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Morgan Wootten Names McDonald’s All American Players Of The Year

By Savoy Staff     March 25th, 2014

Joe Wootten, Head Basketball Coach of Bishop O’Connell in Arlington, Va., (left) and Douglas Freeland, Director of the McDonald’s All American Games (right) recognize the 2014 McDonald’s All Americans Jahlil Okafor (left center) and Ariel Atkins (right center) as the 2014 Morgan Wootten Players of the Year at the Ronald McDonald House on Tuesday, March, [...]

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Magic Johnson Headlines Group Investing in LA Sparks

By D. Janell Perry     February 7th, 2014

Magic Johnson is making his way back onto the Los Angeles basketball scene. The former Lakers??? is part of a group buying the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA. “We’re totally thrilled,” WNBA President Laurel Richie told The Associated Press. “When Magic chooses to enter into a partnership with a WNBA team, that’s a great [...]

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Marshawn Lynch scores sweet endorsement deal with Skittles

By D. Janell Perry     January 31st, 2014

  Besides his “Beastmode” running skills, Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch, is well known for his love of the candy Skittles. Lynch is reportedly now teaming up with Skittles in what could be an extremely delectable and lucrative endorsement deal for both parties. The brand has announced that they will be releasing a special “Seattle [...]

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Fakework Sports Management Group And Summit Sports Group Announce Signings Of Marion Grice, Alden Darby, Chris Young And Brandon Wimberly

By Savoy Staff     January 14th, 2014

L to R:  Brandon Wimberly, DJ Mormile, Marion Grice and Aldon Darby. Fakework Sports Management Group (FSMG), in partnership and cooperation with Summit Sports Group, announced the signing of Arizona State’s Marion Grice, Alden Darby and Chris Young, along with Nevada’s Brandon Wimberly. “We are very excited that Marion, Alden, Chris and Brandon have all chosen [...]

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Alaska Airlines and Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Launch ’12th Fan Rescue’ Contest

By Savoy Staff     January 8th, 2014

Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are coming to the rescue of Seahawk fans across the country by offering to fly two loyal fans to Seattle this weekend to watch the Seahawks battle the New Orleans Saints in their divisional playoff game. In “Russell’s 12th Fan Rescue” contest, Seahawk fans are asked to [...]

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Deemed the ‘Game Changer:’ There’s No ‘I’ in Team, but Michigan State’s, Blackwell, Definitely Has an Eye for Talent!

By Savoy Staff     January 2nd, 2014

Deemed a “game changer” by MSU Coach, Mark Dantonio, just three weeks into his tenure, Blackwell was credited with immediate recruiting gains. The last time Michigan State Spartans were Rose Bowl champions, the now Director of College Advancement and Performance & Camp Director, Curtis Blackwell, was just a 10-year-old tyke throwing around a football with [...]

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“Famous Jameis” Winston Named the Youngest Ever to Win Heisman Trophy

By D. Janell Perry     December 16th, 2013

Jameis Winston took the stage at 2013 Heisman Trophy ceremony equipped with a smile full of gratitude and humility. Winston accepted the most prestigious award at the Best Buy Theater in New York with the same smile he’s been wearing all season. His carefree personality has made him often comparable to the affable personality of [...]

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Africa’s “Polo Queen” Neku Atawodi Is First Equestrian Player Ever Featured On Trace Sports Stars Channel

By Savoy Staff     November 15th, 2013

Nigerian polo champion Neku Atawodi is getting the international spotlight with a feature TV piece on Trace Sports Stars. The TV channel, broadcast in 104 countries throughout Africa, Europe, India, Mexicoand more, tells the exciting stories of sports stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Venus Williams, David Beckham and now Neku. The series follows Neku’s competition experiences around the world, marking the first time Trace has featured a [...]

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Darrell Wallace Jr. makes NASCAR history with win

By Savoy Staff     October 29th, 2013

Darrell Wallace Jr. is the second African-American driver to win a NASCAR national series race. He hopes his triumph is well worth the wait, considering the sport is traditionally filled with all white drivers, and has only been diversified once before in its first 65 years of existence. “I want to be a role model [...]

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Six Time All-Pro Linebacker Patrick Willis Joins Team Rockin’ Refuel

By Savoy Staff     September 5th, 2013

Willis relies on Rockin’ Refuel to provide the protein needed to excel on the gridiron. Rockin’ Refuel by Shamrock Farms, a complete line of protein beverages that starts with real milk and ends with real results, announced that do-everything  linebacker, Patrick Willis, is the newest member of Team Rockin’ Refuel.  Willis will be featured in Rockin’ [...]

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