Latest Appearances And Speaking Engagements By Sports Celebrities
With the NFL almost ready to kick off again, there is no shortage of companies looking to gain exposure through partnerships with the league’s stars. One such pact exists between sports apparel company PUMA and New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman.
Edelman recently had a... Read More
Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer David Denson is the latest athlete to publicly share his personal truth and become a trailblazer of sorts for the revelation. Denson is the first openly-gay player in affiliated baseball.
He came out to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel prior to a game with his... Read More
Florida State football players are getting more than just on-field instruction this preseason. A series of speakers have been brought in to teach responsibility and other valuable life lessons.
People who have spoken to the team include former NBA player Chris Herren, and former NFL players... Read More
In the male-dominated world of the NFL, a historic moment between two women took place during the first week of preseason action. The league’s first female coach, Jen Welter, met up with the first full-time female official, Sarah Thomas.
The two shook hands prior to the Arizona Cardin... Read More
Chris Herren was once on a collision course for basketball stardom. His story about what derailed his dreams and how to avoid similar pitfalls has inspired leagues of people throughout the country.
Last week, Herren spoke for nearly an hour to 3,100 students from grades 8 through 12 a... Read More
Some interesting visitors are popping up at college football camps to get players ready for the upcoming season. One such visitor was former NBA player Derek Anderson who visited the Alabama squad last week.
Anderson spoke to the team about persistence and defeating life’s struggles.&... Read More
One of the greatest shooters in basketball history will be lending his time to a great cause. Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry will be in Rapid City, South Dakota on September 6th to support the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Barry will attend a fundraiser, take photos, and sign autograp... Read More
Before a lot of the modern greats of basketball that became household names, there was Oscar Robertson. Those at Indiana State will get a chance to learn from the tremendous life journey “The Big O” has traveled on September 14th.
Robertson is the first speaker in ISU’s 20... Read More