Athletes “Giving Back”

The Giving Back Fund releases an annual list, ranking celebrities who have made charitable contributions in each calendar year. Many professional athletes made the list, including:
Lance and Cara Berkman – $2,109,284; Charles Woodson –  $2,000,000; Madieu Williams – $2,000,000; Oscar de la Hoya – $1,300,000; Carmelo Anthony – $1,066,037; Lance Armstrong – $700,648; Mariano Rivera – $700,000; Derek Jeter – $525,664 and Scott Rolen – $505,838. You can read the entire list, and the causes to which all 30 celebrities donated here.

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez remembers his Number One Fan

A very sad but inspirational story comes along like this every so often. Read about Mark Sanchez and his young friend, Aidan Binkley, who lost his battle with cancer Thursday. We all have our personal concerns and worries that we sometimes magnify, and stories like these help us put them in perspective.