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Friday, March 07, 2014
ESN Introduces the First Luxury GPS Golf Watch at the 2014 PGA Show
Tue, 21 Jan 2014, 06:01:25 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAPORTE, Ind., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expresso Satellite Navigation (ESN) is proud to debut the first of their Links and Luxury Series watches at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. The new Titanium GPS Golf Watches are equally at home on the course or on the town. The WR72 Alpha utilizes its own proprietary forged Titanium alloy that is 30 times stronger than steel, extremely light weight and is 100 percent hypoallergenic.
Biggest Skiing in America Makes a Bigger Online Presence
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 18:05:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BIG SKY, Mont., Jan. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With an average winter snowfall of 400+ inches, Big Sky, Montana is known for the Biggest Skiing in America - and with good reason. Earlier this year, Big Sky Resort merged with Moonlight Basin Resort. It's now truly the Biggest Skiing in America, with 5,750 acres of skiable terrain. Under one lift ticket, skiers and riders have access to three mountains.
5 Bars Inside Named Neutral Host Wireless Provider for Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 17:59:48 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5 Bars Inside(TM) announced today that they will be the official Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole
Thu, 05 Dec 2013, 06:00:01 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.
TeamSnap Survey Reveals Youth Sports Require Heavy Financial Investment and Time Commitment
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 06:00:23 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's leading web and mobile team and activity management service, released research today confirming that participating in youth sports requires a major time commitment and financial investment, according to their recent user study.
Liquor Barn: Conserving Kentucky's Hunting and Fishing Heritage
Thu, 10 Oct 2013, 14:33:39 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Liquor Barn has joined forces with Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Wildlife Forever in the conservation of Kentucky's hunting and fishing heritage. Liquor Barn is the leading chain store outlet for Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Rod and Rifle American Blended Whiskey in Kentucky. Liquor Barn's participation allows Wildlife Forever to greatly increase the number of conservation projects for hunting and fishing enthusiasts in Kentucky.
TeamSnap Joins Forces with AAU to Promote Youth Sports
Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 06:00:01 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's leading web and mobile team and activity management service, announced today they are working with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), one of the largest non-profit sports organizations in the U.S., to provide AAU with promotional resources and content for advocating youth sports.
Athletes and Executives Team Up for Business Alliance - New Group Provides Up-Close Access to Sports Stars
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 14:00:36 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MANASQUAN, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executives now have a unique new weapon in their marketing arsenal: The Athletes and Business Alliance. This newly-formed network enables accomplished business professionals and pro athletes to build personal relationships and discuss success strategies in a symbiotic environment which includes one-on-one meetings and lunches, conferences, and personal appearances.
TeamSnap Becomes Official Team Management Sponsor of Ripken Baseball
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 07:00:02 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's No.1 web and mobile team and activity management service, today announced a partnership with Ripken Baseball, the nation's largest youth-focused baseball and sports organization, to share resources and content for advocating youth sports.
Cinch Bucking Horse Championships to offer $70,000 in added money
Thu, 08 Aug 2013, 15:56:39 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
KALISPELL, Mont., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 19, the Majestic Valley Arena will open its doors to the richest bucking horse event in the United States. The Cinch Bucking Horse Championships will offer $70,000 in added money and will include some of the nation's best cowboys and roughest four and five-year-old saddle broncs.
World's First Sand-Resistant Beach Towel Available for Order on Indiegogo
Thu, 27 Jun 2013, 06:58:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GOLD COAST, Australia, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world's first sand-resistant beach towel, the Sandusa, is now available for pre-order on popular crowdfunding website, Indiegogo. Australian creator of the towel, Baz Brown, said the crowdfunding site would be a good launchpad for the innovative product to reach interested consumers around the globe.
Introducing Golf Pipeline, the new way to manage your game
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 16:07:12 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golf enthusiasts will smile at this: Introducing Golf Pipeline - a place where you can now track every aspect of your golf game in one convenient and comprehensive website! Golf Pipeline provides a place to search and book tee times, invite your friends to join in the game, track your scores as you go, and much more. Golf Pipeline is your one stop website for all of your golfing needs.
How to book a Wisconsin Athlete for a Player Appearance
Sat, 08 Jun 2013, 13:26:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GREEN BAY, Wis., June 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No other sport in America comes close to the popularity of football, and few athletes are revered like the giants of the gridiron. In Wisconsin, our Green Bay players along with Green Bay Coaches and Executives have become some of the most sought out keynote speakers as their experiences mixed with passion come to life on stage, according to Mayfield Sports Marketing.
Packer Fans Connect
Fri, 07 Jun 2013, 17:33:12 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GREEN BAY, Wis., June 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection' began as just a thought three years ago by Super Fan Wayne 'The Ultimate Fan' Sargent and Steve 'The Owner' Tate. Fans from all over the world brought them to realize there was a need to host an event reuniting unity amongst Packer Fans. With the cooperation of The Stadium View Bar and Grill 'The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection' was founded. This annual Event will feature a Packer Player as host to raise money for his cause or charity.
TeamSnap Named Smart 25 Award Winner for its Growth-Oriented Mobile Approach
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:08:33 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities and groups, won the SMART 25 Award in the Smartest Idea category for its online management service and mobile app. Its mission is to take the hassle out of organizing for coaches, managers and parents. As a Top 50 iTunes free sports app, TeamSnap was honored for its fast-growing and well-driven progress into the mobile space.
Last Chance to Register for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Camp Strong4Life
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 14:00:14 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won't be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.
Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 14:18:15 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
TeamSnap Now Organizes Immigrant Israeli Soccer League of 18 Nationalities
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 05:56:43 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Olim Soccer League of Israel represents 18 nationalities and is now using TeamSnap, a mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities and groups. The league is entirely comprised of immigrants and acts as a competitive and social platform to play soccer with like-minded foreigners while integrating into Israeli society.
Trinity Financial to support NJ Harness Industry at the Meadowlands
Fri, 05 Apr 2013, 15:37:29 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
WALL, N.J., April 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, announced that the company has committed major marketing support to the New Jersey Harness Racing Industry. As part of his support, members of the Trinity Financial Corporate Advisory Board will soon begin making appearances at the Meadowlands Race Track in an effort to provide added value to fans who patronize the races.
Boulder Panthers Basketball Club Receives Management Support from Top iTunes Sports App
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 07:56:21 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a fast growing online sports management service and mobile app, announced a list of local organizations using its Club and League Solution that now includes the Boulder Panthers Basketball Club of Boulder, Colo. TeamSnap climbed into iTunes' top 40 free sports apps list this month while the club continues to use it as a tool to help grow the sport of basketball.
Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge to be Sold
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 04:56:28 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge in Colorado, a 45-room Lodge that has been lauded by Conde Nast, Expedia and Fodor's.
New Patented Dual-Purpose Surf Sak Adjustable Clothes Changing Invention Now Available in Surf Shops
Mon, 25 Feb 2013, 06:51:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Surf Sak (www.surfsak.com) from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who 'towel-change' at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.
LiifGroup, a Minneapolis-Based Crowdfunding Firm, Announces the Launch of Two Boutique Crowdfunding Sites, Liifmed.com and Liifsport.com
Mon, 14 Jan 2013, 14:03:50 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiifGroup, LLC is the first crowdfunding platform created in Minnesota. LiifGroup believes crowdfunding is best done when it matches innovative projects tailored toward diverse marketplaces. Liifmed is an innovative crowdfunding platform geared to bring healthcare solutions to the marketplace. Liifsport is the world's first and only crowdfunding platform centered on sports innovation and ideas to help revolutionize the sports and recreation industry.
For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 06:55:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now - especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.
Derrick Jones, a Former MMA Fighter, is Helping Kids Avoid Gang Violence Through a Junior MMA Tournament
Fri, 07 Dec 2012, 15:52:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Derrick Jones, a former MMA fighter, is helping kids avoid gang violence through a Junior MMA tournament. The tournament will be held on December 9, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Focus Self Defense, 9000 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90231.
