Representing Tackles4Cancer and playing on the NCAA Final Four court in front of hundreds of people at 41 years old is the opportunity of a lifetime! Our coaches are the legendary TJ Ford, Tom Pender, and Jim Harrick ! This is also the first ever Hardwood Heroes basketball game! The game will take place at NRG stadium @ 11am on Friday April 1, 2016 prior to the final practices and the Reese’s All-Star Game. It will air on Saturday during the Infiniti NCAA Tip Off Show on April 2 on TBS. In addition, the practices will run as edited segments... Read More
Story by Joel Thorman Eric Berry won the AP comeback player of the year on Saturday night during the NFL Honors show. He gave this speech after winning the award. He got emotional during it which is one of the first times I ever remember seeing him like that. It was very memorable...we'll link video when we see it. "First of all I want to say thank you. I'm truly honored. I'm truly blessed. Truly thankful to he standing before you all. I have so many people I want to thank but I just want to thank God because there... Read More
“From my days as a youth in Houston Texas to playing in the NFL, the pendulum was an integral part of becoming a winner in the game of life. In southwest Texas, ‘Friday Night Lights’ was reality and home to legendary athletes including Thurman Thomas, OJ McDuffie, myself, and several others. However, before every football game the sides of my mind functioned as if it were a pendulum. The research, time, effort to understand my opponent went from in-trepidation to supreme confidence, in between and back and forth. But, when the opening game ball was kicked, I became so focused... Read More
Tackles4Cancer president, William Dominic Austin, will be one of the celebs participating in Are you smarter than a celebrity ? to see who knows more about black trivia ! The event will take place on February 20, 2016 at the Buffalo Soldiers Museum in Houston, Texas. To purchase a ticket please use the contact information listed on the event flyer.