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PAT TILLMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pat Tillman's life inspires major donation from ASU alum

John Eddy was touched by Pat Tillman during their time at Arizona State. So much so that the businessman has made a major donation to the school.
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Tillman's life, legacy inspires major donation from Arizona State alum

It's been more than 10 years since former Arizona Cardinals and Army ranger Pat Tillman was killed serving his country in Afghanistan, but Tillman's legacy lives on, both in Glendale, where the Cardinals retired Tillman's No. 40, and in Tempe, where his number is retired and his name is revered at Arizona State. On Thursday, Tillman would have turned 38 years old, a painful reminder...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Pat Tillman On His 38th Birthday

Remembering Pat Tillman, the former football star and Army Ranger, who would have been 38-years-old today.
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Houston linebacker Sam Hairston killed in combat

Former Houston linebacker and defensive end Sam Hairston, 35, died in combat in Afghanistan while serving in the Army. Hairston was a good player for the Cougars. In 42 games in his college career, and had 55 tackles, four sacks, an interception and fumble recovery. Hairston, who played for the Cougars from 1997-2000, was killed […] The post Former Houston linebacker Sam Hairston...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 14, 2014  |  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

Remembering Pat Tillman 10 years later

(www.cbsnews.com)     We all remember where we were and what we were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001, when a real tragedy unfolded in front of America’s eyes, and left us all shocked and in disbelief. I have to ask you: Do you remember where you were and what you were doing on April 22, 2004? The day a former professional athlete turned Army airborne ranger...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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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