New Website Publicizes Athletes’ Charitable Endeavors

Far too often, the stories we hear and articles we read about athletes are focused on their various wrongdoings. A new website, Athletes Give, is looking to change the conversation by promoting the thousands of philanthropic events being put on by athletes each year. The site is a convenient, global portal of aggregated athlete community…

Baseball Prospectus, Issues Concerning Athletes And MiCamp To Host Celebrity Bartending Night

What: Fourth Annual Celebrity Bartending Night When: Saturday, March 22, 2014 (9:00-11:00 p.m.) Where: American Junkie Bar (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85255) Baseball Prospectus, Issues Concerning Athletes, and MiCamp will host the fourth annual “Celebrity Bartending Night.” Adding to the excitement of this year’s event is renowned play-by-play announcer Daron Sutton, who will…

Celebrity Sweat Super Bowl Flag Football Challenge Celebrates 13 Years Of Community Involvement

Did you know New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, kick-started the Bill Belichick Foundation in December to mentor and provide financial support for athletic leaders of tomorrow? Did you know that Jon Kitna, Dallas Cowboys’ backup QB for week 17, donated his entire paycheck (reportedly $53,000) to a local high school? How about Larry…

Third Annual Celebrity Bartending Night For Charity

What: David DeJesus Family Foundation to Host Celebrity Bartending Night Presented by Issues Concerning Athletes When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (9-11 p.m.) Where: American Junkie Bar (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85255) The David DeJesus Family Foundation (DDFF), a charitable organization that provides comfort and aid to families in crisis who suffer from illness, poverty or disaster…

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Selects French/West/Vaughan for PR/Marketing Support

French/West/Vaughan (FWV) has been selected by Glen “Big Baby” Davis (currently of the Orlando Magic) as his marketing, public relations and endorsement agency of record. Davis is FWV’s first NBA client.  FWV will work with Davis’ business manager, former Stanford football standout Anthony Kimble and his agent, John Hamilton of Performance Sports Management, in promoting the…

Tara Modlin Hopes To Skate Her Way Out Of Trouble

Want to see a website that looks like it was created in 1990, replete with graphics that look like a 5-year old created and background music that you cannot turn on/off?  Well here you go.  That website is the home of Fireworks Sports Marketing, the brainchild of sports agent Tara Modlin.  At least the company’s Facebook…

Four NFL Players Help Children In El Salvador

If you combine the weight of Aaron Kampman (Jacksonville Jaguars), Russell Allen (Jacksonville Jaguars), Craig Terrill (Seattle Seahawks), and Jordy Nelson (Green Bay Packers), you have something that weighs approximately 1,000 pounds.  Yet the enormous size of those four NFL players does not compare to the size of their hearts.  Each one of them have…

Help Disadvantaged Single Mothers At Jarvis Green’s Wine Tasting

If you go to Jarvis Green’s website, you will find three words that describe the two-time Super Bowl champion and current Houston Texan: “Philanthropist, Athlete, Entrepreneur.”  While Green has certainly had his fair share of success on the gridiron, it may not be a coincidence that the first word is “Philanthropist.”  I constantly receive emails…

Golf With Willis McGahee And Help Underprivileged Children

Public relations executives take note: I am more than happy to publicize your athlete clients charity events.  It is great to champion athletes for the great things they do off of the field/court.  We chastise them enough for their unscrupulous acts. Willis McGahee of the Baltimore Ravens will be hosting his first annual charity golf tournament on…

MLB Players Bartending To Raise Funds For Pediatric Cancer Research

The Strike 3 Foundation, a charitable organization that mobilizes support, heightens awareness, and raises funding for pediatric cancer research, recently announced that it will host a “Celebrity Bartending Night” from 9-11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23 at American Junkie (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85251).  It will be held in conjunction with Issues Concerning…