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NFL

August 2, 2017

NFL rookie melts trophies to make weights for Florida high school

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette wants his accomplishments to inspire others, and he's taking a unique approach to do it. Fournette, who was chosen with the fourth overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, collected roughly ...


July 10, 2017

NFL awards $2.6M grant to study concussion rehabilitation

The NFL is helping to fund the first large-scale study into the most effective ways to rehabilitate young athletes who have suffered a concussion. The University of North Carolina was awarded a $2.6 million grant for the project, which is expecte...


June 22, 2017

Former NFL QB Chad Pennington calls specialization a ‘disservice’

Add former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington to the growing list of professional athletes who are not a fan of sport specialization. [caption id="attachment_24172" align="alignright" width="265"] Former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington.[/caption] ...


August 15, 2016

Seattle Seahawks help fund AT programs at local schools

Via Seahawks.com The Seattle Seahawks and NFL Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Children’s and their Athletic Trainers program (AT). The grant will provide expanded coverage of ce...


May 25, 2016

Running back Jamaal Charles joins Shock Doctor, McDavid

Fountain Valley, Calif. — Shock Doctor and McDavid, leading athletic protection brands, announced today the signing of two-time NFL All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles. Charles has been a Cutters ambassador for the past two years, and his expande...


May 25, 2016

Study: 48.8% of NBA players related to ‘elite athletes’

A new study conducted by the Wall Street Journal suggests the best path to the NBA might be having a professional athlete in the family. [caption id="attachment_15949" align="alignright" width="279"] Klay Thompson, son of Mychal Thompson, is among...


March 15, 2016

Fifteen high schools receive $50K grant for athletic trainers

From the National Athletic Trainers' Association The NFL Foundation, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Gatorade and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) today announced the winners of the Athletic Trainer...


November 3, 2015

Shadowman, St. Louis Rams provide grants to high schools

[caption id="attachment_14466" align="alignright" width="300"] In addition to the grant, winning schools received a Shadowman tackling system.[/caption] As part of the St. Louis Rams and NFL’s commitment to enhance sports safety, during the 2015 h...