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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 amongst some familiar faces. For the nineteenth consecutive year, Jeter and his Turn2 Foundation hosted their annual fundraising dinner, which besides raising funds for the foundation also serves to honor participants in the Jeter’ ...

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Jones Loses Twitter and Charity Bet to Ortiz Following Patriots Victory

In a friendly wager which played out over Twitter prior to the AFC Divisional matchup between the Ravens and Patriots, two stars from each team's respective city put their money where their (charitable) mouths were.       It began with a blanket challenge from Orioles outfielder Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10), who started the instigation against Ortiz and any of his Boston teammates. View image | g ...

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Chase Utley Surprises a Phillies’ Fan Battling Cancer

"Second-base. Number 26. He's the man," said Philadelphia Philles' fan Julie Kramer, about her favorite player Chase Utley. Kramer who was diagnosed with stage 4 synovial sarcoma, a very rare form of cancer shared her story on the Ellen DeGeneres show today. Ellen, who called Kramer an "inspiration," presented Kramer with a check for $10,000 donated by Target to help with her medical expenses. Yet it was an ...

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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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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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Cano and Sabathia Hit Homerun with Summer Classic

Some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment packed the side lines of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday to support the foundations of two of New York’s most recognizable athletes. Current New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and former Yankees all-star Robinson Cano (now a member of the Seattle Mariners) went head to head in the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game, which allo ...

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Tony Gwynn Remembered By Many

Tony Gwynn, Sr. died Monday at age 54 after a lengthy battle with salivary gland cancer. More than a decade removed from his final professional season, his legacy still resonates with those who remember him as one of the game’s greatest hitters. Gwynn, whose career spanned 20 illustrious years earned the title of Mr. Padre, a fitting title for a man that spent all 20 of those years in San Diego. Other oppor ...

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PitCCH in Foundation Shops for Prom

On Saturday, May 3, Amber Sabathia, wife of New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and co-founder of the PitCCH in Foundation brought 10 young women from the Women's Academy of Excellence (Bronx, NY) on a shopping trip to get dresses and accessories for their upcoming prom night. Post by PitCCh In Foundation Inc. Post by PitCCh In Foundation Inc. Post by PitCCh In Foundation Inc. Post by PitCCh In Foundation ...

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You Are What You Drive

Professional athletes like Jeremy Guthrie of the Kansas City Royals pitcher, often drive noticeable cars. Guthrie drives a Toyota Prius. The hybrid is known as one of the cleanest and eco-friendly vehicles sold in the United States. According to this New York Times article some athletes are opting for the greener car albeit electronic or hybrid vehicles. Athletes may choose their ride because they want to b ...

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Greener Sports Across the Board

Happy #EarthDay! In continuing our Race To Green we planted trees with @DISupdates and @UPSRacing this morning. pic.twitter.com/Nc5XhDncHs— NASCAR Green (@NASCARGreen) April 22, 2014 Fredbird is helping out at today's e-cycling drive. #4AGreenerGame pic.twitter.com/FyMfecPN6L— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 22, 2014 Happy Earth Day from the @Lakers! #ECOAllStars pic.twitter ...

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