests and fans participated in the fourth annual NFL Super Bowl Celebrity Bowling Classic.
Fans joined teams, each captained by a former pro football player, and everyone bowled to raise money for the NFL Youth Education Town, an initiative [...]
Brett Favre gets set to make an impact on the field today when the NY Jets host the Patriots in Favre’s home debut. Off the field, New Yorkers can probably expect Favre and his wife Deanna to make as big an impact on area charities.
In 1966 the future hall of fame quarterback established the [...]
A record 11,005 fans packed Hofstra University’s James M. Shuart Stadium yesterday to watch New York City squeak by Long Island, 21-20 in the 13th annual Empire Challenge football game. Created in 1996, the contest is a matchup of local area, high school all-stars.
The Empire Challenge was created by NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason to [...]
Operation Gridiron and a team of highly skilled specialists touched down in the Persian Gulf earlier this month. Though you probably didn’t hear about it, this was no top-secret military mission. This was the NFL’s strategic code name for a series of morale-boosting football clinics and coaching sessions conducted on a military base.
In fact [...]
In 2007, after years of working in the community with youths, Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli formed his own foundation. The Ovie Mughelli Project’s main areas of focus are education, health and sports and the environment. Mughelli, whose plans to become a doctor have been temporarily sidelined by his pro football career, is using his status [...]