Jets team up with LeGrand for charity

Jets linebacker Bart Scott held a charity go-kart event Monday to help benefit his foundation and Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers player paralyzed in a game last year.

Scott, along with teammates including Mark Sanchez, Antonio Cromartie and David Harris, drove go-karts with teams of fans at Pole Position Raceway on Monday night and helped raise more than $25,000 for the "A Son Never Forgets Foundation." LeGrand, injured against Army last season, was the guest of honor.

LeGrand, who has made remarkable strides in his recovery, says he sat up for 35 seconds Monday with a therapist supporting his pelvis.

Scott established his foundation in 2006 after assisting his cousin, who was paralyzed in a shooting. Scott says this was the first time he held a charity event.

- Associated Press