Category: Sports

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Schedules 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

CONCORD, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: TRK), a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment, will host its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Marcus G. Smith, Chief Executive Officer and President, and William R. Brooks, Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will discuss the company’s first …

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Alliance MMA Responds to Lawsuit

Company Retains Counsel To Dismiss Case NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company, announced today that a shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Company and two of its current officers in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, under …

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Mobil 1 Continues NASCAR® Race to Green™ Support by Highlighting Sustainability Benefits of New Mobil 1™ Annual Protection

As official NASCAR® Green partner, Mobil 1 lends its sustainability-focused lubricant technology expertise to NASCAR Beginning this year Mobil 1 Annual Protection will be provided for every gasoline-powered NASCAR fleet-and-service vehicle Danica Patrick will ceremoniously convert NASCAR fleet-and-service vehicles to Mobil 1 Annual Protection, which is her primary sponsor CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Mobil 1 brand …

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Barstool Sports Founder David Portnoy Receives Hair Transplant from Leonard Hair Transplant Associates

Influential businessman, blogger and internet personality is the latest celebrity to endorse the practice NEWTON CENTER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–David Portnoy, more commonly known as ‘El Presidente’ by his legions of fans, the founder of the wildly popular men’s lifestyle blog, ‘Barstool Sports,’ recently had a hair transplant procedure to grow his trademark ‘surfer hair.’ The Boston …

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Herbalife Nutrition Congratulates Its Sponsored Athlete Cristiano Ronaldo on Being the First Player to Reach 100 Goals in European Competitions and UEFA Champions League, Helping Real Madrid Advance to Champions League Semi-Finals

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, applauds its sponsored athlete Cristiano Ronaldo on his accomplishment of having become the first player to score 100 goals in European competitions in last week’s first leg against Bayern München. Ronaldo was also the first to score 100 goals in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, April …

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Global Golf Tourism Market 2017-2021 with Golfasian, Golfbreaks, PerryGolf, SGH Golf & Your Golf Travel Dominating – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Golf Tourism Market 2017-2021” report to their offering. The global golf tourism market to grow at a CAGR of 14.24% during the period 2017-2021. Global Golf Tourism Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The …

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WWE® Appoints New General Manager in India

MUMBAI, India & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Sheetesh Srivastava as Vice President and General Manager, WWE India. Srivastava will lead WWE’s strategic business initiatives and day-to-day operations in India and work with partners across all of WWE’s lines of business, including television, live events, marketing, sponsorship, new media, licensing …

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Axalta Coating Systems Strengthens Global Motorsports Pedigree as Cromax Named Official Sponsor of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team

Agreement in Italy marks eighth year of sponsorship for refinish brand BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cromax® in Italy has been confirmed as an Official Sponsor of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team for the 2017 MotoGP World Championship, which began on March 26, 2017. This agreement marks the eighth consecutive year that Cromax, one of the premium brands …

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EXOS and adidas Extend Partnership

EXOS and adidas announce the extension of their partnership through 2021 PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With nearly 20 years of history between the two companies, EXOS and adidas announced the extension of their long-term partnership. This extension will allow adidas to combine their product expertise with EXOS’ human performance experience to better serve all types of athletes. “At …

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Spoiler Alert: Super Bug MRSA Has No Chance against Copper

In super bug-fighting duel, copper wipes out 10 million MRSA units while the bug thrives on stainless steel LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the category of “seeing is believing,” CuVerro® released a video today that pits antimicrobial copper against stainless steel in a side-by-side MRSA-fighting duel. MRSA is an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria that the Center for …

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UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence and Pawtucket to Encourage Physical Activity

This initiative is a collaboration between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products, that aims to help reduce youth obesity through “exergaming” and health education Former New England Patriots fullback Patrick Pass leads kids through football drills PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare delivered 650 NERF ENERGY Game Kits, a limited-release game that tracks physical activity and rewards …

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Northwest Federal Sponsors Annual Cherry Blossom Ten-mile Run

$12.5K donation part of Credit Union’s “70 Acts of We” HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#NWFCU—Northwest Federal Credit Union was recently a sponsor of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-mile Run, proceeds from which benefit the children treated at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. The race, held on the grounds of the Washington Monument, raises money to support …

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Midtown Athletic Clubs Announces Construction of Midtown Athletic Club and The Hotel at Midtown in Chicago

$75 million project slated for completion in July 2017 will create America’s largest athletic club, 55-room boutique hotel CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Midtown Athletic Clubs today announced the construction of Midtown Athletic Club and The Hotel at Midtown in Chicago. The $75 million project is slated for completion in July 2017, and will include additions and renovations to …

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Global Snorkeling Equipment Market to Grow at a CAGR of 1.57%, 2016-2020 with Aqua Lung International, Cressi Sub, Seavenger & Tabata Dominating – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Snorkeling Equipment Market 2016-2020” report to their offering. The global snorkeling equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 1.57% during the period 2016-2020. Global Snorkeling Equipment Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The …

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Toyota Extends Longstanding Relationship with AEG in New Multiyear, Multimillion Dollar Agreement

Renewal Continues Toyota’s More Than Decade-Long Founding Partner Designation Across STAPLES Center, L.A. LIVE, and StubHub Center LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toyota and AEG are extending their comprehensive partnership across AEG’s flagship Southern California properties in a multiyear, multimillion-dollar renewal agreement. The new agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, renews Toyota’s longstanding Founding Partner status at STAPLES …

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Olympian, Dancing with the Stars Champion Laurie Hernandez Shares the Spotlight with Her Mom in New Campaign for Febreze at Walmart

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sometimes, the things we love most can be stinky. Take active teenagers for instance. That’s why Olympic gold medalist and the youngest Dancing with the Stars champion in history, Laurie Hernandez and her mom, Wanda, are partnering with Febreze – available at Walmart – to introduce a fresh twist to the “I Love …

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Global Basketball Equipment Market to Grow at a CAGR of 2.18%, 2016-2020 with Adidas, Amer Sports, Nike, Rawlings Sporting Goods & Spalding Sports Equipment Leading the Market – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Basketball Equipment Market 2016-2020” report to their offering. The global basketball equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 2.18% during the period 2016-2020. Global Basketball Equipment Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The …

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Orlando Cepeda Thanks the San Francisco Giants Organization

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mr. Cepeda wishes to thank Larry Baer and the rest of the Giants organization and ownership for the lovely tribute to his wife, Mirian Cepeda, before the Diamondbacks game on April 12. Just before the game, the Giants asked the fans to observe a moment of silence to honor Mirian’s memory. Larry Baer, …

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