Category: Sports

Novamar Insurance Adds New Yacht Insurance Suite of Coverages

Comprehensive Insurance Solutions for Yacht Owners Delivered in Minutes by In-house Consultants SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#boating—Novamar Insurance Group today announced its enhanced Novamar Yacht Program (NYP). NYP provides more flexibility, more comprehensive coverages, and it meets needs of today’s yacht owners worldwide! NYP offers one of the broadest policies in the industry. Limits up to $3M in …

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Alliance MMA Reports 2016 Financial Results

Company Continues to Acquire Regional Promotions Across The Country NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company, reported its 2016 financial results on Form 10-K yesterday. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Paul Danner commented, “We are pleased to report the combined …

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Fenway Sports Management Expands Consulting Practice

Leading Sports Marketing Agency Announces New Hires and Promotions to Support Enhanced Service Offerings and Business Growth BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fenway Sports Management (FSM), a global sports marketing firm that specializes in partnership sales, consulting, and the creation of unique and memorable events and experiences, today announced two promotions and two new hires to support the agency’s …

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More Than 1,000 Players Flock to Infield Chatter, the New Mobile Social Community That Brings Fans Closer to Major League Players

–Groundbreaking initiative from Major League Baseball Players Association offers unique player-driven content, two-way player-fan engagement, fan contests and experiential sweepstakes, among other features in time for 2017 baseball season– –Hosting company Honeycommb, which also partners with Lady Gaga, hosts MLBPA’s new mobile social community, along with leading digital storytellers Lineage Interactive– NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Major …

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Patient Power® Says 76-Year-Old Runner to Race Again in Philadelphia Where He Recently Reached His Goal of 100 Marathons with Cancer

— Don Wright to Run in the Miles for Myeloma 5k April 22nd in Philadelphia in Preparation for his 101st Marathon in June — PHILADELPHIA & CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PATIENT POWER® – educating, informing and advocating for patients – today said Don Wright will join fellow myeloma patients and their families in Philadelphia on April 22nd …

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Athletic TIPS™ Takes the Stage at FitCon, Highlights Injury Awareness

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Athletic TIPS™ (Toward Injury Prevention in Sports), a national, not-for-profit organization that drives expanded awareness and education around the role of multi-disciplinary care in the recognition, management and prevention of sports-related injuries, including concussions – has been added to the FitCon agenda, the premiere sports and fitness convention in the country, April …

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IPG360 Launches with New Approach to Naming Rights and Partnership Marketing

The Pro Football Hall of Fame & Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village are Inaugural Clients LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS GROUP (IPG360), a leading business development company that generates long-term commercial revenue for professional sports teams, prestige property developments and global consumer brands kicks off its operation today. IPG360 is based in Los Angeles and …

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SugarHouse Casino Hosts Free “Draft House” Party

Redfoo, 97.5 The Fanatic, football celebrities, contests and more at Philly’s Casino PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SugarHouse is being transformed into a football “Draft House” when the NFL lands in Philadelphia. In partnership with 97.5 The Fanatic, the free draft headquarters April 27—29 will offer continuous draft coverage at Philly’s casino. Featuring big-screen televisions, The Refinery restaurant, bar …

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Creative Artists Agency Partners with CMC Capital, Creating Alliance of Industry Leaders in World’s Fastest Growing Entertainment Market

Partnership Includes Formation of a World-Class Media and Entertainment Platform in China, and Strategic Investment by CMC in CAA LOS ANGELES & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, has partnered with CMC Capital Partners (CMC), China’s leading investment fund in media and entertainment, Internet and mobile, and lifestyle. The …

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Desiree Reed-Francois Selected to Lead UNLV Athletics

Reed-Francois, deputy athletics director at Virginia Tech, will begin as UNLV athletics director June 1; introductory news conference scheduled for 2 p.m. April 18. LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UNLV President Len Jessup announced today that Desiree Reed-Francois has agreed to terms and will become the university’s athletics director, effective June 1. An introductory news conference is scheduled …

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Blind Californians Take Steps to Improve Health and Wellness

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Anthem–The United States Association of Blind Athletes and Anthem Blue Cross Foundation have partnered with 13 agencies serving the blind across the U.S. to implement a fifth iteration of the National Fitness Challenge. Through the National Fitness Challenge, these organizations will provide more than 300 blind and visually impaired youth and adults …

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University of Phoenix Shines Spotlight on Professional Athlete and Alumnus Who Never Gave up on Dream of Completing His College Degree

Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt’s dedication to balancing higher education, family and career are focal point of new University brand campaign PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–University of Phoenix continues its tradition of recognizing and honoring its students and alumni by highlighting one alumnus in the next chapter of the University’s brand campaign, which launched last week. At …

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WWE® to Report First Quarter 2017 Results

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its first quarter 2017 results on Thursday, May 4, 2017, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman & CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, Chief Strategy & Financial Officer, George Barrios, and Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, Michelle D. Wilson, will host a conference call beginning …

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TITLE Boxing Club Plans for Expansion in Houston

Fastest-Growing Franchise Seeks Qualified, Multi-Unit Partners to Introduce Seven to Ten Clubs in Area as Boxing Trend Rises HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#boxing–Following a successful year in 2016 that brought the opening of 19 clubs across the country, an additional 45 signed agreements and new company ownership from the likes of NFL Superstar Drew Brees, TITLE Boxing Club, …

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UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore to Encourage Physical Activity

This initiative, a collaboration between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products, aims to help reduce youth obesity through “exergaming” and health education BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare delivered 150 NERF ENERGY Game Kits, a limited-release game that tracks physical activity and rewards kids for being active, to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore this afternoon. …

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Kobe Bryant and Nike Inspire Kids in Los Angeles to Get Moving

The Mamba League empowers kids through basketball fundamentals LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To give young athletes in Los Angeles an opportunity to understand the game as he learned it, Kobe Bryant created the Mamba League, a youth basketball program rooted in personal insights with the goal of empowering girls and boys ages 8-10 on the court and …

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Global Strength Training Equipment Market 2017-2021: Market Segmentation and Forecasts by Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Fitness–According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global strength training equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 2% during the forecast period. This research report titled ‘Global Strength Training Equipment Market 2017-2021’ provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market …

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