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Memorial Day – Remembering Athletes Lost at War

By Michael Weber. For most of us, Memorial Day means a three day holiday weekend and the unofficial start to the summer season.  Far too often the true meaning of Memorial Day gets forgotten – a time to honor and reflect on the individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our freedom and the American way of life.  World War I, known as the Great War at that time...
Via Beyond The Spread
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Memorial Day pick six: players who served in the Armed Forces

On this, as any other Memorial Day, we take a moment to thank all those who have served in the armed forces to help protect our country and maintain a nation of freedom. Many of these men and women who sign up do so knowing they will pay the ultimate price, and never return home. It doesn’t scare them. It doesn’t waiver their will to do so. They do it because there are millions...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Tillman, Hobey Baker Among Athletes Who Lost Their Lives At War (Photos)

Hitting the game-winning shot is incredible, and takes a special skill and mindset to accomplish, but it’s not heroic. Veteran. Bomb. Blitz. Trenches. No man’s land. These are just a few of the words and phrases taken from military life and applied to our athletes. In today’s culture, athletes are often synonymous with heroes of war — at least if we took the phrases used...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pictures from Pat's Run 2015

Saturday was the 11th annual edition of Pat's Run in Tempe, Arizona. Pat's Run is a 4.2 mile race to raise money for the Pat Tillman fund and to honor the memory of Pat Tillman. Tillman was an NFL player for the Arizona Cardinals and a star player at Arizona State University.  Tillman walked away from an NFL Career in 2002 to join the US Army. He was killed by friendly fire while...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona Cardinals to preserve Pat Tillman’s locker

It’s hard to come up with a sports icon bigger than Pat Tillman for the state of Arizona. Not only was he a star at Arizona State, but he put some time in with the Arizona Cardinals before shipping off to Afghanistan. His fate is one of the sadder stories in our nation’s history, but it won’t be forgotten, at least in the NFL… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 biggest...
Via cover32
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Football Hall of Fame should find a unique way to honor Pat Tillman

It’s hard to believe Pat Tillman has been dead 10 years. Feels like just yesterday he was in Afghanistan fighting for freedom and the American way of life. But I guess that’s the idea behind never forgetting the sacrifice Tillman made when he stepped away from a seven-figure NFL salary to join the U.S. Army. Regardless, it’s important that we continue to find ways to ensure...
Via This Given Sunday
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marie Tillman: Pat Tillman’s Life Was Defined By ‘Passion and Purpose’

On April 22, 2004, Army Ranger and former NFL player Pat Tillman was killed as a result of friendly fire while on tour in Afghanistan. Ten years later, Tillman’s legacy lives on. On April 26, more than 30,000 participants will descend upon Tempe, Ariz. to take part in “Pat’s Run,” a 4.2-mile road race created in dedication of Pat Tillman’s service. The race was started...
Via NESN.com
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Runners Stop Mid-Race To Thank 95-Year-Old Veteran (Video)

A road race benefiting the Pat Tillman Foundation turning into an impromptu tribute over the weekend. Among the spectators watching the eight-kilometer race, which wound through the San Jose area, was 95-year-old World War II veteran Joe Bell, who wore his full military uniform as he cheered on participants from the sidewalk. As the mob of runners jogged past, they began to branch...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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