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Mike Adams making impact near and far

In March of 2017, safety Mike Adams was part of a group of NFL players that travelled to South Africa with the goal of supporting and inspiring kids at an orphanage and a high school. “After seeing the impact it had,” Adams said, “we knew we had to do it again.” So in March of 2018, Adams and the group of players took another trip – this time to Jamaica, where they visited Granville All-Age School in St James. “We were glad to be there and learn from them,” Adams said. “We learned songs, we played soccer their way. It was a great thing to do. “I was so happy with the outcome of everything.” The crew of NFL players brought all sorts of donations with them - from signed jerseys to slippers and

Will Blackmon Back at Alma Mater

NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion Will Blackmon returned to his alma mater and hosted the fourth annual Will Blackmon FUNdamentals Football Clinic at Bishop Hendricken on Saturday, followed by the first-ever Blackmon/Rowley Combine Camp on Sunday. The camp hosted nearly 300 athletes from the youth level, while roughly 100 players attended Sunday’s combine. Many big names in the New England football community made the trip to lend a hand, including former Patriots center Dan Koppen as well as many college coaches. The goal for the camp was to help teach the basics of the sport and sharpen campers’ skills, while the inaugural combine gave local high schoolers the chance to showcase their ski

Ickey has the skinny on svelte Mixon

FLORENCE, Ky. _ The Bengals start training camp a week from Thursday and the Super Team and This Team stretch into the 30-year celebration season Wednesday night during a charity softball slugfest the footballers drop to a band of Cincinnati celebrities. The final is 19-17 and the only three points all-time leading scorer Jim Breech can give them is on the shirt on his back. The Celebrity Softball Classic is as old as that 1988 AFC title, but with a portion of the proceeds going to another Cincinnati institution, The Dragonfly Foundation that helps young cancer and bone marrow transplant patients, it is as robust as that 52-year-old ambassador of Bengaldom known as Elbert “Ickey,” Woods. Woo

Bethel High graduate C.J. Anderson gives back to Vallejo with third annual free football camp

C.J. Anderson’s pro football team recently changed. His love for his hometown of Vallejo hasn’t. Although the Bethel High graduate and Pro Bowl running back is now a Carolina Panther instead of a Denver Bronco, Anderson has always remained loyal to Vallejo. On Saturday he once again gave back to the city, hosting his Dreams Never Die Foundation’s 3rd Annual Summer Football Camp. The camp featured kids aged 7 to 17 and was split into two sessions — one for the younger kids and another later in the day for high school players. Different stations were set up all over Corbus Field, many of them focused on passing, receiving or tackling and of course, running the ball. Although the camp featured

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