Music and sports don’t often find themselves together, but when they do it’s beautiful.
Steve Gleason was a safety for the New Orleans Saints, known mostly for his blocked punt in 2006 that was used as a symbol for the resurgence of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In 2011 he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
There have been very few things that have meant more to me, and had as big as an impact in my life, as music and sports. So when Jerod asked me last week which one I would get rid of if I had to choose, it was a question that I couldn’t answer without it being personal.
Video: Eddie Vedder and Chris Chelios Sing “The Weight” in Chicago Bar While Kerry Wood Offers Support
Sunday night Kerry Wood was seen with Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder and former Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wing defenseman Chris Chelios at Stanley’s Kitchen and Tap in Chicago where Vedder and Chelios sung karaoke while Wood stood in the background and gave support.
Many have lauded the move by Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and president Crane Kenney to bring Theo to Chicago to rebuild the Cubs. The real credit should go to Eddie Vedder.
Jimmy Fallon joined the “Linsanity” craze last night in his show by spoofing Pearl Jam’s legendary hit song “Jeremy”…with a Jeremy Lin twist.