Tag Archive: Ballanthropy

Steelers Polamalu Earns USC Degree

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Ball players often leave school early to pursue their professional sports dreams. ┬áMany of them promise to return to campus to complete their degree. Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu kept that promise and graduated from the University of Southern California with a history degree. Even on such an important day in his life, Polamalu …

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Baller Pics – 10th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Kick-Off Party

Michael Jordan arrives to Haze Nightclub to kick-off his 10th Annual Clebrity Invitational

Las Vegas, Michael Jordan, and tons of his famous friends equal a weekend of ENDLESS grown-up fun. The 10th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational kicks off this weekend at the ARIA Resort and Casino. Last night Jordan hosted special guests at Haze nightclub to start the festivities off right. Mr. Jordan looks like he got …

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Ballanthropy – Sports Stars Sign Gold Lindt Bunnies for Autism

April marks National Autism Awareness Month and the Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction is underway. Celebrity auctions are a great way to raise awareness for various causes, and this time Ebay is hosting an auction for Swiss chocolatier Lindt. Many celebs, including some notable sports figures were asked to autograph the gold bunnies and each …

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Ballanthropy: Luol Deng’s Heart Will Always Belong to Sudan

Luol Deng, forward for the Chicago Bulls, returned to his homeland of Sudan (he had not been there in nearly 20 years) in conjunction with the UN Refugee Agency. The visit was filmed by famed commercial director Bryan Buckley and the footage was turned into a commercial campaign to raise awareness to the plight of …

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Philadelphia Eagles Give Local Teen Vote of Confidence

Thursday, ABC’s The View had a very emotional segment on bullying. Philadelphia teen Nadin Khoury, 13, was the victim of a vicious attack by a group of schoolmates where he was drug across the snowy ground, placed in a tree, and hung up on a seven foot wrought-iron fence where they left him. Video of …

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Ballanthropy: Terrell Owens Takes On Alzheimer’s Disease

NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens visited CNN studios Thursday to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and the ways it has affected his family. T.O.’s maternal grandmother, Alice, was diagnosed with the disease in 1996. In the interview, T.O. points out that family members suffer greatly when a loved has Alzheimer’s disease. I know first hand the toll …

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