NFL, NBA and Sports World Share Tributes to Celebrate Mother's Day

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistMay 9, 2021

Dallas Cowboys first round draft pick linebacker Micah Parsons, second from left, poses for photos with his mom, Sherese Parsons, left, son Malcom, 2, owner Jerry Jones, fourth from left, sister Shatara Parsons, fifth from left, and father Terrence Parsons Sr., right, at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters, Friday, April 30, 2021, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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The sports world reacted to Mother's Day on Sunday with a number of teams and individual players sharing well wishes to all of the moms out there. 

There was the NFL and its teams with messages for the mothers:

Las Vegas Raiders @Raiders

A message to remember. Happy Mother's Day, Raider Nation 💐 https://t.co/L5RU5QfPJy

New Orleans Saints @Saints

#MothersDay message from the Saints ❤️ https://t.co/8KeFcMo46f

Philadelphia Eagles @Eagles

To the moms of #EaglesEverywhere, Happy #MothersDay! https://t.co/SRJlLkzyCw

Tampa Bay Buccaneers @Buccaneers

Happy Mother's Day to all the Bucs moms out there! ♥️ https://t.co/YqgxgS5rUX

The NBA and WNBA shared messages of thankfulness and spoke to various mothers from around the league as well: 

Golden State Warriors @warriors

Shoutout to all the moms 💙 💛 Happy Mother’s Day! https://t.co/MoOZu3aBXH


Knicks moms sat down with @NBATVAhmad to share stories about their sons and talk about their roles in helping them achieve their NBA dreams. #MothersDay


Tune in now as NBA & WNBA Moms sit down with Lisa Salters to discuss being mother's to professional basketball players, wishes for their children and more! #MothersDay https://t.co/7ib8kQHZzH

ESPN @espn

An incredibly touching and emotional moment as @JalenRose pays tribute to his late mother on NBA Countdown ❤️ https://t.co/cL7d0I2UkX

And of course, baseball teams and players chimed in:

Sportsnet @Sportsnet

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s special #MothersDay cleats are just 🥰🥰🥰 📸: @BlueJays https://t.co/FomSWVk3Cm

YES Network @YESNetwork

A very Happy Mother's Day from Brett Gardner and the Yankees! #YANKSonYES https://t.co/f5CgPlilis

Chicago Cubs @Cubs

What makes your mom special? #CubTogether https://t.co/a7PMNa2nMv

Sporting News @sportingnews

Yadier Molina with a special Mother's Day chest plate. https://t.co/pkbzQvzDIa

How many athletes would be where they are today without the love and support of their mothers along the way?  

So shoutout to all of the moms out there for everything they've done and continue to do. Happy Mother's Day!