Team Tuck took on Team Nelly, led by hip-hop singer Nelly – spokesman for Celebrity Sweat and a top-notch baseball player back in high school – in a competitive but rain-soaked game. The game ended in a 10-10 tie after five innings.
Stars from sports, music and entertainment highlighted the teams’ rosters. Players included Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks, boxing legend Evander Holyfield, MLB All-Star Steve Garvey, New York Jets’ recent draft pick Oday Aboushi, former Giants’ defensive lineman Chris Canty, Vinny Guadagnino from “Jersey Shore” and Los Angeles Clippers’ forward Matt Barnes.
All proceeds from the event benefited Tuck’s R.U.S.H. for Literacy and ongoing Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
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