There is no question that Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has stepped out of the shadows of his former mentor Greg Popovich.  Budenholzer led the Atlanta Hawks to an Eastern Conference-best 60-22 record this season.  That stunning regular season led him to winning the Red Auerbach Trophy a... Read More

Several years after retirement from a 14-season big league baseball career, Chris Hammond continues to impact lives.  Most recently, his foundation presented a check for $2,500 to Huffman Park Youth Baseball in Alabama.  Hammond wanted to support his local community group.  He hand... Read More

Former NFL player turned motivational speaker Shawn Harper will be impacting people at Canon City High School with his message of perseverance Tuesday 6-8 PM.  The event is free to the public at the high school’s Tiger Dome.  St. Thomas More Health Foundation provided the opportun... Read More

Harrison Dillard has received many honors throughout his life, but now the four-time Olympic gold medalist has his own statue.  Baldwin Wallace University placed a life-sized 150-pound bronze sculpture depicting Dillard in prime hurdling form outside the George Finnie Stadium on Saturday. ... Read More

Noted ESPN college football analyst and former NFL quarterback Brian Griese is the keynote speaker at the 30th annual Athens National Football Foundation awards dinner.  Griese will take part in the ceremony that honors former Georgia Bulldogs football players, various local high school stars,... Read More

The Marcus Mariota hype machine is starting to ramp up in advance of the start of the NFL Draft in April 30th.  Leave it to University of Oregon partner Nike to prominently feature the former Ducks star quarterback in an ad leading up to the draft.  Nike is welcoming Mariota to the... Read More

Professional NFL football player for the Houston Texans JJ Watt just signed a deal with the brand Reebok to endorse their equipment, however the only catch is that he can’t showcase them on the field due to NFL policy. However, the vice president of Reebok Chris Waldeck isn’t too worried... Read More

Fresh of what may be an MVP season, James Harden is being sought after more than ever as a corporate pitchman.  Harden has most recently linked up with Taco Bell’s “Breakfast Defector” campaign. The Houston Rockets’ star shooting guard aligns well with the quick servi... Read More