Rudy Ruettiger’s Wife Cheryl Ruettiger

Rudy Ruettiger’s wife Cheryl Ruettiger lives in the city of Henderson, Nevada. She co-founded the Rudy Foundation with her husband and acts as the Executive Director. The actual mission statement of the organization is big and lofty. It talks about how it’s goals are to fulfill people’s dreams through “character, courage, contribution, and commitment”.  I’ve become completely numbed and deadened to the ultra-ambiguousness of Foundation mission statements.  So for me it’s par for the course to hear…

Herb Brooks’ Wife Patti Brooks

Herb Brooks wife Patti Brooks -

Herb Brooks’ wife Patti Brooks remembers his life in vivid detail, and his run as coach of the 1980 “Miracle” team is especially detailed. He passed in 2003, but Patti was giving personal accounts of the actual events of the movie in 2010 to NHL.com. She married Herb in 1965 and stayed married to him for 38 years. Back in 1965, Herb was five years removed from a 1960 Olympic USA hockey gold medal. The…

Micky Ward’s Wife Charlene Fleming Ward

Micky Ward Wife Charlene Ward

Micky Ward’s wife Charlene Fleming Ward has stuck by the guy’s side and watched his face get turned into mashed potatoes countless times. That’s not a dig at Micky either- that’s just the nature of boxing and boxing couples (unless you’re a defensive wizard like Floyd Mayweather). Charlene was played by Amy Adams in the excellent Hollywood rendering of the couples’ life, “The Fighter.” The film’s known for it’s low key, non-showy style. The depiction of…