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Memorial Day: Honoring Pro Athletes Who Died Serving Their Country

From Jack Lummus to Pat Tillman, athletes throughout history have hung up their cleats to serve their country. And just like millions of other men and women who fought for the United States, some would die in the effort. In honor of Memorial Day, check out the video above for NESN.com’s list of professional athletes who gave their lives in war.Filed under: Headlines, Keely Flanagan...
Via NESN.com
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Pat Tillman, Hobey Baker Among Professional Athletes Who Died At War

Pat Tillman is a name Americans will never forget. The former NFL safety turned down a chance to further his professional football career to enlist in the U.S. military, and he died serving his country in 2004. On this Memorial Day, we salute Tillman, other professional athletes who died at war and all the brave men and women who lost their lives protecting and fighting to defend the...
Via NESN.com
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Athletes who served in the United States military

On this Memorial Day, it’s more important to pay homage to those who served and sacrificed for this nation. While many of us will partake in a few adult beverages, hit the beach or pool and grub on some great All-American food, that’s not what this weekend is all about. It’s about those who gave up everything to serve, and in some cases, die for the United States. Memorial...
Via Sportsnaut
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona State Wearing Pat Tillman-Themed Uniforms Honoring Late Player (Photos)

Arizona State is honoring fallen soldier and former player Pat Tillman on Thursday with new uniforms as part of the school’s weeklong “Salute to Service.” A former Sun Devil himself, Tillman was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 1998 but later turned down a contract extension offer from them in 2002 to enlist in the U.S. Army following the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001. Tillman...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona State’s ’96 throwbacks will honor Pat Tillman

The Arizona State Sun Devils take on the Oregon Ducks tonight, and they’ll be looking sharp in honoring a fallen teammate while doing so. In tonight’s game, the team will wear throwback uniforms from 1996 and all players will have the name “Tillman” on their nameplate. This is to honor former Sun Devil Pat Tillman, who gave up a career in the NFL to bravely serve his country...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Arizona State Unveils 1996 Throwbacks, Every Player Will Wear Jersey With “Tillman” On Nameplate

Arizona State has been unveiling little pieces of their uniform for tonight’s Arizona State-Oregon showdown. ASU will be honoring former Sun Devil great Pat Tillman, and had already released images of new “PT42″ cleats and camouflage baselayer shirts. Today, ASU and adidas rolled out 1996 throwbacks with a number of cool details. One that sticks out most: every player will...
Via College Spun
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Arizona State To Wear Pat Tillman-Themed Adidas Baselayer Against Oregon

When Arizona State takes the field against Oregon on Thursday night, the school will be wearing a very special adidas baselayer paying tribute to Sun Devil great Pat Tillman. Adidas, which rolled out “PT42″ cleats last week, revealed the gear on Twitter. The legacy lives on. #PT42 #teamadidasASU pic.twitter.com/QpQGUaYRvU — Sun Devil Athletics (@TheSunDevils) October 26, 2015...
Via College Spun
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Arizona State To Wear Special “PT42″ Cleats In Honor Of Pat Tillman

Arizona State’s football team will wear special Adidas “PT42″ cleats in honor of former Sun Devil Pat Tillman.  Tillman, who played in the NFL, left the sport to enlist in the U.S. Army. He died while serving our country in Afghanistan in April 2004.  Here are the cleats.  Dedicated to a hero. Significance in every detail. @FootballASU’s new #PT42 cleats. @pattillmanfnd...
Via College Spun
October 22, 2015  |  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
May 25, 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
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