Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Favre’s charitable foundation awards grants

HATTIESBURG — Brett and Deanna Favre’s foundation, Favre 4 Hope, has supported charities in Mississippi and Wisconsin with $180,000 in grants for 2013. The foundation said that Mississippi charities receiving grants are Special Olympics of Mississippi, Hope Haven, Association for the Rights of Citizens with Disabilities, Make a Wish of Mississippi, Memorial Hospital Deanna Favre […] [...]

Legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall dies

by Associated Press Published: April 16,2013

Tags: broadcasting, football, NFL, Pat Summerall, sports

DALLAS (AP) — Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82. Susie Wiles, Summerall’s daughter, said her father died in Dallas. ”He was an extraordinary man and a wonderful father,” Wiles said. ”I know he will be greatly […] [...]

February 8, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Entergy, New Orleans, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl, Superdome, Superdome outage


Wireless carriers plan for Super Bowl Sunday

by Stephen McDill Published: February 1,2013

Tags: AT&T, Baltimore Colts, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl, Super Dome, Verizon, wireless companies

A dropped call from your smartphone can leave you with a sinking feeling equivalent to witnessing a dropped pass by your favorite NFL receiver: shock, disbelief and maybe some frustration and anger mixed in for good measure. Whether its a dropped call, a text fail or a buffering browser, two of the country’s leading wireless […] [...]

October 15, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: October 15,2012

Tags: Bourbon Street, New Orleans Saints, NFL


July 23, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: July 22,2012

Tags: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, NFL


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Q&A: Joe Haynes, Executive Director, Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Inc.

by MBJ Staff Published: June 6,2010

Tags: Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Inc., Joe Haynes, NFL

From referee to coach Haynes helps at-risk kids find career A former NFL official, Joe Haynes is the executive director for Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc., a part of a national program designed to help underserved youth make a smooth transition from school to employment.  Haynes recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal to discuss […] [...]

Richardson leading charge at Brookwood

by Nash Nunnery Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Brookwood Byram Country Club, Golf, NFL, Willie Richardson

Willie Richardson has had a lot of great moments in his life. Consider the Clarksdale native’s body of work: -An All-Pro receiver with the Baltimore Colts who played in one of the NFL’s most memorable Super Bowls • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame • Inducted into the National High School Sports Hall […] [...]

Saints’ fans talk, text it up

by Wally Northway Published: January 28,2010

Tags: New Orleans Saints, NFL, professional sports, telecommunications

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints fans were heard loud and clear over Verizon Wireless’ 3G network after the teams victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday night. Verizon Wireless, the exclusive wireless provider of the Saints and the Louisiana Superdome, announced that the number of voice calls and text messages sent and received immediately following […] [...]

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