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Football Coach Lou Holtz Gives Accounting Pep Talk
WebCPA - Lou Holtz, who coached Notre Dame and other championship football teams over a long career before becoming a best-selling author and ESPN analyst, delivered some sage advice at the CCH User Conference in Orlando.

Holtz talked about the philosophy that has kept his career more or less on track through ups and downs and kept his marriage intact for over 50 years. Holtz has also become an inspiring motivational speaker, even though he freely admits to having a lisp and a stutter. “I’m not a saint, I’m not an entertainer, I’m not a dancer,” he said.

Holtz said people need to make
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Posted 11/8/2010 12:11:54 AM | Permalink
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Under Armour signs quarterback Tom Brady to endorsement deal
Tom Brady
Baltimore Sun - Sports apparel company Under Armour said Monday it has signed NFL quarterback Tom Brady in what it is calling the highest profile athlete to enter into an endorsement deal with the company.

Brady gets a stake in the company as part of the deal, something sports marketing experts said is unusual in the world of athlete endorsements.

Brady will make appearances at Under Armour stores and be featured in the company's advertising campaigns. He will also wear the company apparel during practice with the New England Patriots and will debut the company's newest cleat — to be sold in stores next year
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Posted 11/8/2010 12:11:49 AM | Permalink
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NFL Hall of Famer Draws a Big Crowd at Men's Health Day
13WHAM-TV - Gale Sayers, legendary Chicago Bears running back, was the keynote speaker at University of Rochester Medical Center's "Men's Health Day."

It was a full house today at the Hyatt Hotel downtown.

400 people, mostly men, came to learn more about their health and taking care of themselves.

Ron Kampff, of Webster, says, "believe it or not, I'm at that age that you need to start worrying about cholesterol and strokes and heart problems, and I just thought it would be interesting to learn a little bit about what it's like to get old I guess."

Most people, like Jim, came to learn.

"They bring to
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Posted 10/9/2010 05:10:02 PM | Permalink
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Head Coach From "Remember The Titans" To Speak At Diversity Banquet In Decatur
Herman Boone
WHNT - The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the keynote speaker for its upcoming 8th Annual Diversity Banquet is Herman Boone. Boone gained national notoriety from the movie Remember The Titans, which was based on his career at an Alexandria, VA high school.

The banquet will take place on Thursday, September 30th at 6:00 pm at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Decatur. During the banquet, local minority community leaders will be recognized for their business and personal accomplishments.
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Posted 9/15/2010 04:09:22 PM | Permalink
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Venus Williams now NY Times best-selling author
ESPN - Venus Williams thinks she's too young to have a bucket list.

"Shouldn't I really be older to have that?" said the 30-year-old Williams, who has won 21 Grand Slam titles and three Olympic gold medals. "I've been living a dream on the court and now I'm doing things off the court."

Like writing a New York Times best seller.

Williams tackled her first book, "Come to Win: Business Leaders, Artists, Doctors and Other Visionaries on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession," which debuted at No. 5 last week.

"OK, maybe I wasn't ever thinking of writing a New York Times best seller!
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Posted 9/13/2010 12:09:41 AM | Permalink
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Arnold Palmer fronts Centocor, Us TOO prostate cancer website
Arnold Palmer
Medical Marketing and Media - Golf legend and prostate cancer survivor Arnold Palmer is the celebrity face of a new educational website and program developed by Centocor Ortho Biotech and Us TOO, a nonprofit prostate cancer support organization.

Located at MyProstateCancerRoadmap.com, the website – targeted at men with advanced prostate cancer and their caregivers – provides information around topic areas like work, relationships, sex and intimacy, and high-risk populations. In the resources section, the site offers links to non-profit and advocacy organizations, downloadable questions about nutrition and exercise to be asked in the doctor's office, and other tips. The website, which launched today, currently has a
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Posted 9/1/2010 12:09:55 AM | Permalink
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Legendary coach Gene Stallings keynote speaker at Harvey Martin Classic Luncheon on Sept. 9
North Texas e-News - Legendary football coach and current Texas A&M University System Board of Regents member, Gene Stallings, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Harvey Martin Classic Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 9, at noon at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.

