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2012-09-18 02:25:34

Pledges Donation to Big Cats for Every Sack He Makes During NFL Regular Season MIAMI, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota Vikings Star Linebacker Erin Henderson is causing an uproar for National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative. The NFL star is taking action in an effort to increase the awareness and importance of saving big cats around the world. "I am very excited to support National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative. I have always felt an inner lion roaring within me,...

2012-02-10 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Another mass federal lawsuit has been filed in Philadelphia on Friday, continuing the fight against the NFL by former players for concussion-related dementia and brain disease. The latest lawsuit is one of the largest to date and names over 62 former players and 30 of their wives. The players include Seth Joyner, former linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos. Jeremiah Trotter, linebacker...

2011-12-21 07:30:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday season, a time when charitable giving increases, NFL players have joined FWD, a national public awareness campaign designed to inform Americans of the extreme famine, war and drought in the Horn of Africa. Developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ad Council, the FWD campaign encourages Americans to forward the facts about the crisis and to donate to the relief efforts. To...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

SyberMed Enterprises, LLC, developers of the Linebacker® series of tapeless IV securement systems, announces two new products to serve the needs of pediatric and neonatal patients and healthcare professionals. Columbus, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 SyberMed Enterprises, LLC is excited to announce the development of two new products aimed at improving comfort and reducing the opportunity for tape-related skin issues and IV catheter dislodgements in infants and young patients....

2011-01-07 08:00:00

FRISCO, Texas, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after finishing runner-up in the Buck Buchanan Award voting, Eastern Washington's J.C. Sherritt reeled it in. The voting was tight, but on Thursday night, Sherritt was named the 2010 winner of the defensive player of the year award in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Sports Network presents and Fathead.com sponsors the 16th annual Buchanan Award. Sherritt, second last year to James Madison defensive end Arthur Moats (now a...

2010-12-11 00:00:37

Legendary Liquids, LLC will debut VICTORY H2Oâ“ž¢, a complete performance water designed for maximum hydration. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 NFL Super Bowl XLIII Champion Pittsburgh Steelers Keyaron Fox and celebrated Athletic Performance Manager and Health Specialist Eric Fears team up to introduce VICTORY H2O- Elite Hydration- Complete Performance Water; set to launch nationally January 2011. VICTORY H2O will debut as one-of-the-first water products...

2010-11-01 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Browns linebacker, David Bowens, tops the list of Rising Sports Stars to watch in the month of November. The list identifies sports stars with the greatest leap in popularity over the prior 30 days. A meteoric rise may indicate a standout on-the-field performance, off-the-field achievement, or emergence from utility player to celebrity. Rising Sports Stars is distributed by Brand Affinity Technologies (BAT), a company that calculates...

2010-05-12 03:00:00

DENVER, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- What Are Kids Saying, LLC announced that it has re-launched WhatAreKidsSaying.com (WAKS), a free online community where kids and teens (age 5 to 18) express themselves through creative writing. In addition to writing, WAKS features include "Ask the Doc," where Board Certified Psychiatrist, Shabnum H. Sheikh M.D., answers questions from kids and teens; writing contests; "WAKS Workshop" for writing tips; survey questions; and "Time Capsule," where private...

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2009-07-16 11:21:21

An attorney says he wants detailed information about Chicago Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs' financial activities. Attorney Enrico Mirabelli, who is representing Briggs' ex-girlfriend Brittini Tribbett, said the NFL player's personal finance information would offer insights into any child support payments Briggs is making to two other women, the Chicago Sun-Times said Thursday. Mirabelli said his client would like Briggs to pay additional child support for their 1-year-old daughter,...

2009-02-25 15:37:18

Linebacker Derrick Brooks was among five high priced veterans released Wednesday in a salary dump by the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brooks, 35, an 11-time Pro Bowl selection, was a first-round pick by the Bucs out of Florida State in the 1995 NFL draft. He recorded 100 or more tackles in 13 straight seasons from 1996-2008, the longest active streak in the NFL, and his 2,198 career tackles is both a franchise-high and leads all active NFL players. Our family and the entire Tampa Bay community...