American Leg Cramp Society Founder Reveals New Leg Cramp Cure
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 03:56:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stop leg cramps (LC) and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) instantly, naturally - awake or asleep and even before they start! These remedies, now offered online by American Leg Cramp Society as Deveraux Thomas Techniques (DDT), and available at http://american-leg-cramp-society.org have a patent pending.
2012 Paralympics Athlete Releases Book on Her Implanted Bionic System
Mon, 15 Oct 2012, 12:01:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, 'On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology' (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.
Charleston Soccer League Adopts TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 03:58:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, today announced that the Charleston Soccer League (CSL) is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. Hundreds of sports clubs, leagues, and associations around the world use TeamSnap to register players, make team assignments, coordinate schedules, and much more.
Tri-City Medical named presenting sponsor of Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 13:33:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
OCEANSIDE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The third annual Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast (www.bike-the-coast.com), the unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is pleased to introduce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor. The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 3, will be known as Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center.
Online Team Management Goes Worldwide - TeamSnap Now in 176 Countries
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 03:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, reported that teams in virtually every country are now using its online team management tools. TeamSnap now has 100,000 teams across 176 countries, representing virtually every nation on the globe.
New Firm Set to Revolutionize Boxing Industry
Sat, 18 Aug 2012, 12:38:05 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Josh Valdez Championship Boxing, a business enterprise led by health business executive Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia, has launched in order to stabilize fighter futures in and out of the ring.
West Ottawa Soccer Now Using TeamSnap to Keep 21,000 Players, Parents and Coaches in Sync
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 03:59:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., July 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, announced that West Ottawa Soccer is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. With over 21,000 members, West Ottawa Soccer is the second largest soccer club in Canada.
Name That Athletic Shoe!
Mon, 23 Jul 2012, 14:24:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you visited an athletic shoe store or department lately? 'I recently walked into a retail outlet for athletic footwear and was overwhelmed by the number of shoes that were on display, too many to count,' says Emory Williams Jr., one of the founders of True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami-based name development firm.
New Eco Glamping Company Goes Mobile
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 14:27:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Destination Earth (www.destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional 'glamping' companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.
One Man's 2,000 Mile Appalachian Trail Charity Journey turns into 12,450 Miles! Celebrating 15 Years of Walking for Sunshine!
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 03:58:55 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What began as a solo Appalachian Trail (AT) adventure with bears, bugs, and blisters, has become an annual fundraising source for Sunshine, a home for the developmentally disabled in Maumee, Ohio. When author and speaker Jeff Alt embarked on his AT journey to raise funds for Sunshine, he didn't know that his journey would spark the creation of an annual event.
Half of All Parents View Sports Schedules and Updates from Mobile Devices According to TeamSnap
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 03:59:25 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, announced that mobile device users now generate over 50 percent of the company's daily visits.
Waverider Auctions announces June 23, 2012 as 'Vintage Surfboard Appraisal Day' for Charity
Thu, 07 Jun 2012, 04:58:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Waverider Auctions is producing the '2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale' to be held on August 18, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort in 'Surf City USA' Huntington Beach, Calif. Public is invited to have their vintage surfboard or surf memorabilia appraised, by Gary 'Seahag' Sahagen at June event.
TeamSnap Introduces Public Websites for Sports Leagues and Clubs
Wed, 06 Jun 2012, 03:59:07 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BOULDER, Colo., June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap today introduced Public Websites, a new web service that allows any league, club or sports organization to present a professional image while providing comprehensive information to players, coaches and parents. Until now, few sports organizations have had the money or resources to develop and manage a professional-quality website. (VIDEO)
Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort Chosen to Host The 2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 15:05:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday August 18, 2012 Waverider Auctions will hold one of the largest main land surf charity auction events in history. Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees will be: The International Surf Museum, The Surfrider's Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospitals, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.
Professional Community Management of California, Inc Joins in Support of Savannah's Organic Ranch
Thu, 24 May 2012, 15:37:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) sponsored the Fifth Annual Savannah's Organic Ranch Golf Tournament at the Aliso Viejo Country Club. The event supports efforts to fight pediatric cancer and promote a healthier future.
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to Benefit from 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament
Wed, 23 May 2012, 15:40:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.
TeamSnap Launches Next Generation Registration System for Sports Teams and Activities
Mon, 14 May 2012, 08:58:22 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap today announced the launch of its next generation registration system for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Clubs and leagues can easily register players for seasons, summer camps, skill sessions or just about any kind of event or activity.
Introducing Lane Mates - The Place Where Swimming, Networking and Shopping Meet
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 15:27:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ENCINO, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over 1,000 swimmers on the master's swim team located throughout the Los Angeles area - that Lane Mates founder Sharon Hollander swims with - 'It's amazing that we had no discounts or coupons available for swimwear or gear,' says Hollander. So she took it upon herself to contact many of the more popular online swim suppliers to discuss group pricing, volume discounts and obtain the best prices on the net.
Black and Gold Sweeps the Gulf Coast - Showing Support for the Saints and New Orleans
Fri, 23 Mar 2012, 16:51:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just when you thought the gulf coast was settling into the long path to recovery, another devastating blow was dealt to the city of New Orleans this week, says local clothing company NOLA Shirts. 'The nation is still stunned from the early weeks news of the unprecedented suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the next season,' says Gretchen Zito, of NOLA Shirts.
Artist Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming L.A. Event
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 17:28:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that 'Fear Google' artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity's collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.
TeamSnap Expands Team to Handle Growth
Wed, 07 Mar 2012, 15:16:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., March 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a leading web service for managing sports teams and leagues, today announced it had expanded its staff in response to strong customer growth. 'We are adding customers at over twice the rate we were at this time in 2011. We seem to be hitting a real sweet spot and we needed to build our own team to support and extend this growth,' said David DuPont, CEO of TeamSnap.
Young Business Entrepreneur Makes Slam Dunk with Mini Backboards
Mon, 05 Mar 2012, 07:59:05 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SKIPPACK, Pa., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What started out as a high school graduation project has now evolved into a full-time business for one savvy, young businessman, Shane McGinley, founder of Mini Backboards - a manufacturer of the hottest, most unique product to hit the basketball award and gift decor market in years.
Multi-Media Company Reaches Growing Number of Fans Who Tailgate At Sporting Events
Mon, 05 Mar 2012, 05:58:38 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
FINKSBURG, Md., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over 50 million tailgaters in the U.S. each year, Tailgating Digest is a new company preparing to launch digital and print magazines to reach this growing market. As a multi-media company, Tailgating Digest also completed a partnership in January 2012 with one of the leading web sites reaching tailgaters. 'A great magazine, website and company is built on valuable content. That is what we plan to deliver across all of our media channels,' says Marc Heyman, founder and publisher.
Get in on the Action! Camp Blue Skies' Hoops for Camp Bracket Challenge
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 15:26:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Get in on the action and make your NCAA March Madness picks count this year! Camp Blue Skies Foundation (campblueskies.org) is a non-profit organization that offers weeklong residential camp experiences to individuals 21 and older with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Camp Blue Skies has just launched its latest and greatest fundraiser, NCAA March Madness Hoops for Camp Bracket Challenge.
The 'American Arm' Baseball Pitching Contest features Life Size Robotic Batter and Catcher
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 04:59:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PEORIA, Ariz., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoJo Sports announced today that they have teamed up with Peoria Sports Complex, home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners Spring Training facility to conduct a baseball pitching contest. The contest is dubbed as the 'American Arm' and consists of a 55 ft. customized mobile interactive trailer that transforms into a realistic pitching environment. Inside the trailer are a life-size robotic batter and a life-size robotic catcher.
Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show Announces Appearance of American Sporting Legend Ted Nugent
Thu, 09 Feb 2012, 14:10:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, February 11, 2012, American Sporting Legend and rock star Ted Nugent will appear at the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show (February 4-12, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA) to sign autographs and greet guests.
Racetrack Kitties: Teen Jockey Races to Save Cats' Lives
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 07:58:15 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eswan Flores wanted to give back to the non-profit organization, FixNation, that worked to control the cat population at the Los Alamitos Race Course where he began his horse-racing career so he decided to sponsor them.
Inaugural 'SUMMER SHOW' is a Summer Fun Extravaganza for all Ages
Mon, 23 Jan 2012, 06:57:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Summer is the season for unlimited adventures, and the 'Summer Show' is the place for unlimited choices! Fun seekers of all ages will discover hundreds of new and creative summer fun ideas, activities, active sports, and hobbies under one roof at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 4 - 6, 2012.
Rangers Fans Attacked in Philly to Be Treated to Special Game with Players
Tue, 17 Jan 2012, 06:57:48 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
WALL, N.J., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two NY Rangers fans who were attacked and beaten outside a Philadelphia eatery on January 2, 2012, after the Rangers vs. Flyers match up are about to receive the star treatment thanks to a business owner with ties to former team members. Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, will host the two men, Neal Auricchio Jr. and Michael Janocko at the February 12th Rangers game.
USA National Team Members to Perform at UCLA's 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge Gymnastics Showcase
Fri, 06 Jan 2012, 13:49:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA's Women's Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams' academic and athletic achievements.
Baseball Players Make Healthcare Home Run - Gaining Protection against Rising Long-Term Care Costs
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 04:58:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.
e2b teknologies CEO Bill Henslee Ranked Third in Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Motorcycle Championships
Thu, 22 Dec 2011, 05:58:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b teknologies CEO Bill Henslee, an avid motorcycle and race enthusiast and CEO of ERP business software company e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com), finished third in the nation for the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series Bike category in the Super Senior A Class. Henslee finished ninth overall nationally.
The Heat-Wave Towel - New Sports Fan Products Available from True Fan Sports
Fri, 04 Nov 2011, 13:48:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Heat-Wave during winter! Yes, it's true. True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami based company, recently began selling several new sports related products, primarily 'Sports Rally Towels' and is today announcing The Heat-Wave Towel(R).
Third Law Sourcing Sponsors Special Olympics Georgia's 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament
Wed, 02 Nov 2011, 16:10:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Third Law Sourcing, a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company, will sponsor Special Olympics Georgia's 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament. Scott Drobes, a managing partner of Third Law Sourcing, has served as an honorary board member of the Special Olympics and been active with the organization for over 20 years.
TeamSnap Raises Close to $1 million in Second Funding Round - Popular Website Accelerating Growth
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 14:41:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.
First US Outdoor Showing of 'Hell on Wheels' announced for Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast on Nov 4, 2011
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 17:58:22 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., organizers of Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast, add Movie Night on Friday, November 4, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Bandshell next to the Oceanside Pier. It will be the first U.S. outdoor showing of the classic cycling movie 'Hell On Wheels' presented by Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau.
Sky Ball League Ends First Pro Season - Final Game Airs Saturday on Sports New York
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 10:59:57 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Ball League, the next generation coed pro sport, wraps up its first season on SNY.tv Saturday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. The championship game between the Los Angeles 405s and the Youngstown Ballers will decide who goes home with the $40,000 purse, as well as naming the MVP who pockets an additional $5,000. Sky Ball League has been airing since mid-July and has racked-up over a million weekly viewers.
Sky Ball League Begins Airing Championship Games in Arizona
Fri, 16 Sep 2011, 17:50:25 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Ball League, the exciting next generation coed pro sport, begins airing the first of the two-part Tournament of Champions this weekend on Fox Sports Arizona, Saturday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. This is the culmination of Sky Ball League's first season. Sky Ball League is also seen nationally on Dish and DirecTV.
Sky Ball League Begins Airing Championship Games in Florida
Fri, 16 Sep 2011, 16:47:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Ball League, the exciting next generation coed pro sport, begins airing the first of the two-part Tournament of Champions this weekend on Fox Sport Florida, Saturday, September 17 at 11 a.m. This is the culmination of Sky Ball League's first season.
TV Show Highlights New Coed Pro Sport - Sky Ball League Airs Across New York State This Weekend
Fri, 26 Aug 2011, 18:05:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Ball League, an exciting, no-holds-barred next generation coed pro sport, airs the first part of the series semi-finals Saturday, August 27 at 10:30 a.m. on Sports New York across New York State. Sky Ball League is also seen nationally on DirecTV (see listings for dates and times).
New Pro Sport Explodes Across Arizona as Semi-Finals Begin Airing
Fri, 19 Aug 2011, 09:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The growing popularity of Sky Ball has prompted the formation of a new pro league - the Sky Ball League. As semi-finals begin to gain the attention of sports fans across the country, Fox Sports Arizona is set to air the semi-final playoffs, which were shot in L.A., August 20 and 27 (check local listings for times) between the Tampa Dragons and the Los Angeles 405s.
Florida Eyes Tampa Dragons as They Take on Los Angeles 405s in New Pro Ball League Semi-Finals
Thu, 18 Aug 2011, 16:58:27 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tampa Dragons, a new team in the up-and-coming national Sky Ball League, can be seen battling the Los Angeles 405's in the Sky Ball League semi-finals (previously taped in L.A.) airing August 20 and 27 in Florida on the Fox Sports Network, on WTVT-13 in Tampa and on DIRECTV nationwide (check local listings for times).
Fight Night Rocks The Mansion Hosted by Bridget Marquardt
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 23:59:41 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Max Jacques Entertainment announces Fight Night returns to the Playboy Mansion on August 27, 2011 as sexy Girl Next Door Bridget Marquardt hosts a world-class combat and concert event.
'Voice of Cubs' Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs' Documentary
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 17:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. 'Boys of Spring - The Movie,' follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.
Free Social Networking site helps Baby-Boomer Golfers Locate Extra Players
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 09:57:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.
It's Time to Make a Difference: Golf Tournament Drives Funding for Dallas-Area Education
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 10:59:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Foundation today announced plans for the ninth-annual NCLB Golf Classic, benefiting St. Anthony School and Community Center. Dallas-area golfers are encouraged to join the tournament to help make a difference for this South Dallas charter school, which provides top-notch education for underprivileged students.
Oil Boom Town is Now Bustling with Travelers Seeking Outdoor Adventure
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 20:43:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FARMINGTON, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In view of the snow-capped San Juans to the north, with the iconic Shiprock floating on the skyline to the west, Farmington is a rugged oil boom town rapidly emerging as a destination for outdoor adventurers. 'Our climate, rivers and wilderness areas make outdoor activities a major attraction for visitors,' says Debbie Dusenbery, director of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Chairman of SANDAG to Cycle in San Diego Century Ride to Support Bike to Work Week
Tue, 22 Feb 2011, 11:59:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., announced that the Hon. Jerome Stocks, Chairman of SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments), will be cycling in this year's San Diego Century Bicycle Tour, to be held Saturday, May 21 beginning and ending at MiraCosta College in Cardiff. An avid cyclist, Stocks will be riding the 103-mile course alongside his 15-year-old son, James, who will be participating in his first century ride.
2011 San Diego Century Ride Offers Exciting Expo and Sponsorship Opportunities
Thu, 03 Feb 2011, 00:52:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., organizers for the fifth annual San Diego Century Bicycle Tour, announce the availability of expo and sponsorship packages for the event on May 21, 2011. Set to start and finish at MiraCosta College the event offers plenty of intriguing promotional opportunities for businesses.
UN's International Mother Earth Day Ceremonies Launched - Ute/Navajo Blessings Delight Vail's World Cup
Wed, 15 Dec 2010, 00:51:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
VAIL, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, December 4, 2010, renowned Southern Ute/Navajo Elders, Eddie and Betty Box Jr. and their dancer/skiers launched UN's International Mother Earth Day Ceremonies to open Vail's Super G at Beaver Creek, and were blessed with a beautiful day so the races could resume, Native American Olympic Team Foundation announced.
