ASU and Adidas release new uniforms

After months of anticipation, Arizona State University and Adidas have finally released the new uniforms that will be worn by the student-athletes beginning this year. The new uniforms come as a result of an eight-year deal between ASU and Adidas, which officially began July 1st. ASU joined fellow PAC-12 school UCLA, as well as Nebraska and Miami, in the switch from Nike to Adidas...
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

ND’s Danielle Green Wins the Pat Tillman Award for Service

This year’s Pat Tillman Award for Service was awarded to former Notre Dame women’s basketball player, Danielle Green. Danielle lost her left arm during a patrol in Iraq in 2004. Danielle knew she was badly hurt. But then a feeling came over her: an adrenaline rush of belief. “I actually knew I would be OK [&hellip The post ND’s Danielle Green Wins the Pat Tillman Award...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Memorable moments from the ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) Host Joel McHale zinged an audience full of star athletes at the ESPY Awards, using his monologue to skewer the rich and famous at the show honoring the year's best moments in sports. The actor-comic noted the audience was ''all dressed up in the suits you usually wear to your depositions.'' McHale touched on the frenzied courtship of free-agent center DeAndre Jordan...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona State gets Pat Tillman practice jerseys from adidas

Tennessee and Nike aren’t the only kids on the block with new jerseys on the way. In a new partnership, adidas will be providing the Arizona State Sun Devils with their 2015-2016 season football jerseys. With the Fourth of July only two days away, it is fitting of Arizona State and adidas to pay homage to fallen hero and former Sun Devil linebacker, Pat Tillman. Honor #PT42 football...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Notre Dame women's hoops player receives Tillman Award

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Danielle Green hopes to inspire others through her story. She grew up poor on Chicago's South Side and earned an athletic scholarship to Notre Dame, then joined the Army. She lost her lower left arm in a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Iraq and now serves as a counselor to veterans. ''I hope where they think they might not have a chance, the odds are against...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for May 26th, 2015

We are 106 days away from the Steelers opening at New England on Thursday September 10th. I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend and I hope you took time to remember those who gave their lives in service to our nation. To this day the only Non-Steeler I have a hanging in my basement is Pat Tillman. I encourage you to read the books from his mother, his widow and the great...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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May 25, 2015  |  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...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Notable NFL players with ties to Armed Forces

On this Memorial Day, as we celebrate the great men and women in uniform representing this fine country (USA), let’s take a look at notable NFL players with ties to the Armed Forces, past or present. Throughout the history of the NFL, we have had several players past and present who have had the task of performing double duty as a soldier first, and NFL player second. The
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May 25, 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...
May 25, 2015  |  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...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts are Stormtroopers in the Star War saga

Personally the New England Patriots to me are the evil empire of the NFL, but these helmets still look amazing. Not bad…. #Stormtroopers — Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) April 16, 2015 You may also be interested in: Indianapolis Colts are Stormtroopers in the Star War saga Report: San Diego Chargers move to Los Angeles “quietly marches on” Report...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: San Diego Chargers move to Los Angeles “quietly marches on”

The San Diego Chargers have been making a ton of headlines this offseason. While most recently have revolved around a potential Philip Rivers to the Titans trade, that whole Los Angeles thing looms as well. This was an interesting, yet depressing update. Progress on NFL in Los Angeles quietly marches on. Representatives of Chargers, Raiders and Carson met with NFL representatives...
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April 16, 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...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Phoenix Open Day 1: Ryan Palmer leads, ASU amateur honors Pat Tillman

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ryan Palmer's month couldn't be building his confidence much better than this. After finishing 17th in the Sony Open in the middle of January and following up with a tie for 10th at the Humana Challenge last week, Palmer is alone in first place after a partial first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "I hate using the word 'easy,' but at times it feels...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona State great Bob Breunig elected to College Football Hall of Fame

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Bob Breunig, a three-time All-Western Athletic Conference linebacker for Arizona State during the Frank Kush era, has been selected to join the College Football Hall of Fame. Breunig is part of the 17-person Class of 2015 that also includes Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams of Texas and Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth as well as Kansas State coach Bill Synder...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona's Rodriguez, Wright earn top Pac-12 honors

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's improbable run to the Pac-12 South title yielded two major awards on Tuesday, as head coach Rich Rodriguez was named the Pac-12 Conference Coach of the Year and sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright III was named Pac-12 Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year. Rodriguez, who earned a $50,000 bonus by winning the award, is Arizona's first Pac-12 Coach of the...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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

CFB AM: Governor says Penn State made mistake by firing Joe Paterno

About three years after legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno was fired, a person of power in Pennsylvania is admitting the university made a mistake. State governor Tom Corbett, who lost the recent election to Tom Wolf and therefore is on his way out of office, said in an interview with the university “probably” shouldn’t have fired Paterno in the wake of the Jerry...
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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

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

It's been more than 10 years since former Arizona Cardinal 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

Grilling Golf Cart Is The Ultimate Tailgate Machine

Custom golf carts are all the rage. The possibilities are endless when it comes to tricking out those little four-wheeled mini-cars, and you can pretty much turn them into anything you want. Even a Batmobile. One guy in Arizona decided to take a shot at creating his dream cart, and he succeeded. Being an Arizona Cardinals season-ticket holder, he turned an old, broken-down golf...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gallery: Sports World Remembers 9/11, 13 Years Later

It’s a day that changed our lives forever. Most of us will never forget where we were the minute we heard about the first plane crashing into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  Nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives at the hands of terrorists hell-bent on destroying our way of life. The attacks on New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. changed the landscape of...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona State Sun Devils Unveil Copper Alternate Jersey

The Arizona State Sun Devils unveiled a Copper Alternate jersey to pay homage to Arizona’s copper industry on Monday and it’s a pretty slick set up. Normally I hate uniforms that bring in colors that aren’t the schools actual colors but this seems to work. And the “PT 42″ honoring Pat Tillman on the bumper of […] The post Arizona State Sun Devils Unveil Copper Alternate...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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