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Bvddy Closes $1.5 Million Funding To Expand Its Innovative Technology Tool To New Cities, Empowers Sports Players To Find And Connect With Sports Partners

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Bvddy, a new technology tool that enables sports players to find and connect with sports partners, announces that it has closed $1.5 million pre-Series A capital to expand into new cities and make it easier than ever before for sports players to find their next pickup basketball game or tennis ...

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Top NBA Draft Prospect Ben Simmons Featured In New Foot Locker Commercials

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Foot Locker launched two 30-second commercials featuring top Draft prospect Ben Simmons, on YouTube today. The brand’s latest spots focus on Simmons seeking advice for his upcoming rookie season. In the first spot “It’s Not Real Yet” – set prior to the Draft – Simmons produces his own, homemade Foot ...

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Gametime Mobilizes Fans through Launch of First Prospective Social Network

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Gametime, the leader in on-demand mobile ticketing, today introduces an entirely new way for fans to discover live entertainment. The new Connect feature acts as a prospective social network. It allows fans to see which games and shows their friends are planning to attend and helps to bring them closer ...

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NBA Champion And All-Star MVP Kobe Bryant To Be Honored With The Legend Award At Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016

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Following his 20th and final season with the Los Angeles Lakers, five-time NBA Champion, four-time NBA Finals MVP and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kobe Bryant will be honored with the Legend Award at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016. Bryant will receive the award in recognition of his record-breaking achievements, unrivaled ...

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Sports Illustrated Launches “Tech & Media” Multi-Platform

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Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Group today debuted “Tech & Media” (SI.com/tech), a new multi-platform vertical that will explore the rapidly evolving and all-important presence of technology in the sports world. In addition to SI’s award-winning reporting and analysis, the new venture will feature daily contributions from SportTechie, a leading site ...

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Nina Agdal, President Bush, Jimmy Kimmel Among ‘First Pitch’ Topps Cards

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Topps today introduced its 2016 Series 2 baseball cards, and some special insert celebrity first pitches are in the set. There are a total of 20, which fans will find in random packs starting in today’s issue, highlighted by model Nina Agdal, boxer Miguel Cotto (Dodgers), late-night host Jimmy Kimmel ...

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Slidely Partners with Getty Images to Democratize Social Media Video Advertising

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Slidely, the social video creation platform, today announced its partnership with Getty Images, the world leader in visual communication, on PROMO, a new and elegant solution for businesses, agencies and marketers. Now any business can create instant, stunning promotional videos for social platforms using the most compelling professional video available. ...

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The Basketball Tournament presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks Announces 2016 Field

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The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks today announced the first 60 of the 64 teams that will compete for $2,000,000 this summer. More than 300 teams applied to play in TBT 2016, featuring more than 400 players with professional experience and 130 with NBA experience, including ...

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NBC Sports Group To Present More Than 15 Hours Of The 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

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NBC, NBCSN and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will combine to present more than 15 hours of Rugby Sevens action from the annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship from Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa. Coverage begins on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN with live preliminary-round matches, followed by live ...

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UFC® And DGital Media Partner To Launch Exclusive On-Demand Audio Series

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UFC® today announced its partnership with DGital Media to launch an exclusive on-demand audio series. “UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra” will be the primary podcast destination for fight fans as veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra serve as co-hosts for the global ...

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