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NBA Player Enes Kanter Freedom to Speak for the Rohingya People at Chicago Non-Profit

NBA Player Enes Kanter Freedom to Speak for the Rohingya People at Chicago Non-Profit

NBA player and human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom will address the genocide of the Rohingya people. The event has been collaboratively organized by the Rohingya community and is being held at FORA (Forging Opportunities for Refugees in America) in Chicago. “The Rohingya people have been persecuted for far too long. It is time that the people around the world stand up and call this what it is, a genocide. And I will be their voice,” Freedom said. - July 05, 2022 - Rohingya Women Development Network-RWDN

Visional Supports Immersive Activation at 2022 Special Olympics Games

Visional Supports Immersive Activation at 2022 Special Olympics Games

To project manage one of the largest activations ever produced on the ESPN’s Wide World of Sports campus, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games organizers turned to Visional, a multidisciplinary experience focused creative production agency based in Atlanta, Georgia. Visional is serving as the... - June 07, 2022 - Visional

401Sports and Ministry of Sport $4 Million Deal Will Bring "the Stock Market for Sports" to Australia

401Sports and MOS Corporation, owner of Ministry of Sport, have announced a US $4 million deal that will license a world-first "stock market for sports" platform to Australian consumers. - June 06, 2022 - 401Sports

2022 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

2022 California Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The California Sports Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2022 members featuring 5 California sports legends, Al Davis - Raiders * John Madden – Raiders * Roy Firestone * Ted Robinson - Media * Bill Plaschke – LA Times. The 14th annual Induction Ceremony is scheduled on Sunday, June 26th 4:00 p.m., at the Ontario Convention Center, CA. - June 01, 2022 - California Sports Hall Of Fame

IlliniGuys.com Teams Up with the Illini Guardians as the New Name, Image & Likeness Initiative Kicks Off with a Large Crowd at the Sold-Out Fundraising Event

IlliniGuys.com, an independent multimedia sports portal launched by media, sports, business and legal professionals with more than 100 years of collective experience, announces, today, its collaboration with the Illini Guardians. On May 23, 2022, more than 300 Fighting Illini fans, coaches and... - May 26, 2022 - LMBC Sports, LLC dba IlliniGuys

Music Therapist A-Stone Releases "Get on Up," a Tribute to His Favorite Team, The Miami Heat

Music Therapist A-Stone Releases "Get on Up," a Tribute to His Favorite Team, The Miami Heat

Today, Music Therapist Alvin “A-Stone” Jackson releases his new, unofficial Miami Heat anthem and single “Get On Up,” which features funky R&B/Soul and Gospel Vibes to make you clap your hands and stomp your feet. A-Stone’s new single is derived from his E.P.,... - May 13, 2022 - A-Stone

2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic Benefiting the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Partners with Dallas Mavericks as Presenting Sponsor

2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic Benefiting the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Partners with Dallas Mavericks as Presenting Sponsor

The Juneteenth Golf Classic is proud to announce the Dallas Mavericks as the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic. The Classic will take place on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Golf Club of Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks will support the 2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic under their Mavs... - May 10, 2022 - Juneteenth Golf Classic

Former Indiana Pacer and 2004 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winner, Fred Jones and Wework Co-Founder, Miguel McKelvey Announce Shoot 360 Naperville Opening

Former Indiana Pacer and 2004 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winner, Fred Jones and Wework Co-Founder, Miguel McKelvey Announce Shoot 360 Naperville Opening

Join the team for a free demo and workout to unlock your game. - April 24, 2022 - Shoot 360 Naperville

JKS Financial Donates to United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania Through Rebound Rewards

JKS Financial Donates to United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania Through Rebound Rewards

Partnership aims to increase employment opportunities, financial security, and independent living for Pittsburgh community. - March 16, 2022 - JKS Financial

401Sports Closes Series A Groundbreaking Fantasy Sports Platform

401Sports Closes Series A Groundbreaking Fantasy Sports Platform

401Sports today announced it has finished fundraising its round of Series A funding. “We’re very excited and proud to partner with all of our investors,” says David Wu, CEO at 401Sports. “Our first six months have proven that 401Sports is an innovative and fun way to play... - March 12, 2022 - 401Sports

Author W.D. Wolfe Releases New Christian Fiction Book Series

Author W.D. Wolfe Releases New Christian Fiction Book Series

Meet Randy “Red Hot” Bowman and Ethan Thomas. Together, these 2 boys face the challenging battles of school, bullies, and doubters. Through it all, they discover that friends stay together no matter what. - March 11, 2022 - Author W.D. Wolfe

Morehouse Athletics Trains with Metric Mate

Morehouse Athletics Trains with Metric Mate

Morehouse College Basketball and Volleyball teams use Alumni-Founded Metric Mate to Fuel Runs Toward History. - February 26, 2022 - Metric Mate

15th All-Star Gospel Celebration (ASGC) Was a Slam Dunk During NBA All-Star Weekend, as NBA Celebrated 75 Years; an Encore is Slated for This Sunday, Feb. 27, 4 PM EST

15th All-Star Gospel Celebration (ASGC) Was a Slam Dunk During NBA All-Star Weekend, as NBA Celebrated 75 Years; an Encore is Slated for This Sunday, Feb. 27, 4 PM EST

