Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter to Provide Live Commentary For Thursday Night Football on Twitter Via Periscope

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NEW YORK CITY, NY – After leaving the cast of ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown”, former NFL wide receiver and Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter has begun a new position with the NFL beginning with the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game September 15, 2016. Carter’s new job is provide live streaming coverage for Thursday Night Football on Twitter via Periscope. Source: Sporting News ... Read More

Retired NBA Champion Shaquille O’Neal was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame Sep 9, 2016

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SPRINGFIELD, MA – Retired NBA center Shaquille O’Neal was inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, September 9, 2016 in an induction ceremony which took place in Springfield, MA. He was honored along with fellow 2016 inductees which included Yao Ming and Allen Iverson. The ceremonial event took place at the National Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Ave, Springfield, MA 01105 Source: NESN ... Read More

August 22 Marks 27th Anniversary When MLB Legend Nolan Ryan Hit Milestone of 5000 Strikeouts

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On August 27, 1989, Texas Rangers legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan became the first an only pitcher in MLB history to reach 5000 strikeouts. A recent article in Call to the Pen describes how Nolan Ryan was in his mid 40’s when the historic milestone was reached. Source: Call to the Pen ... Read More

Retired Football and Baseball Star Bo Jackson Makes Appearance in Auburn University TV Spot

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AUBURN, AL – Retired football and baseball star Bo Jackson made an appearance in a TV spot on Saturday, September 3, 2016 during the Auburn and Clemson football game. Bo Jackson lead the cast in the 30 second spot along with other noteworthy Auburn alumni. The message of the TV spot was that “an education on the Plains could help lead to success and exciting careers”. Source: OANow.com ... Read More

Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz Speaks About Pitching With Mike Francesa on WFAN Radio Show

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NEW YORK (WFAN) – Baseball Hall of Famer and MLB Network analyst, John Smoltz appeared with Mike Francesa on a WFAN radio show on June 23, 2016 and spoke about pitching. Smoltz offered some sage advice about how today’s pitchers are brought up under a very different philosophy than he was. Source: CBS New York ... Read More

Negotiations Underway For New Sports-Themed Restaurant With Ties to Magic Johnson Enterprises

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SPRINGFIELD, MA – Magic Johnson Enterprises, headed by Basketball Hall of Famer and CEO, Magic Johnson, is negotiating on a new sports-themed restaurant to be located in Springfield, MA. Negotiations are underway for the new restaurant according to business representatives with ties to the company. The proposed location for the restaurant is 1127 Main St, Springfield, MA 01103 in the south end of downtown Springfield. Source: Mass Live ... Read More

Darryl Strawberry Named as Keynote Speaker For 75th Annual Booster Banquet Nov 11

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HANNIBAL, MO – Former MLB Outfielder Darryl Strawberry has been named as the keynote speaker for the 75th annual Booster Banquet hosted by the Hannibal–LaGrange University on Friday, November 11, 2016. The event will take place at Hannibal–LaGrange University, 2800 Palmyra Road, Hannibal, MO 63401. Source: Hannibal–LaGrange University ... Read More

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. Appears as Guest Analyst For Mariners vs Yankees ESPN Broadcast Aug 23

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SEATTLE, WA – Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. appeared on ESPN as a guest analyst for the Seattle Mariners vs New York Yankees game on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. The game was played at Safeco Field, 1250 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134 where the Yankees prevailed in a 5 to 1 final score. Source: ESPN Media Zone ... Read More

Broncos Stars Jason Elam John Lynch and Simon Fletcher Honored with Denver Broncos Ring of Fame

ENGLEWOOD, CO – Denver Broncos placekicker Jason Elam and safety John Lynch were selected for the Broncos Ring of Fame on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 along with outside linebacker and defensive end Simon Fletcher. Elam and Lynch received their honors along with Fletcher at a meeting of the Broncos Ring of Fame Selection Committee on Tuesday afternoon in a conference room at the UCHealth Training Center. Source: Denver Broncos ... Read More

Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch Autograph Signing in Sugar Land, TX

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SUGAR LAND, TX – Former Olympic Team USA softball Gold Medal winner and professional and college star pitcher Jennie Finch signed autographs and greeted fans in Sugar Land Texas on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The event took palace at Academy Sports and Outdoors, 16610 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479. Source: The Katy Rancher ... Read More