“We are excited and honored to have Gene Stallings as our keynote speaker for the Harvey Martin Classic Luncheon,” said Dr. Dan Jones, A&M-Commerce president. “Coach Stallings is a legendary figure in college football and is one of the most engaging speakers around.”

Stallings, who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December, began his coaching career with the Texas
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Posted 8/8/2010 12:08:37 AM | Permalink
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ESPN’s Herm Edwards will be Keynote Speaker at MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney
News-Sports.net (press release) - ESPN NFL and college football analyst and former NFL head coach Herm Edwards will serve as keynote speaker at the sixth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney. For the fourth straight year, SportsCenter anchor Jay Harris will emcee the annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff Banquet on Friday, Sept. 3, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The banquet spotlights the schools, players and coaches participating in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge. This year’s game will showcase the MEAC’s Delaware State against the SWAC’s Southern University at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, Sept. 5, at noon on ESPN/ESPN HD and ESPN3.com.

Edwards, who will
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Posted 8/2/2010 12:08:33 AM | Permalink
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BBQ Pitmasters 6 new episodes hot off the grill on TLC
Examiner.com - Hot off the grill - BBQ Pitmasters returns to TLC with new episodes on August 12, 2010. TLC premieres all-new season with BBQ's biggest prize ever: $100,000, according to a July 29, 2010 press release from TLC. BBQ Pitmasters features an all-star panel of judges: celebrity chef Art Smith, BBQ champion Myron Mixon, and Superbowl winner Warren Sapp, and is hosted by chef Kevin Roberts.

BBQ Pitmasters returns with six new episodes on August 12, 2010 The first five of the series' six episodes feature different competitions, each one selecting a winning team that moves to the grand finale. Those five
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Celebrities : Myron Mixon, Warren Sapp, Kevin Roberts, Art Smith
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Posted 7/31/2010 09:07:47 PM | Permalink
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Tony Dungy Named Keynote Speaker for World Financial Group, Inc.'s Annual Convention
Marketwire (press release) - World Financial Group, Inc. (WFG) is proud to announce world-renowned coach, author, broadcaster and philanthropist Tony Dungy will deliver the keynote address for the company's 2010 Convention of Champions to be held July 27-31 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dungy's keynote address will take place on July 30.

Dungy retired in 2009 after a 31-year NFL career. In 13 seasons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dungy amassed a 148-79 overall record and reached the postseason an unprecedented 10 straight times. His teams averaged more wins in the regular season than those of
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Posted 7/20/2010 06:07:04 AM | Permalink
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Martina Navratilova To Play In Charity Tennis Tournament
Look To The Stars - The Alta Bates Summit Foundation is proud to announce the 19th Annual Celebrity Tennis Classic and “Casino Royale” Gala on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the Berkeley Tennis Club and the Claremont Resort respectively.

The all-day tournament will feature the most decorated player in the history of tennis, International Tennis Hall of Famer Martina Navratilova. Navratilova will share the day with Bay Area tennis pros and celebrities from radio, television and sports.

This remarkable presentation of extraordinary tennis talent represents a new high in the growth and prosperity of what is considered to be one of the most successful and longest-running celebrity
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Posted 7/16/2010 01:07:06 AM | Permalink
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Drew Brees' book will debut at No. 3 on the New York Times best sellers list
NOLA.com - Coming Back Stronger, a memoir by New Orleans Saints  quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees that released July 6, will debut at No. 3 on the New York Times' hardcover, nonfiction best sellers list on Sunday, July 25.

According to Nielsen Bookscan, which accounts for about 70 percent of all books sold, it was the top selling hardcover, nonfiction best seller in the country last week.

