Found December 16, 2012 on
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz plans to drive to nearby Newtown, Conn., this week to give the grieving Pinto family the cleats and gloves he wore in Sunday’s game in honor of 6-year-old shooting victim Jack Pinto. He wants to be with them during this difficult time, “just get to know them.”
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
HONORING THE DECEASED
Victor Cruz is dedicating Sunday's game to 6-year-old Jack Pinto, one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz visited the family of one of the Newtown shooting victims. Cruz was the victim's favorite player.
New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz will be honoring one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, 6-year-old Jack Pinto, during Sunday's NFL game against the Atlanta Falcons.
In addition to paying tribute to the school with the letters "S.H.E.S." handwritten on the back of his helmet along with the entire Giants team, Cruz will have special...
Like many other players across the NFL, Victor Cruz played Sunday’s game with an incredibly heavy heart. People all across the nation have felt the impact of the tragic shooting that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, and the New York Giants wide receiver was no exception.
As you can see from the photo above that he tweeted on Sunday morning...
After honoring Jack Pinto with a message on his cleats and gloves for him, Giants WR Victor Cruz stepped it up a notch and went to Newton, Connecticut to visit Pinto’s family. Hearing that Jack Pinto was such a huge fan made Cruz want to reach out to the family and he brought them his shoes and gloves that he wore during the game on Sunday.Cruz has set a perfect example for other...
New York Giants WR Victor Cruz honored one of the victims from Friday’s massacre in Newtown, Connecticut at Sandy Hook Elementary by placing the boys name on his shoes and gloves during today’s game.
Jack Pinto, 7, was one of the 20 children who were shot and killed Friday, a day that no one will ever forget.
All NFL teams will observe a moment of remembrance before their...
After the tragedy and shocking events of Friday, it was hard to think of sports this weekend. But we did, anyway. This will be my last column for the year…and the last one I will write as a 50-something. On Sunday, I turn 60 and I am not looking forward to it, but, to quote my late father, Robert, “It’s better than the alternative.” He was right.
President Obama spoke to...
New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey.
Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown. Several elementary school-age children played touch football in the front yard of his family's home Tuesday. Many wore Giants jerseys or Newtown football or wrestling...
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has decided to honor one of the 20 children that were murdered in the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre this past Friday.
Cruz learned a boy named Jack Pinto was a big fan of his, so he called the family to send his condolences. The family is also thinking about burying their son in Cruz’s jersey.
Giants WR @teamvic...
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz wore Jack Pinto’s name on his cleats and dedicated his play to the memory of six-year-old who was one of the many children to lose their life at Sandy Hook elementary last week. Cruz was moved to tears when had learned that Pinto was one of his biggest [...]
Tweet Last season New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was perhaps the most talked about Pro Bowl snub, so he’s trying his best to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen this year. On the field Cruz is doing his part with 76 catches (6th in NFC), 1,004 yards (also 6th), and 9 [...]
New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz is the perfect idol and role model for people. He’s humble despite being extremely talented and famous. I wish more pro athlete’s would follow his lead and treat his fans the way that he does.Cruz heard that Jack Pinto, a 6-year-old who was lost in the tragic Connecticut shooting, was a huge fan of Cruz. To honor him, Cruz decided to...
In a time of tragedy, a little Sharpie can go a long way.
NFL teams have been looking for ways to stand with the people affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., since news of the tragedy broke. Three teams — the Patriots, Giants and Jets, whose fan bases are close to the Newtown community — have been especially active, with special helmet decals...
Chris Johnson is following in Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz‘s footsteps by giving a personal tribute to the Newtown, Conn., victims on his cleats.
The Titans’ running back has written all 26 names on his cleats for Tennessee’s Monday Night Football game against the Jets. Cruz wrote the name of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old victim, on his cleats and gloves after he found out...