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In a Return to New York City, Jeter and Turn2 Foundation Earn $1.5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

In a Return to New York City, Jeter and Turn2 Foundation Earn $1.5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

Although one year removed from the end of his illustrious baseball career, Derek Jeter was back in New York City on Monday night in yet another comfortable setting and once again a ...

NBA Members, Past and Present, Partner to Raise Autism Awareness

NBA Members, Past and Present, Partner to Raise Autism Awareness

Representatives from the NBA, Autism Speaks, and the Gillen Brewer School gathered together on Monday at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to support Tip-off for a Cure, raisin ...

Stars Fill MSG for Garden of Laughs Benefit

Stars Fill MSG for Garden of Laughs Benefit

Madison Square Garden hosted All-Stars from both sports and entertainment on Saturday night, in honor of the sold-out Garden of Laughs event presented by MSG Entertainment and the ...

Teaming Up: USA and Israeli Hockey Teams Compete for the Love of the Game

Teaming Up: USA and Israeli Hockey Teams Compete for the Love of the Game

Representatives from two very distant nations will collaborate on Saturday, March 7 with a common cause in mind; a love of ice hockey and the desire to spread the joy of the sport. ...

Ruth Riley: Paying It Forward

Ruth Riley: Paying It Forward

Ruth Riley may be a retired WNBA player, but she is working full-time to make a difference. Motivated by her modest upbringing and her unique experiences off the court, she has cho ...

Trent Tucker Assembles the Stars for Celebrity Bowling Event

Trent Tucker Assembles the Stars for Celebrity Bowling Event

Stars from around the world of sports were out this past weekend in New York City, and they were giving back in a variety of ways. At Frames in Manhattan, they took to the lanes to ...

NBA Makes Grand Impact in NYC during All-Star Weekend

NBA Makes Grand Impact in NYC during All-Star Weekend

NEW YORK, NY – NBA All-Star weekend highlights many things, most of them being statistical and athletic accomplishments by superstar athletes. But for many, this time is also used ...

Patrice Bergeron Heads “Cuts For A Cause”

The Boston Bruins are currently battling for their playoffs lives, sitting just one point behind the Ottawa Senators for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. With a postseason berth within reach, all of their energy and focus would presumably be on the ice. Yet on Tuesday afternoon, Ristuccia Memorial Arena in Wilmington, MA was void of any Bruins – following the lead of Assistant Captain Patri ...

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Eric Wright Hosts Taste of Champions

Recently-retired 49er Eric Wright returned to Levi Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday to host his Taste of Champions Event. Benefiting the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, ticketholders were able to mingle with some of America's biggest sports stars, taste the dishes of Levi's Stadium Chef Santana Diaz, and participate in silent and live ...

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Stephen Curry and the Warrior’s Host Nothing But Nets Day

Led by Warrior’s guard Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors hosted Nothing But Nets Day on Sunday at Oracle Arena to combat malaria in Africa. The Warriors, who defeated the LA Clippers 106-98, will donate a bednet to the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign for every special event ticket that was purchased. Nothing But Nets is the largest global, grassroots campaign fighting malaria, a ...

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NBA All-Star Week Takes Time for Tech

While a love of sports is one of the NBA’s biggest components, the league’s interest in technology is quickly gaining steam. It's evident from their introduction of motion-capture cameras a few years ago, which detailed player's statistical information, and it will be even further enforced today as many gather for the 16th annual NBA All-Star Technology Summit. Yet it was earlier this week when gears shifte ...

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Mason Plumlee Greets Brooklyn Fans, Encourages Recycling

As NBA All-Star Weekend begins its ascension upon New York City, host boroughs Brooklyn and Manhattan are kicking off various local initiatives to mark the celebration and make a difference in the community. On Wednesday evening, Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets was at a Sprint Store just a few subway stops away from his home arena. While Plumlee signed autographs, fans filed into the store to recycle old ...

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Aaron Rodgers, Finalist for 2015 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

View image | gettyimages.com Aaron Rodgers was acknowledged this evening as a runner-up to the NFL's 2015 Man of the Year Award at the annual NFL Honors award show. The award, which was presented this year to Thomas Davis of the Carolina Panthers is given to the athlete who not only excels on the gridiron but who has the most profound impact on his community through volunteer service and community outreach. ...

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Happy New Year!

Since our launch in March 2014, we have covered some great events such as the Knicks Bowl, Deron Williams' Celebrity Dodge Barrage, and Torrey Smith and Ryan Kerrigan's Battle of the Beltway. We interviewed athletes like Derek Jeter, CC Sabathia, Tamika Catchings, Vincent Rey and Carmelo Anthony about the importance of giving back to their communities. We said goodbye to Dr. Jack Ramsay and Tony Gwynn, Sr. ...

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Jeter Foundation Brings Holiday Surprise to NYC Youth

Two icons, two legendary characters, two men who spread universal happiness everywhere they go. One was Derek Jeter, figurehead of the Turn 2 Foundation and former member of the New York Yankees who had come to surprise hundreds of local children on this evening. But as emblematic as the baseball superstar’s status, this particular audience could only half focus on Jeter considering the presence of his bear ...

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Torrey Smith Gathers Teammates to Serve Meals and Opportunities

BALTIMORE, MD -- Torrey Smith and the Baltimore Ravens know about working together on the football field. While they're most often scoring points and making tackles to win games, on Monday night they suited up in somewhat unfamiliar waiter's aprons and felt the unmatched pressure of working to serve a restaurant full of hungry patrons. The setting for the evening was Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and the event w ...

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Sabathia Foundation Goes ‘Off the Beaten Path’ for Latest Fundraiser

CC Sabathia, his wife Amber, and the PitCCh In Foundation hosted a reception Friday night, in preparation for their fourth annual CC Challenge. The yearly scavenger hunt will take place Saturday, with proceeds benefiting Sabathia’s foundation which raises money for inner city youth. The Sabathias, whose presence in the community has stretched from coast – they both have roots in northern California – to coa ...

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