2008

December, 2008

  • Former NFL pro-bowl linebacker Otis Wilson, and legendary Harlem Globetrotter Curly Neal, appear in Hanover Park for a retail store’s grand opening

November, 2008

  • Misty-May Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 2004 and 2008 Olympic gold medalists in beach volleyball, attend an annual convention in Orlando, Florida

October, 2008

  • Pro Sports MVP features the “American Gladiators Tour ™” that brings Gladiators Corinne “Panther” Van Ryck De Groot, Alex “Militia” Castro, Beth “Venom” Horn, Mike “Titan” O’Hearn, and Jennifer “Phoenix” Widerstrom overseas for a Goodwill Military Tour
  • Five time pro-bowler, Jay Novacek, makes an appearance in Wyoming for a retail stores grand opening
  • Pro Sport MVP presents a Goodwill “UFC Tour ™” for the Military overseas which includes fighters and MMA Spokesmodels Joe Lauzon, Andrea Tiede, Jorge Rivera, Amber Nichole Miller, and Heath Herring
  • NFL superbowl champion and four time all-pro, LeRoy Butler, attends a grand opening for a retail store in Wisconsin

September, 2008

  • Five time pro bowl quarterback Daryle Lamonica takes part in a casino reception in Reno, Nevada
  • Pro Sports MVP presents a goodwill military tour “Heroes of the Diamond Tour ™” overseas which include Dean Palmer, a 1998 All-Star selection, Sterling Hitchcock, the 1998 NLCS MVP, and Andy Ashby, a two time All-Star
  • Karl Mecklenburg, former NFL superstar and five time pro-bowler, attends a grand opening for a retail store in the Midwest

August, 2008

  • The final “Extreme Summer Tour ™” appearance is made by Curly Neal, Legendary Harlem Globetrotter
  • MLB Hall of Famer, Fergie Jenkins, attends and takes part in a corporate picnic held in Des Moines
  • Pro Sports MVP features the “Fairways 2 Greens Tour ™” which brings professional golfers Larry Laoretti, Jill McGill, Suzanne Strudwick, and Carl Paulson overseas for a Goodwill Military Tour
  • Dwight Stephenson, former NFL offensive lineman and Football Hall of Famer, appears at a retail store grand opening in Alabama

July, 2008

  • The third round to the “Extreme Summer Tour ™” is famous Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks. He is traveling throughout Europe speaking to the troops
  • Former NFL running back Keith Byars and former Cincinnati Red George Foster made appearances at a retail store in the Midwest
  • Former MLB pitcher and two time All-Star Rob Dibble and NHL Hall of Famer Phil Esposito speak at a sales meetings at a Florida convenient store chain
  • Olympic wrestling gold medalist Rulon Gardner delivers a keynote speech for a health and fitness organization
  • Jimmy Wynn, a former MLB outfielder and All-Star, and Frank Robinson, former MLB player and Hall of Famer attend a corporate hospitality event at a MLB game
  • Two time Olympic Speed Skater gold medalist Derek Parra is the featured torch barer and speaker at state games of the west
  • Private sweepstakes appearances in the northwest by eight time world champion pool player Loree Jon Jones
  • Archie Griffin, former American football running back and college football’s only two-time Heisman trophy winner, and Keith Byars, sports broadcaster and former American football player attend a retail store’s grand opening in the Midwest
  • Former Major League Baseball player Ed Kranepool attends a VIP Breakfast in New York City
  • Graig Nettles, former Major League Baseball third baseman, makes an appearance in the Northeast to promote a retail store

