Category: Sports

Dublin Irish Festival and the Columbus Blue Jackets to Present the NHL Centennial Fan Arena Featuring the Stanley Cup

Tour to make its only Ohio stop at the Festival’s 30th Anniversary Aug. 4-6 DUBLIN, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CBJ–Dublin Irish Festival: Click to Tweet: Join @DublinIrishFest + @BlueJacketsNHL at #DublinIrishFest 8/4-8/6 to see @NHL Centennial Tour w/ THE STANLEY CUP: http://ow.ly/uRxJ30bYdA4 News Facts: The Dublin Irish Festival is excited to partner with the Columbus Blue Jackets and …

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Lights up the Atlanta Skyline

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlanta’s skyline shone a little brighter for early morning commuters today as Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) lit their iconic three-pointed star and script (“Mercedes-Benz Stadium”) for the first time. MBUSA announced its partnership with AMB Sports & Entertainment (AMBSE) in August 2015, within a month of moving its headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta. The …

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Coming to a Movie Theater near You…Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva

The Biggest Event in Bellator MMA History Available Live in U.S. Movie Theaters Nationwide on June 24 Through Fathom Events LOS ANGELES & DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BellatorNYC–One of the year’s biggest combat sports events is headed to the silver screen. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, headlined by the long-awaited fight between two of the biggest names in …

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Comoto Holdings Announces CEO

CEO to Oversee Both RevZilla and Cycle Gear PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comoto Holdings today announced that former adidas Group’s General Manager & SVP Nic Vu has accepted an offer to be its CEO. Comoto Holdings oversees a portfolio of retail brands that include RevZilla and Cycle Gear, two national leaders in the motorcycle enthusiast vertical. RevZilla and …

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Gabelli & Company’s 9th Annual Entertainment Conference

RYE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gabelli & Company will host its 9th Annual Entertainment Conference on June 8, 2017 in New York City with a focus on movies, sports, and content. This event will feature presentations, fireside chats, and one-on-one meetings with senior management of leading media companies. Additionally, we will host a panel discussion on the value …

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The Toro Company Reports Record Second Quarter Results

Strong performance in both the professional and residential segments drove record revenue for the quarter Net earnings per share for the quarter reached a record $1.08 Innovative new products well received by customers BLOOMINGTON, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) today reported net earnings of $120.5 million, or $1.08 per share, on a net sales …

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Emerald Expositions Acquires Snow Show from SnowSports Industries America

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald Expositions”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. (NYSE: EEX), producer of Outdoor Retailer and a leading U.S. business-to-business trade show and conference producer, and SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, announced today the acquisition of the SIA Snow Show …

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Liberty Media Corporation Closes Primary Offering and Secondary Offering on Behalf of Selling Stockholders of Series C Liberty Formula One Common Stock

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty”) (Nasdaq: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, BATRA, BATRK, FWONA, FWONK) announced today that it has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 40,000,000 shares of Liberty’s Series C Liberty Formula One common stock, par value $0.01 per share (“FWONK”), consisting of 12,903,225 shares of FWONK offered by Liberty and 27,096,775 …

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Alliance MMA CEO Featured on Uptick Newswire

Paul Danner Discusses MMA Fighter Development and Promotion on Podcast NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together leading regional productions to build the next generation of MMA champions, announced today that Paul Danner, Chief Executive Officer, was featured on Uptick Newswire …

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Univision Deportes Doubles Down on ‘Social Good’ Efforts to Promote Healthy Habits and Celebrate Diversity

Social Impact Pioneers, Force Multiply, Selected to Help Univision Deportes Effect Real Social Change Across Multimedia Platforms MIAMI & MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Univision Deportes, the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) that includes UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched Spanish-language cable sports network and preferred destination for fútbol fans in the U.S., today announced its …

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Multi-Year Study Using BrainScope’s Brain Function Index Suggests Compelling Utility as an Objective Biomarker for Concussion

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced the results of a study spanning over six years demonstrating that sports-related concussions can be objectively assessed using BrainScope’s proprietary electroencephalography (EEG) based Brain Function Index (BFI). Published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, the study entitled “The Use of an Electrophysiological Brain Function Index in …

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Global Sports Supplement Market – Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HealthandWellness—Technavio analysts forecast the global sports supplement market to grow at a CAGR of almost 9% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global sports supplement market for 2017-2021. The market is segmented on the channel (online stores and retail …

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Club Pilates Inks 500th Franchise Deal, On Pace to Have 350 Studios Open by End of Year

Nation’s Largest Pilates Brand Reaches Monumental Milestone; Solidifies Spot as Industry Leader COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#clubpilates—Club Pilates, the largest and fastest-growing Pilates franchise in the world, announced today the signing of its 500th franchise agreement. The monumental news comes on the heels of a recent investment made by TPG Growth, the middle market and growth …

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Neema Hospitality Supports Brain Cancer Research with 4th Annual Summer Charity Promotion

BethAnn Telford, a brain tumor survivor and World Marathon Challenge finisher, is the inspiration behind the charity promotion MECHANICSBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This summer, Neema Hospitality will donate $5 per night at its nine hotel properties in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland to support ABC2 (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure), a non-profit research organization. BethAnn Telford is the …

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Grand Opening of New Springdale Sam’s Club Set for Thursday

Celebration to feature Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez SPRINGDALE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The newest Sam’s Club in Northwest Arkansas will open its doors Thursday, May 25 at 1517 S. 56th St. in Springdale. The public is invited to join the celebration, which kicks off with a grand opening ceremony at 8 a.m. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist …

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