Legends Check in On “96 Check”
Seahawks Legend Walter Jones introduces the “96 CHECK” initiative for all his fellow NFL Legends. The idea is to have NFL players and families check on one player that they have not talked to in a while on September 6 (9/6) each year, “to make sure all is good.” “96 CHECK” is Walter’s way of paying homage to his late friend and teammate, Cortez Kennedy, who wore #96, while helping NFL players everywhere who may have gotten lost in the cracks. Cortez would always call Walter for no other reason than to “check on him.”
Fox Hires Michael Vick as NFL Studio Analyst
Michael Vick has found a new job. Fresh off his official retirement with the Atlanta Falcons, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback announced Friday that he will join Fox Sports as an NFL studio analyst this season.
Chiefs Legend Neil Smith Rushes to Pregnant Woman’s Rescue After She’s Caught in Flood Waters
A pregnant woman has a Chiefs legend to thank for her rescue on Tuesday, one of dozens of people rescued from flood waters following historic rains. The former Chiefs star put on a hard rush to help a woman in her minivan caught in rising water. The former defensive end who made his life in the trenches said he wasn't going to let waist-high water stop him from getting to that stranded driver.
From NFL Sundays to Sundance: Nnamdi Asomugha is Living His Best Life
Four years after his last NFL game, Asomugha is already being compared to the best in his new profession as he promotes Crown Heights, his feature film debut, opening August 18 in select theaters. He dipped his toe in the water first, writing and starring in his own short film, Double Negative. He started making a full-time transition to Hollywood by producing Beasts of No Nation, which received critical acclaim and earned an award at the Venice Film Festival.
Meet 16 sons of former NFL players looking to star in high school football
As the high school football season approaches, a number of second-generation football players are in position to star for their schools. Take a look at 16 sons who are trying to make their own name on the gridiron.
Hundreds of Homeless Served Christmas Dinner in Phoenix
Former NFL player and Hall of Famer Nick Lowery and his foundation, Champions for the Homeless, teamed up with St. Vincent de Paul for the second annual Christmas in Summer. At the shelter in downtown Phoenix a group of athletes, former Baywatch TV stars and hundreds of volunteers served a Christmas dinner to more than 1,400 homeless people.