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Sports Superstars Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, John Elway, Mark Messier, Gary Player & Kelly Slater Among Those Named 2007 Buoniconti Fund Great Sports Legends - USA - Sports superstars and philanthropic icons will be recognized at the 22nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner on Monday, September 17 at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel. The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis is a non-profit organization that is the national fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the world's largest, most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center, based at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

The 2007 Great Sports Legends are:

-- Earvin "Magic" Johnson - five-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers
-- John Elway - Denver Broncos Hall of Fame NFL quarterback
-- Mark Messier - New York
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Celebrities : Mark Messier, Gary Player, Earvin Johnson, Kelly Slater, John Elway
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 7/16/2007 10:07:45 AM | Permalink
Jeff Green Will Attend New York City Fundraiser In Honor Of Sports Heroes Johnson, Palmer, Gretzky And Torre On Monday
AHN - USA - Kentucky native and NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver Jeff Green isn't accustomed to hob-knobbing with the rich and famous.

But that's what he'll be doing this Monday in Manhattan when he attends the Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope gala dinner.

The sixth annual event will honor sports legends Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Joe Torre, Wayne Gretzky, Arnold Palmer, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani for their philanthropic efforts with respective charities.

The event will feature a silent auction of sports memorabilia and other items to raise funds for each participating celebrities' charities and foundations.

"Live with Regis and Kelly" host Regis Philbin will
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Celebrities : Boomer Esiason, Jeff Green, Earvin Johnson, Rudy Giuliani, Arnold Palmer, Joe Torre, Wayne Gretzky, Dan Marino
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity Causes, Athlete News
Posted 6/14/2007 02:06:58 AM | Permalink
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Greg Kelser Q&A: Life with Magic Johnson at MSU, the time Isiah Thomas cried and transitioning into broadcasting
The Athletic
As far as Michigan basketball stars go, you'd be hard-pressed to find one with more stature and proximity than Greg “Special K” Kelser. A military brat who lived all over the United States and Asia, Kelser attended Detroit's Henry Ford before going to ...

CelticsBlog (blog)

Celtics History Week: “Memorial Day Massacre”
CelticsBlog (blog)
Boston won the 1984 Finals 4-3 as Larry Bird was named MVP as he gained revenge over his college rival and nemesis Earvin Johnson. Smarting from that gut-wrenching defeat, the Lakers pointed all year for a rematch with Boston, which again posted the ...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: The end of two eras, Luol Deng is waived
Lake Show Life
Breaking news for the Los Angeles Lakers! There is a party going on at Magic Johnson's house! Okay, that's not true, but believe me the Los Angeles Lakers must feel like dancing after waiving Luol Deng (Like FINALLY!) two years after Mitch Kupchak and ...

Yzerman as GM a terrible idea (blog)
Earvin Johnson lost the Magic as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Locally, it hasn't gone well, either. Joe Dumars started out spectacularly as GM of the Detroit Pistons, but then the engine sputtered. As manager of the Detroit Tigers, Alan Trammell ...

CelticsBlog (blog)

Boston Celtics History: Debunking and exploring Larry Bird Myths trivia quiz
CelticsBlog (blog)
Bird later played for Hall on the U.S. team he coached in the 1978 World Games, where his teammate on the SECOND team was Earvin Johnson. Hall played his UK players ahead of Bird and Johnson. Free throw-C) Bill Walton was a dominating three-time ...

CelticsBlog (blog)

Celtics History Week: Easter upset of 1991
CelticsBlog (blog)
Yet by 1991 Jordan was not quite yet the megastar he was to become later in the 1990s after the retirements of Bird and Earvin Johnson. The Bulls were on the cusp but had yet to take the next step past the Pistons and Celtics to their first NBA title ...

Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers take to Twitter to wish Magic Johnson a Happy Birthday
Silver Screen and Roll
On this day 59 years ago, Earvin Johnson was born. Almost two decades later, the world was introduced to Magic Johnson and the game of basketball was changed forever. However, today is not only a day to celebrate the birth of one of the greatest ...

Doping, Basket: 8 mesi squalifica per Darius Johnson-Odom, ex Cremona
La prima sezione del Tribunale Nazionale Antidoping ha inflitto una squalifica di 8 mesi a Darius Earvin Johnson-Odom, ex giocatore della Vanoli Cremona. Lo stop è "a decorrere dal 17 settembre 2018 e con scadenza al 16 marzo 2019, così detratto il ...

Norwich Bulletin

NBA legend says mentors helped make magic
Norwich Bulletin
“I was born Earvin Johnson, but somebody helped me become “Magic” Johnson,” he said. “A lot of neighbors who helped raise me, but also coaches who said, 'hey, this young man's got a little talent, let me work with him.'” He encouraged audience members ...

La Repubblica

La Repubblica
La prima sezione del Tribunale Nazionale Antidoping ha inflitto una squalifica di 8 mesi all'ex giocatore della Vanoli Cremona, Darius Earvin Johnson Odom, con scadenza alla sostanza Thc Metabolita"DI dopo la partita contro Varese. Visualizza tutte le ...
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