Ice bucket challenge
On Saturday, the social media campaign made a huge comeback in Central Park.
The 14-time All-Star nominated University of Miami President Donna Shalala, MLB analyst Harold Reynolds, 24 Hour Fitness founder Mark Mastrov and former teammates Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera.
Catholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.
The challenge got its start among golfers as a way to support pet charities.
The star shortstop said he was challenging his girlfriend, model Hannah Davis, as well as Jordan and actor Kevin Connolly.
Mike Francesa will be partaking in the Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday. And already some big numbers are being thrown around for the chance to do the honors.
The social media phenomenon began with Yonkers native Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, last year.
The legendary WFAN afternoon host will do the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research on Friday, when the show is broadcast from Bar A in Lake Como, N.J.
Nantucket Police tell the Boston Globe that Corey Griffin dove into the water from the “Juice Guys” building at around 2 a.m. Saturday. An off-duty lifeguard was nearby and recovered Griffin, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.
A day after the Jets were doused by members of the Cortlandville Fire Department, the Giants took their turns answering the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, albeit in a bit more subtle fashion.
Christie nominated three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours or donate $100: Democratic New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon.
“Anytime you’re challenged by New England, we’re going to accept that challenge,” head coach Rex Ryan playfully said.
Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably seen the videos of people dumping ice water over their heads to raise money and awareness for ALS research.
It’s a way to cool off and raise money. The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause.