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Former City Councilwoman and CEO, Tawnya Morris, Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Southfield, Begins Summer Outreach Events & Gains Major Endorsements

CEO, Mechanical Engineer and former Councilwoman, Tawnya Morris, has launched a strong campaign against an incumbent, for Mayor of Southfield, Michigan. Her summer community campaign kick-off, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, is open to Southfield families and features food, music and games. The event will be held Saturday, July 31st at 12 noon at the Beech Recreation Center in Southfield. - July 17, 2021 - Tawnya Morris

Florida Black Sports Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2021 Inductees

Florida Black Sports Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2021 Inductees

The Florida Black Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. announced the inductees who comprise the Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Warren Sapp, Richard Williams, Althea Gibson, and Cori “Coco” Gauff are among 22 members that make up the Hall of Fame’s 2nd class. The inaugural Hall of Fame Class of 2020 had 34 members including Richard Rellford, Deion Sanders, and Anquan Boldin. - June 10, 2021 - Florida Black Sports Hall of Fame, Inc.

PayPerHead Agents Ready for NBA & NHL Playoffs Revenue Boost

For PayPerHead agents, two of the most important events on the sports calendar happen in spring. The NBA Playoffs and NHL Playoffs both start in the second half of May. Yearly, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, and National Hockey League sports betting generates $50 million to... - May 18, 2021 - PayPerHead

Scent & Fire®️ Candle Company Launches Sneaker-Inspired Candles That Smell Like a Fresh Pair of Kicks

Scent & Fire®️ Candle Company Launches Sneaker-Inspired Candles That Smell Like a Fresh Pair of Kicks

Scent & Fire®️, a black-owned candle company, dropped an exclusive line of candles that were inspired by this era’s most legendary sneakers - Air Force 1s, Air Jordans, and Air Maxes. The Sole•ly Inspired collection consists of 3 different candles, all inspired by the sneakers that every sneakerhead should have in their shoe-arsenal. - May 01, 2021 - Scent & Fire Candle Company

"The House That Rob Built" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with Music by Grant Fonda Now Available

"The House That Rob Built" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with Music by Grant Fonda Now Available

Family Theater Productions and Grant Fonda Productions released "The House That Rob Built" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with music by Grant Fonda digitally on March 5. Directed by Jonathan Cipiti and Megan Harrington, the award-winning sports documentary is available to rent or... - March 06, 2021 - Grant Fonda

Bookies Are Ready for NCAA March Madness to Return

Bookies Are Ready for NCAA March Madness to Return

Sportsbook software companies like PayPerHead are gearing up for what should be an exciting NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament. Called March Madness, the three-week event starts on Thursday, March 18, and finishes on Monday, April 5, with the 2021 NCAA Men's College Basketball National... - February 10, 2021 - PayPerHead

New Training Ball Gives Basketball Players the Perfect Rotation

New Training Ball Gives Basketball Players the Perfect Rotation

"Mitchell Adams' Perfect Rotation™ is not only a unique basketball tool, it is a game changer." - Fran Briggs, Publicist to Mitchell Adams - January 18, 2021 - eMediaCampaigns!

US News and Business Report is Set to Release Their Ongoing Series of Sports and Human Interest Stories

US News and Business Report is set to release their ongoing series of sports and human interest stories such as "A Comeback Kid." (For full article: http://www.usnewsandbusinessreport.com/comebackkid) With excerpts such as: “One of the true marks of a great athlete is the innate... - September 16, 2020 - US News and Business Report

As NFL Season Draws Closer, Bookies Switch to New Software Providers

Payperhead.com remains top choice for bookies. - August 20, 2020 - PayPerHead

Lines.com Research: The Shocking Total Dollars Lost in Las Vegas Due to COVID-19

Lines.com Research: The Shocking Total Dollars Lost in Las Vegas Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has not only dropped the nation to its feet, it has also ravaged the sports industry. Sporting events all over the globe were forced to a halt, which has effected all major sportsbooks as well. - June 26, 2020 - Lines.com

Volo Auto Museum to Sell Michael Jordan’s Bentley

Volo Auto Museum to Sell Michael Jordan’s Bentley

The Volo Auto Museum is selling a 2005 Bentley that Michael Jordan purchased new and drove until he sold it to the museum in 2011. The car, still titled in Jordan's name, features numerous personalizations that the basketball superstar added - and was the inspiration for the 2006 Nike "Air" Jordan shoes. - May 04, 2020 - Volo Auto Museum

Pro Skills Basketball Takes to the Internet to Help Players Compete with Others Around the Country

As the coronavirus pandemic suddenly shut down youth sports around the world, Pro Skills Basketball, a Charlotte, NC-based basketball organization, vowed to continue providing young players with the opportunity to interact, have fun and compete. They have taken to Zoom to launch Virtual Basketball... - April 27, 2020 - Pro Skills Basketball

PayPerHead® Steps Up to Help Small Business Owners

PayPerHead® Steps Up to Help Small Business Owners

One big sportsbook software company is doing its part to help those impacted by COVID-19. - April 15, 2020 - PayPerHead

Scarborough Custom-Made Suits Are Tailored for Silicon Valley Success

Scarborough Custom-Made Suits Are Tailored for Silicon Valley Success

Scarborough suits are revolutionizing the way San Francisco’s upper echelon operate, one businessman at a time. With over a decade of high-end industry experience in the Bay Area, each custom-made design brings a traditional, yet elaborate sense of style, grace and confidence. Rather than... - February 27, 2020 - Scarborough

2020 SportsCon Officially Launches

2020 SportsCon Officially Launches

SportsCon is the ultimate experience that brings players from all sports together in one place for a weekend filled with fan interaction, live games, and sports challenges, and so much more. SportsCon will be held at the Dallas Convention Center on July 10-12, 2020. Fans can expect to meet players from the NFL, NBA, MLB, Boxing, and even the UFC is the most action-packed and interactive environment that a sports fan can experience. Find out more at GoSportsCon.com. - February 11, 2020 - SportsCon

Celebrity Sports Entertainment Presents... EeeZeeStevie All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game to be Held at Watsco Center (University of Miami), Saturday February 1, 2020

Celebrity Sports Entertainment Presents... EeeZeeStevie All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game to be Held at Watsco Center (University of Miami), Saturday February 1, 2020

Celebrity Sports Entertainment presents... EeeZeeStevie All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game. This game is the official birthday celebration celebrity basketball game for the one and only DJ Stevie J from Miami. Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Tory Lanez and 100+ superstar athletes,... - January 29, 2020 - Ft Liquordale Entertainment

Mothers of Professional Basketball Players, Inc. Statement on the Passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Official statement from the President of Mothers of Professional Basketball Players, Inc. (MPBP, Inc.) on behalf of its membership regarding the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna Bryant. - January 28, 2020 - Mothers of Professional Basketball Players, Inc.

Kyndall Francis to Speak at the Upcoming "I Want My Life Back Summit"

Kyndall Francis to Speak at the Upcoming "I Want My Life Back Summit"

On February 29, Kyndall Francis, Chris Scott, Ted McDonald, along with state and local officials will all be on hand to speak out about the challenges of wrongful incarceration that are impacting men and woman across our country. - January 23, 2020 - Exonerated Media Company

Boom Cups Celebrity Sports Showdown (Orlando) 2020 Chris Johnson Celebrity Basketball Game

Boom Cups Celebrity Sports Showdown (Orlando) 2020 Chris Johnson Celebrity Basketball Game

Boom Cups Celebrity Sports Showdown is back in Orlando during Pro Bowl for the 4th year in a row. Celebrity Sports Entertainment, iHeart Radio & 104.5 The Beat presents.... Chris Johnson Celebrity Basketball Game to be held at Amway Center (home of The Orlando Magic) on Saturday, January 25 at 8pm. - January 20, 2020 - Ft Liquordale Entertainment

Dallas Skyline Teams Up with ZondraTV Network to Provide Media Coverage for  Kickoff Basketball Game

Dallas Skyline Teams Up with ZondraTV Network to Provide Media Coverage for Kickoff Basketball Game

Dallas Skyline, a new professional basketball team, will be calling Dallas home starting in February. ZTV will be providing media coverage for their kickoff basketball game in Addison, TX. - January 11, 2020 - Zeds Corp.