LMXMEDIA Announces Official Launch of Raymond Berry's Receiving Fundamentals DVDs (a 2 disc set)
Fri, 10 Dec 2010, 23:27:55 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LMXMEDIA, a California-based video production, advertising and PR company, announced the official release of 'Raymond Berry's Receiving Fundamentals' DVD (a 2 disc set). This is the first DVD of its kind in the sports instructional and entertainment industry. Raymond Berry's Receiving Fundamentals DVDs provide Baltimore Colts and general football fans with a look into the specifics of the legendary combination of Johnny Unitas to Raymond Berry.
A New Way to Stay in Shape This Fall in Chicago
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 17:54:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All City Sportz Corp., a brand new Chicago based adult recreational sports group, is announcing their grand opening with the launch of Men's pick-up basketball. This highly organized program allows individuals the opportunity to stay in shape while enjoying basketball without season commitments and provides a flexible play-as-you-pay registration process.
TeamSnap Web Service Launches iPhone App
Tue, 05 Oct 2010, 06:59:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap.com released its debut iPhone app today, letting the thousands of managers, coaches, soccer moms and football dads who use the popular TeamSnap Web application organize their teams right from the field or event.
Wall Street Whiz Kid to Pay Legal Bill to Defend Jets Superfan Fireman Ed Against Possible Charges
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 16:58:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Wall Street Whiz Kid' Peter Grandich, who works with current and former NY Jets and NY Giants, has come to the aid of Jets Superfan 'Fireman Ed,' who may be facing assault charges for allegedly shoving a Giants fan at the August 16 Giants-Jets preseason game at the new Meadowlands Stadium.
NHL's Ron Greschner Joins Trinity Financial Advisory Board
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 14:26:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, Atlantic Avenue, announced that former NHL New York Ranger hockey player Ron Greschner has joined the company's advisory board.
WintervilleRecreationalCenter.com Launched on September 3, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public
Mon, 13 Sep 2010, 14:17:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WINTERVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One man has a vision: his name is Leroy Daniels. That vision is to build a Recreational Center in Winterville, North Carolina that focuses on children; children that need guidance and good role models to help them stay on the right track to finish school, stay active, and prosper into health adults.
The 21st Annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show is coming to the Rock Financial Showplace
Tue, 07 Sep 2010, 14:45:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NOVI, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 21st Annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show, October 6-10, 2010, at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi (exit I-96 at Beck Road, 1 mile east on Grand River). Over 200 new recreation vehicles will be on display including folding campers, motorhomes, travel trailers, truck campers, park models and fifth wheel travel trailers.
Ninety-Five Pound Woman Breaks Men's Dead Lifting Guinness World Record by nearly 15,000 Pounds
Thu, 19 Aug 2010, 14:51:18 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletes who heard the rumor said it couldn't be done. How could a 5-foot woman, barely weighing in at 95 pounds compete with professional weightlifting men to set a new world record? On August 14, at St. Emydius Gym in San Francisco, Dr. Thienna Ho showed them how as she set the new Guinness World Record for the heaviest sumo deadlift in one hour.
Super Bowl XLII Hero Joins Trinity Financial Advisory Board
Mon, 16 Aug 2010, 15:59:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, Atlantic Avenue, announced that Super Bowl XLII hero and former New York Giant David Tyree has joined the company's advisory board.
Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast Partners with Oceanside Community Groups to Get More People on Bikes
Thu, 05 Aug 2010, 13:32:46 EST Edited by Debra Tone
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media, Inc., producer of Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast, a new event scheduled for November 6, 2010, announces partnerships with the City of Oceanside Bicycle Committee, Main Street Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. These groups, along with the Oceanside Visitors Bureau, are bringing together the cycling and business communities in Oceanside to promote bicycling and offer a festival at the Oceanside Pier with food, drink, music and fun.
97 Pound Woman Attempts Guinness World Records (Set by Men) to Lift Over 90,000 Pounds in 1 Hour!
Thu, 22 Jul 2010, 15:44:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty years ago, Thienna Ho and her family were Vietnamese boat people who survived a brutal attack by Thai pirates during a treacherous voyage on their way to their new home in San Francisco. Now Thienna is a super-athlete who has broken Guinness World Records (GWR) for feats of strength and endurance. On August 14 she plans to take the men's Guinness World Record for the most weight dead lifted in one hour.
Pat Summerall's Sports Angels and Southern Bleacher Make a Difference
Tue, 29 Jun 2010, 13:35:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BEDFORD, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do Pat Summerall, Mike Kiselak, Raghib 'Rocket' Ismail, Nancy Lieberman, Texas Legend's (Dallas Maverick's D-League) and Southern Bleacher have in common? They all came out to Bedford, Texas to help bring a run-down basketball court and field to life again for the community of the small Texas town. An overwhelming success and stunning turnaround, every one of Pat Summerall's SPORTS ANGELS had great time helping to make a difference.
Olympic Silver Medal Figure Skater to Coach at Park City Ice Arena
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 19:41:01 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.
Aubade Publishing Releases New Book That Recounts Nostalgic Tale of Small Town Dream
Fri, 11 Jun 2010, 06:59:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AMHERST, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High school basketball took hold of one small town - Peerless, Montana - and author, Joe Puckett, recounts the story in 'The Dream: The Story of the 1978 and 1979 Peerless Panthers' (ISBN: 978-0-9845494-0-5), a new book published by Aubade Publishing.
IGFA Offshore World Championship - May 2010, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur
Thu, 13 May 2010, 16:04:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Picante Sportfishing, a proud Corporate Sponsor of the International Game Fish Association, would like to announce that the 2010 IGFA Offshore World Championship, often considered the 'Olympics' of big-game fishing, is taking place this week in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. The international teams have qualified by winning one of the over 110 IGFA sponsored events and were then invited to participate this prestigious blue-water sport-fishing event.
Super-Gliding - Fad or Futuristic Sport?
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 19:08:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Synthetic Ice, worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice, introduces 'Super-Gliding,' the sport of skating on a surface other than real ice. Synthetic ice surfaces are not ice, but can be skated on using normal ice skates in the same manner as ice. These surfaces require no refrigeration or grooming equipment and are completely recyclable, so they are the environmentally-conscious alternative to refrigerated ice rinks.
PJ's Coffee Brews Up Saints Black and Gold Blend - Saints Fans Can Purchase Saints Blend at Area PJ's Locations
Fri, 22 Jan 2010, 13:47:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PJ's Coffee of New Orleans has partnered with the New Orleans Saints to produce a custom blend of co-branded coffee: Saints Black and Gold Blend. 'This bold, dynamic coffee was developed to represent the amazing Saints football team that New Orleanians love so much,' commented Scott Ballard, CEO for PJ's Coffee. 'We hope fans enjoy Saints Black and Gold Blend too.'
ePly Online Event Registration Announces Sponsorship of Glotman Simpson Cycling
Fri, 22 Jan 2010, 06:59:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
VANCOUVER, B.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ePly Services Inc. (@ePly), an online event registration software company based in North Vancouver, B.C. is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Vancouver based cycling team and club Glotman Simpson. ePly has been eager to break into the race registration category and feels that sponsoring Glotman Simpson Cycling is a great opportunity to show their support for the community of cycling.
Libya Spotlight: Libya's Magnificent Roman and Greek Heritage
Tue, 19 Jan 2010, 09:58:24 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, brings Libya's majestic Roman and Greek treasures to life with its exploratory cultural and archaeological Libya tours: the introductory 7-day 'Libya Explorer - Romans & Berbers,' and the extended 12 day cultural adventure, 'Libya Unveiled - Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan.'
