NFL partners with three organizations to get out the vote
The NFL is partnering with three non-profit, non-partisan organizations to get out the vote as the league leverages its Inspire Change initiative. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)The NFL is partnering with three non-profit, non-partisan organizations to get out the vote as the league leverages its Inspire Change initiative. The program will support and encourage voting and civic engagement efforts of current and former NFL players, club and league personnel and fans beginning Thursday until Election Day in November. Were launching NFL Votes to inspire everyone in the NFL family including our fans to participate in the civic process by getting registered to vote and ultimately exercising their right to vote, said Commissioner Roger Goodell, whose father was a renowned U.S. senator. "To get my brother to vote, my cousin, my family?___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL
The ESPYS focus on honors, pandemic and racial justice
Love received the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards on Sunday, June 21, 2020, for sparking a national conversation about mental health. The focus of Sunday night's show on ESPN was hope and inspiration in the time of coronavirus. Two years ago, he wrote an online essay detailing his struggles with mental health, including having a panic attack during a game. As a result, other athletes and fans began sharing details of their own mental health challenges and sharing resources on how to get help. During the COVID-19 crisis, he's shared tips on how to cope with the stress and isolation caused by the pandemic.