Archives for February 2015

Join New York Jets Wide Receiver Eric Decker at the Citi Eric Decker Football ProCamp

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — Join New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker at the Citi Eric Decker Football ProCamp for football instruction and fun on June 16, 2015 at Scotch Plains Fanwood High School, located at 667 Westfield Road. The Eric Decker Football ProCamp is 9:00 am to 12:30 pm for grades 1 – 8. Cost: $99. The Citi Preferred Offer Cost: $79 and the Eric Decker Football ProCamp + Luncheon is an Citi Exclusive Offer. For more info, click here.

Photo shows Eric Decker at Citi Football ProCamp in Boonville, N.J. Oct. 2014.

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Ronnie Lott Named Guest Speaker at University of Saskatchewan Scholarship Fundraiser

SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA — Former NFL defensive back, Ronnie Lott, has been named the guest speaker at the University of Saskatchewan’s upcoming Dogs’ Breakfast fundraiser with proceeds going to the Huskies’ football scholarship program. Past fundraisers have raised $1.3 million. The event will be held on April 30, 2015 at Prairieland Park. Tickets can be purchased at Source: The Star Phoenix.

Photo shows Ronnie Lott speaking on Oct. 9, 2014 at Santa Clara University.

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LeRoy Butler Named Guest Speaker at Fox Valley Technical College Speakers Series

APPLETON, WI. — Former Green Bay Packers All-Pro safety, LeRoy Butler, has been named the guest speaker at the Fox Valley Technical College Speaker Series this year. The LeRoy Butler speakers series named “Be a Champion” will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 25th at 7 pm at the Appleton Campus Commons. Source: Fox Valley Technical College.

Photo shows LeRoy Butler speaking with JS reporter Tom Silverstein comparing Green Bay’s and Dallas’ offensive skill players in the 2014 NFC divisional playoff.

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Ben Roethlisberger Appears at Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Pro Camp

PITTSBURGH, PA. — Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, along with teammate, Brett Keisel, appeared at the Steelers’ practice facility on Feb. 7, 2015, for an event sponsored by Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood’s Teammates for Kids youth sports camp where one hundred kids from the local Boys and Girls Club had their football fantasies fulfilled when they got to toss the pigskin with the Super Bowl champs. Source: ... Read More

Roy Williams Named Guest Speaker and Sole Inductee into WNC Sports Hall of Fame

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina’s mens basketball coach, Roy Williams, will be the guest speaker and lone inductee into the WNC Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 54th WNC Sports Awards Banquet to be held on May 17 at Omni Grove Park Inn. Source: Citizens Times

Photo shows UNC mens basketball coach Roy Williams delivering his speech upon being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2007.

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Ed “Too Tall” Jones Named Guest Speaker at 2015 West Texas Sports Banquet

MIDLAND, TX. — Former Dallas Cowboys legend Ed “Too Tall” Jones has been named a guest speaker at the 2015 West Texas Sports Banquet and Memoribilia Auction. Former Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins “Fergie” will be the keynote speaker replacing Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez who was not able to attend for personal reasons. The event is on Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Midland Country Club. Source:

 Photo shows Ed “Too Tall” Jones speaking with 'You And Me This Morning' in 2012.

Photo shows Ed “Too Tall” Jones speaking with ‘You And Me This Morning’ in 2012.

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Magic Johnson to Sign Autographs at NBA All-Star Weekend Pop-Up Store in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Former Laker, Magic Johnson, will appear at the NBA All-Star Weekend Pop-Up Store on Saturday Feb. 14, 2015 to sign autographs and memorabilia. The signing will be from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm at the NBA All-Star Weekend Pop-Up Store located at 47th & Lexington Avenue in NYC. For more information about the signing, click here.

Magic Johnson meets his fans at Tristar Sports Memorabilia on April 24, 2014 in Las Vegas.

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