Westgate Resorts offers travelers an early chance to book employee rate discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
20 11 2017
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2017 -- Westgate Resorts biggest sale of the year is taking place once again for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with employee discount rates available to the public at all resort 27 properties nationwide at www.westgateblackfriday.com. However, this year shoppers can take advantage of those savings a day early with deals starting at 12:01am Thanksgiving Day (November 23).
The sale will run through Cyber Monday (November 27). Travelers can receive the same special rates typically reserved for Westgate employees on travel dates through December 17, 2018.
Special offers include rates starting at $30 per night at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, $76 per night at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando, Fla. and $250 per night during ski season at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa in Park City, Utah. Other Westgate Resort properties offering great Black Friday deals include Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa (Gatlinburg, Tenn.), Westgate...
SportsEngine Partners with Prep Hoops to Present Youth Basketball Tournament Series
16 11 2017
“This partnership is a great opportunity for us to be able to help those [basketball] clubs, teams and players get exposure to scouts through the media component of our business.”
Minneapolis, MN November 16, 2017
SportsEngine Inc., the leading youth sports technology provider, announced today a partnership with Prep Hoops, a national grassroots basketball media and event company, to present the inaugural Prep Hoops Series powered by SportsEngine, a youth basketball tournament series that will travel to nine U.S. cities in the spring and summer of 2018.
SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, is trusted by over 750,000 sports teams to run their websites, tournaments, leagues, online registration and mobile apps. With the inception of the Prep Hoops Series, all participating teams will have the option to get a free SportsEngine-hosted and designed website for their organization that will allow access to schedules, rosters and team stats throughout the year. In addition,...
Stadium Airing Groundbreaking, Multi-conference Slate of Live College Basketball Games Exclusively on Facebook
16 11 2017
CHICAGO November 16, 2017
Stadium, the first-of-its-kind, fully programmed, 24/7, multiplatform sports network, is announcing a season-long package of 47 college basketball games that will be distributed exclusively on Facebook. The action extends through March, featuring matchups from leading conferences such as the Mountain West, West Coast Conference, Conference USA, and the Atlantic 10.
Play continues tonight, as Belmont takes on Middle Tennessee State at 7:30 p.m. ET. All games will be available on Facebook Watch and fans can add them to their watchlist by following the Live: Stadium College Basketball Show Page.
The schedule showcases a number of teams that competed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, including Dayton, Saint Mary’s, Middle Tennessee State, Nevada, Florida Gulf Coast, Wake Forest, Rhode Island, U.C. Davis, VCU, Minnesota and New Mexico State. It also includes a long list of nationally-prominent programs such as Pittsburgh, UNLV, Utah, Washington State, Ole Miss, Memphis,...
Mark A. O'Connell’s Book “The Team the Titans Remember: The 1971 Andrew Lewis High School Football Team” is the True History of a Small Virginia School’s Football Career
15 11 2017
November 15, 2017
Mark A. O'Connell, a retired adult probation officer with the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a freelance sports reporter and in broadcasting for the local television station in Culpeper, has completed his new book, “The Team the Titans Remember: The 1971 Andrew Lewis High School Football Team: The Final Link to a Lasting Legacy”: a recollection of the members of team Wolverine from the southwest Virginia school Andrew Lewis High, and their legacy throughout the years of playing football.
In 2000, Walt Disney Pictures released the film “Remember the Titans” which stirred the hearts of many, but falsely depicted the Titans of T.C. Williams playing their arch-rival, George C. Marshall, in a nail-biter of a championship football game decided on the last play in a place called Roanoke Stadium.
The Titans played a small and scrappy bunch of players from Salem known as the Wolverines of Andrew Lewis High in the historic Victory Stadium of Roanoke.
THE 2017 LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR THE JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD CUT TO TOP FIVE
14 11 2017
2017 Golden Arm Award Sponsors
BALTIMORE, USA, November 14, 2017 -- The 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award candidates have been reduced to the Top 5 of the country’s top college quarterbacks.Remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award – named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football - are:• J.T. Barrett, Ohio State• Ryan Finley, NC State• Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma• Trace McSorley, Penn State• Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma StateThe Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each season since 1987 to the nation’s top college quarterback, based on his accomplishments both on and off the field. Candidates must be a college senior or fourth-year junior on schedule to graduate with their class. These strong leaders have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and worked hard for themselves and their teams during the season and beyond.“If Johnny Unitas was still with us he would have been proud of the selection committees’...