Super Bowl Champ's Controversial Film about NFL Player Injuries Hits Theaters November 20th
Tue, 10 Nov 2009, 13:52:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three-time Super Bowl Champion Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries to hit theaters November 20th, 2009. Beverly Hills based Walking Shadows LLC has announced the theatrical release of 'BLOOD EQUITY,' Super Bowl Champ Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries: an expose of the dark side of the NFL, America's Biggest Blood Sport.
The Pacesetter Soccer Club Benefits From Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire's Commitment to Youth Soccer
Thu, 05 Nov 2009, 16:39:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacesetter Soccer Club has received more than $1056 in both funds and equipment from Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire as part of an ongoing commitment. The program is currently in its tenth year of supporting youth soccer across the nation through the Uniroyal Soccer Program.
Scenario Paintball Films' Documentary Brings History to Life at West Point
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 14:50:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Never before has a group of 'real filmmakers' come together to produce a worthwhile, full length, documentary-style film that shows the real deal when it comes to scenario paintball. Scenario Paintball Films (SPF) announces the release of its first project - Basic Painting - shot on location at West Point, NY.
Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine
Fri, 09 Oct 2009, 20:01:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.
PGA Awards PivotPro Top Ranking For New Product
Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 18:27:11 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PivotPro announces that its newly-launched golf training aid, the PivotPro, was the recipient of the prestigious 'Best New Product' award at the recent PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas. Out of hundreds of exhibitors, only three companies were nominated for this award. Top buyers from around the globe were present for judging.
Ski Dazzle Announces Nationwide Exhibitor and Advertiser Packages for Four Consumer Snow Shows
Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 15:44:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces exhibitor and advertiser packages available for the 2009/2010 snow season. Ski Dazzle® Snow Shows attract 180,000 ski, snowboard and active lifestyle attendees to Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay Area and Sacramento.
World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti
Thu, 10 Sep 2009, 08:59:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.
PigskinKids.com Has Passion for Preparing Kids to Play Football
Thu, 27 Aug 2009, 08:00:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PigskinKids.com is an online meeting place for youth football fans, coaches and players. This new Web site sets a new standard for instructional youth football and raises the bar for quality online video content through its free, shared youth football highlight feature.
Innovative Michigan Fishing Web Site Seeks and Shares Anglers Secrets
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 13:44:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STEVENSVILLE, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michigan fishermen are themselves being caught up in a new community net which is carefully crafted to reel them in hook, line and sinker. Recently spawned Michigan Fish Fanatic, a service of ADCO FLYCAST, is inviting fishermen to cast their wisdom on the waters and let others know about where, when and how to catch their favorite denizens of the deep.
PivotPro Launches World's First Patented Golf Pivot-Training Aid
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 07:00:10 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PivotPro announces the launch of a brand new product - the PivotPro - scheduled to make its debut at the Las Vegas PGA Fall Expo on September 1, 2009. While some golfers may not know it, the pivot is the engine that drives the golf swing. And, with an incorrect pivot comes a poor swing.
Ski Dazzle Announces 2009 Consumer Snow Show Event Dates
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 12:46:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle® Ski & Snowboard Shows announce their National Show Dates for Fall, 2009: Los Angeles: Los Angeles Convention Center - October 29, 30, 31 and November 1. Chicago: Donald E Stephens Convention Center - November 6, 7 and 8. Bay Area: San Jose Convention Center - November 13, 14, 15. Sacramento: Cal Expo Fairgrounds - November 21 and 22.
Almost There Charters Announces Customer Appreciation Fishing Bailout Packages
Fri, 05 Jun 2009, 12:25:23 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
KEY WEST, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In lieu of a rocky start to 2009, Almost There Charters sees the tide beginning to turn. As a result, they have assembled three different fishing bailout plans to thank their current customers for their continued loyalty and to welcome new customers to rejuvenate their spirit. (AUDIO.)
Travis Ishikawa Autograph Signing May 16 - Fundraiser for Riordan High School
Tue, 12 May 2009, 16:46:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ballpark Gallery is hosting an autograph signing with San Francisco Giants first baseman Travis Ishikawa on May 16th, 2009. The signing will be held one hour after the game. The fundraiser consists of 25 percent of all proceeds from the signing, and also 25 percent off all sales that day, will go to the Riordan High School sports program.
Flag Football World Cup Comes to San Diego
Mon, 13 Apr 2009, 11:41:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LONDONDERRY, N.H., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Excited about baseball season, but still longing for your football fix? Mark your calendar for May 2nd and 3rd as Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, brings their 10th annual World Cup of Flag Football to sunny, San Diego, California. For the past decade flag football teams from around the world, including Austria, Venezuela, and Japan, have gathered to determine ultimate bragging rights on the gridiron.
The Combine Nation Launches Brand to Unify Athletic Combines and Pro Days
Thu, 02 Apr 2009, 13:05:32 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIAMI, Fla., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the NFL Combine is the most notable of all Combines, Combines are no longer limited to the NFL; scouts are now seeking pros in many other areas such as basketball, volleyball, ice hockey, rugby and more. So, to support these various groups, The Combine Nation, Inc. announces the launch of a line of Combine athletic wear and accessories for individuals as well as the sportswear market.
Spots Still Available for Boston Metro Flag Football League Spring Season
Fri, 13 Mar 2009, 14:30:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the 13th year in a row, Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, will bring flag football leagues to the greater New England area by organizing the Boston Metro Flag Football League (BMFFL). The BMFFL currently offers both adult and youth leagues. The adult leagues begins Sunday, March 8th with late registration accepted through March 22nd. The youth leagues begin Sunday, April 19th with late registration through April 26th. Late teams will simply play double-headers to catch up.
Sportswomen Applaud Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee's Title 1X 'Pioneering'
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 21:50:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To spirited applause by the 'phenomenal' female champions honored at the '35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Benefit' in Denver on March 8, Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee received the prestigious 'Pioneer Award' for helping their dreams come true. In 1975, Suzy led the Title 1X March in DC that led to giving equal opportunities to women in school sports, said guest Cleo Arellano (Apache), a Bank of Omaha executive and supporter of the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF), co-founded by Chaffee.
Sportswomen of Colorado to Honor Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee as 'Pioneer'
Wed, 04 Mar 2009, 16:14:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver's Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. Suzy deserves the 'Pioneer Award' for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth, said Joan Birkland, executive director.
SuperCoach International Announces the First Fully Programmable Tennis Ball Machine on the Market - the Most Advanced in the World Today
Thu, 22 Jan 2009, 11:53:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until a few years ago all tennis ball machines were practically the same, ranging in price from a few hundred dollars (providing one type of ball return) to about $10,000.00 (providing up to 8 variations) per cycle. Then the SuperCoach appeared on the market in 2004 (Version 1.0). (VIDEO - VNR)
Aspiring Young Basketball Players Get Exposure, Experience at 2009 Regional Qualifier Camp and Competition
Mon, 12 Jan 2009, 12:47:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive boys and girls who want to improve their basketball skills with the hope of playing at the college level one day, will participate in a training camp and competition that will qualify them for a national event. The 2009 Adidas Jr. Phenom and Phenom150 Regional Exposure Camp for Boys and Girls has a limited number of openings for boys in grades 5th to 10th and girls in 6th to 12th grade.
Expert Skin Care Author Wins Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit
Mon, 22 Dec 2008, 17:16:06 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting world records. She is the current Guinness World Records' holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. And, on Saturday, December 20, she completed yet another world record - the longest wall sit.
January 2009: Flag Football National Tournament Kicks Off in Las Vegas
Thu, 18 Dec 2008, 13:24:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FlagMag.com, an interactive web site for flag football and touch players in the U.S. and around the world, is accepting teams for its Flag Football National Tournament scheduled for January 17 and 18, 2009 at Anthem Hills Park in Henderson, Nev. The deadline to register for the event is January 10. Flag football is a version of American football. The basic rules of the game are similar to those of regular football.
