New Orleans Saints tight end Michael Hoomanawanui began volunteering with the Special Olympics when he was a child in Illinois.
Growing up in Bloomington, Ill., Hoomanawanui lived near Illinois State University, the host of the state's Special Olympic events, and because his dad had been involved with the games, Hoomanawanui and his sister started volunteering, too.
Bruce Gradkowski is much happier when crossing paths with DeMarcus Ware these days.
That's because Gradkowski and Ware are taking part in NFL Films' NFL Broadcast Boot Camp for current/recently retired NFL players that have an interest in broadcasting. Gradkowski, who spent parts of his 11-year career with the Buccaneers, Raiders, Browns, Bengals and Steelers, Tweeted a photo alongside Ware as ...
May 10, 2017 | by Matt Charboneau, The Detroit News
Drew Stanton has seen his share of adversity on the football field.
Whether it was rallying Michigan State from a 35-point deficit in the third quarter against Northwestern back in 2006 or battling his share of injuries to forge an NFL career that is about to enter its 10th season, the former Farmington Hills Harrison standout has worked through his share ...
Sean Kilpatrick is proud of his New York heritage, happy he grew up in New York City hoops, even if he was born and raised just north of the city in Westchester. But there are few Nets who do more in the community —and often in low-profile ways— than Kilpatrick.
KNOXVILLE - With AJ Cucksey's seventh birthday coming up, East Tennessee Children's Hospital wanted to do something special.
So they rented an ice cream truck and asked him to serve as an honorary ice cream man, something he's always wanted to do. But that wasn't the only surprise in store for AJ, who has kept his spirit up all while battling ...