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EVERFI Launches EduCup Challenge for K-12 Students in U.S. and Canada with Six Major Sports Leagues

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EVERFI, Inc., the leading social impact education innovator, today announced that it is joining forces with six sports leagues to launch a first-of-its-kind education challenge for students who are homebound during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, National Football League in partnership with United Way Worldwide, ...

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Rays, Nationals Top Standings, April Awards Issued In Strat-O-Matic Baseball 2020 Season Simulation

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As the calendar turns to May, the Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com) simulation of the 2020 baseball season continues, with the Tampa Bay Rays (21-12) and defending champion Washington Nationals (20-10) posting the top A.L and N.L. records, respectively, through the first month-plus of action. Strat-O-Matic, which updates results and standings daily at ...

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New Baseball Short Film Chronicles Elmora Troopers’ Journey to 2019 Little League World Series

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On what would have been Opening Day weekend, when thousands of fans would have been packing the stands and millions more watching baseball on television, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) in partnership with Major League Baseball, is releasing a short film, The City Behind Us: The Story of the ...

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Next Step Needed: Teams, Athletes Create Teachable Moments For Class

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For the spring, millions of kids will be sitting home as teachers try to continue to deliver on hundreds of hours of classwork while learning themselves about the use of technology that can improve their efforts in education not just now, but into the future. We also have thousands of ...

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MLB Partners with Broadleaf Commerce for Digital Entitlements and eCommerce Subscriptions

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Five months prior to Opening Day, Major League Baseball needed to ensure the eCommerce platform and partner they chose would be able to handle the migration of millions of MLB.tv and At Bat subscribers off of a Legacy system. The solution needed to scale to thousands of concurrent service agents, ...

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NTT Delivers Ultra Reality Viewing of Live MLB Postseason Game

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NTT, a global technology and business solutions leader, and Major League Baseball last week successfully conducted a Proof of Concept (PoC) with NTT’s Ultra Reality Viewing technology (URV) as part of their recently announced multi-year technology agreement making the Japan-based company an official MLB partner in the United States. This implementation ...

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Flexential, MLB Partner to Bring New Data Center Infrastructure Online

Partnership between Major League Baseball and Flexential supports the digital experience of all 30 MLB Clubs and their millions of fans.

Baseball fans consume games in a variety of ways as they follow their favorite teams and player throughout a season, including across multiple digital platforms built and operated by Major League Baseball (MLB). Those unique digital touchpoint experiences will benefit from a new technology partnership announced today between Flexential, a ...

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Glanville Returns to ESPN

Doug Glanville returning to ESPN's SportsCenter ready to talk baseball in advance of opening day 2019.

After a two-year hiatus, Doug Glanville is returning to ESPN as a baseball analyst with recurring appearances on “Baseball Tonight,” “SportsCenter,” and other ESPN morning programming. Glanville will continue with his primary role as the baseball insider for the Chicago Cubs on NBC Sports Chicago where he provides color commentary ...

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Sling TV Launches MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone

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Sling TV on Thursday launched MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone, bringing more than 150 regular season MLB games in addition to original programming, highlights and analysis to the live streaming service, just in time for Opening Day. Both channels are now included in Sling TV’s “Sports Extra” add-on ...

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Ichiro Retirement Topps NOW Cards Available Through Friday

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Topps NOW has made cards celebrating Ichiro Suzuki‘s retirement today in Japan available to fans for 24 hours (until 1:45 p.m. PT/4:45 p.m. PT Friday). As with all Topps NOW cards, only the number ordered will be printed. There is also a version with Ken Griffey Jr. and a separate Yusei ...

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