Multi-Talented 8-Year Old Leads Jr. Clippers to an Undefeated Season and Conference Championship

Multi-Talented 8-Year Old Leads Jr. Clippers to an Undefeated Season and Conference Championship

8 year old Basketball Star Kian Chipman shines in LA Championships. - December 24, 2019 - Kian Chipman

Athletic Sports Group Signs World Team Tennis to a Multi-Year International Deal

Athletic Sports Group Signs World Team Tennis to a Multi-Year International Deal

Sports entertainment agency, Athletic Sports Group (ASG), has announced a multi-year deal with World Team Tennis (WTT) as their international agent and distributor. ASG has established itself as one of the most respected independent sport media distributors and they are thrilled to have WTT as... - December 13, 2019 - Athletic Sports Group

ARIMBO Announces K-POT Airbag Pad System, Changing the Game in Athlete Protection Equipment

ARIMBO Announces K-POT Airbag Pad System, Changing the Game in Athlete Protection Equipment

The K-POT Airbag pad with its unique and innovative technology provides superior protection for athletes while playing sports. Competitors or aspirants need to keep their bodies safe during sporting events, especially where their genital areas are concerned. The K-POT Airbag pad is new, innovative and the most efficient way to keep athletes secure while playing sports. - December 06, 2019 - ARIMBO

Wibbets Inc. Announces New Recognition for Basketball Rehab

Wibbets Inc. is excited to announce their flagship media brand Basketball Rehab has received recognition as one of the top blog sites. The top 200 basketball blogs on Feedspot.com and top 25 sports blogs on Ranker.com. CEO Jason Baudendistel offered his thoughts: "We are excited to continue... - September 25, 2019 - Wibbets

Indian Basketballer Asmat Kaur Taunque Makes It to Top U.S. High School

Captain of the Maharashtra U16 Girls Basketball team, Asmat Kaur Taunque, paves an exemplary pathway for high school aspirants in the U.S.A. Asmat, who played for India at the U16 FIBA ASIA Cup 2017, has been accepted by the very prestigious The Lawrenceville School, near Princeton University, in... - August 17, 2019 - Asmat Kaur Taunque

Chicago Block Party, the Party with a Cause

Chicago Block Party, the Party with a Cause

The Genesis Dream Center, Children’s Literacy Project, and Chicago YMCA are proud to host the Chicago Block Party on Saturday and Sunday, August 31st and September 1st, from 11 am – 5 pm in University Village on W. 15th Street between South Racine Avenue and South Ashland Avenue. This... - August 08, 2019 - Chicago Block Party

Inaugural Careers in Sports Expo, Designed to Introduce Youths to Paths Outside the Playing Arena, Set for Aug. 10th at Banc of California Stadium

Careers in Sports (CIS), a newly founded non-profit organization that connects high school student-athletes to the vast career opportunities in the sports industry, will host its first expo on Saturday, August 10th in partnership with the LAFC Foundation at Banc of California Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Football Club. “Our singular purpose is to give young student-athletes a fair chance to make it in the world outside the playing arena,” said Kimberly Frelow, CIS Founder. - July 18, 2019 - Careers in Sports

SportsEdTV Prepares Launch of Free Basketball Instruction Content Library

SportsEdTV Prepares Launch of Free Basketball Instruction Content Library

Videos Feature Former Miami Heat Teammates Tim Hardaway and Mark Strickland - June 20, 2019 - SportsEdTV

Former Harlem Globetrotter and Streetball Legend Dies at 79

Former Harlem Globetrotter and Streetball Legend Dies at 79

Former Harlem Globetrotter and Streetball Legend Jumpin’ Jackie Jackson passed away on Saturday May 4th 2019; he was 79. - May 07, 2019 - Carl Agard

2019 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

2019 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

California Sports Hall of Fame Celebrates Class of 2019 Induction Ceremony, Sunday, June 23 - April 22, 2019 - California Sports Hall Of Fame

34th Annual South Carolina Sports Classic Will be Held May 8-11 & May 17-18 in Florence, SC. Registration Ends May 1. Early Bird Ends April 15.

