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‘The Legend of ‘Swee’ Pea’’ Set To Debut November 17 and 19 at DOC NYC

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The streets of New York have spawned a long list of playground legends, from Nate “Tiny” Archibald and Connie Hawkins to Earl “The Goat” Manigault and “Pee Wee” Kirkland. However few have had the rise, the fall and the rise again that Lloyd “Swee Pea” Daniels had in the 1980’s ...

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For The Record-Harlem Globetrotters Set Seven Guinness World Records® Records

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The world famous Harlem Globetrotters began the day holding five official Guinness World Records® records. On Wednesday alone they set seven, including a record for most basketball three pointers made by a pair in one minute – held by NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Dirk Nowitzki – and the third ...

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MLB Strikes To Protect The Game…

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How valuable is data, especially in the fast growing markets of daily fantasy and sports gambling on a global scale? Some may say millions, if not billions, some may say its invaluable. Now it appears leagues in the US are following the path of those in markets where legal sports ...

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See Ya! Charity Roast of Michael Kay Tuesday At Yogi Berra Museum In N.J.

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Michael Kay, the longtime Yankee play-by-play announcer and ESPN Radio host, will be roasted at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J., on Nov. 17, with proceeds to benefit the Museum’s education programs. The charity dinner and roast will feature a number of Kay’s colleagdues, including ...

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All Blacks Win On The Field And Virtually As Well

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Last week the New Zealand All Blacks made history by becoming the first-ever repeat winners of the Rugby World Cup. However during the tournament, with help from sponsor AIG, the All Blacks set a little virtual history of their own, becoming arguably the first global sports brand to embrace a ...

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MLB Network’s offseason programming features exclusive coverage of end-of-season awards announcements

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With the 2015 World Series in the history books, MLB Network’s live offseason programming will begin this week and feature exclusive coverage of several end-of-season awards throughout the month of November. Starting today at 8 p.m. ET, the winners of the Players Choice Awards presented by MLB The Show will ...

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Topps Takes Another Step In Brand Expansion

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From digital to the throwback, Topps keeps trying to reinvent itself, and give fans a little extra to bring them back to the brand. They are also trying to advance the audience through new partnerships, and this week rolled out the latest: cards with MLB’s approval of players who have ...

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You May Know the Story of the Brooklyn Dodgers, But You Don’t Know the Whole Story… Until Now

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Coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the Brooklyn Dodgers’ only World Series title, author David Krell’s Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory and Popular Culture (October 1, 2015; $29.95) brings to life the lesser-known stories of the team’s 125-year history. With the Foreword written by Branch Rickey III, ...

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EPIX And NHL Reunite For A Second Season Of ‘EPIX PResents Road To The NHL Winter Classic’

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Premium TV network EPIX and the National Hockey League (NHL) today announced that EPIX Presents Road To the NHL Winter Classic™ will be returning to the channel and will make its U.S. television premiere Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9C.  The weekly series, consisting of four one-hour episodes, will ...

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Pacquaio Packs Politics, Boxing, Into His Business

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We have heard a good amount about Floyd Mayweather since his mega-meeting with Manny Pacquiao and then his supposed last-ever fight with Andre Berto, but what’s been up with the legendary boxer from The Philippines. He surfaced this week to accept the Asian Game Changers Award from the Asia Society, ...

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