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NFL Join the Team: Back to Football Friday

(https://www.jointheteam.com/features/?f=737&t=29)

On Friday, September 10, 2010, in every city and small town across the country, the passion for NFL football teams will be on full display. In schools, office buildings, and local stores nationwide, every person will celebrate the first weekend of the new NFL season by wearing their favorite team’s gear.

This fall the NFL and United Way are teaming up for Back to Football Friday, a first-of-its-kind campaign to make youth health and wellness a nationwide priority. We are encouraging fans of all ages to show their NFL team pride at work and in school on Friday, September 10th, in celebration of the start of the NFL season and to join our efforts to end childhood obesity.

AT YOUR OFFICE:

Individuals can support United Way youth health and wellness by wearing their favorite football gear to work and encouraging their colleagues to do the same. The employer or group of individuals that show the most NFL team pride will receive an office celebration hosted by the NFL.

REGISTER NOW: BacktoFootball-UnitedWay

AT YOUR SCHOOL:

The 34 schools across the nation that show the most NFL team pride will be selected as NFL PLAY 60 Super Schools. The winning schools will receive a visit from a real NFL player and a $10,000 health and wellness grant.

REGISTER NOW: BacktoFootball-NFLRush

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In a recent television interview, Phillies OF Shane Victorino speaks of his journey through MLB and his involvement with Legacy Direct:

http://video.foxbusiness.com/10850723/mlb-all-star-victorino-on-life-in-baseball/?category_id=1292d14d0e3afdcf0b31500afefb92724c08f046

Former NHL stars, including Tie Domi, Claude Lemieux and Ken Daneyko, laced up narrower skates than they are used to  as they figu:re skated in “Battle of the Blades” : http://www.edmontonsun.com/entertainment/tv/2009/10/05/11300631-sun.html

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Bryan Clay, in addition to his rigorous training regimen, has made the trip to Copenhagen, Denmark to aid in the United States’ bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games in Chicago.  Here is the video:

http://www.universalsports.com/mediaPlayer/media.dbml?id=651933&db_oem_id=23000

Often referred to as the World’s Greatest Athlete,  Clay has recently gone largely unnoticed since winning the Gold Medal last August in Beijing,

See More:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/02/sports/olympics/02clay.html?sq=bryan%20clay&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all

On June 3rd, Forbes Magazine released the top 100 list of the world’s most powerful celebrities.  See who made the cut: 

http://www.forbes.com/2009/06/03/forbes-100-celebrity-09-jolie-oprah-madonna_land.html

 

The afternoon excursion to Wrigley Field proved completely worth it this week, if only to see 31-year-old Cubs rookie Bobby Scales make his MLB debut after 11 seasons of riding buses in the minors.  Scales lined a fifth-inning pitch off Lincecum — the NL’s reigning Cy Young winner — down the left field line for his first major league hit after 3,303 at-bats for eight different minor league teams over four different organizations

See More:

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Weighty-moment-Scales-smacks-MLB-hit-after-11-y?urn=mlb,161522


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