Latest Appearances And Speaking Engagements By Sports Celebrities
With the NFL schedule underway, companies are cashing in on the in-season marketability of the league’s stars. One such ad could be caught across social media this weekend with new Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham staring in a spot for Powerade.
The commercial was part of Power... Read More
This weekend will probably be one Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz remembers for a long time. Even with the Red Sox long removed from postseason contention, Ortiz was able to give his longtime fans a September thrill.
He hit two homeruns on Saturday against the Tampa Bay R... Read More
One of the coolest stories of the NFL preseason involved San Francisco 49ers new running back Jarryd Hayne. Despite spending an entire career in the Australian National Rugby League, Hayne impressed on the football field and found a home on the 53-man roster.
His amazing accomplishmen... Read More
On Thursday, August 22nd, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue came back to a city that had been devastated just ten years ago. Tagliabue was the speaker at the St. Jude Hospital’s Legends of Charity event in New Orleans.
He spoke about the impact of Hurricane Katrina and particular... Read More
It is a busy time for retired basketball fan favorite Dikembe Mutombo. Mutombo recently led a tour of NBA stars to Africa and will get inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame next Friday.
The once-dominant center also received news this week that he will be honored by on... Read More
With all he has accomplished in his life four-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath can inspire many with his story. The hard work and daily grind Heath puts in can be applied to the goals of anyone.
Heath recently gave the keynote speech at the University of Denver’s Pioneer Prep. It was... Read More
Basketball great Artis Gilmore knows what it’s like to be a Hall of Famer. On October 8th, he will have the honor of delivering the keynote speech at a banquet that will give others that same feeling.
Gilmore has been chosen to speak at the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame ceremony.&... Read More
This NFL offseason had no shortage of players retiring early to avoid the life-altering ramifications of head injuries that can be incurred while playing. Even as the league gets set to kick off next Thursday, players are still weighing the risk/reward nature of the sport many have devoted the... Read More