Ted Leonsis Cordially Invites You To The Michael Wilbon and James Brown Celebrity Roast, honoring Coach Gary Williams


On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 leading sports, entertainment, civic, and media celebrities will gather to honor and roast basketball coaching legend Gary Williams of the University of Maryland. The celebrity roast is hosted by Michael Wilbon and James Brown. Celebrity roasters will share their experiences and humorous stories about Coach William’s career on and off the court.

Comcast SportsNet media celebrity Chick Hernandez will emcee, and a wide array of sports icons are scheduled to attend. Past celebrities include Wes Unseld, Joe Gibbs, Earl “the Pearl” Monroe, Magic Johnson, Joe Theismann, Alonzo Mourning, Cal Ripken, Kellen Williams, Dexter Manley, Doug Williams, Sterling Sharpe, Penny Hardaway, and the late Stuart Scott.

Prior to the roast a cocktail reception and silent auction will be held with priceless celebrity memorabilia, sporting event tickets, travel opportunities, and more.

Please join our celebrity guests for an entertaining evening filled with laughter and inspiration benefitting the DC College Access Program, a non-profit organization working in partnership with DC public and public charter school systems, provides counseling and financial assistance to students who might otherwise never have the opportunity to attend or graduate from college.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Event Details
Celebrity Roast, Sponsored by Your Washington Wizards
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. Celebrity Roast

For additional details, contact Kaylan Somerville at


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