KENTUCKY'S DAVIS WINS 2012 WAYMAN TISDALE AWARD
ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis as the winner of the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award as the men's National Freshman of the Year. Davis will be honored at a gala banquet on Mon., April 16 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Davis will also be recognized at the USBWA College Basketball Awards Breakfast on Fri., March 30 in New Orleans in conjunction with the NCAA Men's Final Four. Read more...
Legacy To Manage Brandon Carr Foundation; Makes Addition to Management Team
Southlake, TX -- Legacy Foundation and Sports Management (Legacy), a DFW-based firm specializing in the development and management of charitable foundations as well as sports-related special events has been selected to manage the non-profit charitable foundation of Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback Brandon Carr.
Carr Cares, created by Carr in 2012, focuses on educational enrichment and physical fitness for youth and has -- in its first year -- supported Scottish Rite Hospital and United Way, as well as other worthy causes. The Foundation is active in Carr’s hometown DFW area and in Michigan where Carr grew up and eventually starred in football at Grand Valley State University. The Foundation annually produces a Celebrity Softball Game fundraiser as well as a number of sports camps with a focus of increasing activity locally.
DUKE COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKI TO RECEIVEWAYMAN TISDALE HUMANITARIAN AWARD
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, the winningest coach in NCAA men’s basketball history, will be honored at the second annual Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Awards Banquet, presented by Devon, in Oklahoma City April 16 as the recipient of the Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award. Read More...
Legacy Foundation and Event Management (Legacy) founder Bill Webb announced new agreements to manage Osage Nation Foundation and TEXR Foundation. In addition, the firm has announced the addition of two new team members. Read more...
Legacy Foundation and Event Management (Legacy), based in Southlake, will manage the Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award for Access Sports, an Oklahoma City-based non-profit charitable foundation. The award will be presented annually to the outstanding freshman player in NCAA men’s college basketball. It is named after Wayman Tisdale, a former NBA and University of Oklahoma star basketball player, who died earlier this year from cancer.