Category Archives: Charities

London Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction

January 16th marked the 56th annual London Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction, held at the London Convention Centre as a fundraiser for the Thames Valley Children’s Centre.  It was attended by an impressive group of sports celebrities.  It was a lot of fun for those attending, as they got to hang out with their sports…

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Sports Celebrities, Kids and Christmas

A lot is going on – charity-wise – over the Christmas season.  It is the time of festivity but also the time of giving.  Tammy Flynn, owner of Elegance Salon & Spa, has organized various fundraising events for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.  For Christmas 2011, she is planning for…

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Music and Sports

Rock artist Gavin DeGraw and US singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige are two of the performers for the 20th Annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest gala event this coming Saturday in Park City, Utah.  This will be filmed as part of a CBS Sports special alongside NFL Football the next day. Skiing and Singing There will be…

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UK Sports Celebrities “Giving an Hour”

The UK is teaching those who don’t know, how to use the Internet. And it even managed to bring sports celebrities to help in this quest.  Amazingly, in an act of kindness and in the spirit of volunteering, BBC Sport celebrities pledged an hour of their time in the ‘Give an Hour’ campaign.  It is…

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NFL Changes: Natalie Ravitz Becomes VP of Communications

Certainly, there is something new happening in the NFL all the time, and someone needs to manage that information. The NFL has recently announced a new hire, as Natalie Ravitz will serve as their senior VP of communications. Ravitz comes from an impressive PR background, having served as Rupert Murdoch’s Chief of Staff at News…

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For the Love of the Wallabies: Geoff Richards

Even though Geoff Richards only got to play for the Wallabies due to injury toll the team faced in 2010, he still had an impressive professional rugby career. Internationally speaking, the former rugby union player and coach got around. For example, although born and raised in England, very early on in his career, Richards was…

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Seattle Seahawks Obliterate Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII

In a shocking showdown, the Seattle Seahawks blew over the Denver Broncos for a 43-8 Super Bowl win. This is the team’s first NFL title, and while their season was undeniably impressive, the Seahawks’ outcome against the legendary Peyton Manning was especially extraordinary. The franchise dominated from the very first play of the game, and…

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NFL’s Week 16

Week 16 of the NFL featured several big plays and injuries that will have a lasting impact on this year’s playoffs. Learn more with Mike Garafolo:  

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Baseball VS Football

Forbes contributor Maury Brown recently shared his opinion that Major League Baseball is better than the NFL, explaining that while the NFL rules in television ratings, he prefers baseball, alongside many others. He lists ten reasons why: It’s played in the summer. It’s played daily. Every ballpark is different. MLB.com, MLB.TV, and MLB “At Bat”…

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Denver Broncos Trample Baltimore Ravens

In the NFL season opener, QB Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to a 49-27 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Here are some of the highlights from Thursday, September 5th:  

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Chip Kelly Names Michael Vick Starting QB for the Eagles

Chip Kelly, new coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, recently named Michael Vick the starting quarterback for this year’s NFL season. Though the announcement isn’t shocking, there has been a degree of suspense among the team’s fans since Vick had to compete for his job after suffering a pay-cut. Earlier this summer, the leading QB and…

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Regis Philbin Returns to Television

Regis Philbin has returned to full-time television this summer with Fox Sports 1 network’s “Crowd Goes Wild.” He discusses the show on WSJ’s Lunch Break while trying out the new Google Glass.  

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Patrick Ewing to Become Associate Head Coach for Charlotte Bobcats

Sources have confirmed that Patrick Ewing, Hall of Fame center, will become the associate head coach for the Charlotte Bobcats in what many will see as a ‘Space Jam’ reunion. Ewing and Charlotte owner Michael Jordan appeared in the 1996 classic that featured other famous stars including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and other Looney…

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Tampa Bay Rays Come Out Over San Diego Padres

The Tampa Bay Rays have turned to an old formula to shake their recent bad stretch. Starting pitching, outstanding defensive plays, well-timed hits and shutout relief pitching left the Rays with a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres this weekend. Sean Rodriguez said: “It felt like it was back to normal. You can never…

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