Performances by Maverick City Music, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Mali Music, Saxophonist Angella Christie, DOE, Red Hand Band and New Artist Anthony Hall & Keyla Richardson. Hosted by 3X NBA All-Star Host Jacinda Jacobs and NBA Veteran & Former National Basketball Players Association Vice President Maurice “Mo” Evans. - February 24, 2022 - RCM Media Productions

Slam Dunk – RAMPF & Tigers Tübingen

Sponsoring partnership with professional basketball club. - December 24, 2021 - RAMPF

Naismith's 130th Basketball Birthday Bash - 12/21/21

Naismith's 130th Basketball Birthday Bash - 12/21/21

The Naismith International Basketball Foundation wants to educate and celebrate the day that basketball began. This is a special year because basketball is 130 years old. - December 21, 2021 - Naismith International Basketball Foundation

The Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classic is Back in 2021

The Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classic is Back in 2021

2021 Commonwealth Scholars Recognized at Pre-Tournament Banquet - December 17, 2021 - Commonwealth Motors

HBCU Invesco Legacy Classic Week - New Jersey Alumni of Hampton U, Howard U & NCCU “Fun”-Raise for Student Scholarships

HBCU Invesco Legacy Classic Week - New Jersey Alumni of Hampton U, Howard U & NCCU “Fun”-Raise for Student Scholarships

In an unprecedented move, the local New Jersey Alumni Chapters of Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Central University have collaborated to “fun”-raise and give back to New Jersey students leading up to the Michael B. Jordan fronted Invesco QQQ HBCU Legacy Classic, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. - December 16, 2021 - HBCU Black Classic Excellence Weekend 2021

Seven Long Islanders to Receive 2021 WVI Dolphin Foundation Spirit of Youth Sports Awards

Seven Long Islanders to Receive 2021 WVI Dolphin Foundation Spirit of Youth Sports Awards

WVI Dolphin Foundation, a 501(c)3 dedicated to furthering veterans and “sports for good” causes, has announced its 2021 honorees for the Spirit of Youth Sports Awards on Long Island. Those to be recognized include Barry Baker, Jr., Bob Catell, Amanda Ferranti, Guy Leggio, Nick & Tony Luisi and Jennifer Marks. All to be feted at Riverhead Gala hosted by Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine on November 18. - October 12, 2021 - WVI Dolphin Foundation

Ben Wallace Joins the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Gala as Special Guest Speaker

Ben Wallace Joins the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Gala as Special Guest Speaker

Zeigler Automotive Group will be hosting the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Charity Gala, alongside Greenleaf Trust, Brown & Brown Dealer Services, and Huntington Bank, on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center. The event, which will feature special guest speaker and soon-to-be NBA Hall of Famer Ben Wallace, hopes to raise $750,000 this year in benefit the American Cancer Society and various local charities and organizations. - September 11, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

Metro Esports Partners with Ben Simmons to Bring Tech Education, Esports and Gaming to Greater Philadelphia Area Students

Metro Esports Partners with Ben Simmons to Bring Tech Education, Esports and Gaming to Greater Philadelphia Area Students

Metro Esports will be partnering with 3x NBA All Star Ben Simmons, starting this fall to bring its Esports-focused tech education program to young students in the Greater Philadelphia region. Simmons will sponsor 50 aspiring gaming and technology enthusiasts from the Philadelphia area to... - September 03, 2021 - Metro Esports

The Black Women’s Health Imperative Announces Anniversary Week Celebration to Commemorate 38+ Years

The week-long series of virtual events will occur from August 8-14 with participation by dynamic speakers who include: Olympic 4-Time Gold Medalist and Former WNBA Champion Lisa Leslie, host and comedian Sherri Shepherd, strategist Angela Rye, Esq., actresses Sheryl Lee Ralph, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Elise Neal, recording artist Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, television personalities Tami Roman and Dr. Contessa Metcalfe and a host of other health professionals, community activists and non-profit leaders - August 09, 2021 - Black Women's Health Imperative

A Former Ballboy Turned Self-Published Author Releases His First Book, "A Ballboy's Journey: a Memoir"

A Former Ballboy Turned Self-Published Author Releases His First Book, "A Ballboy's Journey: a Memoir"

Michael C. Carter Jr., a former ballboy for the New Jersey Nets, stickboy for the New Jersey Devils, and ballboy for the New York Knicks, self-publishes his first book, "A Ballboy's Journey: A Memoir." It details stories of his experiences in the league and encounters with professional athletes who impacted his life while sharing success, failures, mistakes, tragedy, and resilience in overcoming adversity. - August 05, 2021 - Michael Carter Enterprises LLC

Celebrity Boxing to Hit Miami Aug. 11 for Press Conference of Recent Champion, 2x NBA Champ & Reality Star Lamar Odom vs Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champ, Riddick Bowe

Celebrity Boxing to Hit Miami Aug. 11 for Press Conference of Recent Champion, 2x NBA Champ & Reality Star Lamar Odom vs Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champ, Riddick Bowe

Official Celebrity Boxing, in conjunction with Ft Liquordale Entertainment, is hosting the Official Press Conference for the Miami Showdown of recent OCB Champion, 2x NBA Champ & Reality Star Lamar Odom vs Former Heavy Weight Champ Riddick Bowe at the James L. Knight Center 101 SE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 7:30pm. Red Carpet will start at 6:30pm with Press Conference promptly at 7:30pm. - August 04, 2021 - Ft Liquordale Entertainment

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

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