Archives for January 2015

Ferguson Jenkins Name Keynote Speaker at West Texas Sports Banquet to be held in Midland on Feb. 5, 2015

MIDLAND, TX. — Former Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins, “Fergie” has been named the keynote speaker at this year’s West Texas Sports Banquet. The event is scheduled to be held on Feb. 5, 2015 at the Midland Country Club. Jenkins will be the sixth Hall of Famer to speak at the banquet, joining former MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, Dallas Cowboys great Bob Lilly, former MLB manager and executive Whitey Herzog, along with pitching greats Nolan Ryan and Bert Blyleven. Source: MRT.com.

Photo shows Fergie Jenkins speaking in a 2009 interview about his life story.

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Will Seahawks Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas Injuries Be a Factor in Super Bowl XLIX?

PHOENIX, AZ — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (elbow) and safety Earl Thomas (shoulder) were both injured in their win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jan 18, but the question is will their injuries be an issue when they meet the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX ? Source: NJ.com.

Photo shows Richard Sherman speaking with Fox Sports about Tom Brady in 2013.

Photo shows Richard Sherman speaking with Fox Sports about Tom Brady in 2013.

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Former Yankees Shortstop Bucky Dent to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Store

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former Yankees shortstop and manager, Bucky Dent, is scheduled to appear on Tuesday Feb. 10, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm to meet and greet fans where the 1978 World Series MVP will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.

Photo shows former Yankees shortstop Bucky Dent discussing The Home Run with Mike Torres

Photo shows former Yankees shortstop Bucky Dent discussing The Home Run with Mike Torres

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MLB Legend “Mr Cub” Ernie Banks Passes Away at 83

According to MSN Sports & ESPN, to cite sources, Ernie Banks also known as “Mr Cub” has died at the age of 83. The Cubs announced Banks’ death on Friday night., but did not provide a cause.

Ernie Banks 1931-2015.

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Harold Reynolds to be Keynote Speaker at Grizzlies’ Hot Stove

FRESNO, CA. — Former MLB All-Star and current MLB broadcast analyst, Harold Reynolds, has been named the keynote speaker at the 54th annual Hot Stove Gala, to be hosted by the Fresno Grizzlies. The event takes place on on Feb. 7, 2015 at the Fresno Convention Center, located at 848 M Street in Fresno. The event will also include award presentations to local high school athletes, coaches and teams, as well as a presentation to the Al Radka Award recipient for community service. Source: The Fresno Bee.

Photo shows Harold Reynolds speaking with Dan Patrick in September 2014.

Photo shows Harold Reynolds speaking on The Dan Patrick Show in September 2014.

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Join Arizona All-Pro Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald for Brunch Leading Up to the Super Bowl at the Citi Super ProTalk.

TEMPE, AZ. — Join Arizona All-Pro Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald for an intimate brunch leading up to the big game at the Citi Super ProTalk. The event takes place on January 30th, 2015 at Elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain located at 5700 E. McDonald Dr.in Tempe, AZ. The Super ProTalk session times are from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM for Boys & Girls, Ages 21+. Cost: $49. The event has been Sold Out. Source: Procamps.

Photo shows Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald for Citi Super ProTalk January 30, 2015.

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Charlie Manuel Named Guest Speaker at Salem-Roanoke Baseball HOF Hot Stove Banquet

SALEM, VA. — Former Phillies manager, Charlie Manuel, has been named the guest speaker at the 24th annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame hot stove banquet on January 29th at the Salem Civic center where five area baseball players and contributors will be inducted into the class of 2015. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Source: Roanoke Star.

Photo shows former MLB manager Charlie Manuel speaking with Philly fans in 2013.


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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers vs. Richard Sherman and the Seahawks Defense: Who Will Go to The Super Bowl?

SEATTLE, WA. — The Green Bay Packers (13-4) will meet the Seattle Seahawks (13-4) at Seattle on Sunday at 3:05 p.m. ET where they will vie for the NFC Title Championship. The game will be televised on CBS. It’s being billed as Aaron Rodgers vs. Richard Sherman and the Seahawks defense, but who has the advantage? ... Read More

Former MLB Manager Lou Piniella to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Store

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former MLB manager, Lou Piniella, is scheduled to appear on Sunday Jan. 25, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm to meet and greet fans where he will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.

Photo shows Lou Piniella autograph signing in 2012.

Photo shows former MLB manager Lou Piniella autograph signing in 2012.


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George Gervin Appears at NBA FIT Day for Kids in Queens

QUEENS, N.Y. — George Gervin, “The Iceman,” appeared at NBA FIT Day for kids at P4Q School in Queens on January 13, 2015 as he gets ready for next month’s All-Star Game in New York City. Source: N.Y. Daily News.

Photo shows George Gervin speaking in a 2014 interview about his career.

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