More Players Added To “The State Farm® Showdown” Golf Tournament Hosted By Aaron Rodgers And Chris Paul Taking Place At Mohegan Sun Golf Club

2018-06-18

New names include Adam Thielen, Rodney Harrison, Michael Finley and more

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 18, 2018) – “The State Farm Showdown,” hosted by Aaron Rodgers and Chris Paul and presented by Turner Sports and CAA Sports, has added more celebrity athletes to the list of current and past NFL and NBA icons pitting against each other for the first-of-its-kind charity golf tournament set to take place at Mohegan Sun Golf Club June 27th & 28th.

An up-to-date confirmed list of players:

  • Ray Allen: Former UConn legend and top three-point shooter in NBA history whose career spanned the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. Allen has two NBA championship rings (2008 & 2013)
  • Larry Fitzgerald: Longtime Arizona Cardinals receiver, named to 11 Pro Bowls since being drafted third overall in the 2004 NFL Draft out of Pittsburgh. Caught two touchdown passes in Super Bowl XLIII
  • Patrick Peterson: A teammate of Fitzgerald on the Cardinals, one of the NFL’s top cover corners. Named to the Pro Bowl in each of his first seven seasons since entering the league as a first round pick in 2011
  • JR Smith: Former NBA champion with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 has also played with the New Orleans Hornets, Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks. Tabbed Kia NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2013
  • Reggie Bush: Legendary USC running back and former NFL running back who ran for more than 1,000 yards for the Miami Dolphins in 2011 and crossed the mark again for the Detroit Lions in 2013
  • Kyle Korver: NBA All-Star in 2015 with the Atlanta Hawks, the veteran three-point marksman has also spent time with the Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls and most recently the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Josh Scobee: Former NFL kicker played more than a decade with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Adam Thielen: Minnesota State University alumni and current wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings. First Vikings receiver since Sidney Rice in 2009 to surpass 1,000 receiving yards in a single season
  • Rashean Mathis: Former NFL cornerback first drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2003 and also played for the Detroit Lions
  • Rodney Harrison: Former NFL player for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots. Harrison set and still holds the record for sacks by a defensive back, as well as the first NFL player with 30 sacks and 30 interceptions in NFL history
  • Deron Williams: Three-time NBA All-Star who began his career with the Utah Jazz in 2005 and most recently to the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Michael Finley: NBA legend who played a total 15 seasons for teams including Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs (winning an NBA championship with the Spurs in 2007) and Boston Celtics
  • Michael Conley: A teammate of the Memphis Grizzlies since drafted as the fourth overall pick in 2007 and recently surpassed Shareef Abdur-Rahim as the third highest-scoring Grizzlies player of all time

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Chris Paul & Aaron Rodgers to Host “The State Farm® Showdown” Golf Tournament at Mohegan Sun Golf Club

2018-05-25

Turner Sports and CAA Sports have partnered to create a two-day charity golf tournament, hosted by NBA superstar Chris Paul and NFL superstar Aaron Rodgers, and set to take place atMohegan Sun Golf Club starting Wednesday, June 27th. “The State Farm Showdown” is open to the public and will feature NBA stars past and present facing off against NFL greats, all to benefit the players’ charities of choice. The action starts at 10:00am ET on June 27th, and 11:00am on June 28th.

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Mohegan Sun and FanDuel Enter Partnership to Offer Co-Branded Fantasy Sports Contests

2016-10-31

Mohegan Sun and FanDuel, a leading provider in daily fantasy sports, have announced a new partnership together, allowing users to sign-up directly through Mohegansun.com/fantasysports. Guests will now have the opportunity to win exclusive fantasy sports experiences every week.

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GREG OLSEN AND CRAIG JACKSON’S BARRETT-JACKSON TO AUCTION 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO FOR CHARITY

2016-05-24

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will auction a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible (preview) owned by All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen for charity at its inaugural Northeast Auction, June 23-25, 2016, at Mohegan Sun. The car will cross the auction block on June 23rd with 100 percent of the hammer price going to Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation benefiting The HEARTest Yard.

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Keith Byars, Former Professional Football Star To Be Featured In A Signings & Sightings Event At Mohegan Sun

2013-09-05

Keith Byars

WHAT:  Former professional football star and sports TV analyst Keith Byars comes to Mohegan Sun on Monday, September 9th for a Signings & Sightings event inside Bow & Arrow Sports Bar.
WHEN/WHERE:  Monday, September 9th during Halftime of Monday night’s Football game inside Bow & Arrow Sports Bar
IN DETAIL:  To celebrate the start of the 2012-2013 football season, former all-pro fullback/tight ... 

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Mohegan Sun Presents Aaron Hernandez & Niko Koutouvides For A Signings & Sightings

2012-06-04

As part of Connecticut Days, pro football players Aaron Hernandez and Niko Koutouvides set to sign autographs and greet fans on June 16th
WHAT:  Celebrate Connecticut Days with a touchdown when Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings presents a special appearance by two Connecticut natives and players for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez and Niko Koutouvides.
*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Due to time restrictions, ... 

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Mohegan Sun Is The Place To Be To Watch The Big Game

2010-01-22

Poker players can watch the action with Super Sunday Celebration Weekend going on February 6th & 7th

Mohegan Sun’s poker room, equipped with over twenty 50-inch flat screen televisions, will host Super Sunday Celebration Weekend, broadcasting the NFL’s biggest Sunday in style with prizes and free tournament drawings starting on Saturday, February 6th and continuing through game day on Sunday, February 7th.  For non-poker players, the game will also be available throughout the property ... 

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