It also appears on the USA Today best seller list that was released today. That list includes all fiction and non-fiction books, including both hardcover and softcover titles.

To promote the book, Brees appeared on ABC's
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Posted 7/15/2010 04:07:29 PM | Permalink
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Olympic Icon Janet Evans inducted to Hall of Fame
PRLog.Org - One of the greatest Olympic Icons Janet Evans was inducted on Saturday in San Diego into the National Federation of State High School Association's National High School Hall of Fame.

The five-time Olympic medalist is considered to be the greatest long-distance swimmer in history. Evans set 10 CIF Southern section records and two national records while swimming for El Dorado High in Placentia from 1987 - 1989. Her 500-yard freestyle time of 4 minutes, 37.30 seconds was the standard for nearly 20 years.

While still in high school, Evans set world records in the 400-meter freestyle and 1,500 meter- freestyle that stood
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Posted 7/14/2010 12:07:20 AM | Permalink
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Boxing Legend Evander Holyfield Lands A ‘Real Deal’ With Online Poker Site
Online Poker News - There is no disputing the fact that at 47 years of age and still a current  heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Holyfield truly deserves his nickname “The Real Deal”.

It’s also a nickname he has particularly enjoyed and put to good use over the years, be it establishing a business called ‘Real Deal Records’ in the late 1990s or releasing a George Foreman type cooking appliance called ‘Real Deal Grill’ in 2007.

Now, the boxing superstar who has held world titles in light-heavyweight, cruiser-weight and heavyweight divisions has teamed up with another namesake of his, this time of the poker world.

RealDealPoker.com
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Posted 7/2/2010 12:07:57 AM | Permalink
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Laila Ali, World Boxing Champ, speaking June 11 in Los Angeles for The ...
Gather.com - It was just announced, Laila Ali, the champion of the boxing ring will be speaking in Los Angeles this coming Friday night, June 11, at 7pm. Part of The Beckwith Speaker Series, the event will give insight on how to be the best in life.

Laila Ali presentation is called 'Tapping Into You - Discovering Your Limitless Potential.'

'The youngest daughter of Muhammad Ali and Veronica Porsche Anderson, Laila grew up in the Agape community. She has lived her life full-out, confidently leaning into her relationship with Spirit. From being the undefeated Middleweight Boxing Champion of the world to appearing in the
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Posted 6/8/2010 12:06:28 PM | Permalink
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Packer's Jennings Guest Speaker
WKZO - KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- One of the other great successes to come out of Kalamazoo Central High, Green Bay Packer receiver Greg Jennings is back in town during the off season, and last night he was the Keynote speaker at the annual Big Brothers, Big Sisters Annual Benefit Dinner at the Radisson. Jennings, who also has his own foundation that helps kids says that it’s important that he give back. He recently completed his degree at WMU, where he also played football.
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Posted 5/25/2010 12:05:12 AM | Permalink
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Jerry West Speaks at WVU Graduation
by Amanda McCall, WTRF - MORGANTOWN  --  WVU and NBA legend Jerry West was the keynote speaker at this year's graduation for the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences ceremony; not only was a speaker but also a proud as his son graduated Sunday. Jerry's son, Jonnie West graduated with a degree is sports management and will continue grad work at WVU next year but will not play his last year of eligibility with the Mountaineers next season.

Jerry says he talked it over with his son about the decision, he wishes nothing but
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Posted 5/16/2010 12:05:10 AM | Permalink
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49er Vernon Davis an artist at heart
Vernon Davis
San Francisco Chronicle - When Vernon Davis does finally get to the Sistine Chapel, he'll be a little closer to the "Creation of Adam" than most visitors. At 6 feet 3 and 250 pounds, the pass-catching tight end definitely stands out in a crowd.

Tonight the San Francisco 49er with the heart of an artist hopes to pass on his message to kids, headlining the first Art Impact speaker series at the Koret Auditorium in the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, followed by a fundraiser for the Vernon Davis Visual Arts Scholarship Fund at Morton's Steakhouse.

