Tag Archive | Athletes in Your Community

Matsui 55 Baseball Foundation Cinic Providing Hope for New York City Kids Teaching Passion, Precision and Pride

New York Yankees Great Hideki Matsui wanted an opportunity to teach the future of Major League Baseball the fundamentals of what made him a great not only in Japan, but in the United States. So after his amazing Major League Career is over he decided to start up the Matsui 55 Foundation. Thanks to the […]

“Marvelous” Mykquan Williams Meet-and-Greet & Back to School Backpack Giveaway a KO

Even dangerous thunderstorms and tornado warnings couldn’t deter fans from going to a meet-and-greet and back to school backpack give-way with undefeated super lightweight prospect “Marvelous” Mykquan Williams, presented by DiBella Entertainment and Team Williams, at ROCS Gym in Manchester, Connecticut. Williams signed autographs, posed for pictures and gave each child (K-12) a free backpack […]

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 […]