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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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

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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Former Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan to Coach Buffalo Bills

Sources have told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, that former Jets head coach Rex Ryan is about to sign a five-year deal with the Buffalo Bills which would earn Ryan a salary of $5.5 million per year. Ryan and general manager John Idzik were fired on Dec. 29 after the Jets went 4-12 and missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season. Ryan is not expected to bring many, if any, of his former Jets offensive assistant coaches to Buffalo.

Photo shows Rex Ryan speaking to the media after the Jets lost to the Patriots Oct. 2014

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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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Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio Named to 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame

The 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was announced live Tuesday afternoon January 6 at 2 p.m. ET. The 2015 electees include Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio. Players had to receive 75% of the roughly 570 votes cast by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Source: Forbes. ... Read More

Tommy John Named Guest Speaker at Syracuse Chiefs Annual Hot Stove Baseball Dinner

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Former MLB pitcher, Tommy John, will be the guest speaker at the Syracuse Chiefs’ 55th annual Hot Stove Baseball Dinner on Jan. 23 at The Oncenter, located at 800 South State St. The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.and will include dinner, a silent auction, special guest speakers and autographs. Source: Syracuse.com.

Photo shows Tommy John speaking on July 27, 2013 at the Baseball Hall of Fame honoring renowned surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe for his revolutionary elbow surgery and impact on the game.

Photo shows Tommy John speaking on July 27, 2013 at the Baseball Hall of Fame honoring renowned surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe for his revolutionary elbow surgery and impact on the game.


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Magic Johnson Speaking at Steiner Sports Says Lakers Should Lose Every Game for a High Lottery Pick in NBA Draft

Former Laker, Magic Johnson, speaking at Steiner Sports on Dec. 9, 2014 in New York, said he wants his former team to lose enough games to contend for a high lottery pick in next year’s NBA draft. Source: ESPN.go.com.

Magic Johnson says Lakers should keep losing to get high priority draft pick.

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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

Joe Torre Honors Andy Pettitte at Safe at Home Event

NEW YORK — Former Yankees manager, Joe Torre, was joined by MLB greats David Cone, Bernie Williams and John Franco on Nov. 13, 2014 to honor former Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte for the 12th anniversary of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which was founded in 2002 by Ali and Joe Torre in response to the impact that domestic violence had on Joe Torre and his family. Its mission is to educate to end the cycle of domestic violence and save lives. Bob Costas was master of ceremonies. Sources: LoHud Yankees Blog and MLB.com.

Photo shows Andy Pettitte with Joe Torre at 12th annual Safe at Home event on Nov. 13, 2014.

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