The 34th annual South Carolina Sports Classic (SCSC) State Games is a two weekend competition and will be held May 8-11 and May 17-18 at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. May 1 is the deadline for registration; Early Bird ends April 15, so sign up today. Entry forms are available at your... - April 04, 2019 - South Carolina Senior Sports Classic

Sports Fan's TV Jockstrap Will Expand Product Line in 2019

Sports Fan's TV Jockstrap Will Expand Product Line in 2019

TV Jockstrap has launched a Kickstarter Campaign to raise funds and expand their product line. The 2-inch elastic strap that wraps around the TV screen and hides the sports score tickers was a great success in 2018, and feedback from visitors at the Consumer Electronics Show in January indicated the need to adapt and expand the product line. - March 12, 2019 - swooshrp LLC

Ean Athletics is a Start-Up Sports Brand That Has Arrived to Enter the Market Strong with Its First Launched Product Line of Athletic Sports Socks

Ean Athletics is a Start-Up Sports Brand That Has Arrived to Enter the Market Strong with Its First Launched Product Line of Athletic Sports Socks

This brand is said to be unlike its competition and has entered the marketplace with the intentions to crush the competition. "Ean Athletics" just launched its site of custom athletic sports designs. Expansion of this product's variety is imminent, and the hard work and determination of this team of sports apparel designers are well above average in creativity. - March 05, 2019 - Deontaes Multimedia Publishing

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Takes a Shot at Fundraising for Heart Health

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Takes a Shot at Fundraising for Heart Health

The level I trauma center will be holding its first annual heart health awareness basketball event. Proceeds from the event will fund the American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Walk. - February 22, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

NBA Veteran Hosts NYC Boys Varsity Basketball Game

Smush Parker, Former LA Laker, introduces his Official Basketball at Newtown High School Boys Varsity Basketball Game. - February 01, 2019 - Smush Parker Elite

Local Business ISlide Showcases Brand at Nationally Recognized Spalding HoopHall Classic Basketball Tournament

ISlide made an appearance at the 18th annual HoopHall Classic, setting up events for high school and juniors athletes to test out their skills or to simply have some fun. The participants and fans jumped at the opportunity to make their own truly custom slides to forever remember this year’s tournament. - January 23, 2019 - ISlide USA

SportsJaw Hopes to Promote Sports Chatter

SportsJaw Hopes to Promote Sports Chatter

SportsJaw is the first online platform to build social content specifically for sports matchups. SportsJaw uses a patent-pending technology to search all of the major social media sites to compile feeds of information on teams or games. SportsJaw is a one stop shop for sports betting news and game predictions, a true cornucopia for sports gamblers. - November 21, 2018 - SportsJaw

Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field, Everest Networks Set High Wi-Fi Performance Marks During NFL Season Opener

Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field, Everest Networks Set High Wi-Fi Performance Marks During NFL Season Opener

Everest Networks has announced that the Philadelphia Eagles and Lincoln Financial Field’s home opener on Thursday, September 12, 2018 set record-breaking Wi-Fi usage numbers for a non-championship athletic event, trailing only Super Bowl 52 (16.31 TB) and Super Bowl 51 (11.8 TB). With a... - October 18, 2018 - Everest Networks

Aliso Niguel High School Basketball Teams Collect New Socks, Gently Used Coats and Canned Food for the Orange County Rescue Mission on October 20th; 14th Annual Event

Socks From Jocks is a 14th Annual Outreach Event. Players will join the High School at 9 a.m. and break into smaller groups driving to neighborhoods in Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel asking the communities to donate food for the needy. They come back to the High School by 11:45 a.m. to pack the food and enjoy lunch. - October 15, 2018 - Aliso Niguel High School Boy's Basketball

2nd Annual Basketball Skills Clinic for Special Needs Players Hosted October 13th at Aliso Niguel High School

2nd Annual Basketball Skills Clinic for Special Needs Players Hosted October 13th at Aliso Niguel High School

The Aliso Niguel High School basketball Varsity and Junior Varsity teams will hold their 2nd annual Basketball Skills Clinic for 25 Special Needs Young Adults on October 13th from 10am – 1pm at the high school gym. - October 08, 2018 - Aliso Niguel High School Boy's Basketball

The Garden City Hotel Hosts Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction to Benefit  USO of Metropolitan New York

