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High School Football Star Scores 8 Touchdowns Day After Mom’s Death: ‘Really Special Feeling’

Alex Brown Instagram

Alex Brown Instagram

Alex Brown Instagram

A New Jersey high school football player honored his late mom on the field during a Friday game, all while bringing his team to the next round in playoffs.

Alex Brown, a senior at Red Bank Catholic High School, scored eight touchdowns in a single game the day after his mom, Michelle Brown, died of breast cancer, CBS New York reports. Alex, who told NJ.com that his mom was his “biggest inspiration,” threw for six touchdowns and ran for two.

“I threw that first touchdown pass and I just knew she was gonna be with me the whole night,” Alex told CBS of his late mother, adding, “It was a really special feeling.”

Alex Brown QB and his mom

Alex Brown QB and his mom

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Chadwick Boseman Remembered With Online Tributes For The First Anniversary Of His Death

The late Chadwick Boseman was honored today on the anniversary of his death by friends, colleagues and fans. The Black Panther star died from complications of colon cancer last year on this date, keeping his condition a secret from all but his closest associates and thus shocking the world with his untimely passing at age 43.

Marvel Entertainment and Marvel Studios posted the same tribute. “Honoring our friend, our inspiration, and our King, Chadwick Boseman.”

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Black Panther actor Lupita Nyong’o, who played King T’Challa’s love interest Nakia, also shared an image of the two of them together out of costume. “I did not know that I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure. I do. I do… One year after his passing, the memory of @chadwickboseman remains this alive in me,” Nyong’o wrote.

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Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong’o and More Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman One Year After His Death

On the one-year anniversary of Chadwick Boseman’s death, several of his friends, collaborators and admirers took to social media to honor him and his work.

Boseman, famous for playing the titular role in Marvel’s “Black Panther” among many other films, died of colon cancer at age 43 on Aug. 28, 2020. His passing came as a shock to almost everyone — he had been diagnosed in 2016, but kept his illness private and continued to work. Only his family and a small group of others were aware as he underwent surgeries and chemotherapy; despite the physically demanding nature of many of his last roles, even Ryan Coogler (director of “Black Panther”) and Spike Lee (director of “Da 5 Bloods”) have said publicly that they were completely surprised by the news.

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Pedro Gomez death: Reporter honored with ‘SportsCenter’ video tribute

One day after ESPN reporter Pedro Gomez died unexpectedly, the network honored him with a touching tribute on Monday night’s SportsCenter.

Reporter Michele Steele narrated the video, which highlighted Gomez’s family and his journalism career that spanned over three decades.

“With his glorious smile and his effusive charm, Pedro Gomez became the light of any room he entered,” Steele said in the video. “And on the baseball field, any baseball field, he was greeted by name, and more often than not, a warm embrace. He was beloved by everyone and kind.”

Tributes to Gomez have poured in this week from his ESPN colleagues, his fellow sportswriters and numerous people across MLB and the baseball community. Many have spoken of Gomez’s kindness, his willingness to help young reporters on the beat and his love for his family.

“Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a dad, loving

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