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2014-03-27 12:24:50

Former NBA Champion and Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning Surprises Standout with Elite Honor METUCHEN, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Karl Towns, Jr. of St. Joseph High School (Metuchen, N.J.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Towns was surprised with the...

2013-07-30 16:22:42

Leaders Warn That Proposed 12 Percent Reduction Will Lead to Facility Closures, Diminished Access and Quality WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Basketball legend Alonzo Mourning is in Washington, DC, today for meetings with policy makers and elected officials to argue against proposed cuts to Medicare's dialysis benefit -- cuts that kidney care leaders warn will have negative consequences for patient access and quality. Mourning, who has kidney disease and had a...

2013-03-27 12:23:40

Former NBA Champion and Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year HUNTINGTON, W.V., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 28(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Andrew Wiggins of Huntington St. Joseph's Prep (Huntington, W.V.) as its 2012-13 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Wiggins was surprised with the news at school by former NBA...

2013-03-13 23:00:49

The Sports Fan Playground announced that a variety of Miami Heat NBA merchandise, including jerseys, hats, and t-shirts, are marked down up to 60%, along with a variety of soccer apparel and equipment. Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Miami Heat NBA merchandise and various soccer equipment, including jerseys, shorts, cleats and more, are marked down up to 60% at the Sports Fan Playground. The Miami Heat mark down continues through the month of March, while the soccer equipment will...

2012-12-05 12:23:40

Kidney Community Urges Congress to Prevent Additional Cuts to Medicare Dialysis Benefit, Vulnerable Patients' Care During Fiscal Cliff Discussions WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning joined with representatives of Kidney Care Partners (KCP), a broad-based coalition and leading voice of the kidney community, on Capitol Hill today to announce significant improvements in patient care outcomes and urge Congress to maintain its...

2012-08-07 02:25:15

Annual Awards Dinner Will Pay Tribute to Philanthropic Heroes and Sports Legends to Benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, will host its 27(th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner at the Waldorf=Astoria on Monday, September 24, 2012. NBC Sports Icon Bob Costas will once again return as Master of Ceremonies, hosting the dinner which...

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two. Her father, Jim Duquette, former Baltimore Orioles executive and New York Mets general manager, is a member of the board of directors of The NephCure Foundation, which funds research into the disease. The operation is set for June 4 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Former New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles executive and current MLB Radio host Jim Duquette will be donating his...

2012-04-12 06:25:04

CHICAGO, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 27th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS, today announced Jabari Parker of Simeon Career Academy (Chicago, Ill.) as its 2011-12 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Parker was surprised with the news in his Spanish class by former NBA Champion Alonzo Mourning, who earned Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year honors in 1987-88. "When I...

2012-03-13 11:36:00

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a once-in-lifetime private "boot camp" UGive.org and Athletes for Hope organized a weekend "escape for GOOD" for major donors, family philanthropists and social change experts at The Sanctuary Spa and Resort on Camelback on February 23-26, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/NY69493 ) The "escape" was hosted by elite champions including Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Johnny Bench,...

2012-03-08 07:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Kidney Day today, former Georgetown University stand-out, NBA all-star and leading kidney patient advocate Alonzo Mourning met with key lawmakers and White House staff to raise awareness about kidney disease and urge them to ensure individuals diagnosed with kidney failure - also known as end stage renal disease (ESRD) - receive equal treatment under the health care reform law. Under current law, individuals who...