Archive for the ‘u.s.’ Category

Justin Reid named first NFLPA Community MVP of the season

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Texans safety Justin Reid has been named the NFLPA’s Community MVP for the first week of the regular season. Reid is being recognized for his work to help communities in his home state of Louisiana rebuild after being damaged by Hurricane Ida last month. Reid raised $10,000 and worked to put together a relief effort [more]

From out of the ashes, Kansas City Chiefs great Bobby Bell became a monument to change

Sunday, September 5th, 2021

Bobby Bell Day in Shelby, North Carolina, was about a lot of things, but most of all it was about the full circle of this Pro Football Hall of Famer’s life journey from segregation to celebration.

EDITORIAL: Stormy weather

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Sep. 3—After Tropical Storm Henri made landfall in Westerly, R.I., Aug. 22, it drifted uncharacteristically west, rather than heading northeast to the ocean as such storms have typically done. Central Park in New York City saw rainfall of 1.94 inches in an hour, the most since rain-per-hour records had been kept starting in 1869. Last Wednesday night, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed ...

Saints-Cardinals preseason game in New Orleans canceled due to Hurricane Ida

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Officials predict that the storm could become a Category 4 hurricane before it makes landfall south of New Orleans this weekend.

Jacksonville City Council approves Jaguars football performance facility deal

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

The Jacksonville Jaguars' plan for their football performance facility was approved by the Jacksonville City Council, and the city will split the cost with the team 50/50.

Washington tackle Charles Leno Jr. donates supplies to aid Afghan refugees

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Leno donated thousands of supplies through Mobile Hope, a nonprofit organization.

Patriots’ plane will deliver supplies to Haiti to aid earthquake recovery

Friday, August 20th, 2021

The Patriots are stepping up to assist in the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti. New England’s team plane, a Boeing 767, will be loaded up with supplies and medical equipment today and fly from Boston to Haiti tomorrow morning, according to CBS 4 in Boston. Haiti was hit last week by a massive earthquake that [more]

Could Tropical Depression Fred impact Jags’ preseason game vs. Browns?

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

So far, it looks like the storm shouldn't have much of an impact Jacksonville's game against Cleveland.

Erie County exec tamps down fears of Bills relocating

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz dismissed speculation of the Buffalo Bills relocating if a deal can’t be negotiated for public funds to pay for the construction of a new stadium. Poloncarz did not go into specifics on the proposed cost of the project to replace the Bills current facility, which opened in 1973, and controlled by the state and county. “I want the public to understand there’s been no gun put to the head of Erie County and New York state stating, `If you do not do this, we are moving,’” he said.

The Ertz Family Foundation and The Athletes’ Corner Launch ‘Meals n’ Medals’

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

For every goal the USWNT scores, and for every game they win, 50,000 meals will be provided to families in need.PHILADELPHIA, PA / ACCESSWIRE / July 23, 2021 / This last week, the United States Women's National Team began their quest to win the whole thing in Tokyo.