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Behind the Mask - Takeo Spikes
Only a linebacker with the skill and wisdom of Takeo Spikes could produce such a compelling book about the fierce position that he played impressively for 15 NFL seasons. BEHIND THE MASK is as intimate, compassionate and warm as it is insightful. In the process of exploring linebackers like never before, this brilliant work provides valuable life lessons about success, at work and at home.” – Jerry Brewer, Sports Columnist and Author of Pass Judgement: Inside the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl XLIX Season and the Play That Dashed a Dream
Thomas Davis Wins Bart Starr Award
Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has been chosen by his National Football League peers to receive one of the sport’s most prestigious honors, The Bart Starr Award, given annually to a player who exemplifies character and leadership on and off the field.
Super Bowl XXXVI Reunion
Fifteen years ago, the Patriots won their first Super Bowl in franchise history as they defeated the St. Louis Rams 20-17 in New Orleans. On Sunday, December 4th, the Patriots took on the Los Angeles Rams at Gillette Stadium and spent the weekend paying tribute to the franchise’s first championship team. More than 40 members of the 2001 Patriots team gathered at Gillette Stadium to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their Super Bowl victory. They were hosted by the Kraft family for a special dinner on Saturday night, where they had the opportunity to reconnect and share stories about the 2001 season. The following afternoon, they were honored during a special halftime ceremony on the Gillette Stadium field.
Argo thinks outside the lines with art project
Owusu-Ansah is a defensive back and an amateur photographer. The show was part of an effort to launch a new website designed to connect emerging artists with art fans. The site — LiveAbstract — will be completely free both to artists and to anyone looking to buy art. “To say it’s going to be the Facebook of art is a strong statement,” Owusu-Ansah said with a smile. “And I don’t want to say that and jinx myself.”
Warrick Dunn in 19th year of helping single parents own homes
For weeks, Rickita Burney made lists of things she needed to buy for her new home, the very first she’s owned. Cleaning supplies, of course. A lawn mower and rakes to keep the yard neat. Furniture, particularly for her bedroom as well as her son and daughter’s rooms. Dishes and pans and all the other kitchen staples. And then there were those things you never think about, like tools and duct tape and ice cube trays for the refrigerator.
Lung Cancer Survivors: Super Bowl Challenge
Team Draft kicked off it’s Third Annual Lung Cancer Survivors Super Bowl Challenge on November 1, 2016. This unique fund raising challenge gives lung cancer survivors the opportunity to raise funds for public awareness and cutting-edge research that is giving new hope to those battling this often misunderstood disease. The survivor who raises the most money will join Team Draft at the Super Bowl in Houston, Texas. The runner-up will receive a trip to the 2017 Pro Bowl in Orlando. The third place finisher will join Team Draft at the 26th Annual Taste of the NFL.