FOX Sports South and FOX International Treat Cumberland Academy of Georgia to a “Makeover” as Part of 21st Century Fox Impact Week
14 11 2017
We are so grateful to the FOX Sports South and FOX International teams for their day of service and incredible makeover of our school
ATLANTA November 14, 2017
FOX’s participation was part of 21CF Impact Week, a nationwide week of service in October where colleagues in 30+ offices across the country dedicated their time giving back to local communities.
Employees assisted with various classroom repairs, including renovating a kitchen for a home economics class and landscaping the playground. Volunteers included FOX Sports’ Jerome Jurenovich, host of Braves LIVE and Hawks LIVE, and Brittany Arnold, host and sideline reporter for Atlanta United match telecasts.
“We are so grateful to the FOX Sports South and FOX International teams for their day of service and incredible makeover of our school,” said Debbi Scarborough, founding director of Cumberland Academy of Georgia. “They repainted our 50-year-old kitchen and several classrooms, and replenished our playground with fresh...
Contenders in the 23rd Annual KOSBE Awards Are Announced
14 11 2017
Kingsport, TN, November 13, 2017 -- The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) is pleased to announce 28 contenders for the 23rd Annual KOSBE Awards. Winners will be declared at a special recognition event on Thursday, December 14th, from 6 to 9 PM, at The Meadowview Marriott in Kingsport, Tennessee.The 2017 KOSBE Awards Contenders, in no particular order are:- PRO Tint Kingsport – Automotive Window Tinting (Kenneth Jackson)- Beyond Engagement – Social Media Solutions (M. Valentina Escobar Gonzalez)- Shipshape Solutions - Professional Organizing (Angie Hyche)- Perserbid – Online Platform for Homeowners and Contractors (Edwin Williams)- Taylormade Barbershop – Barbershop (Micah Taylor)- Zion Marine Inc. – Commercial Diving & Marine Construction (Lori Templeton)- Faces by Ren – Makeup & Body Paint Studio (Ren Allen)- Olive Oil Divine – Gourmet Retailer (Shirley & Greg Mueller)- Me & K's - Food Truck (Melissa Gleason)-...
XLIVE's Esports and Sports Schedule plus 2017 Keynotes feat. Paradigm Talent Agency, Viacom Global Entertainment Group, Meow Wolf + more
09 11 2017
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9, 2017 -- December 2017 - Only a handful of weeks stand before the leading live event and festival conference XLIVE touches down at its flagship city of Las Vegas for the 14th annual conference this December 10th - 13th. Today, XLIVE is highlighting the intersection of the rapidly expanding esports market with traditional Sports, and how to maximize these experiential events to deliver the best experience to fans and sports teams alike.
Encompassing panels, workshops, keynotes and fireside chats, this year's program examines the current landscape of traditional sports and esports, major drivers of change and different strategies top companies are currently utilizing. An immersive educational experience, XLIVE's Sports and Esports track will welcome representatives from the LA Clippers, Wasserman Media Group, Red Frog Events, Minnesota Super Bowl Committee, Populus and many more to discuss a wide variety of topics, including:
Beyond traditional sports,...
Krystal(R) Teams up with Dr Pepper(R) and Fanatics(R) for the Ultimate Sporting Discount
08 11 2017
Atlanta, GA November 08, 2017 - Its game time and The Krystal Company, known for its iconic square hamburgers, is teaming up with Dr Pepper® and Fanatics®, the world’s largest collection of official sports apparel, to offer guests the best of both worlds—great food and great value this football season. From Monday, Oct. 30th through Monday, Dec. 25th, new and existing Club Krystal members will have the chance to receive free Krystals and a free Dr Pepper with their purchase at participating Krystal locations in addition to 30% off any purchase at Fanatics.com.To be eligible for the discount, guests must be preexisting members of Club Krystal or join by texting “FAN” to 37793. New members to Club Krystal will receive two free Krystals, a Dr Pepper and 30% off any purchase at Fanatics.com, while existing Club members will be able to receive a free Dr Pepper and 30% off at Fanatics.com.“The south loves great food and exciting games, especially during football season,” said Joe...
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