Want To Liven Up Your Super Bowl Event? Hire A Football Legend

The Super Bowl is the biggest single sporting event in the United States each year. It’s become an unofficial holiday and tens of millions of people tune in not only for the game but also the commercials, halftime musical performance and all the other revelry surrounding the game. Even non-sports fans become fans for a day around the Super Bowl. The upcoming game will be played in Miami, FL on Sunday, February 7, 2010.

Miami has been the host of The Super Bowl nine other times, starting with Super Bowl II in 1968 and most recently Super Bowl XLI in 2007. Miami seems to be favored often for the site of The Super Bowl because of their ideal weather conditions during the winter season along with a variety of outdoor activities that Miami offers its visitors. ... Read More

Has Tiger Woods Hurt The Athlete Endorsement Market?

I’ve read on more than one occasion since the Tiger Woods story broke last month that the endorsement market for all athletes will suffer as a result of his indiscretions. The thinking goes that if companies can’t trust someone like Tiger, who for years had the cleanest image among all athletes, who can they trust?

I don’t agree with this assessment. There’s an inherent risk whenever a company utilizes an athlete. He could get hurt, traded, arrested or, in the case of Tiger, caught with his pants down. Athletes have been endorsing products for close to 100 years and will continue to do so. ... Read More

NFL Star Chris Henry Dies From Fatal Truck Accident Injuries

CHARLOTTE, NC – NFL star Chris Henry, 26, who suffered grave injuries in a truck accident in North Carolina yesterday, has died. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police report Henry died at 6:36 AM EST this morning. Henry played wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals.

NFL star Chris Henry died Thursday morning Dec. 17, 2009.

It was previously reported that Henry jumped into the back of a pickup truck yesterday in an attempt to stop his fiancee from leaving a “domestic situation” at her parents’ home in North Carolina. ... Read More

Larry Johnson Cut By Kansas City Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It looks like Larry Johnson’s career as a Kansas City running back is over. The Kansas City Chiefs confirmed on Monday that they had cut Johnson on the day he was due to come back from his second suspension in a year.

On Oct. 25, Johnson posted on his Twitter account several insults to fans, questioned the credentials of his coach, Todd Haley and used a gay slur.

He repeated the slur the next day to reporters which resulted in his  suspension for two weeks. ... Read More

Brett Favre Returns to Green Bay Victorious Booed By Fans

Sunday was the day Brett Favre returned to Lambeau Field as a Minnesota Viking. There he was greeted by angry and bitter Green Bay Packer fans with jeers and boos as he ran out of the tunnel onto the field.

“Welcome back to Lambeau Field, Brent,” one fan’s sign read.

Ever since Brett Favre signed with the Minnesota Vikings, he has became the Green Bay Packers’ most hated opponent. However, the hostile crowd didn’t seem to phase Favre as Minnesota went on to beat Green Bay 38-26. Favre completed 17 of 28 pass attempts for 244 yards, including touchdowns to Visanthe Shiancoe, Percy Harvin, Jeff Dugan and Bernard Berrian.

Recalling his days with the Packers, Favre went on to say. “What I’ve done here speaks for itself. What I was part of was awesome. That will never change.”

Are Mike Ditka & Dan Hampton The Two Most Popular 1985-86 Bears?

The 1985-86 Chicago Bears are remembered as one of the greatest and most flamboyant NFL teams in history. Who can forget the ‘Super Bowl Shuffle’? It’s cast of characters included quarterback Jim McMahon, Richard Dent, ‘Refrigerator’ Perry and Hall of Famers Mike Ditka, Mike Singletary, Walter Payton and Dan Hampton.

Mike Ditka & Dan Hampton are two of PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent's  most popular  speakers.

PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent Agency books many of the ’85 Bears for speaking engagements, personal appearances and endorsements, but works most closely with Mike Ditka and Dan Hampton. ... Read More

Michigan High School Football Game Crazy Finish – Video

During the Michigan John Glenn homecoming football game, Plymouth High school Canton (Michigan) thought it had defeated Westland (Michigan) John Glenn when it blocked a last-second field goal attempt.

The Plymouth High School players ran off the field in celebration, but none of the players realized that the ball hadn’t crossed the line of scrimmage and was still in play.

No official had blown the ball dead.

While Plymouth celebrated, John Glenn’s Tony Wilton picked up the ball and ran 33-yards for the winning touchdown.

John Glenn High School Michigan defeats Plymouth High in crazy ending. ... Read More

Al Sharpton Wants NFL to Block Rush Limbaugh’s Ownership of Rams

Is Rush Limbaugh too controversial for the NFL? The NFL and many civil right advocates  including Al Sharpton believe he is. Rush is an outspoken talk show host, a provocateur, who speaks his mind which in turn tends to polarize many people.

Limbaugh announced last week that he was partnering with St. Louis Blues hockey team owner Dave Checketts with the intent to buy the Rams. Due to a confidentiality agreement with Goldman Sachs, Limbaugh would not share any other details. ... Read More

Tiger Woods Earns $1B Tops Michael Jordan As Highest Paid Athlete

Tiger Woods earns $1B becoming highest paid athlete

Forbes reported last week that Tiger Woods became the first athlete to earn $1 billion in career earnings from endorsements, prize winnings, golf course design and appearance fees. Woods reportedly earns $30 million a year from Nike and receives $10 million per project for his golf design work. He also just won $10 million last week for winning the FedEx Cup title.

The crazy part is that Woods in only 33 years old and has many years of competitive golf, endorsements and golf course design ahead of him. It’s not a stretch to say that he’ll likely make well in excess of $2 billion by the time his career ends. It’s estimated that he has now earned more than NBA great Michael Jordan ($800 million) and retired Formula One driver Michael Shumacher ($700 million). ... Read More

What Two NFL Teams Have Surprised So Far This Season?

With a quarter of the NFL season behind us, who are the two most surprising teams thus far?

The most surprising team in my opinion is the Denver Broncos. No one predicted the Broncos would start 4-0. With the departure of Jay Cutler, the hiring of a new head coach in Josh McDaniels and the pouting of talented wide receiver Brandon Marshall, many people predicted the Broncos would have a hard time winning more than just a couple of games this season.

So why are they playing so well? ... Read More