SportsBall 2019, The 25th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala benefiting Arthur Ashe
Highlights of Sportsball 2019, Photo Credit Natalia DaSilva
SportsBall 2019 is a celebration with a purpose. Each year, the Institute honors individuals and organizations that are making significant contributions to urban communities in the areas of health, education, medical research, community service, and philanthropy. The funds raised at SportsBall support the Institute’s innovative community health education programs and research initiatives. Arthur Ashe founded the Institute in 1992, just two months before his death from AIDS, in response to the disproportionate amount of illness and death in urban communities from preventable diseases. Arthur knew that many of these diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension, were the result of inadequate health care delivery systems, late detection, and insufficient health education.
The 2021 Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest
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Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo & Nick Wehry
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Black and Latino Sports Journalist Matter
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