As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave a majority of sports and events on hold, Special Olympics launched Call To Action, an initiative to encourage our athletes to remain active and lift their spirits by surprising them with a phone call from their heroes.
The NFL Play 60 program is designed to promote healthy lifestyles for children by getting young people physically active for 60 minutes a day. Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Famer and Special Olympics Supporter Will Shields recently led an NFL Play 60 virtual workout for Special Olympics athletes in Kansas City.
On Saturday, April 25, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athlete and SOMO Hall of Famer, Arthur Murphy, of Independence, will be “announcing a pick” during the 2020 NFL Draft.3 Min Read
Every year, the week before the Super Bowl features the one of the largest gatherings of media in the United States. Consumer sports, entertainment, lifestyle and business broadcast outlets set up to cover the news and festivities before the Big Game on Sunday.4 Min Read
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach, Andy Reid shared a message for all of the Special Olympics athletes ahead of the “Big Game.”
I want to tell you a story about a kid who fell in love with sports at a young age. About a kid who had dreams of making a difference. A kid who was willing to do whatever it took to achieve that dream, but who was also just trying to keep up with everyone else.2 Min Read
The NFL celebrated its third annual "My Cause, My Cleats" campaign during Week 14 of the NFL season as a part of its commitment to supporting causes important to players. My Cause, My Cleats is a collaboration between the NFL and players that raises money for hundreds of charitable organizations of each players choosing.1 Min Read
Joe Haden, cornerback for the Pittsburg Steelers, had a blast taking part at the Unified Flag Football Clinic at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
The Chicago Bears hosted 180 Special Olympics athletes from 12 Special Olympics Illinois teams in a flag football tournament held in Halas Hall.1 Min Read
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback James Winston welcomed 75 Special Olympics Florida athletes to his Dream Forever Foundation football camp.1 Min Read