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Miami Heat’s Duncan Robinson Partners with Ballogy

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:26pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210408005509/en/
    Im excited to help the next generation of basketball players reach their potential, said Duncan Robinson.
  • Duncan Robinson is a player who had to prove himself at the most vital times in his career before moving onto the next stage of his basketball journey.
  • Duncan has faced and overcome so many challenges during his unlikely journey to the NBA, said Todd Young, Founder and CEO of Ballogy.
  • Ballogy introduced the Ballogy Skills Assessment (BSA), the result of extensive research and feedback gathered from middle school, high school, and college level coaches and athletes.

Sports Illustrated’s March Issue Features the Gonzaga Bulldogs, College Basketball’s Newest Superpower

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 7:19pm

The Gonzaga Bulldogs could be the first NCAA Division I mens team to go undefeated since Indiana in 1976.

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  • The Gonzaga Bulldogs could be the first NCAA Division I mens team to go undefeated since Indiana in 1976.
  • Along with coach Few, the cover features Jalen Suggs, Drew Timme, Corey Kispert and Joel Ayayi.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005808/en/
    Sports Illustrateds March issue featuring the Gonzaga Bulldogs hits newsstands Feb. 23 (Photo: Business Wire)
    The print edition hits newsstands Feb. 23 and feature stories are available to digital subscribers now on SI.com.
  • The March issue includes features such as:
    Power QB: Even for stars, the NFLs player-movement power dynamic has always heavily favored owners and teams.

Respected Denver Nuggets Former Coach George Karl Brings His Winning Ways To BetRivers.com in Exclusive Content Deal

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 6:50pm

CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BetRivers.com is proud to announce an exclusive content deal with George Karl, one of the winningest coaches in NBA history.

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  • CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BetRivers.com is proud to announce an exclusive content deal with George Karl, one of the winningest coaches in NBA history.
  • This new partnership makes the All-Star coach an exclusive sports betting endorser of the BetRivers brand.
  • Coach Karl will serve as the company's brand ambassador and spokesperson and will be engaged in great upcoming promotions and events on BetRivers platforms.
  • "My philosophy to coaching and life has always been about being truthful, honest and real," said George Karl.

CHARLOTTE HORNETS LAUNCH FAN EVENT WITH EVENTZEE

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 10:00am

Tustin, CA, Dec. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freeze Tag ( OTC: FRZT ), a leading creator of location-based mobile social games, announced today that the Charlotte Hornets NBA team launched a fan engagement event using the Eventzee scavenger hunt app.

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  • Tustin, CA, Dec. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freeze Tag ( OTC: FRZT ), a leading creator of location-based mobile social games, announced today that the Charlotte Hornets NBA team launched a fan engagement event using the Eventzee scavenger hunt app.
  • Hornets fans participated by launching the Hornets App and tapping on the hunt as it appeared in the slideshow area at the top.
  • Eventzee app developers worked with the Charlotte Hornets to make the Buzz City hunt accessed via the Hornets App .
  • Hornets Sports & Entertainment owns the Charlotte Hornets, Greensboro Swarm and Hornets Venom GT, and operates Charlottes Spectrum Center.

PBA Announces New CEO Jennifer Dorian

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 4:17pm

ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) today announced Jennifer Dorian as the organization's new president and CEO.

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  • ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) today announced Jennifer Dorian as the organization's new president and CEO.
  • Wonya Lucas, who served as PBA CEO from 2015-2020, recently vacated the position to join Crown Media Family Networks as president and CEO.
  • Scott Woelfel, who served PBA as Interim CEO throughout the search process, will continue in his role as Chief Content Officer.
  • Andrew Feiler, Chair of the Board of Directors for PBA, said of the selection, "We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer to the PBA leadership position.

PBA Announces New CEO Jennifer Dorian

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 4:02pm

Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) today announced Jennifer Dorian as the organizations new president and CEO.

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  • Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) today announced Jennifer Dorian as the organizations new president and CEO.
  • Wonya Lucas, who served as PBA CEO from 2015-2020, recently vacated the position to join Crown Media Family Networks as president and CEO.
  • Scott Woelfel, who served PBA as Interim CEO throughout the search process, will continue in his role as Chief Content Officer.
  • Andrew Feiler, Chair of the Board of Directors for PBA, said of the selection, We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer to the PBA leadership position.

Black Female CEO Cheryl McCants of Impact Consulting Enterprises Joins Marquis Who's Who and the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Board

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 3:00pm

McCants is included in the Marquis Who's Who list of noteworthy individuals as a result of her accomplishments and prominence in her field.

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  • McCants is included in the Marquis Who's Who list of noteworthy individuals as a result of her accomplishments and prominence in her field.
  • She also recently joined The Council's Board of Directors and became Chairperson of the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC).
  • Marquis Who's Who evaluated McCants' achievements and influence before deeming her worthy of their biographical reference list.
  • "I am both honored and inspired by these responsibilities, positions and accolades," said Cheryl McCants, president and CEO of Impact Consulting Enterprises.

VTB Group announces IFRS financial results for October and 10M 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 3:07pm

VTB Bank, the parent company of VTB Group (the "Group"), publishes its unaudited consolidated IFRS financial results for October and 10 months of 2020.

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  • VTB Bank, the parent company of VTB Group (the "Group"), publishes its unaudited consolidated IFRS financial results for October and 10 months of 2020.
  • In 10M 2020 the Group earned RUB 64.5 billion, which corresponds to ROE of 4.5%."
  • Mortgage lending, which continues to increase at a faster pace, was up 2.0% in October and 19.1% for 10M 2020.
  • The cost of risk was 1.8% for 10M 2020 and 0.8% in October 2020, up from 0.9% and 1.0% year-on-year, respectively.

76ers Gaming Club and Saint Joseph's University Announce Interactive Esports Partnership

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 76ers Gaming Club (GC), the NBA 2K League team of the Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment portfolio, today announced an interactive esports partnership with Saint Joseph's University.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 76ers Gaming Club (GC), the NBA 2K League team of the Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment portfolio, today announced an interactive esports partnership with Saint Joseph's University.
  • "This new interactive partnership between 76ers Gaming Club and Saint Joseph's University is a natural fit; we are each committed to empowering students in our city, state and surrounding area by fueling their esports passion and developingthe next generation of esports players, influencers and executives," said Kathryn Alario, Vice President, Marketing, Philadelphia 76ers.
  • "The exclusive 76ers GC content, programming and access generated through the partnership will provide a unique opportunity for students who want an inside look at the craft and business of esports.
  • For more information on 76ers GC, go to 76ersGC.nba.com and follow the team on Twitter and Instagram at @76ersGC.Follow Saint Joseph's University on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and Youtube .

Hall of Famer and Former NBA and NCAA Champion Derek Anderson Joins Draganfly Board of Advisors

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:15pm

Since retiring from the NBA, Derek Anderson founded the Stamina Foundation which provides educational programming and events which empower youth and young adults with resources and life skills.

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  • Since retiring from the NBA, Derek Anderson founded the Stamina Foundation which provides educational programming and events which empower youth and young adults with resources and life skills.
  • In 2006, Derek won a World Title with the Miami Heat, becoming 1 of 13 players to win both an NCAA and NBA championship.
  • Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly, said: We are excited and truly honoured to have Derek Anderson agree to join Draganflys outstanding Board of Advisors.
  • I am honoured to have been appointed to Draganflys Board of Advisors, said Derek Anderson.