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Thumb Area Football League ‘Pink Out’ raises funds for cancer charities

A day of wet weather washed out many of the day’s football games, but the rain couldn’t put a damper on the enthusiasm for the Thumb Area Football League’s “Pink Out” fundraising event. Teams from acr... read more

NFL supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Football League and ... partnership has raised more than $3 million for the American Cancer Society, with the majority of the donation coming from the sale of pink items at retail and on ... read more

MLB hits 10th year of pink bats for Mother’s Day

Pink bats will be in style ... This is the 10th year that Major League Baseball has partnered with Louisville Slugger to produce the special bats, which will be auctioned off to raise money for breast ... read more

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Pink-Shaded Marketing

Clad in a light pink polo ... with ACS and league corporate partners to run A Crucial Catch, the league's month-long breast cancer awareness campaign. It raises awareness and funds for breast cancer c... read more


Breast Cancer Awareness Month is promoted by the NFL in October, but Domestic Violence Awareness Month is not

Every NFL season, Bobbie Shay Lee sees a battle of pink vs. purple. In October, the National Football League ... cancer screenings for more than 20,000 women who might not have access to regular healt... read more

Cancer fundraisers target high school sporting events

Other cancer research charities -- drawn in some cases by the lack of oversight at the high school level -- are joining in. A Virginia-based charity, the Side-Out Foundation, is annually hosting "Dig ... read more

NFL tells DeAngelo Williams he can’t wear pink all year

Williams lost his mother to breast cancer, and he says he contacted NFL vice president of football ... it hangs out from his helmet, says he has researched the NFL’s rules and can find no rules about ... read more

Tim Tebow takes time to meet families in crisis amid hoopla of playoffs

the governing body for college sports, prohibited that. Instead, he launched an on-campus group of students and boosters to raise money for charities. In January 2010, out of college but still awaitin... read more

Breast Cancer Takes Life of Ashburn Woman

She was active in the community and the Ashburn Youth Football League as a coach's wife and team mom. During her battle with cancer ... Fund, c/o Matt Dolan, 47037 Berwick Ct., Sterling, VA 20165. Pre... read more

A growing disenchantment with October 'pinkification' for breast cancer

Together we'll turn the sports world pink." Pinkwashing, as some breast cancer activists call it, has become an October rite, to "raise ... National Football League's "Crucial Catch" program contribut... read more

Across the area

Courtesy photo Albert Varacallo III (right) and his Minor League Basketball ... and the Sideline Cancer organization by playing in a charity basketball game at DuBois Central Catholic to raise awarene... read more

NFL supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Football League ... cancer awareness themed signs will be passed out to fans as they enter. At halftime, 300 breast cancer survivors from Komen for the Cure and volunteers whose lives hav... read more



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