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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Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm are Owners in New Soccer Team the Los Angeles Football Club

LOS ANGELES — In a press conference on Oct. 30, 2014, managing partner, Henry Nguyen, officially launched LAFC. Former Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson and U.S. Soccer great Mia Hamm are just a few of the new part owners in the new MLS team, the Los Angeles Football Club. The new club is set to debut in 2017. Source: Washington Post.

Photo shows Magic Johnson (C) and Mia Hamm  (R) who joined a diverse group of investors on Oct. 30, 2014 as part of the new MLS soccer team, the Los Angeles Football Club.

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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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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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Soccer Gold Medalist Brandi Chastain to Deliver Keynote Speech at Santa Clara University Commencement

SANTA CLARA, CA. — Former USA women’s soccer gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, has been named the keynote speaker at Santa Clara University’s 163rd undergraduate commencement ceremony scheduled for June 14, 2014. Chastain’s selection to give the commencement address memorializes the 50th anniversary of women’s athletics at Santa Clara which the University celebrates this year. Chastain will address graduating seniors and their friends and families where she will also receive an honorary Doctorate of Public Service.

Photo shows women’s USA soccer gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, speaking with FoxSports in 2009 about her about her famous game-winning World Cup goal against China.

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Alex Morgan Meets Fans for Book Signing at California Toy and Book Store

LaVerne, CA — Professional soccer player and Olympic Gold Medalist, Alex Morgan, met with her fans on Sunday afternoon on September 29th at Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop located in Laverne California. Morgan was there to meet and greet the fans and to sign her first book in a series of Middle Reader books, The Kicks: Saving the Team.

Photo shows Alex Morgan at a 2013 book signing at Bookends in NJ.

Photo shows Alex Morgan at a previous 2013 book signing at Bookends in NJ.

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Soccer Star Alex Morgan Appears at Book Signing at Bookends

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Olympic Gold medalist and star soccer player Alex Morgan will be appearing at a book signing on Tuesday, May 7, at the Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ. The signing is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. She will be signing copies of “Saving the Team,” in which a twelve-year old girl moves from Connecticut to California, leaving her old friends and soccer team behind. In California, she is faced with the challenges of playing on a new soccer team that has a coach who doesn’t care whether the team wins or loses. Along the way, she makes new friends, thus allowing her to save the team from itself. ... Read More

Hope Solo Looks Forward to Winning Gold in The 2012 Summer Olympics

Hope Solo, who showed off her dancing skills on last season’s Dancing With The Stars, is looking forward for a chance to take home a gold medal for the USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics to be held in London.

Hope Solo is a popular motivational sports speaker says PFP Sports and Celebrity Talent Agency.

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Women’s Soccer: Hope Solo, Abby Wambach Beat Brazil in Thrilling Quarterfinal Win

The United States Women’s Soccer team has two heroes today – Hope Solo and Abby Wambach. Each player received widespread attention on Sunday after a thrilling win over Brazil in the quarterfinal round.

Trailing by a goal and with time running out in extra time, Abby Wambach with just seconds to spare saved the Americans, and Hope Solo the new hero in the penalty shootout, stopped an attempt by Brazil as the USA came back to win. ... Read More

Lindsey Vonn Endorses Under Armour (VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist skier, Lindsey Vonn, along with Olympic track athlete Monica Hargrove and Lauren Cheney of the USA national soccer team, appears in the latest commercial for Under Armour. The company wants to expand its market to women and what better female athlete to choose for an endorsement than Lindsey Vonn.

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