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Torres, Piniella, Davis, Franco, Lieberman To Be Honored At 40th Annual Munson Dinner February 4

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A star-studded lineup will be honored at the 40th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers (23rd Street at West Side Highway) in New York City on Tuesday night, February 4, 2020 to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation, which assists children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These are the honorees:  New York Yankees standout second baseman Gleyber ...

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All-Time Great Charleston Gets Deserved Biography

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Asked to list the greatest players in Negro League history, names like Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige and Cool Papa Bell likely leap to mind first for most fans with at least a passing knowledge of pre-integration baseball. Jackie Robinson, though he only played there for a short time, might be ...

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XUMO Renews Partnership with PGA TOUR for 2020

US Open Golf

XUMO, a pioneer in streaming television and media entertainment, today announced it has renewed its partnership with the PGA TOUR, whose popular channel on XUMO continues to deliver non-stop, official PGA TOUR programming, including PGA TOUR highlights, player interviews, tournament previews, and live Featured Holes coverage from PGA TOUR LIVE. “Launching nearly ...

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Monumental Sports Network Announces Partnership with Ballislife

BallisLife

Monumental Sports Network has announced a partnership with Ballislife to distribute nine marquee local high school basketball matchups live on its popular social platforms beginning Thursday as Paul VI hosts Gonzaga in boys’ hoops action. Monumental Sports Network and Ballislife will partner to showcase several nationally-ranked teams including Paul VI, ...

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VNN Sports Makes Digital Ticketing Available Nationwide

Home Town Ticketing

There are more than seven million fans that fill stadiums to watch the more than 14,000 high school football teams across the U.S. each week. With today’s announcement, those engaged and passionate fans are finally able to purchase tickets for those games directly from their school’s website, no longer having ...

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From Super Bowl to Final Four, Champions League to Aussie Open, Thuuz Measured The Exciting Moments Of The Decade

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So much is still being made about ratings in the traditional sense. mostly because sports remains the only appointment viewing out there for networks. But we see measurement being adapted closer to things like engagement and excitement, all tied to analytics and the experience of the fan. Case in point. ...

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ZRG Launches Global Sports and Entertainment Practice with Industry Veteran Jamie Crittenberger

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ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, today announced the launch of its global Sports and Entertainment practice, led by Jamie Crittenberger who joins as Managing Director and head of the practice based in the firm’s Washington, DC, office. Crittenberger will also serve as a senior member of ZRG’s Consumer and ...

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America’s Boating Channel’s Top Ten Videos for 2019

Boating Channel Pivot Turn

This year, recreational boaters invested more than thirteen-thousand seven-hundred forty-five hours (13,745+ hrs.) viewing America’s Boating Channel‘s safe boating and boater education videos on YouTube, generating nearly two-million two-hundred thirty-four thousand (2,234,000) impressions. The top three titles for 2019 and number of views for each were Docking: 65,808 views; Stopping a Boat on ...

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‘YourZone’ Looks To Be The ‘RedZone’ For All Sports

Group of students are watching a soccer moment on the TV and celebrating a goal, sitting on the couch in the living room. The living room is made in 3D.

  Looking to follow the huge success of the NFL RedZone channel, which has revolutionized how many fans watch football, OmniView Sports introduced its “YourZone” app, which it claims will “provide real-time, personalized notifications and alerts as well as automated channel tuning to match your preferences (favorite teams, players).” Fantasy ...

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Tilden, Vines, Budge Among Pros Highlighted In New Tennis History Book

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The Pros: The Forgotten Era of Tennis, written by Australian doctor, writer and peace activist Peter Underwood, and which chronicles and narrates one of the most misunderstood and little-known eras of world tennis, the Professional or Pro Era, is now available for sale around the world in English via book ...

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