Events & Nightlife
28th Annual Sports Legends Dinner
The event, which happens each year, attracts top professional athletes, sports legends, celebrities as well as philanthropic and corporate leaders in support of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, which raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research done by scientists at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Since its inception in 1985, the Great Sports Legends Dinner has honored more than 283 sports legends and honorees and has raised nearly $93 million for The Miami Project.
The Buoniconti Fund was established by NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti, his son, Marc Buoniconti, and their family.
Who: Founders – Nick Buoniconti and Marc Buoniconti
Master of Ceremonies – Brian Williams
Legends – Terry Bradshaw, James Worthy,Dave Winfield, Nick Faldo, Shawn Johnson, Gary Stevens, Antron Brown, Teresa Edwards
Honorees – Jim Kelly, Kenny Smith
VIPs – Emilio Estefan, Colin Egglesfield, Sasha Cohen, Harry Carson, Gary Hall, Jr., Carlos Ortiz, Dick Anderson, Mark Rypien, Scott Erickson and many more
Broadway’s “Jersey Boys” will perform at the event