The Art Impact series is a joint effort from the
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Posted 5/13/2010 12:05:21 AM | Permalink
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Convio Summit 2010 to Feature Keynote by Stacy Allison, Mountain Climber, Author, Business Owner and Nonprofit Leader
MarketWatch (press release) - AUSTIN, Texas, May 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Convio, Inc. -- a leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations -- today announced that Stacy Allison will be the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Convio Summit, October 25-27, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. Allison, the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest
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Posted 5/12/2010 12:05:51 AM | Permalink
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Olympic star takes spotlight at SCSU
Apolo Ohno
Ct Post - NEW HAVEN -- Apolo Ohno has earned a lot of hardware in his athletic career, including eight Olympic medals in short track speedskating, making him the most decorated American athlete to compete in the Winter Olympic Games, and one glittering mirror ball trophy from ABC-TV's "Dancing with the Stars."

Ohno, 27, already enjoyed rock star treatment as a result of his Olympic pursuits in 2002, 2006 and 2010, and his turn on the dance floor with partner Julianne Hough catapulted him into superstardom, which was evident Wednesday night at Southern Connecticut State University, where Ohno delivered the 12th annual Mary and
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Posted 5/12/2010 12:05:37 AM | Permalink
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Dale Murphy To Appear At Greer Stadium On May 18
OurSports Central (press release) - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Former Atlanta Braves star outfielder and two-time MVP Dale Murphy will throw out the first pitch at historic Greer Stadium on Tuesday, May 18th, when the Nashville Sounds host the Portland Beavers at 7:05 p.m.

Earlier in the day, Murphy will be the guest speaker at the Nashville Sounds Kick-Off Luncheon in MetroCenter. The event is part of the Comcast Spotlight Sports Speaker Series presented by the Nashville Sports Council.

Murphy, whose big-league career spanned 2180 games from 1976-1993, became the 4th National Leaguer to
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Posted 5/11/2010 12:05:53 AM | Permalink
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Affordable Housing Conference Begins
WLNS - The Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing kicked off. It's the largest of its kind in the nation. Featured at the conference- a special keynote speaker. A basketball coach is getting people back in the housing market game. Coach Ken Carter fires up the crowd, but this time it's not a state championship basketball game or a Hollywood movie. Instead, this is all a pep talk about the housing market.

Coach Ken Carter, motivational speaker: "1,500 people here and we're all searching for one single thing: solutions to the housing problems of tomorrow and beyond."

And to help find those solutions, more than
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Posted 4/27/2010 12:04:58 AM | Permalink
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Mariano Rivera Signs With Canali Clothing as Ad Model
By Lynn Russo Whylly, allvoices - Italian clothing designer Canali prides itself on 76 years of success and a sense of style that is unmatched. So it was important to the company to find a spokesmodel that fit its distinguished image. They apparently found such a man in the New York Yankees pitcher Mariano RiveraMariano Rivera.

A quiet family man, married with three children, Rivera posed for several photos in March that Canali is using to launch its new collection of men’s business and casual dress clothes in the United States.

The company states on its website: “The decision to choose a sports star as testimonial for the
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Posted 4/26/2010 12:04:26 AM | Permalink
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Packer Greg Jennings to speak at Big Brothers Big Sisters event
The Enquirer, Battle Creek Enquirer - Kalamazoo native and Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings will be the keynote speaker at the local Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit dinner on May 24, the mentoring group announced today.

In addition to Jennings' talk, the dinner will feature appetizers, a gourmet dinner and a silent auction, according to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ website, bbbsmi.org. Tickets are $300 and can be reserved by calling 888-898-3001.

Jennings graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School and broke football records at Western Michigan University before joining the NFL in 2006.
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Posted 4/26/2010 12:04:00 AM | Permalink
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Heard on Campus: Dick Vermeil
Ethiopian Review - “I always look at tough times as temporary. I’ve had the support and confidence throughout my life to help me succeed. When seasons were hard, it was the young players that I was coaching that inspired me to keep going, keep trying, to use adversity as a positive and to remain optimistic.”