June, 2008

  • Pro Sports MVP features the “Classics of the Hardwood Tour ™” that brings former NBA players Shawn Bradley, Elden Campbell, Tom Gugliotta, and former WNBA players Rushia Brown and Semeka Randall overseas for a Goodwill Military Tour
  • Former pitcher and MLB Hall of Famer Phil Niekro attends a corporate hospitality event at a MLB game in the south
  • The Philadelphia Eagle Cheerleaders are participating in a Goodwill tour for the troops
  • Former MLB player and current baseball coach for a professional team outside of the MLB Al Bumbry participates in a minor league promotional event in California
  • Pro beach Volleyball players Clay Ceman, Dain Blanton, Nancy Mason, Carrie Dodd participated in a Volleyball Tour overseas
  • Pro Sports MVP organized retail appearances for a Midwest store that included LeRoy Butler, Mickey Lolich, Hanford Dixon, Larry McCarren, Scott Studwell, Billy Sims, and Rob Dibble
  • The X-Games Tour is supporting the troops with the help of professional snowboarder Danny Kass, 2004 “Boardercross Racer of the Year” Nate Holland, and professional skier Grete Eliassen
  • The finale to the “Extreme Summer Tour™” featured Rockmond Dunbar, an actor known for his roles on the hit series “The Practice”,” Soulfood”,” Heartland”, and most recently” Prison Break”
  • The former MLB pitcher and three time All-Star Jack McDowell attends a minor league promotion on the west coast
  • Rob Dibble, former MLB pitcher and two time All-Star, speaks and participates in a youth baseball fundraising program in Arkansas
  • Two time Pro-Bowler Levon Kirkland gives his time to help with youth football camps on many different occasions throughout the month of June
  • Pro Sports MVP presents a Goodwill Military Tour “Summerfest™” which will feature Darryl Dawkins one of the first players to go straight from high school to the NBA, Shaun King former NFL player and currently a ESPN analyst, Lee Smith seven time MLB All-Star, Luis Tiant former MLB pitcher and three time All-Star, Ickey Woods known for the “Ickey Shuffle” and Super Bowl Champion, and Mark May former NFL offensive lineman
  • Former Major League Baseball catcher, Tim Laudner, attends a hospitality event in Minnesota
  • Curly Neal, legendary Harlem Globetrotter, makes an appearance at a sales reception in South Carolina

May, 2008

  • Leading off the “Extreme Summer Tour™” is Lisa Tucker. Lisa was an American Idol contestant on season 5 where she made it to the top 10. She will be touring in Europe on one of the many Military Goodwill Tours presented by Pro Sports MVP
  • Two time Pro-Bowler Levon Kirkland and three time Super Bowl Champion Guy McIntyre volunteer with youth football camps
  • The “Heroes of the Diamond Tour™” consists of former MLB right fielder Tim Salmon, Mike Remlinger former MLB pitcher, former pitcher and slider specialist Jeff Nelson, and Dean Palmer former MLB 3rd baseman
  • NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield, Erica Enders the first woman in NHRA history to reach a Pro Stock Final in her rookie season , NRHA driver Phil Burkart, and Clay Millican who has won six consecutive World Championships (2001-2006) and holds the most wins as a Top Fuel Driver in IHRA History are featured on the “Racing Heroes Tour ™” that will be traveling to visit the troops
  • Former NFL player and eleven time Pro-Bowler Anthony Munoz, former NFL running back Keith Byars, and former NFL player and part of the Ohio State 2003 National Championship team Craig Krenzel attend promotional events at a chain of supermarkets in the Midwest
  • The “Cheerleader Tour™” with the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders who performed and signed autographs overseas for the troops
  • Heisman Trophy winner and two time Pro-Bowler Mike Rozier and Heisman Trophy winner and author Johnny Rodgers make appearances at a retail store in the Midwest
  • 1972 National League MVP and five time All-Star Maury Wills attended a minor league baseball promotional event on the west coast
  • Ron Kittle, former White Sox power hitter, is part of a hospitality program at a MLB game in the Midwest

April, 2008

  • Jan McWorter & Loree Jon Jones headline the “Billiards of Action Tour™”. Jan McWorter is a former touring member of the Women’s Professional Billiard Association, and Loree Jon Jones is an eight time world champion pool player
  • Olympic volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh is the key note speaker at a women’s athletic fundraising event
  • Lee Smith, seven time MLB All-Star, participates in a minor league baseball promotion on the west coast
  • Pro Sports MVP organized retail appearances for a Midwest store that included George Foster, Bill Brooks, Neal Broten, LeRoy Butler, Tony Olivia, Lee Smith, Craig Krenzel, Chris Zorich, Jack McDowell, Fergie Jenkins, Billy Sims, Kevin Butler, Carl Eller, Mike Rozier, Johnny Rodgers, Willie Horton, and Keith Byars
  • The Purrfect Angelz traveled overseas for yet another one of Pro Sports MVP’s Military Goodwill Tours
  • NHL Hall of Famer Phil Esposito is the keynote speaker at a Boy Scout fundraising banquet
  • AJ Joseph and George Mason Basketball coach Bill Courtney made a personal appearance at a private birthday party in Maryland
  • Pro Sports MVP features major league baseball coach and former player Don Baylor at a minor league baseball promotional event

