Team sports

Over 40 Years In The Making, Easton's Iconic "Green Easton" Baseball Bat Returns To Forever Change The Game Once More

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:35pm

Even pro football Hall-of-Famer John Elway, a two-sport standout at Stanford, used the original bat throughout college before his illustrious NFL career.

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  • Even pro football Hall-of-Famer John Elway, a two-sport standout at Stanford, used the original bat throughout college before his illustrious NFL career.
  • "Almost 42 years ago, Easton introduced the original B5 Pro Big Barrel bat to the baseball world and it forever changed the game for millions of amateur players.
  • And, combining its construction with Easton's Speed Cap, the B5 Pro also provides a more flexible and responsive barrel.
  • Easton is the world's leading manufacturer of baseball and softball equipment, and the most iconic brand in these sports.

Veteran MLB Talent Joins V1 Baseball to Deliver Top-Caliber Interactive Baseball and Softball Training

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

We are providing the opportunity for players to learn to improve their baseball skills including hitting, pitching and fielding by interacting with currently-active and veteran professional baseball players.

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  • We are providing the opportunity for players to learn to improve their baseball skills including hitting, pitching and fielding by interacting with currently-active and veteran professional baseball players.
  • This partnership marks an unprecedented breakthrough in baseball coaching and athlete development," says V1 Sports CEO Bryan Finnerty.
  • Founded in 1995, V1 Sports (V1) is the leader in swing and motion analysis software for golf and baseball.
  • V1 Pro software is used by the most respected coaches, instructors, athletes and training facilities around the world.

Washington Football Team Honors Nick Sundberg as "Community Man of the Year" and Presents Ryan Kerrigan with the "Salute Award" for his support of the U.S. Military at 2020 Welcome Home Luncheon

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

Proceeds from the event benefitted the Washington Football Charitable Foundation and their efforts to support COVID-19 relief and social justice initiatives across the region.

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  • Proceeds from the event benefitted the Washington Football Charitable Foundation and their efforts to support COVID-19 relief and social justice initiatives across the region.
  • Defensive End Ryan Kerrigan, Salute Award:Kerrigan was presented with the Washington Football Salute Award for his acts of gratitude towards our country's service members.
  • Long Snapper Nick Sundberg said of winning the Community Man of the Year Award, "I'm so thankful to accept this award.
  • The 2020 Welcome Home Luncheon also included a question & answer session between Julie, Santana and Prince George's County native, Kevin Durant.

Josh Allen and OnCore Golf Are Giving Back

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 11:00am

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OnCore Golf , the Buffalo, New York-based golf ball company that recently announced having quarterback Josh Allen join as a shareholder in the fast-growing company, is inviting golfers and fans everywhere to help their golf game AND the local Oishei Children's Hospital by purchasing a limited-edition "Josh Allen Mafia" golf ball.

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  • BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OnCore Golf , the Buffalo, New York-based golf ball company that recently announced having quarterback Josh Allen join as a shareholder in the fast-growing company, is inviting golfers and fans everywhere to help their golf game AND the local Oishei Children's Hospital by purchasing a limited-edition "Josh Allen Mafia" golf ball.
  • Josh has quickly become an adopted son of Buffalo, N.Y., and his love for golf, along with Buffalo, brought him into the OnCore family earlier this year.He is an ardent supporter of the tremendous work being done at Oishei Children's Hospital and, together with OnCore, will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the balls to support its mission.
  • "It is great to be able to use our partnership to be able to give back to a charity close to Josh's heart," commented Bret Blakely, OnCore's co-founder.
  • OnCore Golf is dedicated to delivering breakthrough technology and innovation while inspiring all golfers to achieve peak performance and enjoyment.The company has, since inception, created golf balls designed to deliver exceptional results and value including the soft low-compression AVANT 55, the award-winning ELIXRand, most recently, the VERO X1 tour ball.For more information about OnCore Golf and its other product and technology innovations, visit www.oncoregolf.com .

The Golden Arm Award Announces 2020 Class of Candidates

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 7:00pm

The namesake of the Golden Arm Award has a storied history.