Dick Vermeil, NFL head coach and football broadcaster, on what energized him to persist and remain positive during strenuous football seasons and in life, speaking on Tuesday, April 20, in Eisenhower Auditorium on Penn State’s University Park campus. Vermeil was the last speaker of the 2009-10 Distinguished Speaker
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Posted 4/22/2010 12:04:12 AM | Permalink
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Tim Tebow talks faith, football
By BRANDON SHIELDS, Jackson Sun - Former Florida quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow was the keynote speaker Monday at Union University's Roy L. White Legacy Golf and Gala, and he brought a message that intertwined football and faith to the Carl Perkins Civic Center.

He began with a couple of tongue-in-cheek cracks about Tennessee and Union's mascot as cameras flashed while he walked back and forth across the stage instead of staying behind the lectern.

"When my agent first told me of the opportunity to speak at Union University, I thought, 'That's in Tennessee, but I've never had much of a problem with Tennessee,'" said
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Posted 4/20/2010 12:04:47 AM | Permalink
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Sayers keynote speaker at event
South Bend Tribune - GOSHEN — Gale Sayers will be the keynote speaker at Goshen Center for Cancer’s sixth annual True Celebration program at 2 p.m. May 16 at Sauder Hall Performing Arts Center on the Goshen College campus.

True Celebration is an annual event recognizing those who are facing their fight against cancer. Area cancer survivors and community member are invited to the free event.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m., and early arrival is recommended as seating will be limited. No tickets are required.

The Performing Arts Center is located on College Avenue and 12th St.
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Posted 4/20/2010 12:04:39 AM | Permalink
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Rodman joins online poker room
Dennis Rodman
Online Casino News - One of America’s most controversial sports personalities, former NBA player Dennis Rodman, has reportedly signed a deal to serve as a celebrity spokesperson for Curacao-licensed OnlyPoker.com.

According to numerous reports, the 48-year-old former Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons player signed the sponsorship deal last week with the online poker site currently displaying a photo of Rodman featuring the caption ‘The Bad Boy Is Back’.
Rodman played in the NBA for 14 seasons beginning in 1986 and led the league in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years. He won five NBA championships and is listed on the Cake Poker Network
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Posted 4/19/2010 12:04:54 AM | Permalink
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Magic Johnson keynote speaker for Benton Harbor School District fundraiser
WNDU-TV - NBA legend, Earvin Magic Johnson wasthe keynote speaker at a fundraiser for the Benton Harbor School District Sunday night.

Johnson spoke at 6:30 at Lake Michigan College.

There was a meet and greet session with Magic Johnson earlier Sunday afternoon.

According to our reporting partners at WSJM, the plan is to raise money for scholarships for district graduates.

Ticket sales netted about 35,000 of the $50.000 goal.

Sunday night, a silent auction with Magic Johnson memorabilia brought in the $15,000 needed to reach the goal.

“His message is what counted. Education is so important. He wouldn't be where he is today if he didn't have the
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Posted 4/18/2010 12:04:57 AM | Permalink
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Kolzig to be speaker for Tri-Citian of Year event
By the Herald staff, TheNewsTribune.com - Olie "the Goalie" Kolzig will be the keynote speaker at the Tri-Citian of the Year event April 30 in Pasco.

A native of South Africa, Kolzig is a retired professional hockey goaltender who was one of the original players for the Tri-City Americans. He is now a co-owner of the team.

He played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning.

He announced his retirement from the NHL in September 2009.
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Posted 4/12/2010 12:04:59 AM | Permalink
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CHICAGO (AP) — USA Gymnastics says it has banned an Illinois coach after an investigation revealed he violated its code of ethical conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with an athlete. The Indianapolis-based organization says Todd Gardiner of ...

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