September 21, 20238:00 PM (PT)


Televised on Spectrum SportsNetSouthern California, view on map


Maxine TatlonghariMaxine.Tatlonghari@lung.org310-735-9186

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $415,000.00

THE off-field pro athlete talent show scoring BIG for lung health

What is Champions Unite?

Champions Unite is the only professional sports-focused talent show to benefit clean air and healthy lungs, right here in Southern California! Champions Unite brings pro sports teams, their athletes, and fans together for a live "off-the-field, court and ice" talent competition, and YOU help choose the winner. Tune into Spectrum SportsNet or come back here to view the show and vote for your favorite player. Voting details coming soon!

This year, we honor Lynn Valbuena, Chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations for her tireless work to improve the health and lives of California’s significant Native American population.

Congratulations to this year's winner Jordin Canada!

airing on:
Spectrum SportsNet

Season 3 Lineup

Mookie Betts & Freddie Freeman Mookie Betts x Freddie Freeman
Los Angeles Dodgers
Jordin Canada Jordin Canada
Los Angeles Sparks
Coach Phil Handy Coach Phil Handy
Los Angeles Lakers
Justin Herbert Justin Herbert
Los Angeles Chargers
Mark Langston Mark Langston
Los Angeles Angels
Austin Reeves Austin Reaves
Los Angeles Lakers
Brandon Staley Coach Brandon Staley
Los Angeles Chargers
Kobie Turner Kobie Turner
Los Angeles Rams

Who’s going to take the 2023 Title?
Tune in and Vote!

Thank You to Our Hosts

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    Chris McGee

    Spectrum SportsNet Host

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    Eric Karros

    Los Angeles Dodgers

  • photo of Robert Horry

    Robert Horry

    Los Angeles Lakers

  • photo of Allie Clifton

    Allie Clifton

    SportsNet Commentator

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    Shantel VanSanten

  • photo of Tony Gwynn Jr.

    Tony Gwynn Jr.

Trusted Champion Honoree

The American Lung Association is proud to celebrate Chairwoman Valbuena as our 2023 Champions Unite Trusted Champion.

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    Lynn Valbuena

    Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena is being honored for her outstanding community awareness and leadership in addressing ongoing healthcare disparities and her tireless work to promote better quality healthcare for Native Americans in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and other health challenges. Lynn’s nationally lauded leadership of the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations for 28 years, and nearly 50 years in leadership and service to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians demonstrate her deep commitment to the health and wellbeing of Native Americans in Southern California and throughout the Country.

A Win for Lung Health

When you reserve your spot and support Champions Unite, you help drive the American Lung Association’s lifesaving mission forward.


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Sign up with your email and get breaking news and exclusive offers as we fill out the line-up for this exciting off-field talent show. Register today.


Join The Club

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Why Wait?

Support the mission that truly affects everyone, because if you can’t breathe, nothing else matters.


Thank you to all our fundraisers!

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      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.



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