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Pacific Coast Wrestling Signs Distribution Agreement with WWNLive.com

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Pacific Coast Wrestling (PCW) announced today that it signed a distribution agreement with World Wrestling Network (WWN). The agreement brings PCW’s past and future events to WWN’s expansive digital professional wrestling library that includes EVOLVE, SHINE Wrestling, Dragon Gate USA, Shimmer Women Athletes, Full Impact Pro, Kayfabe Commentaries, among many ...

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Gannett Acquires Golfweek

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Gannett Co., Inc., parent company for the USA TODAY NETWORK which currently comprises USA TODAY and 109 local media brands including Arizona Republic and Indianapolis Star, today announced the acquisition of an industry leader in golf publications, Golfweek, effective immediately. Golfweek will join the USA TODAY Sports Media Group, an ...

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Swimmer Brad Snyder Wins Male Athlete Of The Paralympic Games

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Two-time U.S. Paralympian Brad Snyder was named Male Athlete of the Paralympic Games, presented by The Hartford at the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games ceremony. Snyder won three gold medals and tied for silver at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He defended his Paralympic titles ...

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Topps Now™ Surpasses 300,000 Cards Sold In First Year

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The Topps Company today announced that their fast-growing on-demand platform TOPPS NOW™ has surpassed 300,000 cards sold thus far, exceeding the expectations of the program and helping to re-engage thousands of fans, especially millennials, with the TOPPS brand and the joys of collecting now in an on-demand environment for the ...

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Longtime Sports Media Execs Launch Plan For Spring Football League

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Are we ready for more football? A new study and some veteran executives think so. Increasing subscribers in the digital space is an achievable goal with the right product, according to the Beta Research Corporation which was commissioned by the Spring League of American Football (“SLAFootball”), a new entry into ...

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‘Pitch’ Debuts on Fox Thursday

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From executive producers Dan Fogelman (“Cars,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”) and Rick Singer (“Younger”), “Pitch” is the dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball. A beautiful, tough and gifted athlete, Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury, “Under The Dome”) is vaulted into ...

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Munich ’72 and Beyond Wins Best Documentary at LA Shorts Fest

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Munich ’72 and Beyond, a searing account of the Munich Olympic Massacre and subsequent 43-year fight for recognition by the victims’ families, was named Best Documentary at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. “We are thrilled that Munich ’72 was singled out for this honor,” said David Ulich, one ...

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Yogi Berra, Don Larsen Collections in On-Line ‘Fall Classic’ Auction at Steiner Sports

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The family of the late, iconic New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, and Yankees “Perfect Game” pitcher Don Larsen will sell pieces of their personal baseball memorabilia collections in an on-line auction through Steiner Sports Memorabilia. The “Fall Classic Auction” will begin today (Tuesday, September 13), and continue through October ...

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Topps® Releases Rocky 40th Anniversary Complete Collectible Trading Card Set

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The Topps Company, Inc. today announced the release of the Rocky 40th Anniversary complete collectible trading cards set available now exclusively on Topps.com. “With the 40th Anniversary of the first Rocky film, we decided it was a great opportunity to roll out a complete set commemorating all the Rocky movies,” ...

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Colleges Go Into Podcasting

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Last week DGital Media announced they had partnered with the most respected voice in the NFL, Peter King and MMQB. Today the biggest college programs join the conversation, literally, through a new deal with collegiate marketer Learfield. The launch of on demand audio will feature football, men’s basketball and Olympic ...

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