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Tony Dungy
Name : Tony Dungy
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Date of Birth : 1955
Place of Birth : Jackson, Michigan
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Athletes,Celebrity
Brief Bio : Anthony Kevin "Tony" Dungy (born October 6, 1955) is a former professional American football player and the current head coach of the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. Prior to that,... - More...
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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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Dungy to talk with Atlanta kids, fathers
By D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Journal Constitution - After his first full NFL season in retirement, former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy has found joy off the field.

He served as a studio analyst on NBC, and that kept him close to the game, but his off-the-field projects are now his main focus.

One of his passions is serving as the national spokesman for All Pro Dad, the fatherhood program of Family First, a national nonprofit organization based in Tampa.

Dungy will be in town to speak to about 325 kids and their dads at Stonewall Tell Elementary School on Friday in Atlanta, before heading to the
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Posted 3/20/2010 12:03:38 AM | Permalink
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Three of the Decade's Best Sports Role Models
By Rahul Vaidyanath, The Epoch Times - As the decade comes to a close, three sports persona come to mind as exemplifying success and admirable conduct. Too many times, we hear stories about athletes making too much money too soon in life and doing the wrong things. Instead, let’s celebrate success and exemplary behavior.

Tony Dungy, Steve Nash, and Roger Federer have enjoyed remarkable success in the decade of the 2000s. They are the true sports role models for kids because of their demeanor and conduct on and off the sporting stage.

'Quiet Strength'
Tony Dungy took over the reigns of the Indianapolis Colts in January 2002 and promptly turned
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Posted 12/19/2009 12:12:06 AM | Permalink
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Tony Dungy to Speak at Lecture Series
WTVW - Evansville,IN,USA - Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel announced Tuesday morning that Indianapolis Colts Head Coach will be the spring 2009 speaker for the Evansville's Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series. That event is on March 16, 2009 at 7:30 pm in Roberts Stadium.The fall speaker is Earvin "Magic" Johnson. Johnson will speak at the Centre on October 28 at 7 pm. Both events are free.

Evansville’s Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series is pleased to announce its speaker for spring 2009. Tony Dungy, Head Coach of the Indianapolis Colts, will give a lecture at Roberts Stadium Tuesday, March 16, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. Dungy’s
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Posted 9/16/2008 12:09:48 AM | Permalink
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Colts trio named to Indiana Hall of Fame
WTHI - Terre Haute, IN, USA - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, team president Bill Polian and coach Tony Dungy have been selected to the Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame president Richard Bryant says their success over the years made it an easy choice.

Irsay assumed ownership of the team in 1997 after the death of his father, Robert. He hired Polian, who drafted Peyton Manning the next year, and brought in Dungy in 2002. Including a previous stint with Tampa Bay, Dungy has a 136-74 career record and has taken his team to the playoffs each of the past nine years, tying an NFL record.

The
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Posted 4/18/2008 05:04:54 AM | Permalink
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Dungy Serves at the Pleasure of the President
AOL SPORTS - New York, NY, USA - Tony Dungy can add yet another line to his resume, right behind "Super Bowl-winning NFL head coach" and "Best-selling author." That line? "Presidential appointee."

You can read more about the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation by clicking here. Already on the council are Jerry Colangelo, Art Linkletter, Cokie Roberts, Stephen Baldwin, Hillary Duff and Danny Wuerffel.

That would be one hell of a dinner party, wouldn't it? Pretty much everyone would look around the table, then point to Danny Wuerffel and say, "Who's that guy?" Seriously, did Bush win a bet with his brother Jeb over the '97 Sugar Bowl
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Posted 8/16/2007 11:08:21 AM | Permalink
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TONY DUNGY CONTINUES WINNING STREAK: NFL coach is now best-selling author.
Eurweb.com - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy is the first African-American coach to ever lead his team to a Super Bowl title. The 51-year-old Dungy is now the author of a New York Times' No. 1 bestseller, Quiet Strength.

