Randy Johnson

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in hometown

From the Pleasanton Weekly. http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2396 Giants’ Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore: Renovation work at May Nissen Park joins in establishment of new Livermore Junior Giants league August 12,…

Samaritan's Feet Program – Building the cause

Andy Katz at ESPN writes about IUPUI coach Ron Hunter and his efforts with the Samaritan’s Feet Program. (www.samaritansfeet.org). The full article can be found at http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/blog/index?entryID=4374223&name=katz_andy, with the AP…

Annual Shrine 100 Race for Shriners Hospital with Ray Evernham

You can find other racing/NASCAR charity related events listed at http://www.jayski.com/pages/charities.htm#shriners. Ray Evernham is getting back behind the wheel to help raise funds and awareness for Shriners Hospital. Evernham will…

USA Football Named “Official Youth Football Development Partner” of NFL and NFLPA

USA Football Named “Official Youth Football Development Partner” of NFL and NFLPA: NFL & NFLPA recognize August as “USA Football Month” as America prepares for football season August 11, 2009….

It's how you play the game

The following article from The Jerusalem Post highlights the fun times at the Football Village of Hope. (You can learn more about Football Village of Hope at http://www.footballvillageofhope.org/Home.htm). The full…

In Passing: Eunice Kennedy Shriver

A true pioneer in the world of service, Mrs. Shriver passed away early this morning at the age of 88. She founded the Special Olympics more than 40 years ago…

Unrecognized no more: Wat Misaka

The Northeastern Center for Sport in Society cohosted the premiere of “Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story” at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in Newport on August 8.  The documentary…

April Holmes – US Olympian and role model

After a devastating injury, sprinter April Holmes rebounded and achieved her Olympic dreams. Her story will impress all.  Holmes, who won a gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the…

Peres Center Summer Camps for Sport and Coexistence

You can learn more about the Peres Center at www.peres-center.org. The following comes from the Center’s July 2009 newsletter. One hundred and twenty underprivileged Palestinian and Israeli children took part…

WNBA Breast Health Awareness program, and more

From Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily’s Closing Bell, Aug. 7, 2009 “WNBA Lynx players will wear commemorative pink jerseys, shorts and shoes during their home game Friday against the Sun…