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Aaron Leads Off ‘Major League Legends’ Series On Smithsonian Channel

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This will be worth locating Smithsonian Channel on your pay TV lineup, if somehow you haven’t already… “The Hammer of Hank Aaron” is the first in Smithsonian’s “Major League Legends” series, debuting this week. The documentary focuses on Aaron’s sometimes overlooked role in the early post-integration days of Major League ...

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Live Spring Training baseball for 34 straight days begins Tuesday

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Beginning tomorrow, MLB Network will feature live Spring Training baseball for 34 straight days and comprehensive coverage of every MLB camp with the return of 30 Clubs in 30 Days. MLB Network’s Spring Training game schedule features more than 200 games, beginning with the defending AL East champion Toronto Blue ...

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The Basketball Tournament presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks Announces Record $2 Million Prize and Sites

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The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks today announced that they have doubled the winner-take-all prize money to $2 Million for 2016, with the winning team’s fans sharing 10 percent of the prize: $200,000. The open-to-all, single-elimination, summer basketball event will be open to applicants starting April ...

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Champion Autographs added to 2016 Topps® Allen & Ginter® Baseball

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What do a tennis Grand Slam champion, an Olympic gold medalist, a boxing champion and a national champion football coach have in common? They are all going to be in 2016 Topps® Allen & Ginter® Baseball. Allen & Ginter trading cards feature an eclectic mix of subjects ranging from hand-painted ...

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ESPN teams up with LISC to support new basketball courts in five local communities

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Young people in five cities will be able to shoot hoops on newly renovated basketball courts through a new national collaboration focused on improving the quality, safety and accessibility of courts in low-to-moderate-income neighborhoods. The Home Court Program, a pilot launched by ESPN and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), ...

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NESN.com Launches NESNFuel.com

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NESN.com, one of the top 15 sports websites in the U.S.*, recently launched NESN Fuel, a new digital property focusing on automotive content. NESN Fuel will serve as the car enthusiast’s home for everything automotive, featuring both written and video content on an array of topics including: Consumer Car Information ...

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Former Senator George Mitchell joins Paul Tagliabue in the Advisory Board of the Americas Champions League

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MP & Silva, the international media company leading the creation of the Americas Champions League (ACL), is proud to announce that Sen. George Mitchell was appointed as member of the league’s Advisory Board, alongside Paul Tagliabue, former NFL commissioner. Americas Champions League (ACL) is a new annual football/soccer club competition ...

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Yahoo Sports Collaborates With PGA TOUR to Deliver Free Live Coverage & On-Demand Content to Golf Fans Globally

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Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) and PGA TOUR this week announced a strategic relationship to deliver free, live, and on-demand video content from the PGA TOUR to fans around the world, no cable subscription or authentication required. Teeing off today with the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, now on Yahoo, viewers around ...

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McDonald’s and Focus Features to Bring Jesse Owens Biopic, RACE, Screenings to Five Metro Cities across the U.S.

MPAA-rated "PG-13," RACE stars actor Stephan James as Jesse Owens, and will be released nationwide by Focus Features on February 19. (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Beginning Tuesday, McDonald’s will bring exclusive preview screenings of Focus Features’ RACE, the long-awaited movie about gold medal champion Jesse Owens, to five theaters across the country. In conjunction with local McDonald’s franchisees and community partners, the movie will receive exclusive screenings in Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York and ...

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Expanded Women’s Collegiate Championship Field & Live National TV Broadcast of Women’s Championship Final Enhance the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia

The second and third group stage matches of the 2014 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championships take place at PPL Park on the evening of Saturday May 31, 2014. 

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The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship,  the largest annual collegiate Rugby Sevens event in the world, today announced that the field for the 2016 Women’s Collegiate Championship will expand to 16 teams for the first time ever, and that the women’s championship final will be televised live nationally on NBC ...

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