ESPN

Ticket Distribution Leader, Prolific 1, Welcomes Christopher Spano to Executive Team

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 9:40pm

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Christopher Spano has joined Prolific 1, the leading distribution partner across the sports and entertainment industry as the EVP of Business Development.

Key Points: 
  • SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Christopher Spano has joined Prolific 1, the leading distribution partner across the sports and entertainment industry as the EVP of Business Development.
  • Under his leadership, Orlando City became one of the top teams in Major League Soccer in new ticket sales.
  • Spano was also selected to serve on the MLS Ticket Committee beginning in 2020 and has been featured by ESPN and Sportico around best practices and strategies for ticket sales.
  • "Prolific 1 is excited to welcome Chris to our team," states Mike Garvie, CEO of Prolific 1.

New Privacy Study Finds 200 Popular iOS Apps Contact Potential Trackers Without Consent

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 8:55pm

The research was conducted using Apple's new app privacy report released with iOS 15.2 .

Key Points: 
  • The research was conducted using Apple's new app privacy report released with iOS 15.2 .
  • These tools let consumers view all the network connections an app makes.
  • The company researched two hundred popular apps among twenty categories to discover the average app makes fifteen network connections, with twelve of those being to third-party domains, even when permission to track is not granted.
  • Popular apps included in the study included Amazon, Netflix, Venmo, McDonald's, Nike, CNN, and YouTube.

Premium CBD Health & Wellness Company SummaForte Will Provide to Athletes at X Games Aspen 2022 Special Kinesiology Tape and Drink Mix for Peak Performance and Faster Recovery

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 3:00pm

SummaForte's products facilitate peak performance, enable faster recovery, and advance a healthy lifestyle.

Key Points: 
  • SummaForte's products facilitate peak performance, enable faster recovery, and advance a healthy lifestyle.
  • "We're excited that we were invited to provide SummaForte products to the X Games athletes," said CEO and Co-Founder Jeff Thinnes.
  • "I marvel at how these elite athletes fearlessly launch themselves 30-plus feet in the air and perform such amazing skills in an intense athletic environment.
  • SummaMix- A drink mix featuring a trifecta of healthy nutrients that provide sustained energy (CBD), vision health (lutein) and cognitive acuity (nootropic).

Kartoon Channel! Appoints Former Senior Walt Disney Company Executive as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer for Newly Announced KC! Kidaverse

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 2:15pm

Executive Team as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of the Companys recently announced Kartoon Channel!

Key Points: 
  • Executive Team as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of the Companys recently announced Kartoon Channel!
  • Steinman is an esteemed growth marketing executive who most recently served as Vice President in the Direct to Consumer and International division at The Walt Disney Company, which included Disney+ during its launch.
  • Prior to his role at The Walt Disney Company, Steinman co-founded the digital media agency, M80, and then led the NBC Universal media team for WPP after they acquired M80.
  • He negotiated multi-million-dollar annual media deals with Google/YouTube, Amazon, Hulu, Disney, Twitter, Snapchat, Spotify, and others, while managing an annual budget north of $1 billion.

SLING TV® is Now Available on VIZIO SmartCast®

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 1:19pm

VIZIO today announced that SLING TV , a leading streaming service delivering the most popular live news, sports entertainment and kids programming, is now available on VIZIO SmartCast TVs.

Key Points: 
  • VIZIO today announced that SLING TV , a leading streaming service delivering the most popular live news, sports entertainment and kids programming, is now available on VIZIO SmartCast TVs.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220120005259/en/
    SLING TV is Now Available on VIZIO SmartCast (Photo: Business Wire)
    Millions of SmartCast users across America can now access the SLING app to watch the live content they love, plus over 150,000 on demand shows and movies.
  • With home screen access on VIZIO SmartCast, we are able to deliver our premier service to millions of users across America, said Seth Van Sickel, SVP Product and Operations, SLING TV.
  • SLING joins a list of fan-favorite streaming services like Apple TV+, Discovery+, Disney+, HBOMax, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock and Prime Video already available on VIZIO SmartCast.

