The Ohio State offensive lineman tweeted Tuesday he completed his first day of chemotherapy for osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. Source: Ohio State OL Avery Henry begins bone cancer chemotherapy treatment
‘He’s changed us’: Westinghouse football coach Donta Green making big difference — on and off field
“He has showed us the right way to be a successful Black man. Really, he’s helping turn us from boys to men.” Some words carry consequences on the Westinghouse High School football team. Or at least the wrong words. “There’s no cussing,” said Keyshawn Morsillo, Westinghouse’s star senior quarterback/defensive back. “If someone cusses, they owe…
Man sits on every seat at Villa Park in charity challenge
Simon Osborn sat in a total of 42,785 seats at his beloved Villa Park. A man who sat on every seat at a football stadium as part of a charity challenge has described the experience as “agony”. Aston Villa supporter Simon Osborn, from Middleton Cheney, near Banbury, parked his posterior in a total of 42,785…
SHS Heart of Gold game helps girl battling childhood leukemia
The Stephenville Yellow Jackets marked “burning the wood” off of their season checklist when they secured a 42-21 win against their rival the Brownwood Lions on Friday night at Tarleton’s Memorial Stadium. Source: SHS Heart of Gold game helps girl battling childhood leukemia – Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Life after football: Former Florida safety Major Wright finds purpose in helping others
Former Florida Gators safety Major Wright dedicating his life after football to helping others and spreading the word about his Good Deed Tuesday. Hard-hitting former Florida Gators safety Major Wright faced hard times after his NFL career ended. Broke and depressed, Wright was in a dark place while seeking purpose in the second chapter of his life beyond football….
Raising awareness about Down Syndrome in a big way!
From the football field to Times Square, this Connecticut family is raising awareness about Down Syndrome and celebrating people of all abilities. VIDEO: https://www.fox61.com/video/news/local/morning-show/raising-awareness-about-down-syndrome-in-a-big-way/520-1f0a4fa3-145f-49bb-b160-0971876545d2 Source: Raising awareness about Down Syndrome in a big way!
A fighting spirit: Conway man with cancer gets to check CCU football game off bucket list
Hundreds of folks were decked out in teal for Coastal Carolina University’s first home game.There were vendors and activities set up at Tealtown which is on CCU James “Jimmy” Harrington has team spirit and a fighting spirit because he has been dealing with a brain tumor for the past year. He said going to a…
Bills WR Stefon Diggs Gives Back for ‘Back To School’
While scoring touchdowns may be Bills’ wideout Stefon Diggs’ business, helping those in need is his passion. Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs is no stranger to making things happen. From his days as a dual-sport (football and track) high school athlete in Maryland to his electrifying pro-level playing style, Diggs has been quite at…
Former Buckeye using charity auction to raise awareness for mental health
After taking on Dublin native and Irish quarterback Brady Quinn in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl, Smith helped the Buckeyes win by 34-20, leading him to earn the Heisman Trophy a year later. But since that … COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Sixteen years have passed since former Ohio State football quarterback Troy Smith helped lead the…
Troy Smith’s Charity Auction Inspired by Personal Struggles with Mental Health, Desire to Give Back to Ohio State
Inspired by his own struggles, Troy Smith is raising money for mental health research through a charity auction offering gameday experiences at the Shoe for Buckeye fans. Ohio State’s most recent Heisman Trophy winner is offering Buckeye fans the opportunity to hang out with him at an Ohio State football game this fall while helping…