Football

Real-Time Social Music App EarBuds & Bose Encourage Fans to “Listen Like a Pro” Ahead of Divisional Playoff Game

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:42pm

Its how I help get my head in the game and get ready to take care of business on the field, said Mahomes.

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  • Its how I help get my head in the game and get ready to take care of business on the field, said Mahomes.
  • With EarBuds, you can tune in to what Im listening to in the locker room and on the field in warm-ups.
  • With EarBuds you can listen in real-time to the songs that bring us together or get inside celebrities headphones.
  • Bose products for the home, in the car, on the go and in public spaces have become iconic, changing the way people listen to music.

Men’s Custom Clothing Brand J.Hilburn Announces New Partnership with Marcus Spears, ESPN Analyst and Former NFL Defensive End

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:02am

J.Hilburn, the leader in custom-made menswear, today announces a new strategic partnership with Marcus Spears, ESPN Analyst and former NFL Defensive End.

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  • J.Hilburn, the leader in custom-made menswear, today announces a new strategic partnership with Marcus Spears, ESPN Analyst and former NFL Defensive End.
  • This partnership is fitting as Spears is a brand steward for J.Hilburn and understands the importance of perfect-fitting clothing.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210114006061/en/
    J.Hilburn, the official clothier of ESPN Analyst Marcus Spears (Photo: Business Wire)
    J.Hilburn will be the official clothier of Spears in the upcoming year as he appears on ESPN and beyond.
  • Their Stylists are passionate about helping men discover the confidence-boosting power of custom-made clothing, helping them look and feel great.

Local TV Dominates Viewership for NFL Playoff Games

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:52pm

In an analysis of viewership during the NFL playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans, TVB, the not-for-profit trade association representing Americas local broadcast television industry, found that local broadcast TV drove greater viewership than cable.

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  • In an analysis of viewership during the NFL playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans, TVB, the not-for-profit trade association representing Americas local broadcast television industry, found that local broadcast TV drove greater viewership than cable.
  • In each of the 56 metered markets, the ESPN cable telecast of the game delivered only a fraction of the viewers delivered by the same telecast on local broadcast TV.
  • In Baltimore, ABC delivered a household rating of 26.8, (273,000 households), while ESPN delivered a 6.4 household rating (65,000 households).
  • Last weeks NFL game viewership is proof that local broadcast TV is the first and overwhelming choice even when the same sporting event is simulcast on cable TV, said Steve Lanzano, President and CEO of TVB.

Stats Perform and LIGR - Live Graphic Systems Partner to Deliver Live Video Graphics to Sports Leagues, Broadcasters and OTT providers of All Levels

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00am

The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.

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  • The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.
  • This next generation workflow is self-serve, in the cloud, out-of-the-box, and up and running in minutes, even for the most unskilled user.
  • Together, Stats Perform and LIGR will leverage new and existing relationships to offer a streamlined, cost-efficient and sustainable sports graphics package for providers.
  • LIGR is a new generation of live graphics and broadcast platform that offers TV-quality sports graphics with no need for hardware, designers, skilled graphics operators, or developers.

fuboTV Accelerates Development of Sportsbook

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Finally, the company expects to integrate the sportsbook into fuboTVs live TV streaming platform for a seamless viewing and wagering experience.

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  • Finally, the company expects to integrate the sportsbook into fuboTVs live TV streaming platform for a seamless viewing and wagering experience.
  • fuboTV was also the first U.S. virtual MVPD to enter Europe with the 2018 launch of fuboTV Espaa.
  • Instead, they are based on the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of fuboTV and on information currently available to fuboTV.
  • Although fuboTV believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, fuboTV can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.

#RollTide: Regions Bank Offers National Championship Debit Cards and Checks

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Regions Bank on Tuesday announced the launch of exclusive debit cards and checks celebrating the Alabama Crimson Tides victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

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  • Regions Bank on Tuesday announced the launch of exclusive debit cards and checks celebrating the Alabama Crimson Tides victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210112005403/en/
    Regions customers can order the cards or checks celebrating the Tides championship following a highly successful 2020-21 season.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Current Regions customers can now order their commemorative cards or checks at any Regions branch or by calling 1-800-REGIONS.
  • In addition to the National Championship cards, Regions offers a number of other collegiate debit cards for select SEC universities as well as Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Regions branch-banking footprint.

Legends Announces Majority Investment From Sixth Street to Accelerate Long-Term Growth

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:38am

Legends (Legends or the Company) today announced that it signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Sixth Street, a leading global investment firm.

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  • Legends (Legends or the Company) today announced that it signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Sixth Street, a leading global investment firm.
  • We love the energy, vision, and business-building experience that Sixth Street brings and how they plan to accelerate our long-term growth plans, said Jerry Jones.
  • Sixth Street is a global investment firm with over $50 billion in assets under management and committed capital.
  • Sixth Street operates nine diversified, collaborative investment platforms: TAO, Growth, Specialty Lending, Fundamental Strategies, Infrastructure, Opportunities, Insurance, Agriculture, and Credit Market Strategies.

Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company Selects Tickets.com as Official Digital Ticketing Provider for Live Events

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (HOFV or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, today announced that it has selected Tickets.com as the official digital ticketing provider for live events taking place at the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the Destination).

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  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (HOFV or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, today announced that it has selected Tickets.com as the official digital ticketing provider for live events taking place at the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the Destination).
  • Through its innovative ticketing and venue technology, Tickets.com will provide new-generation mobile ticketing technology and an enhanced fan experience through its ProVenue ticketing platform.
  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus.

Entravision Marks Fifth Season as the NFL’s Exclusive Nationwide Spanish Radio Broadcaster

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 2:15pm

This marks Entravisions fifth year as the NFLs exclusive National Spanish radio broadcast partner, and it will be the Companys third year broadcasting the Super Bowl.

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  • This marks Entravisions fifth year as the NFLs exclusive National Spanish radio broadcast partner, and it will be the Companys third year broadcasting the Super Bowl.
  • In its sixth season, Pase Completo features veteran sports game analysts Ricardo Celis and Tony Nuez.
  • We are proud to be the NFLs exclusive Spanish-language radio broadcaster and continue bringing this popular sport to our listenership.
  • Coverage will be broadcast on the following Entravision O&O radio stations:

TCU's Trevon Moehrig Named 2020 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Winner

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 2:00am

Trevon Moehrig of Texas Christian University has been named the 2020 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Winner, awarded to the top defensive back in college football.

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  • Trevon Moehrig of Texas Christian University has been named the 2020 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Winner, awarded to the top defensive back in college football.
  • Moehrig was presented the 2020 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award on behalf of Paycom and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
  • Moehrig is the first defensive back from TCU to be awarded the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award since it was established in 1986.
  • Paycom and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame will honor Moehrig at the 2020 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Banquet on March 30 in Oklahoma City.