Lynea Lattanzio, Founder of The Cat House on the Kings, Featured on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:32pm

Lynea Lattanzio, the Founder and Executive Director of The Cat House on the Kings , a non-profit, 12-acre, no-cage, no-kill shelter that has saved the lives of more than 50,000 cats, is a featured guest on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian this week.

Key Points: 
  • Lynea Lattanzio, the Founder and Executive Director of The Cat House on the Kings , a non-profit, 12-acre, no-cage, no-kill shelter that has saved the lives of more than 50,000 cats, is a featured guest on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian this week.
  • On Impact, Lattanzio described her story about how she formed The Cat House on the Kings after a tough divorce by investing in a patch of land and a desire to help needy, homeless cats.
  • Today, more than 700 cats and kittens as well as several dogs enjoy life at the unique shelter.
  • I really enjoyed the easygoing conversation with John Shegerian on the Impact Podcast, said Lattanzio.

Premier Hockey Federation Propelled By Game-Changing $25M Investment

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 12:00pm

The Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) today announced a commitment from the Board of Governors to invest over $25 million in direct payments and benefits to its players over the next three years.

Key Points: 
  • The Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) today announced a commitment from the Board of Governors to invest over $25 million in direct payments and benefits to its players over the next three years.
  • This represents the largest one-time independent investment in the history of professional womens hockey and will provide more financial opportunities for athletes while directly enhancing the player experience.
  • This amazing investment by ownership reaffirms the strength of their commitment to being difference-makers who advance the professional game so that our athletes can thrive as role models who continue to inspire the next generation.
  • The investment to our professional players, which includes cash, full healthcare benefits provided by their club, and equity in the teams, will support the current athletes and attract new players.

FANAPLY EXPANDS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH KEY HIRES

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 3:00pm

Beyond her leadership at the organization, Maged will bring her extensive track record of innovation and building businesses in sports, entertainment and technology to continue to scale Fanaply and develop transformational platforms and partnerships.

Key Points: 
  • Beyond her leadership at the organization, Maged will bring her extensive track record of innovation and building businesses in sports, entertainment and technology to continue to scale Fanaply and develop transformational platforms and partnerships.
  • "Fanaply has been a pioneer in the NFT space with its best-in-class and differentiated product offering over the last three years.
  • I'm thrilled to join the team as we work to tell the Fanaply story and continue building on the foundation of its commercial efforts."
  • In addition to Maged, Fanaply is bringing on two key hires to lead its Business Development team.

Balanced Bridge Funding Provides Contract Advances to Pre-Draft NFL Athletes

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:35pm

ARDMORE, Pa., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Balanced Bridge Funding supports college football athletes headed to the National Football League (NFL) by providing them with pre-draft advances.

Key Points: 
  • ARDMORE, Pa., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Balanced Bridge Funding supports college football athletes headed to the National Football League (NFL) by providing them with pre-draft advances.
  • As a specialty finance company active in the athlete space, Balanced Bridge is experienced with the financial needs of college football athletes as they prepare for the NFL draft.
  • The process to apply for NFL pre-draft advances from Balanced Bridge is simple.
  • To find out more about Balanced Bridge Funding's Pre-Draft Advances, call 267-457-4540 or email info@balancedbridge.com .

The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research announces Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis to join Board of Directors

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:30pm

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research, an organization committed to diminishing the impact of sports related brain injuries, today announced that Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion Jerome Bettis has joined the Foundation's Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research, an organization committed to diminishing the impact of sports related brain injuries, today announced that Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion Jerome Bettis has joined the Foundation's Board of Directors.
  • "I am honored that Jerome Bettis has agreed to join the Chuck Noll Foundation Board, and will be lending his insight and perspective," said Arthur J. Rooney, Chairman of the Foundation's Board.
  • "In 2022, the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research will continue to provide grants to support cutting-edge research that helps to diagnose and treat injuries to the brain.
  • More information on the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research can be found at: www.chucknollfoundation.org .