Archives for June 2014

San Francisco Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott to Appear at Sports Authority in East Palo Alto

EAST PALO ALTO,, CA. — 49er’s Hall of Famer, Ronnie Lott, will appear on Saturday, June 28, at Sports Authority’s East Palo Alto store as part of the chain’s reopening celebration after the store’s remodel. Lott will appear from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Source: Palo Alto Patch

Photo shows Ronnie Lott speaking at the Fund A Dream event in November 2012


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Mike Modano, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hašek, Rob Blake Inducted into Toronto’s 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame: VIDEO

Center, Mike Modano, goalie, Dominik Hasek, center, Peter Forsberg, defenseman, Rob Blake, coach, Pat Burns and official, Bill McCreary, were recently announced as Toronto’s 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame class inductees.

Photo shows former NHL center, Mike Modanao, speaking to the media after being inducted into the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame.

Photo shows Mike Modano speaking to the media after being inducted into the 2014 Hockey HOF.

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Indiana Pacers Paul George to Host 2014 Basketball ProCamp

AVON, IN. — Join Indiana Pacers All-Star forward, Paul George, for basketball instruction and fun at the 2014 Kroger Paul George Basketball ProCamp on Jul 12 – 13, 2014 at Avon High School. The basketball camp schedule is from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 12. Cost: $199. Source: Procamps.com

Photo shows Indiana Pacers All-Star, Paul George, in 2013  giving basketball tips on how to dribble.

Photo shows Indiana Pacers All-Star, Paul George, in 2013 giving basketball tips on how to dribble.

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Brandi Chastain Delivers Commencement Speech at Santa Clara University

SANTA CLARA, CA. — Soccer champion and Olympic Gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, was the commencement speaker on Saturday, June 14, where she spoke to more than 12,000 new graduates at Santa Clara University in Buck Shaw Stadium, in Santa Clara, CA.

Photo shows ’91 Soccer Champion and Olympic Gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, speaking on June 14, 2014 to more than 12,000 new graduates at Santa Clara University in Buck Shaw Stadium.


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Rory McIlroy Set to Play for Ireland in Rio 2016 Olympics

Pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, is set to play for Ireland in the Rio 2016 Olympics. According to Yahoo News, McIlroy, who was born and raised in Holywood in County Down, was eligible for both Great Britain and Ireland.

Photo shows Rory McIlroy speaking in a 2009 PGATour.com video segment.

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New York Jets Wide Receiver Eric Decker to Host Football ProCamp in Boonton, N.J.

BOONTON, N.J. — Join New York Jets WR Eric Decker for football instruction and fun at the 2014 Citi Eric Decker Football ProCamp on July 19 at Boonton High School. The camp is from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 8. Cost: $99. Source: Procamps.com ... Read More

Atlanta Falcons to be Featured on HBO Sports ‘Hard Knocks’

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — This years edition of HBO Sports’ documentary series Hard Knocks will feature a behind the scenes look at the Atlanta Falcons. A thirty person NFL team crew will be at team headquarters in Flower Branch, Georgia, shooting more than 1500 hours of footage. The Cincinnati Bengals were feature last season. Training camp with the Falcons debuts Tuesday, August 5, from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Atlanta Falcons to appear on HBO Sports’ documentary series Hard Knocks on August 5, 2014.

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Baseball Legend Tony Gywnn Dies from Cancer

Baseball Legend Tony Gywnn lost his battle with cancer today. According to CNN, the Hall of Fame outfielder who spent his entire Major League Baseball career with the San Diego Padres, died after a multiyear battle with salivary gland cancer. He was 54.
Tony Gwynn, May 9, 1960 to June 16, 2014.
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Knicks Carmelo Anthony to Opt Out of Contract: VIDEO

Knicks power forward, Carmelo Anthony, plans to opt out of his contract with the Knicks by exercising the Early Termination Option (ETO) on his contract later this month. This decision will make him a candidate for several teams, including Chicago, Houston, Dallas and the Los Angeles Lakers, reported by the New York Daily News.

New York Knicks power forward, Carmelo Anthony, plans to opt out of contract.

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Phil Mickelson Changes Putting Strategy at U.S. Open: VIDEO

Phil Mickelson, hoping to win his first U.S. Open,  is making a last minute change. According to NBC on YahooSports, to cite sources, on the eve of arguably the most important tournament of his career, Mickelson revealed that he will at least begin this 114th U.S. Open with a tweak to his putting grip by returning to the claw.

Phil Mickelson is hoping to win his first U.S. Open in 2014.

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