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2013-11-11 16:25:52

-Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. U.S. Congressman Andre Carson, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, along with civic and...

2013-11-11 08:32:12

- Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, Jackson Mayor Marty Griffin, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice...

2012-07-23 02:23:49

INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, well over 100,000 racing fans will have a chance to hear a personal appeal from Tony and Lauren Dungy on the subject of adoption at the world's largest spectator sporting facility, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indianapolis Super Bowl-winning coach is featured in a 30-second public service announcement, framing the current orphan crisis and need for adoption awareness. The video spot will be featured on an exterior...

2012-01-23 07:05:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's football fans gathering at various watch parties will have access to one Super Bowl coach's personal thoughts during halftime. A free downloadable video kit is available to local game watching party organizers which features Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy and his wife Lauren. The video message includes a personal appeal to Americans on the subject of the current orphan crisis and adoption. Dungy is involved with The Adoption...

2011-09-01 04:00:00

BOOKS ALSO PRESENTED TO COLLEGE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTS INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Irsay, Owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts provided every high school head football coach in Indiana a copy of Joe Ehrmann's book, InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives. "My relationship with Joe is very special, and I have a tremendous personal and professional regard for his dedicated work to help others," said Irsay. "I have been inspired by his book, and I...

2010-11-30 13:31:00

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Drew Brees, the author of Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity, has been named by Sports Illustrated as its 2010 "Sportsman of the Year." Released this past July 6, and written with Chris Fabry, Coming Back Stronger reached as high as No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal, No. 2 on the Publishers Weekly, and No. 3 on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction lists. More than 200,000 copies of the book are in print....

2009-10-02 17:08:47

University of Oregon football coach Chip Kelly says suspended running back LeGarrette Blount has a chance to return this season. No time line was given. Kelly suspended the senior on Sept. 4 for the rest of the season for punching a Boise State player following a 19-8 loss to the Broncos. When Kelly announced the suspension, he said Blount could take part in all team activities, including practice, but would not be allowed to play in any game. After speaking with a number of nationally...

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2009-08-11 14:45:00

Quarterback Michael Vick, a free man after serving federal time for a dogfighting conviction, may be playing in the NFL again soon, his agent said Tuesday. Joel Segal told ESPN Radio there are a lot of teams interested in signing his client and it's not a matter of if, but when. Former NFL coach Tony Dungy, appointed by the league as a mentor to the 29-year-old former Atlanta Falcons quarterback, also is in Vick's corner, saying he has recommended him to teams. Dungy told ESPN coaches have...

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2009-07-16 14:17:14

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, ending two months of house arrest after 18 months behind bars, is still a team question mark despite support. National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll consider lifting his suspension of Vick, but observes: It's not a right to play in the NFL. It's a privilege. Falcons owner Arthur Blank says he doesn't want Vick to return to his team and released him June 12 after numerous attempts to trade him failed. I doubt (Goodell)...

2009-06-04 08:00:00

FamilyLife's Father's Day options offer inspirational messages for Dad to read and watch LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms and kids alike will find plenty of unique and affordable Father's Day gift options on FamilyLife's online store, www.shopfamilylife.com/gift-for-dad.html. Below please find a sampling of what is available - something for every father, grandfather, or Godfather on your list. For the sentimental Dad: Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices & Priorities...