Synthetic Ice Embraced by Skating Coaches
Thu, 04 Dec 2008, 13:51:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Synthetic Ice, a worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice has announced the support of professional ice skating coaches for their Super-Glide synthetic ice products. What if the ice in skating rinks never melted? What if the 'ice' was not real ice at all, but synthetic ice minus the slippery feel and all the maintenance headaches and costs of frozen water?
Burgess's Conduct Not the Norm for Athletes
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 17:50:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, is on a mission to promote the good things that professional athletes do. In the wake of the Plaxico Burress incident which led the NY Giants wide receiver to surrender to police this morning, Grandich is pounding the pavement to remind people that although Burress's conduct may be getting headlines, it's not representative of how most professional athletes live.
Expert Skin Care Author Will Attempt Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 14:10:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is also the current Guinness World Records' holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. On Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 a.m. PST, she will attempt to break yet another world record for the longest wall sit. The event will take place at World Team USA Gymnasium at: 2575 Ocean Avenue in San Francisco.
MoJo Sports Receives Patent for World's First Pitching Cage
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 06:00:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoJo Sports LLC, a leading California-based realistic sports manufacturing company established in 2003, today announced that it has received a U.S. Patent for the World's First Pitching Cage, dubbed the Mojo Pitching Cage. The Mojo Pitching Cage allows a pitcher to practice pitching in a realistic environment without the need of another person.
Java Juice Coffee Geek Technique Produces Portable Perk
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 13:19:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stop the French presses. A new-school brew developed by Java Juice, Inc. fuels the future of coffee and allows coffee lovers to toss their brewers, grinders, filters and energy-sucking coffee machinery aside. Java Juice may eventually render whole beans as old-school fuel.
Effin Press Announces Publication of 'It's Favre Not Farv You Bobbleheads!' By Jon Christopher, J.D.
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 11:12:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
OJAI, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Effin Press(TM), an independent publisher in California, is pleased to announce the publication of 'It's FaVre Not FaRv' by Jon Christopher, J.D. (ISBN: 978-0-9819177-0-2; $14.95 U.S.). A celebration of language that encompasses wit, humor and satire, It's FaVre Not FaRv takes to task issues of celebrity, race and politics in America while providing whimsical and lyrical insights into the art of tilting at windmills.
Feature Film: Action Thriller Horror, 'RULES' by Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia
Wed, 10 Sep 2008, 15:29:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Italian-born filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with ZASH Productions has just completed producing and directing his first feature film, an action / thriller / horror project titled, 'Rules' inspired by a true story. Zak is an award winning actor, world martial arts champion and fitness expert with several successful exercise videos on the market. Zak was also inspired and motivated by the WGA strike and the threat of SAG strike.
Beijing's 'Blue Sky Olympic Prayer' Guided By Native Americans
Fri, 08 Aug 2008, 11:00:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TUCSON, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Members of the Apache Nation extend a gracious gesture of solidarity with all Indigenous Peoples, in inviting our Earth Family to join in prayer for a Blue Sky Opening Ceremonies in Beijing on 8.8.08,' said Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, co-chairman of Native Voices Foundation, just renamed the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF) by Apache leaders.
Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Stephen Schneider Hails Tribal Snow Contributions: 'Whatever Works, Go For It!'
Sun, 29 Jun 2008, 12:02:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I think it is wonderful that ski areas have been inviting the tribes back to ski and snowboard, which inspired them this winter to share their earth-honoring prayers and snowdances for all U.S. Ski Areas. It would be wise to further explore and expand such cross-fertilization,' said Stanford Climatologist Dr. Stephen Schneider, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner as part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Change Climate (IPCC) team, who has been working with the Native Voices Foundation.
Synthetic Ice Brings Olympic Experience to North Carolina Kids
Tue, 24 Jun 2008, 13:49:24 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
GREENVILLE, S.C., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ice Rink Engineering is making it possible for kids to enjoy hands-on hockey play this summer at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, N.C. The Marbles Kids Museum will be opening their Marbles Olympics summer exhibit, featuring the EZ Glide 350(TM) synthetic ice rink as Center Ice on July 12. The games will take place through August 24.
South Texas Swimmers Reel in Gold and Silver Medals in Australia
Thu, 29 May 2008, 13:41:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Master of South Texas (MOST) swimmers, who recently competed in the XII FINA Master Swimmers' World Championship in Perth, Australia, returned home with an impressive record of seven gold and two silver medals. And HomeSwimmer, a stationary swimming system, played a key role in training for this important event.
'Easy' is the Best Word to Describe This New Family Fun Sport Product - The Wind Chaser(R) Land Sailor
Mon, 05 May 2008, 12:25:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wind Chaser(R)from Action Products(R), LLC, has created an affordable, family oriented, 'eco-friendly' land-sailor that is easy to use and easy to get the family together to enjoy a recreation that everyone can share - regardless of age.
Ski Areas End 'Awesome Season' with Gratitude Ceremonies
Fri, 02 May 2008, 15:36:35 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ASPEN, Colo., May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'On Closing Day at Spirit Mountain, Wisconsin, 14 year old 'Honor the Earth Princess,' Mariah Cooper (Ojibwe-Oneida), a Native American Olympic Hopeful, led their first Snow Gratitude Ceremony. They joined Steamboat, Telluride, Ascutney (Vt) and Arizona SnowBowl in ceremonies during April expressing appreciation for one of America's best snow years,' said amazed Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) facilitator.
Spooner Brings Indian Youth Closer to London Olympics
Mon, 21 Apr 2008, 15:36:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SPOONER, Wis., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the sparring behind the scenes rivaling the boxing superstars in the ring, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) 'Future Olympian's Day Benefit in Spooner April 16, turned out an uplifting landmark for American Indian youth competing in the London Olympics,' according to Olympic skier, Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, NVF's organizer.
Finally, a Medium Worthy of Your 'Green' Marketing Message
Wed, 09 Apr 2008, 08:48:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO. Fla., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golf Green Media delivers the ideal environment to tell a company's sustainability story; an outdoor and mostly 'Green' environment: the golf course. Imagine being able to tell a company's sustainability story to one of the most educated, affluent demographics available. Imagine targeting these 'Green-Boomers' with a captive media placement.
Six Year-Old Indian Is Nastar National Ski Champion
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 14:43:19 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I won the gold because everyone helped me,' said 6 year-old Oglala-Sioux, Delaney Tyon, at Nastar's National Ski Championships, according to Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF). The event including Canada and Australia, was held at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, last week.
Announcing the Arrival of a Fun, Brand New, Affordable, Family Oriented Land Sailor - The Wind Chaser, from Action Products, LLC
Mon, 24 Mar 2008, 07:47:19 EST Edited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wind Chaser(R), a product of Action Products(R), LLC, announces the arrival of the award winning first factory production models of their family and eco-friendly land sailor - the Wind Chaser(R).
Mr. Golf Etiquette and Keepers of the Game Prescribe Sanction for Hawk-Killing Golfer
Thu, 20 Mar 2008, 11:43:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash., March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most people are aware of the controversy created when professional golfer Tripp Isenhour killed a red-shouldered hawk by intentionally hitting golf balls at it. Isenhour's claim that he was merely trying to scare the bird away and that it was a million-to-one shot seem unlikely at best and a blatant lie at worst.
Former NFL Coach Offers Introductory 'Tell Them 'Da Coach' Sent You' Golf Packages In Celebration of his two new Orlando Resorts
Thu, 13 Mar 2008, 16:46:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Da Coach' Mike Ditka, former NFL Coach of the 1985 Super Bowl champs, the Chicago Bears, welcomed guests recently as they arrived at Mike Ditka's Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa to join him in celebrating the opening of Mike Ditka's Runaway Beach Club Resort and Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa.
