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Pickup Vision Award Presented to “Basketball Cop”

"Basketball Cop" Bobby White became famous when he was called out to a noise disturbance in Gainesville, FL, only to find out that the noise was kids playing basketball in the street.  Instead of clearing the kids away, he joined them and, when he left, promised to come back with ...

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Pickup the Ball in the News

Pickup the Ball was featured in the News-Press Newsmakers section today, featuring a Q&A with Ted Sottong. Click here to see a pdf of the story.  

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Pickup Changed the Course of Teammate’s Life

Five miles from the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, on the southern shore of the Dominican Republic, Anthony Linarez was born to a mother who made sure he never missed a meal, and a father he wouldn't meet until 14 years later. San Cristobal, a city a little smaller ...

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Sherwood Brown Knows the Reasons for His Successes

by Ted Sottong, Pickup the Ball, Inc. Sherwood Brown, in spite of the uncharacteristic pressed shirt and tie, was relaxed and conversant when he sat down with Pickup the Ball at the Orlando Country Club recently for a discussion about his childhood, family, basketball, and his future. Brown was candid and ...

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