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Canada’s ‘Double Amputee Hero’ Paul Franklin announces Heroes Hockey Challenge

VANCOUVER, B.C. — Master Corporal Paul Franklin was on hand Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Farimont Hotel in Vancouver, B.C. to unveil the 2012 Heroes Hockey Challenge. Heroes Hockey Challenge is a series of national hockey charitable events which raise funds to benefit wounded Canadian soldiers and their families, with particular emphasis on amputees. Franklin, … Continue reading

International panel of women saluted at annual gala

NEW YORK — Some of the most prestigious women in sports gathered last Wednesday to celebrate the 32nd annual Salute to Women in Sports Foundation Awards Gala¬†at New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. The event handed out awards to an international¬†group of women athletes including Abby Wambach, Yani Tseng, and the Visa women’s ski jumping … Continue reading

Taste of the NFL kicks off Kick Hunger Challenge

NEW YORK — Food and football seem always to go hand in hand. So does a competitive nature. Now, the NFL and the General Mills Foundation are putting these two ideas together for the good of local food banks. The Kick Hunger Challenge is an online fundraising campaign spearheaded by Taste of the NFL that … Continue reading