St. Louis Cardinals Great Ozzie Smith Honored With Louisville Slugger 2014 Living Legend Award

LOUISVILLE, KY — St. Louis Cardinals great Ozzie Smith was honored on Friday Nov.14, 2014 with the 2014 Living Legend Award Friday from the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Source: Fox2Now.com

Photo shows former St; Louis Cardinals shortstop and Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith receiving the 2014 Living Legend Award from Louisville Slugger on November 14, 2014.

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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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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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World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner Speaks to Media After Giants Game 7 Win Over the KC Royals: VIDEO

SAN FRANCISO, CA. — San Francisco fans celebrated after Madison Bumgarner made baseball history by pitching the Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night, Oct. 30, 2014. Bumgarner came out of the bull pen and threw 5 scoreless innings after just two days rest, getting the save on the road and adding to his post season legacy. Source: Associated Press.

Photo shows 2014 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner speaking with MLB Network’s Matt Yallof about coming into Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.

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Former St. Louis Cardinals Lou Brock Named Keynote Speaker at Cape Fear Valley Diabetes Health and Wellness Event

FAYATTEVILLE, N.C. — Former St. Louis Cardinals left fielder, Lou Brock, has been named the keynote speaker at Cape Fear Valley Diabetes Health and Wellness on Nov. 1, 2014. The diabetes event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Cape Fear Valley Education Center. Brock will speak at noon. Source: Fayobserver.com.

Photo shows Lou Brock speaking at his Baseball Hall of Fame Induction in 1985.

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Mike Tyson Brings One Man Show to Hard Rock in Tampa

TAMPA. FL. — Former Heavyweight boxing champ, Mike Tyson, will bring his one-man show “Undisputed Truth” to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa on October 25, 2014. He is touring with the show and promoting a book based on his life that will be released Oct. 28. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and the Rock Shop located in Hard Rock Cafe. Source: The Tampa Tribune.

Photo shows Mike Tyson performance in HBO’s ‘Undisputed Truth’ trailer.

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Blaine Bishop to Appear at Dicks Sporting Goods in Muncie

MUNCIE, IN. — Former NFL safety and Ball State University alum, Blaine Bishop, is scheduled to appear at Dick’s Sporting Goods grand opening on Saturday Oct. 4 from 1-3 p.m where Bishop will meet and greet fans. Dick’s will give away T-shirts, gift cards and other items to those in line early Saturday and Sunday. Source: TheStarPress.

Photo shows former Tennessee Titans safety Blaine Bishop endorsing Big Brothers.

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Deion Sanders Says Some 49ers Not Happy with Jim Harbaugh

Former NFL player and network analyst, Deion Sanders, who has close ties to one prominent member of the 49ers, said he is hearing the players no longer want to play for coach Jim Harbaugh. Source: CSNBayArea.com. ... Read More

Johnny Bench, Jim Tressel Named Speakers at 2015 YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast

YOUNGSTOWN, OH. — Former Cincinnati Reds catcher, Johhny Bench and Youngstown State University president Jim Tressel have been named the featured speakers at the 2015 YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  Location: Blue Wolf Events at The Maronite Center on Meridian Road in Youngstown. General admission tickets are $25 apiece, and reserved priority tables for groups of eight are available for $400. Corporate packages, which also includes two tickets for dinner with the speakers the night before, are available for $700. Source: Youngstown State University.

Photo shows YSU president, Jim Tressel (L) and former Reds catcher, Johnny Bench (R) who will appear  as the featured speakers at the 2015 YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast.


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Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Buys 100 Devon Still Bengals Jerseys for Pediatric Cancer

Earlier this week the Cincinnati Bengals announced that all proceeds of Devon Still’s jersey sales would go to the Cincinnati’s children hospital. They have raised a significant amount of money so far thanks in part to a classy move by New Orleans Saints coach, Sean Payton, who bought 100 Devon Still jerseys at $100 each after he heard Still’s story on the radio.
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