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NLL’s Philadelphia Franchise Announces Its Brand Name and Logo

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The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced the brand reveal of one of its latest expansion teams. On September 14, the National Lacrosse League announced that Comcast Spectacor was granted ownership of the Philadelphia expansion team. Today, the team has officially ...

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ESPNU To Broadcast HS Football Event Pairing State Champs Dec. 23

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GEICO returns for the second year as title sponsor of the State Champions Bowl Series. For the third time since 2014, this unique event will allow high school football champions from different states to play against each other in post-season bowl games to be televised live on ESPNU. The games will also be ...

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Vineyard Vines Extends Partnership With Jim Nantz On Forget-Me-Knot Collection

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Vineyard Vines, a brand best known for its whimsical neckties and smiling pink whale logo, announced today it will extend its partnership with CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz to produce and sell a custom-designed collection benefiting the Nantz National Alzheimer Center (NNAC). Inspired by the symbolic Forget-Me-Not flower, the collection will consist ...

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Entercom Announces Minnesota Twins Return to WCCO

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Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM) has announced a fully-integrated radio partnership with The Minnesota Twins. Highlights of the partnership include the team’s return to its original radio broadcast partner, WCCO-AM 830, which aired games for the club’s first 46 seasons through 2006. The station will broadcast all Twins regular and postseason games ...

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WWE® Thanks America’s Armed Forces with 15th Annual Tribute to the Troops® Celebration

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WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced that the 15th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 5 at Naval Base San Diego with a two-hour special airing Thursday, December 14 at 8/7C on USA Network. WWE began Tribute to the Troops in 2003 as a way to honor our servicemen and ...

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National Dog Show Presented By Purina® Set For 16th Annual Special On NBC Following Macy’s Parade

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NBC’s Thanksgiving Day special, “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®,” will crown one of America’s great purebreds as its 2017 champion on Thanksgiving Day, bringing canine competition and family entertainment to America’s viewers for the 16th year. The holiday special (noon-2 p.m. in all time zones) follows the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® on NBC and ...

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New Study Reveals Big Ten is Most Spirited Conference in NCAA Football

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ReviewTrackers, the award-winning customer experience platform, today released the 2017 Voice of the Fan Report, a study of 140,000 NCAA football stadium reviews. The analysis shows that the Big Ten has the most school spirit in all of college football. ReviewTrackers used a natural language algorithm to compare how fans ...

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Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Bidding At $110,000

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The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday. The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform Players Contract” and features the player’s name, ...

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A ‘Heavenly’ Fantasy Baseball Contest, For All The World

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Fantasy sports may be all the rage on earth, but what if the result of a single baseball game, whose teams are comprised of players selected by God and the Devil themselves, from among anyone ever to play in the Majors or Negro Leagues, would determine the fate of the ...

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New York’s Paley Center To Host ‘100 Years of the NHL’

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The Paley Center for Media has selected The Paley Center Celebrates 100 Years of the NHL as its next PaleyLive event. The program will feature the New York premiere screening of The NHL: 100 Years, a conversation with the NHL Commissioner, former players, and audience Q&A, and will take place on ...

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