March, 2008

  • NASCAR drivers Jeff Fuller, Ricky Craven, and Randy Lajoie along with female NHRA driver Hilary Will are featured in the “Racing Heroes Tour™” presented by Pro Sports MVP for an overseas Military Goodwill Tour
  • Pro Sports MVP brings in former NFL Rookie of the Year and 3-time Pro Bowler Billy Sims for an event at a sport memorabilia store on the east coast
  • ESPN host and TV personality Kenny Mayne speaks at a sales meeting at a financial firm in the northeast
  • There are two overseas “Ambassadors of Hollywood Tours™” this month. The first one features Gabrielle Tuite who has been called the next up-and-coming hot star, Daytime Emmy winner Cynthia Watros , former professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, and Bonnie-Jill Laflin TV host and first and only female scout for the LA Lakers. While the Second tour features actor Jesse Bradford, actress Kelly Hu, movie and television actor David Proval, and TV personality and actress Maria Menounos
  • Former wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings Jake Reed, two time Pro-Bowler Levon Kirkland, and three time Super Bowl Champion Guy McIntyre volunteer with youth football camps

February, 2008

  • Pro Sports MVP features current NFL wide receiver Tim Dwight, former Oakland Raider Steve Wisniewski, three time Pro-Bowler and Jason Elam, Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders Krisandra and Sarah in the “Super Sunday ™” Goodwill tour
  • Former wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings Jake Reed, two time Pro-Bowler Levon Kirkland and three time Super Bowl Champion Guy McIntyre participate in youth football camps
  • Former Cincinnati Bengal Ickey Woods known for the “Ickey Shuffle” and Super Bowl Champion Everson Walls attend a VIP Super Bowl reception at a casino in the southwest
  • Pro Sports MVP partners with a retail chain in the Midwest to bring in seven time Pro- Bowler and NFL Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders, four time MLB All-Star Willie Horton, former Milwaukee Brewer Gorman Thomas, three time NBA All-Star George McGinnis, and former NFL wide receiver Bill Brooks for an autograph signing
  • With the assistance of Pro Sports MVP current New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister was featured at the grand opening of a retail sporting goods store
  • The “Professional Bull Riders Tour™” features Tater Porter the 2000 PBR World Finals winner, Michael Gaffney a bull rider and founding member of the PBR, and special guests Rachel Myllymaki barrel racing champion and Fallon Taylor one of the most accomplished barrel racers of her generation for an overseas Goodwill Military Tour
  • Pro Sports MVP features former Oakland Raider and three time Super Bowl Champion Cliff Branch at a Super Bowl reception at a casino
  • Table tennis coach and trickster Scott Preiss along with his son and junior table tennis sensation Austin Preiss participate at exhibition at a private party

January, 2008

  • Pro Sports MVP presents the Goodwill Military “Olympic Heroes Tour™” that includes top beach volleyball player Mike Whitmarsh, the most decorated American gymnast Shannon Miller, track Olympic gold medalist Shawn Crawford, Jessica Mendoza a member of the 2004 US Olympic gold medal softball team, and three time Olympic Ice Hockey participant and medalist Angela Ruggiero
  • Mike Schmidt attends promotional event at a minor league fan fest in the Midwest
  • Pro Sports MVP partners with a retail chain in the Midwest and contracted seven time MLB All-Star Lee Smith, former NFL linebacker Otis Wilson, two time Pro Bowler Mike Rozier, College Football Hall of Famer and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers, and Stanley Cup winner and Olympic Ice Hockey gold medalist Neal Broten for an autograph signing
  • The Legendary Harlem Globetrotter Curly Neal made a celebrity appearance at a car show on the east coast
  • The “Legends of Wrestling Tour™” includes former professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page (DDP), top ranked superstar from the 70s-90′s Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff, and living legend “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart who will participate in a Goodwill Tour for the troops overseas
  • Six time Pro Bowler and four time Super Bowl champion LC Greenwood travels to the east coast for a sports memorabilia show where he makes an autograph appearance