Dale Murphy Named Keynote Speaker at Old Timers Banquet

NASHVILLE, TN. — Atlanta Braves legend, Dale Murphy, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 77th annual Old Timers Banquet on Thursday Jan. 22, 2015 at the Nashville Airport Marriott located at 600 Marriott Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. Source: The Tennessean.

Photo shows for Atlanta Braves legend Dale Murphy speaking in a 2012 interview with Fox Charlotte.

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Doug Flutie to be Keynote Speaker at 2015 Via All-Star Basketball Banquet

LEHIGH VALLEY — Former NFL quarterback, Doug Flutie, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for the Via All-Star Basketball Banquet, a sports event honoring the finest basketball talent from 37 high schools in the greater Lehigh Valley. The banquet will be held Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Source: Morning Call.

Photo shows Doug Flutie speaking from an excerpt “Doug Flutie: A Football Life” trailer.


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Did Lions Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh Intentionally Step on Aaron Rodgers Ankle?

Did Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intentionally step on Aaron Rodgers ankle? You be the judge, but it appeared to be no accident in my opinion when Suh stepped on Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers ankle after Rodgers was already on the ground in Sunday’s game against the Packers. The NFL as a consequence has suspended Suh without pay for the Detroit Lions’ wild card game this upcoming Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, per a report by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Source: SB Nation

Did Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intentionally step on Aaron Rodgers ankle?

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Will Jim Harbaugh Leave NFL for $49M Michigan Deal?

The University of Michigan has just upped the ante to acquire Jim Harbaugh. According to multiple reports, Michigan has made a six-year, $49 million offer to Harbaugh. The offer was earlier reported by CBS5 in Arizona. The annual average pay of $8.17 million would make Harbaugh the highest-paid college football coach, surpassing Alabama’s Nick Saban by more than $1.21 million. Source: ESPN. ... Read More

Bo Jackson to Sign Autographs Dec. 17th at Steiner Sports

GARDEN CITY, NY. — Former NFL and MLB star, Bo Jackson, will appear at Steiner Sports on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 to sign autographs and memorabilia. The signing will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Steiner Sports Store located at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City. For more information about the signing, click here.

Photo shows Bo Jackson June 11, 2011 signing autographs for SI King.

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Chicago Bears Legend Dan Hampton Named Keynote Speaker at Morton College

CICERO, IL –- Chicago Bears legend, Dan Hampton, has been named keynote speaker on Dec. 11, 2014 at the Friends of Morton Foundation’s third annual summit at Morton College, located at 3801 S Central Ave in Cicero, Illinois. According to Sallie Nyhan, development officer for the foundation, Hampton was selected as the keynote speaker as a natural representative of the summit’s theme of Powering Through. Source: My Suburban Life.

Photo shows Chicago Bears great, Dan Hampton, speaking with Hall of Fame visitors June 2014.


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Karl Mecklenburg Reviews Denver Broncos Film with Military at Appreciation Event

DENVER, CO. — Former Bronco’s pro linebacker Karl Mecklenburg, along with former Denver placekicker David Treadwell, sat down with approximately 20 active duty military members and their guests on Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 for a military appreciation film session in the Broncos’ Fan Cave. Mecklenburg and Treadwell reviewed tape, spoke with fans and answered questions about their playing days and the state of the Broncos. The military appreciation event was hosted by Coca Cola. Source: DenverBroncos.com. ... Read More

Archie Manning Named Keynote Speaker at Southern Exposure

ORLANDO, FL. — Former NFL star, Archie Manning, has been named the keynote speaker at the Southern Exposure council’s 2015 conference and trade show. The event will be held on Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Manning will deliver the keynote address Saturday, Feb. 28, during the luncheon and general session. Source: The Produce News.

Photo shows Archie Manning in Jan. 2014 speaking with CBS about his two sons Peyton and Eli.

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Steve Largent to Sign Autographs at Sports Authority in Issaquah WA

ISSAQUAH, WA. — Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver, Steven Largent, will be signing autographs from 11:00am-12:30pm on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Sports Authority located at 1185 Northwest Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah, WA. Steve will also be signing autographs from 1:30pm-3:00pm at the Crossroads location in Bellevue.

Photo shows former Seattle Seahawks great Steve Largent speaking at the 2013 NATE conference in Ft. Worth.

Photo shows former Seattle Seahawks great Steve Largent speaking at the 2013 NATE event .


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12-Time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey Retires

Twelve time Pro Bowler  Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the NFL, putting an end to a long and illustrious career. The 36-year-old cornerback spent most of his 15-season career with the Denver Broncos, but after being released by the Broncos at the end of last season and being cut by the New Orleans Saints this season due to a foot injury, Bailey decided to move on to pursue other career opportunities. Source: Los Angeles Times.

Twelve time Pro bowler Champ Bailey announces his retirement from the NFL October 28, 2014.


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