THE SHADOW LEAGUE TO HONOR SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH DAWN STALEY, BOXING LEGEND BERNARD HOPKINS, 3x BOXING CHAMPION/MMA STAR ANA JULATON AND FOX SPORTS ANCHOR GUS JOHNSON AT 5TH ANNUAL SHADOW LEAGUE AWARDS IN NYC
THE SHADOW LEAGUE TO HONOR SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH DAWN STALEY, BOXING LEGEND
BERNARD HOPKINS, 3x BOXING CHAMPION/MMA STAR
ANA JULATON AND FOX SPORTS ANCHOR GUS JOHNSON AT
5TH ANNUAL SHADOW LEAGUE AWARDS IN NYC
WHEN: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH -PRESS CHECK-IN- 6:00PM,
RED CARPET-6:30PM, PROGRAM- 7:30-9:00PM
WHERE: THE EDISON BALLROOM, located at 240 W 47th Street New York, NY
WHO: BERNARD HOPKINS; Legendary American Boxer, promoter
and social advocate
GUS JOHNSON; Fox Sports Broadcaster
DAWN STALEY; Basketball Hall of Fame Player and University of South Carolina Head Women’s Basketball Coach
ANA JULATON;3 Time World Boxing champion/International MMA star
RUBEN DIAZ JR ; Bronx Borough President
TONYA LOMBARD; Head of Multicultural Engagement and Strategic
KEITH CLINKSCALES; Founder of The Shadow League
YUSSUF KHAN;Senior Vice President and General Manager of
The Shadow League
TAYLOR ROOKS; Sports Journalist and Broadcaster of The Bleacher Report; Evening’s Master of Ceremonies
TREVEON GRAHAM, Brooklyn Nets
ED DAVIS, Brooklyn Nets
JOE HARRIS, Brooklyn Nets
DJ D-NICE; Evening Entertainment
WHAT: The Shadow League is hosting its 5th Annual Shadow League Awards Dinner, presented by AT&T Humanity of Connection in New York City to celebrate the remarkable achievements of men and women of color who are trailblazers in the world of sports. Hosted by Sports journalist Taylor Rooks, The Shadow League will honor basketball Hall of Fame Player and University of South Carolina Head Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley, legendary American Boxer, promoter and social advocate, Bernard Hopkins (aka “The Executioner” and “The Alien”), Ana Julaton, 3 Time World Boxing Champion/International MMA star and Fox Sports Broadcaster Gus Johnson.
In an industry where one often associates the success of a sport and/or a specific franchise with the athletes who play, there are often a number of individuals who contribute to that success who are overlooked. The Shadow League Awards dinner was designed to highlight and celebrate those individuals in sports who often excel and remove barriers in the “shadows”.
***All media must RSVP and will be confirmed prior to the event***
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