Join Basketball Coach Bill Self at 2014 Basketball ProCamp in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, KS. — Join 2008 National Champion, 10-time Big XII Champion and 2012 Coach of the Year, Bill Self, for basketball instruction and fun at the 2014 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bill Self Basketball ProCamp with host Andrew Wiggins. The dates are August 9-10 at Shawnee Mission West High School. Wiggins will be at the camp on August 10th. Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 12. Cost: $149. Source: Procamps.com.

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Shannon Miller Named Keynote Speaker at Women’s Wellness Center in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, FL. — Seven-time Olympic medalist, Shannon Miller, was the keynote speaker on Saturday July 12 at the Women’s Wellness Day event presented by Capital Regional Medical Center. The event took place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at FSU’s Turnbull Conference Center in Tallahassee, FL. The event also included a panel discussion with physicians concerning topics specific to women’s health. Local vendors of various health-related products and services participated as well. Source: Tallahassee.com ... Read More

Steelers Jerome Bettis Presents Young Athletes With $64K for ‘Sports Matter’ Project

CORAPOLIS PA. — Former Pittsburgh Steelers Jerome Bettis along with Steelers Jarvis Jones recently appeared at Dick’s Sporting Goods headquarters in Coraopolis where they put some young athletes through the paces as part of the company’s “Sports Matter” project. According to KDKA, two area schools and a soccer club, suffering from financial shortfalls, received checks from Dick’s totaling more than $64,000 for their sports programs. Steelers running back, Jerome Bettis, presented a check to young athletes June 2014 for more than $64K from Dicks Sporting Goods for their sports programs. ... Read More

Dan Reeves Named Keynote Speaker at Boys and Girls Club of Americus Charity Dinner

AMERICUS, GA. — Former NFL coach and Americus native, Dan Reeves, will be the keynote speaker at the Boys and Girls Club’s Steak and Stake Charity Dinner on July 22 held at the Georgia Southwestern State University Student Success Center Storm Dome. A Silent Auction will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a dinner and program at 6 p.m. Performances by the Boys and Girls Club’s own 2014 Americus Idol winner, Heather Grinolds, and the 2014 Americus Idol first runner-up, Regina Thomas will be featured. Source: Americus Times Recorder.

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Chicago Blackhawks Denis Savard to Make an Appearance at Hawk Chevy in Bridgevew IL

BRIDGEVIEW, IL — Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Savard along with The Score will make an appearance on Friday July 25, 2014 at Hawk Chevy located at 8200 S. Harlem Ave. in Bridgeview, IL. Savard will appear from 6pm-7:30pm. Fans will have an opportunity to meet Savard, and enter to win great prizes from The Score.

Photo shows former Chicago Blackhawks great Denis Savard speaking with Jeremy Roenick in the 1st period of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series in Chicago.

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Former Cowboys WR Michael Irvin to Sign Autographs at CSA Show in Chantilly VA

CHANTILLY, VA. — Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, Michael Irvin, will appear at the CSA Autograph & Memorabilia Show at Dulles Expo Center at the Chantilly Shopping Center in Chantilly on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 1:00-2:00 pm to meet fans and sign autographs.

Photo shows former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, Michael Irvin, delivering an inspirational speech after being honored at the 2007 Sports Spectacular charity fundraiser event.

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San Antonio All-Star Center David Robinson to Host Basketball ProCamp in San Antonio TX

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Join 2-time World Champion and 10-time San Antonio All-Star Center, David Robinson, for basketball instruction and fun at the 2014 H-E-B David Robinson Basketball ProCamp on July 17 at Mission Concepcion Sports Park. The camp is from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 12. Cost: $99. Source: Procamps.com.

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San Francisco Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott to Appear at Sports Authority in East Palo Alto

EAST PALO ALTO,, CA. — 49er’s Hall of Famer, Ronnie Lott, will appear on Saturday, June 28, at Sports Authority’s East Palo Alto store as part of the chain’s reopening celebration after the store’s remodel. Lott will appear from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Source: Palo Alto Patch

Photo shows Ronnie Lott speaking at the Fund A Dream event in November 2012

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Brandi Chastain Delivers Commencement Speech at Santa Clara University

SANTA CLARA, CA. — Soccer champion and Olympic Gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, was the commencement speaker on Saturday, June 14, where she spoke to more than 12,000 new graduates at Santa Clara University in Buck Shaw Stadium, in Santa Clara, CA.

Photo shows ’91 Soccer Champion and Olympic Gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, speaking on June 14, 2014 to more than 12,000 new graduates at Santa Clara University in Buck Shaw Stadium.

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New York Jets Wide Receiver Eric Decker to Host Football ProCamp in Boonton, N.J.

BOONTON, N.J. — Join New York Jets WR Eric Decker for football instruction and fun at the 2014 Citi Eric Decker Football ProCamp on July 19 at Boonton High School. The camp is from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 8. Cost: $99. Source: Procamps.com ... Read More