Charles Haley Named Guest Speaker at the Ninth Annual Midwestern State Athletics Welcome Back Dinner

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WICHITA FALLS, TX — Former Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers great, Charles Haley, was the guest speaker on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the Ninth Annual Midwestern State Athletics Welcome Back Dinner held at L. Ligon Coliseum. The event began with a silent auction and social at 5:30 p.m. with Dallas Cowboy and Midwestern State memorabilia as well as other valuable items. The dinner began at 6 p.m. and the program followed at approximately 6:45. Haley, who played for a lot of great coaches, talked about them and many of his famous teammates on Sunday night. Haley answered questions from moderator Jerry Johnson as well as from the audience. Source: News Channel 6.

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NBA Legend Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at ARA 60th Annual Rental Show

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ATLANTA, GA. — NBA Legend and successful business entrepreneur, Magic Johnson, has been named the keynote speaker at the American Rental Association’s 60th annual Rental Show convention to be held in Atlanta next February. The group will hold its 60th convention and trade show in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, Feb. 21-24. The three-day trade show will include more than 650 companies offering rental equipment for heavy construction, light construction/general tool and party/special event. Source: rermag.com.
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Former San Antonio Spurs Avery Johnson Has Been Named Keynote Speaker at Tivy Athletic Booster Club on Sept. 3rd

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KERRVILLE, TX. — Former San Antonio Spurs, Avery Johnson widely referred to as “The Little General,” has been named the keynote speaker at the Tivy Athletic Booster Club helping the Kerrville Tivy Athletic Hall of Fame committee celebrate the 10th anniversary for the first inductees. The celebration banquet will be held Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center. Source: Hill Country Community Journal.

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Packers Legend Brett Favre Scheduled to Sign Autographs at CSA Show on Oct. 10th

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CHANTILLY, VA. — Green Bay Packers legend, Brett Favre, is set to sign autographs at the up coming Chantilly Show in Chantilly Virginia. Favre will sign on Saturday October 10, 2015 at The Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA, 2015 located at 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center.
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49ers Legend Joe Montana to be Honored at Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center Annual Program Event on Sept 24th

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RICHMAND, VA. — 49ers legend. Joe Montana, will be the national Catalyst4Change honoree at Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center’s annual program. The event takes place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 located at the Lingle Wellness Center at 2000 Wernle Road at the Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center. Seats for the dinner were made available first to sponsors. They now are on sale to the public for $100 each or $700 for a table of eight.

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Join UK Coach John Calipari at the 2015 Basketball ProCamps Fantasy Sept 13th

LEXINGTON, KY. — Experience your ultimate basketball fantasy with University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipai on Sept. 13 at the Lexington Rupp arena. Live the life of a UK star for a weekend. Attend the annual VIP social functions with coach Cal. Play against and interact with former UK stars. Compete for the championship at Lexington’s Rupp Arena. ... Read More

Oscar Robertson Joins Indiana State University Speakers Series

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TERRE HAUTE, IN. — Basketball legend Oscar Robertson will open the season on Sept. 14. at the Indiana State University Speakers Series. Other speakers are author Hector Tobar; explorer and environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau; Paralympian Bonnie St. John; author, journalist and historian Sarah Vowell and actress Patty Duke.

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Watch Jerome Bettis Turn His Pro Football Hall of Fame Speech into a Pittsburgh Steelers Rally: VIDEO

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CANTON, OH. — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis headlined the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 as he gave his Pro Football Hall of fame induction speech, turning the event into a Steelers rally. As Bettis grabbed one of the famous ‘terrible towels’ synonymous with the franchise at the beginning of his speech, he led a chant of “Here We Go Steelers, Here We Go” to a capacity crowd at Tom Benson Stadium. Source: FoxNewsSports.

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Archie Manning Delivers Keynote Speech at Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner

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KNOXVILLE, TN. — NFL MVP and Pro Bowler, Archie Manning, was the keynote speaker at the greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame’s 34th annual dinner and induction ceremony Tuesday night, Aug 4, held at the Knoxville Convention Center. This year’s class included 10 of Tennessee’s most distinguished athletes and sports media personal. The dinner began at 6:30 p.m. and the ceremony began at 7:30 p.m. Source: wbir.com.
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John Smoltz Warns Parents Against Tommy John Surgery During Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Speech

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Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, missed the 2000 MLB season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, which threatened to derail his career. He has been very outspoken about the dangers of the surgery and said earlier this month that he doesn’t know if there will ever be another pitcher to enter the Hall of Fame after undergoing the procedure. Smoltz is the first pitcher in the Hall of Fame to have returned from Tommy John surgery. During his 2015 acceptance speech on Sunday, July 26, Smoltz spoke out against the surgery and sent a warning to parents. Source: USA Today. ... Read More