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Olympian and UFC champion Daniel Cormier named Honorary Chairman of Wrestling World Cup in Los Angeles, June 11-12

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Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian in men’s freestyle wrestling and current UFC light heavyweight champion, will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the 2016 World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling, set for The Forum in Los Angeles, June 11-12. Cormier will be supporting the promotional efforts for the World Cup and ...

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Topps 2016 Archives Set To Release “Bull Durham” Commemorative Cards on June 1

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Topps “Archives Baseball” product which celebrates Topps’ history showcasing designs from past years will honor the characters of the legendary film “Bull Durham” when the product is released on June 1, it was officially announced today. The seven card insert will include images of the biggest names in the film, ...

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The Basketball Tournament presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks And ESPN Announce Expanded 2016 Coverage Schedule

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The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks and ESPN today announced the broadcast schedule for the 2016 $2 million single elimination winner-take-all event, the most comprehensive in the event’s three year history. “Our event continues to grow in stature and awareness, and we are again pleased to ...

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710 WOR Will Re-Broadcast 1986 World Series Game 6 On Thursday

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The New York Mets’ radio flagship, 710 WOR-AM/New York, announced today that, it will re-air the entire radio broadcast of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox, as a prelude to a Memorial Day weekend-long tribute at Citi Field to ...

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Sports Media Platform 12UP Launches

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Minute Media, parent company of 90min, today announced the launch of 12UP, a new sports media platform focused on U.S. sports, featuring authentic and social-first content created by everyday sports fans. Building off the success of 90min, the world’s fastest growing football media platform, now with 47 million unique visitors, ...

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College Rugby Rising In Philly

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Next weekend (June 4-5) the collegiate rugby world will come together in Philadelphia for the year end celebration of the sport, the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships. The two day event at Talen Energy Stadium will draw close to 30,000 people and will be seen live on NBC, with a ...

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‘Reign Men’ – Dynasty Debate On Sunday at Yogi Berra Museum

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Baseball has always had supreme rulers. Even teams more known for their ineptitude – the St. Louis Browns and Chicago Cubs – once dominated America’s pastime. As Casey Stengel said, you could look it up: The Browns won four straight pennants in the late 1880s and the pre-cursed Cubs won ...

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Superstar Race Car Drivers Patrick, Johnson, Elliott, Kahne Guest Star In Nickelodeon’s Blaze And The Monster Machines

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Nickelodeon shifts into high gear with a series of six all-new race car-themed episodes of the hit animated preschool series Blaze and the Monster Machines, featuring Blaze as a high-octane race car and guest voice appearances from superstar race car drivers Danica Patrick, Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott and Kasey Kahne. ...

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NBA And BroadbandTV Launch Groundbreaking Multi-Platform Network: NBA Playmakers

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) and BroadbandTV (BBTV), the largest multi-platform network in the world, today announced the launch of NBA Playmakers, a groundbreaking community for video creators focused on basketball and basketball culture. The first-of-its-kind millennial video network will provide the creator community and NBA fans the opportunity to ...

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Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated/Sports Illustrated 2 Networks Debut across Asia

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Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) today announced the debut of the new Sports Illustrated/Sports Illustrated 2 sports broadcasting and digital networks licensed in partnership with ASN Ltd. The networks feature live, and in some cases exclusive, broadcasts of global sporting events and original video programming from SI Group brands—Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated ...

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