The Garden City Hotel Hosts Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction to Benefit USO of Metropolitan New York

The Garden City Hotel is excited to host the Fall Sports Players Ball on Thursday, September 13. The event starts at 6 pm at the Patio Bar and will be celebrating a night of sports featuring a silent auction with autographed sports memorabilia and proceeds will be donated to the USO of Metropolitan New York. Tickets are $25 and include two tap beers. - September 12, 2018 - The Garden City Hotel

Layups2Standup & NBA MVP Russell Westbrook Bring an Evening of Infamous Comedy to OKC with the 3rd Annual “Why Not?? Comedy Show”

Acclaimed comedian Demetrius “Juice” Deason and OKC Thunder’s very own Russell Westbrook will host an infamous evening of comedy with the 3rd Annual “Why Not?? Comedy Show.” - August 20, 2018 - Why Not?? Comedy Show

Baltimore Man's Love Brings Hope to His Community

Baltimore Man's Love Brings Hope to His Community

Some people are lucky if they find just one great love in their life, but for Baltimore native and former Minnesota Twins player, Gregory Branch, he was blessed enough to find two – baseball and his first love and wife, Dale Talley. And it’s this incredible love story that’s the... - July 03, 2018 - VOXXITY, LLC

Camp Carter International Karate Association Pledge to Donate $1700 to Vallejo Sister City Association "Youth Sports Diplomacy Asia Trip 2018"

Camp Carter International Karate Association Pledge to Donate $1700 to Vallejo Sister City Association "Youth Sports Diplomacy Asia Trip 2018"

Grandmaster/Hanshi James Carter has pledged to donate $1700 for this lifetime experience for Vallejo Sister City Association Inner City Youth to participate in Goodwill Sports Games in Asia, "They will travel the world and be seen as sports diplomats." - June 21, 2018 - Camp Carter International Karate Association

LeBron James Named Hickok Belt(R) Award Winner for May 2018

LeBron James named monthly Hickok Belt(R) Award winner for third consecutive month; Averaged 33.7 points, 9.5 assists and 8.7 rebounds for the month; Led Cavaliers into final NBA Finals with victories over the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics - June 21, 2018 - Liccione Enterprises

"The Average Joe’s Super Sports Almanac"; New Book is the Ultimate Collection of All-Star Stats, Amazing Facts, and Inspiring Stories from the World of Sports

A new book for the ultimate sports lover with hilarious anecdotes, amazing trivia, fantastic facts and heartwarming heroics form the history of sports. - June 18, 2018 - One Heart Project

Denali Advanced Integration Partners with The Seattle Storm to Introduce Special "Birds Nest" Section of KeyArena

Denali Advanced Integration Partners with The Seattle Storm to Introduce Special "Birds Nest" Section of KeyArena

The "Birds Nest," presented by Denali, will host local non-profits who align with the mission and values of both organizations, allowing low-income families and groups to attend Seattle Storm games. - May 17, 2018 - Denali Advanced Integration

2018 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

2018 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The California Sports Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2018 members featuring five California sports legends, Tim Brown - Raiders * Cliff Branch – Raiders * Tony La Russa – Oakland A’s * Stan Morrison – Basketball Coach * Michael Cooper – NBA Lakers. The 12th... - May 09, 2018 - California Sports Hall Of Fame

Robert Andrews, Houston’s Sports Performance Coach, Launches "Champion’s Mental Edge – Turning Winners Into Champions"

Robert Andrews, Houston’s Sports Performance Coach, Launches "Champion’s Mental Edge – Turning Winners Into Champions"

The Founder & Director of The Institute of Sports Performance, releases new book with insights into how athletes reach peak performance and stay there consistently. - April 23, 2018 - Robert Andrews

South Carolina Senior Sports State Games Early Bird Registration Ends April 15th, and Closes May 1st

The 33rd annual South Carolina Senior Sports Classic (SCSSC) State Games will be held May 16-19 at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. May 1st is the deadline for registration, Early Bird ends April 15th so sign up today. Entry forms are available at your local recreation departments or by going online at www.scseniorgames.com. - April 08, 2018 - South Carolina Senior Sports Classic

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