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  • The namesake of the Golden Arm Award has a storied history.
  • His career passing figures include 2,830 pass completions for 40,239 yards, 290 touchdowns and throwing a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games.
  • This award is presented annually to the top senior and upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Selection Committee.
  • To learn more about the Golden Arm Award, please visit: Golden Arm Foundation or Golden Arm Award .

The World Games 2022 Birmingham Partners with NFL, Adds Flag Football

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:52pm

The World Games 2022 Birmingham, in partnership with the International World Games Association (IWGA), National Football League (NFL), and International Federation of American Football (IFAF) today announced that flag football will join the existing lineup of 32 unique, multi-disciplinary sports .

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  • The World Games 2022 Birmingham, in partnership with the International World Games Association (IWGA), National Football League (NFL), and International Federation of American Football (IFAF) today announced that flag football will join the existing lineup of 32 unique, multi-disciplinary sports .
  • "We are so excitedto bring flag football to the international stage during The World Games 2022 in Birmingham," said Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Super Bowl champion and NFL FLAG Chairman Russell Wilson.
  • There's no better place to showcase The World Games 2022 flag football experience than at Legion Field, 'The Football Capital of the South.'
  • "Being a great sport deeply rooted in Birmingham, Alabama, the Birmingham Organizing Committee was enthusiastic to host flag football, a dynamic non-contact discipline of American football, at The World Games 2022.

Football Icon And Hall Of Famer Mike Ditka Takes On Ownership And Named Chairman Of X League

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most recognized and respected names in football history, Hall of Famer Mike Ditka will provide women the opportunity to play tackle football on a worldwide platform, the newly announced X League.

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  • LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most recognized and respected names in football history, Hall of Famer Mike Ditka will provide women the opportunity to play tackle football on a worldwide platform, the newly announced X League.
  • Women's tackle football leagues have been in operation dating back to the 1920s, however, the women's game has never reached commercial viability.
  • The X League will be yet another indicator that equality has come of age, its time to give women and girls the same opportunity to play the game," said Mike Ditka.
  • Ditka will serve as the Chairman of the X League, leading the way in terms of football operations and the growth of the league into international markets.

Cricket South Africa Appoints Stats Perform as Exclusive Official Data Partner

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:42pm

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.

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  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.
  • In addition to data coverage, Stats Perform will distribute exclusive live match video streams to licensed global sportsbook operators through their Watch&Bet betting platform.
  • Stats Perform is the largest cricket data provider in the world and the new CSA agreement represents an important addition to the companys growing portfolio of official cricket data rights deals.
  • Cricket South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, men and women, both in the professional and amateur spheres.

dreamstock, the Largest Football Player Platform in South America, Launches Player and Professional Club Transfer Matching Business in Europe

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 6:49am

TOKYO, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- dreamstockhas announced the European expansion of its information technology-based football player and professional club transfer matching business, which has so far mainly been conducted in Brazil.

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  • TOKYO, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- dreamstockhas announced the European expansion of its information technology-based football player and professional club transfer matching business, which has so far mainly been conducted in Brazil.
  • dreamstock is the largest football player platform service in South America, with Japan as its headquarters.
  • It has been in operation for two years now, and as of June 1, 2020, it has around 200,000 users registered, including professional and semi-professional players.
  • dreamstock has now grown to become one of the world's largest online selection platform, with approximately 200,000 players registered.

Arena Football League Assets Go to Public Auction

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:01pm

PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GA Global Partners today announced that it will conduct a public auction of the assets of the Arena Football League (the "AFL") by order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GA Global Partners today announced that it will conduct a public auction of the assets of the Arena Football League (the "AFL") by order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
  • The AFL ceased operations as a professional indoor American football league in 2019 after 32 years, making it the third longest-running professional football league in North America.
  • The AFL played a modified version of American football, known as indoor "arena football."
  • Equipment includes five indoor arena football field systems, football helmets, practice jerseys and game uniforms, football pads, AFL branded footballs, practice equipment with blocking dummies, down markers and chain sets, headsets, JUGS football machines, video cameras, and more.