Its about time we had some positive news to celebrate isn’t it?
WWE superstar and Community Relations Ambassador Titus O’Neil has been named as a finalist in the Sports Humanitarian Award category of the annual ESPYS award.
The awards will be broadcast on ESPN on Sunday June 21st.
O’Neil has been nominated for his work in his hometown of Tampa, Florida, leading The Bullard Family Foundation, where he is currently transforming Sligh Middle Magnet School and the surrounding area into an innovative education and community hub to create lasting generational change.
According to the official press release, athletes nominated for the Muhammed Ali Award must meet a specific set of criteria to be considered:
Presented by ESPN and sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, the Sports Humanitarian Awards celebrate and honor athletes, teams, leagues and members of the sports industry for using sport to make a positive impact on society. The Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award is given to an athlete whose continuous, demonstrated leadership has created a measured positive impact on their community through sports. The candidate must embrace the core principles that Muhammad Ali embodied, including confidence, conviction, dedication, giving and respect.
The other finalists for the award are Nelson Cruz (Minnesota Twins, baseball), Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers, basketball), Devin and Jason McCourty (Both New England Patriots, NFL) and the Maya Moore (Minnesota Lynx, Women’s basketball)
Come on Titus. Wrestling fans are rooting for you!