Public Service Emergency Care Seminars Offered
Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 09:07:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HEATHSVILLE, Va. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Return! Wilderness Emergency Care & Survival Training Center, an independent American Safety and Health Institute authorized training center, is offering schools, groups, and organizations with outdoor and public safety interests free medical emergency care seminars as an outreach and public information service.
2008 Mavericks Surf Event Opts for SecurWireless Water Cam
Fri, 01 Feb 2008, 14:20:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LANDOVER, Md. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecurWireless, Inc., provider of wireless video surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, partnered with live web casting company, iTV360, to provide live video coverage of the 2008 Mavericks Surf Contest, that began January 12th, in Half Moon Bay, California. Strapped to the back of a jet ski, SecurWireless' waterproof Water Cam provided live video coverage from the water of the famed surfing event.
Leading Skin Care Author Sets New Guinness Book World Record for Most Sumo Squats in One Hour
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 11:26:29 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna Ho, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium. (VIDEO)
Leading Skin Expert Author Attempts to Break Guinness Book World Record for Most Squats in One Hour
Fri, 30 Nov 2007, 07:51:14 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m., a Guinness World Records (GWR) adjudicator from the United Kingdom will attend a record-breaking attempt by Dr. Thienna Ho. Dr. Thienna is challenging the current record of 4,656 squats in one hour. The event will be held at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.
FootballGenerals.com Debuts Weekly Pro Football Head Coach Rankings
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 08:11:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Statistically, the New England Patriots' Bill Belichick has been the best coach in professional football this year, according to the website FootballGenerals.com. Launched today, FootballGenerals provides the only statistical, weekly rankings of NFL head coaches, along with coach-related news.
Ironman 70.3 China Set to Coincide with Ironman China 2008 Race
Wed, 03 Oct 2007, 16:07:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ironman China Ltd. (ICL), announced today that the City of Haikou, Hainan will be the venue for Asia's second Ironman 70.3 series event. Ironman 70.3 China will take place on April 20, 2008 and will be the first time that a full-distance Ironman and Ironman 70.3 race will be staged at the same venue on the same day.
BudoTV.com Launches a New Video Share Site for Martial Artists and MMA Fans
Wed, 29 Aug 2007, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, Calif. - Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Otane, Inc. has launched a new service for martial artists and MMA fans called BudoTV.com. The video sharing site allows users to upload their videos for free, participate in ongoing forums, receive up-to-date news via RSS, and allow groups and clubs to be formed within the site.
THAXTON: Amir 'Khan' Get Me in The Ring for Free - GoldenPalace.com to Offer Purse for Thaxton
Tue, 31 Jul 2007, 15:55:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
LONDON, England - July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jon Thaxton believes he has found a novel way to cut through boxing politics and secure a marquee showdown against Olympic Silver Medalist Amir Khan. With the assistance of his promoter Hennessy Sports, the British Lightweight champion has secured backing from Internet Casino giant GoldenPalace.com that would allow him to fight his Commonwealth counterpart without the need for a purse from the event promoter.
Maine-based Bar Harbor Camping Resorts' $4.5 Million Renovation Responds to Growing RV Population
Wed, 30 May 2007, 13:30:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
BAR HARBOR, Maine - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a recent Recreation Vehicle Industry Association study, more than 7 million U.S. families own RVs. That number is expected to grow to 8 million by 2010 as baby boomers age into their prime RV-buying years - ten percent of all Americans 55 and older are RV owners.
World Peace through Youth Sports - Dubai Attending WYBT 2007 in Hawaii
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 20:18:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 9th Annual Spalding World Youth Basketball Tournament, being held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, July 24th - July 29th, 2007, is proud to announce that even the Middle East will be represented. The American School of Dubai will be participating this summer. Along with teams from New Zealand, Canada, Guam, Native Hawaiian, Native American Indian.
Spokane Horse Has Been Invited to Compete in The FEI World Cup Invitational
Fri, 13 Apr 2007, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SPOKANE, Wash. - Apr. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foxy Horse and Hound congratulates Jeremy Steinberg and Parocco! Jennifer Smith's horse, Parocco, has been invited to the Federation Equestrian International (FEI) World Cup Invitational. Jennifer and Brent own Marshland Equestrian Center in Cheney Washington, a university town just outside of Spokane.
Reception Leader Excels at Pro Day - Prepares to Visit NFL Teams
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 19:06:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite not being invited to the NFL Combine, Maurice Price, the nations leading receiver in 2006, has impressed NFL scouts. His agent, Bert Briones of Hip Athletics, reports that a number of clubs have invited him to visit their facilities and hope to draft him. Next week, Price will visit the Kansas City Chiefs and also attend an additional individual workout.
Houston Astros Choose Pitcher's Eye(R) Training Aid
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 06:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Houston Astros Major League Baseball(R) team, under the direction of Dewey Robinson, director of pitching development, are using custom and prototype designs of the Pitcher's Eye(R) training aid, made by 4 Seam Inc., at all levels of the organization.
Leading Sports Online Social Network Hosts Interactive eChats with Celebrity Athletes
Wed, 04 Apr 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The first interactive eChat with Joe Klecko, former NFL Defensive End for the New York Jets and the Indiana Colts, took place in February, 2007; it was such a success that SportsGist.com has many more planned.
NY GIANTS Help Build Body, Inspire Mind of Inner-City Kids
Tue, 27 Mar 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 80 boys from the Link Community School will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to mentor with members of the NY Giants at the 2007 Youth Football Experience, Tuesday, April 10. The event, sponsored by Athletes in Action and Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, will take place in the 'Giants Bubble' next to Giants Stadium.
Billion Person Prayer Brings Snow to Europe - General Schwarzkopf Saluted by Olympians
Sun, 25 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ASCUTNEY, Vt. - Mar. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following a billion praying to help heal our Earth Mother of the man-made part of the global warming starting on February 14 - U.S. Valentines Day and New Years for many cultures - 'She' responded! 'We were blessed in February with enough snow to turn spring into winter so our European ski areas could open. Thank you, thank you,' reported French Princess Caroline Murat, Native Voices Foundation's (NVF) Euro leader 'of the Napoleon Tribe.'
The Fight is On in Winston-Salem: Undefeated Derek 'The Black Lion' Edwards Seeks 21st Win
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Undefeated Super Middleweight Derek 'The Black Lion' Edwards (20-0-0) will square off against the also undefeated Joe Green (14-0-0) in a showdown that is sure to rock the house.
Java Juice(R) Brings Joe-To-Go to Military, Rescue Personnel and Campers
Wed, 07 Feb 2007, 15:48:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
VENICE, Calif. - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Originally, Java Juice(R) was created for, and embraced by, the outdoor-adventure industry. The success of the just-add-water, single-serving version of the product promoted awareness of a need to get the lightweight packets to American soldiers, say the folks at Java Juice, Inc.
Ricky Miller Accepts Invitation to College All Star Game
Wed, 24 Jan 2007, 23:26:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Tustin High School football star Ricky Miller, announced Wednesday that he has accepted an invitation to play in the upcoming college all star game 'Texas vs. The Nation.' Bert Briones, Miller's agent and president of Hip Athletics, reports that the selection committee was pleased to add Miller to the roster.
Nation's Reception Leader Maurice Price Accepts Invitation to College All Star Game
Tue, 23 Jan 2007, 19:40:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's leading receiver, Maurice Price, announced Tuesday that he has accepted an invitation to play in the upcoming college all star game 'Texas vs. The Nation.' Bert Briones, Price's attorney and president of Hip Athletics, reports that the selection committee was pleased to add Price to the roster.
Nation's Reception Leader Declares for NFL Draft
Tue, 16 Jan 2007, 21:14:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Nation's leading receiver, Maurice Price, announced Monday that he has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. Price led all of Division I football in receiving last year with 103 receptions, becoming just the seventh player in Division I-AA history to record more than 100 receptions in a single season.
