Tag Archive | Athletes in Your Community

Fans Have Until Saturday, September 1 to Bid for Memorabilia to Raise Money for Gleason’s Give a Kid a Dream Foundation

Bidding runs until this Saturday, September 1 for the auction items available from welterweight star Shawn Porter including two tickets to his welterweight world title showdown against Danny Garcia Saturday, September 8 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Fans can bid HERE through Bidding […]

New York Liberty star Sugar Rodgers Host Free Basketball Camp for Hometown Youth

New York Liberty guard and Suffolk, Virginia native Sugar Rodgers will be hosting a free back-to-school basketball camp for local kids ages 8-15 on Saturday, September 8 at her high school alma mater, King’s Fork. “I’m one of the first people in my hometown to do a free camp,” explained Rodgers. “The fact that it […]

WWE and Special Olympics Host first ever Play Unified Bocce Tournament

On a perfect day at Brooklyn Bridge Park, the WWE and the Special Olympics hosted the first ever Play Unified Bocci Tournament. Featuring the newly named ambassador to the Special Olympics in WWE Superstar The Big Show along with WWE Superstars Mark Henry, Becky Lynch, Asuka, Andrade Almas, Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens, Peyton Royce and […]

Athletes In Your Community Spotlight as WWE and Nets stars bring smiles to the children of the Brooklyn Hospital

On a beautiful Tuesday afternoon in the Downtown Brooklyn area, WWE Superstars Alexa Bliss, Apollo Crews, Dana Warrior and Titus O’Neil teamed up with Brooklyn Nets stars Joe Harris and Jarrett Allen to bring smiles to the faces of the children and their families at the Brooklyn Hospital. All of the stars took time to […]

Quotes from Peter Quillin and Alicia Napoleon Visit to Crestwood Day Camp On Long Island

Former middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and WBA Super Middleweight Women’s World Champion Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon visited Crestwood Day Camp Wednesday afternoon and hosted a motivational and fitness training session with over 200 campers. Quillin and the Lindenhurst-native Napoleon took advantage of the opportunity to share positive messages with the campers ahead of their […]

Brooklyn Nets, Key Food and Food Bank NYC Bring Smiles to Faces thanks to Charity Stripes Program

It was a rainy Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn, and Nets stars Jarrett Allen and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson  were at the Child Development Support Corporation to help to bring smiles to the faces of families in need by dishing out some food, instead of Basketballs. As a part of the ‘Green Sidewalk’ Food Distribution and Charity Stripe Initiative Allen […]

New York Jets Linebacker Darron Lee hosts Second Character Education Celebration with local students at Jets Facility with the New York Jets, United Way of Essex and West Hudson and Verizon

Today, the New York Jets, United Way of Essex and West Hudson, Verizon and students and educators from Roosevelt Middle School teamed up to celebrate the digital character education program, Character PlaybookTM which is powered by digital learning innovator EVERFI Inc. and presented by the NFL and United Way. The New York Jets, UWEWH and […]