Written with Nathan Whitaker, Dungy's memoir will head the Times' hardcover, nonfiction list on Sunday, August 5, and is the first NFL-related title in history to claim the top spot on this list.

Released July 10, Quiet Strength debuted on the list at No. 2 on the July 29 hardcover, nonfiction list. The 20th sports-related book to ever reach No. 1 on the Times'
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Posted 8/6/2007 12:08:11 AM | Permalink
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Tony Dungy Memoir Claims Top Spot on NY Times' Best Sellers List
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy continues to make history. The first African-American coach to ever lead his team to a Super Bowl title, the 51-year-old Dungy is now the author of a New York Times' No. 1 best seller, Quiet Strength.Written with Nathan Whitaker, Dungy's memoir will head the Times' hardcover, nonfiction list on Sunday, August 5, and is the first NFL-related title in history to claim the top spot on this list.

Released July 10, Quiet Strength debuted on the list at No. 2 on the July 29 hardcover, nonfiction list. The 20th sports-related book to ever reach No.
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Posted 8/2/2007 12:08:01 AM | Permalink
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Tony Dungy: Don't know why anyone was discounting Eagles
247Sports
Tony Dungy said the Philadelphia Eagles would be in the NFC Championship Game. He was right. Dungy had a statement on the Eagles 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons, confirming the talented roster the Eagles had...along with

Fox 59

Tony Dungy: Transition from coordinator to head coach 'a whole new experience'
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – He was ready to take that last step after having done the required preparatory work. He was that 41-year old defensive coordinator who had taken notes and gleaned every bit of information possible while working alongside Chuck Noll ...

CBS Philly

Tony Dungy Thinks Carson Wentz Will Be NFL's 'Best QB' Soon
CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After the Eagles' ugly Christmas night win over the Oakland Raiders, NFL analyst and former Super Bowl winning head coach Tony Dungy tweeted this. Don't panic on the Eagles. They're going to be fine and Nick Foles is going to play ...

Kansas City Star (blog)

NBC analysts rip Chiefs: 'No excuse losing to the Tennessee Titans'
Kansas City Star (blog)
They didn't sugar coat this. NBC had the broadcast of the second playoff game on Saturday, and at halftime of the Falcons-Rams game, the studio crew broke down the Chiefs' 22-21 loss to the Titans. Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison offered some harsh ...

247Sports

Tony Dungy: NFC Championship Game will be in Philly
247Sports
Philadelphia Eagles fans are panicking over the team's offensive performance over the last two games, one which was a meaningless Week 17 finale where second-string players played the majority of the game with home-field advantage already clinched ...

247Sports

Jaguars used Steelers disrespect as motivation
247Sports
The Pittsburgh Steelers never took the Jacksonville Jaguars seriously. Even though the Steelers lost to the Jaguars 30-9 when the two teams met in the regular season, it was abundantly obvious that they expected to zoom past the Jaguars for a rematch ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tony Dungy offers strong support of Calvin Johnson and Jesse James
Atlanta Journal Constitution
On Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James had a controversial touchdown catch overturned. He caught the ball, turned to lunge for the goal line, and made it across. The ball hit the ground, though, and moved as he reached out. That small ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Stefon Diggs erased decades of Minnesota heartache
San Francisco Chronicle
While the magical ending in Minnesota dominated the playoff discussions, there were other notable calls in the divisional round: PAYTON'S CHALLENGES: Saints coach Sean Payton unsuccessfully challenged two calls on the same series in the fourth quarter ...

Colts.com

Bill Polian Goes Behind The Scenes In Colts' Search For Next Head Coach
Colts.com
I'll take you back at the time that we interviewed Tony Dungy: I went through the process of interviewing six candidates, which, by the way, in my mind, in retrospect, was one too many, but that's logistics. During that process Jim Irsay was kept up to ...
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