Native Voices Foundation Celebrates Olympic Progress on 10th Anniversary
Wed, 06 Dec 2006, 15:41:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEDONA, Ariz. - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the 10th Anniversary of Native Voices Foundation, the board held an election and celebrated some phenomenal progress for Indian youth. As newly elected Co-Chairman, Gary Lake (Shasta Vice Chair) said, 'A single tribe cannot get their youth to the Olympics, but together we can.' 'Thanks to key leaders of Indian Country uniting behind the Indian Olympic Bid, these dreams for their youth are within their grasp,' according to re-elected Co-Chair, Suzy Chaffee, an Olympic skier.
Vermont Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Billy Kidd and Warren Witherell
Sat, 28 Oct 2006, 18:09:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
STOWE, Vt. - Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A blanket of snow turned Vermont's Green Mountains white as Billy Kidd, the first American male to win an Olympic (silver) Medal in Alpine Ski Racing, was inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame at the Snowflake Lodge in his hometown of Stowe on Sunday. 'Though not fully proven, it took the fearlessness of his Abenaki Indian and Pirate (Captain William Kidd) blood to break the glass ceiling,' said fellow Olympian Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation.
Team Tri-Dubai Triathletes Tell All in Kona Secret Cell Phone Diaries
Tue, 19 Sep 2006, 21:02:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ES Interactive announces that it has teamed up with Wiggle Wireless to offer fans personal access to their favorite pros with the Kona Secret Cell Phone Diaries. Five of the hottest contenders for the Ford Ironman World Championship will be text-messaging fans all the way to Kona!
Masters of South Texas to Participate in World Swimming Competition with Hand from HomeSwimmer, Nike
Fri, 04 Aug 2006, 16:12:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Aug. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Antonio-based HomeSwimmer Ltd, creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system, has agreed to co-sponsor Masters of South Texas, MOST's participation in the XI Fina Masters World Championship to be held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, August 3rd through the 17th.
GEL-BOT, a Water Bottle System that Provides Energy and Hydration During Endurance Sports, is Unveiled
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 15:29:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MENLO PARK, CA - Mar. 21, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ventureDESIGNworks announces the launch of GEL-BOT, a revolutionary water bottle system for endurance athletes. GEL-BOT is a sports bottle that provides access to both water and energy gel in one container. Perfect for cycling, running, triathlon or any sport that requires extensive refueling, GEL-BOT will help athletes achieve peak performance through proper energy and hydration.
'The Hottest Show on Dirt' AlamoPoker.com Sponsors the Extreme Bull Riding Tour
Fri, 10 Mar 2006, 14:36:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LINCOLN, NE - Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlamoPoker.com - The Home of Texas Hold 'Em kicks off its 2006 sponsorship of the Extreme Bull Riding Tour this weekend at the Chad Carlson Arena in Burlington, Iowa. The Gold Corporate Sponsorship includes VIP passes, logo on production trailer and inclusion in all media material, AlamoPoker.com flag flown at events and an AlamoPoker.com named bull.
NBA All-Star Game is in the Cards
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 14:03:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
GLENDALE, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the 2006 NBA All-Star game, publisher AllPro Deal, Inc. announces the release of the 2006 NBA Sports Playing Cards. Following the success of last season's product debut, the 2006 edition contains new players and rankings for those NBA All-Stars popular enough to make the cut. A proven collectible souvenir and NBA favorite for fans and game players, the Sports Playing Cards offer 52 full-color hand-painted caricature portraits of the NBA's best on a deck of casino-quality playing cards.
Ijeoma Egbunine to Fight Valerie Mahfood for WIBF Light Heavyweight Title
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 16:27:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, February 18, 2006, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Headlining the night will be Ijeoma 'The Praise' Egbunine versus Valerie 'Wolfe' Mahfood for the WIBF Light Heavyweight Title currently held by Mahfood. Mahfood is currently ranked 5th in the Light Heavyweight Division and is a veteran boxer with 31 total fights.
Pete Rose's $103,631 Corked Bat to Be Sawed in Half
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 16:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEAFORD, NY - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com to reveal the truth about legend's allegedly corked bat. The Internet casino that bought baseball legend Pete Rose's allegedly corked bat now plans to saw it in half to reveal the truth to the world.
New Interactive Board Game - First Down Derby(TM)
Fri, 04 Nov 2005, 18:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LONG ISLAND, NY - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Down Derby Inc., a newly formed manufacturing corporation located in Baldwin, Long Island, has started shipping a new Football related interactive board game that is played while watching or listening to any football game. The board game, totally made in USA, is based on predicting when an offensive team does or does not achieve a first down during a series of downs.
Local Chef To Present Special Creations at Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 16:42:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Well-known Latino chef and restaurateur Mario Canela, Jr., will highlight the food and tasting opportunities at the festival surrounding the 4th Annual Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic, presented by Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Corporation. The event takes place at the Track & Field stadium of the Home Depot Center on October 2, 2005 from 1 - 6 p.m. and is open to youths and their families for fun, soccer and delicious food creations featuring Hormel and Herdez products.
Media Advisory: New England-Canada Business Council Welcomes Russ Conway, Eagle-Tribune, at its September Luncheon Meeting
Thu, 08 Sep 2005, 16:15:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - September 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New England-Canada Business Council announced today a luncheon with author and sports journalist Russ Conway, on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at the Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston. Russ Conway is Associate Editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Eagle-Tribune in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Undefeated Witherspoon to Fight Bellamy for WBE World Heavyweight Title
Tue, 26 Jul 2005, 14:28:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At 8pm on August 13, 2005, the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, NC, Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night, an event taut with anticipation and excitement. The Main Event will rock the house as undefeated heavyweight Moultrie Witherspoon (10-0), of South Carolina, steps into the ring to do battle with Ron Bellamy (14-2) of North Carolina in a quest for currently vacant World Boxing Empire (WBE) heavyweight world title.
Company Gets to The Bottom of Sports Sponsorship
Thu, 14 Apr 2005, 14:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored prime exposure with their latest eBay purchase, by winning a $2,225 auction for advertising space on the rear of Brazilian Ju-Jitsu champion Gazzy Parman's shorts for her historic competition in an elite submission grappling tournament that has never before included women.
Former World Heavyweight Champion Oliver McCall to Continue His Comeback on April 16
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 15:59:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WINSTON-SALEM, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On April 16, 2005, Oliver 'The Atomic Bull' McCall (42-8-0, 31KOs) will face Cornelius Ellis in the Ring of Dreams Fight Night Main Event at the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. McCall, best known for winning the WBC World Heavyweight Champion title after knocking out then champion Lennox Lewis in the second round of the 1994 world championship fight, is staging a comeback that he hopes will lead to another world title shot. McCall, who calls this a 'tune-up fight,' also intends to extend his record of never having been knocked down or knocked out.
Texas Fence Association And Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Help Cut Ribbon On Newly Fenced Youth Ball Field Near Houston's Ship Channel
Wed, 23 Mar 2005, 15:05:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On March 22nd, representatives from the Texas Fence Association, Grand Slam for Youth Baseball, the City of Houston, Magnolia Little League, and the Houston community cut the ribbon on the newly fenced youth ball field at Hidalgo Park. Participating in the event was John Gamble, President of the Texas Fence Association; Fred Arnold, Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Project Manager from Minute Maid; Marian Harper, Vice President of Community Development for the Houston Astros; Carol Alvarado, Mayor Pro-Tem and City Council Member District I; Joe Turner. Director of Houston Parks and Recreation Department; organizers and youth ball players from Magnolia Little League; and supporters of Hidalgo Park.
Texas Fence Association Teams Up With Grand Slam For Youth Baseball For New 'Going For The Fences' Program
Thu, 17 Feb 2005, 12:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Grand Slam for Youth Baseball (GSFYB), a partnership between the Houston Astros and the makers of Minute Maid, announced today a new program in conjunction with the Texas Fence Association - Going for the Fences. Under the new program, one youth ball field per year in the Houston area will receive new fencing and installation courtesy of the Texas Fence Association (TFA).
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