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Top of the World Tops off College Basketball Season with Ecommerce...

01 01 1970

2017 NCAA National Champions Hat Launching our own ecommerce site has been years in the making. We intend for the site to serve as a direct conversation with consumers enabling us to test new styles and explore browsing habits of our customer base. Norman, Oklahoma March 14, 2017 College fans can look forward to another exciting month of sports – March Madness is approaching, which means headwear company Top of the World will be busy sewing the winning gear. Fans can now purchase their March Madness gear directly from the company’s website. The company just launched its first ecommerce website, selling headwear directly to consumers. The company has created something that they hope will offer fans a unique experience, selling the latest in headwear fashion for every college fan at towcaps.com. “Launching our own ecommerce site has been years in the making. We intend for the site to serve as a direct conversation with consumers enabling us to test new styles and...

Top Athletes Know to Play Their Best, They Need to Eat Well off the...

01 01 1970

NBA All-Star Detlef Schrempf and the Memphis Tigers basketball team, including Dedric Lawson, understand good nutrition including seafood boosts performance on the court. When I was playing,� said 16-year NBA veteran Detlef Schrempf, “part of my success, was really living a healthy lifestyle and eating well. I hope I can inspire young people to make healthy choices that will have lasting impacts. ARLINGTON, VA. May 09, 2017 Whether it’s on the basketball court or on the sidewalks of your neighborhood, regular physical activity is imperative to living a healthy life. Paired with a balanced diet, it can lower the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer – and give you more energy, focus and drive. In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Seafood Nutrition Partnership has asked some star basketball players how they eat to play their best – because they...

TOP 10 FINALISTS NAMED FOR 2017 JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD

01 01 1970

2016 Golden Arm Award Sponsors BALTIMORE, USA, November 1, 2017 () -- The 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award announced today that the original field of 47 of the country’s top college quarterbacks has been narrowed down to the Top 10. Top 10 Golden Arm Award Finalists: • J.T. Barrett, Ohio State • Riley Ferguson, Memphis • Ryan Finley, NC State • Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi St. • Quinton Flowers, South Florida • Kenny Hill, TCU • Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma • Trace McSorley, Penn St. • Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State • Logan Woodside, ToledoNamed after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football, the prestigious Golden Arm Award is presented annually by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc. Candidates for the Golden Arm Award – which has been presented at the end of each college football season since 1987 – must be college seniors or fourth-year juniors...

The 21st Global Goddess Artemis Award Ceremony Recently Held at Athens, Greece under auspice of Ministry of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic, Distinguished Leaders from United States Among Honorees

01 01 1970

    WASHINGTON, DC, and ATHENS, GREECE, October 23, 2017 -- Distinguished Leaders from across the globe were recognized at the 21st Global Goddess Artemis Award Ceremony held at the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece. The program was under the auspice of and hosted by the Honorable Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic. Distinguished leaders in business, academia, philanthropy, and the arts from across the globe were in attendance. The 21st Annual Global Goddess Artemis Award Honorees and Distinguished Host, the Honorable Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic stated, "On this occasion I would like, first of all, to applaud Loula Loi Alafoyiannis and all of the EAWC's spectacular work and commitment for more than two decades in the field of strengthening the status of women in leadership positions. Women's contribution is invaluable in the global efforts for strategic alliances that advance innovative...

The 2017 List of Candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Cut to Top 20

01 01 1970

2017 Golden Arm Award Sponsors BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, USA, October 12, 2017 () -- The initial Top 47 Watch List for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in 2017 has been reduced to 20 of the country’s top college quarterbacks. The remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award have continued to demonstrate skill and talent that have catapulted them to the next level. The 2017 Top 20 Golden Arm Candidates:• J. T. Barrett, Ohio State • David Blough, Purdue • Jesse Ertz, Kansas State • Luke Falk, Washington State • Riley Ferguson, Memphis • Ryan Finley, NC State • Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi St. • Quinton Flowers, South Florida • Justice Hansen, Arkansas St. • Kenny Hill, TCU • Stephen Johnson, Kentucky • Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma • Trace McSorley, Penn St. • Josh Rosen, UCLA • Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State • Brandon Silvers, Troy • Nick Stevens, Colorado St. • Clayton Thorson,...

The 13th Man Continues Effort to Transform Lives: Hosts 70 Young Men at Weekend Enrichment Camp at the Greenbelt Marriott and Launches 3rd Charity Golf Outing to Support Programs

01 01 1970

    LANDOVER, MD, September 18, 2017 -- The Third Annual 13th Man Summer Classic, held at the Greenbelt Marriott this past July, provided a catalyst to help transform the lives of more than 70 young participants."The energy throughout the weekend was palpable," said 13th Man founder and CEO E. Davon Kelly. "The shift in perspective went from boys who came because 'their mother made them do it,' to the same boys asking, 'When can we do this again?' A few of the participants' mothers said they observed the shift that occurred since dropping their sons off 72 hours ago."The winning combination? Leadership lessons and team sports. A former high school and college basketball star, Davon Kelly has also taught the value of sportsmanship as an assistant varsity basketball coach at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA, a position he's held since 2003. Kelly asserts that for many young men, athletics is a forum that embraces...

Sinclair Stations Honored with National Edward R. Murrow Awards

01 01 1970

KTUL was awarded Best Newscast for their coverage of the Terence Crutcher shooting.  Crutcher was unarmed when Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby fatally shot him after a traffic stop.  The images of Crutcher's death thrust Tulsa into the ongoing national crisis over police's use of deadly force and people of color. "We had to get it right," KTUL News Director Philip Bruce said.  "Too much was at stake at a time when the city literally was on the edge of an emotional meltdown." Bruce and KTUL 10 p.m. news producer Jeff Grinter traveled to New York to accept the award on behalf of the station. KTUL is the only station in Oklahoma to win a National Murrow Award this year.  The newscast is available at the following link, at the end of the article: http://ktul.com/news/local/ktul-accepts-national-edward-r-murrow-award-for-best-newscast...

Shawn "JAY Z" Carter Signs 10-Year Touring Contract With Live Nation

01 01 1970

NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 -- Today, Shawn "JAY Z" Carter and Live Nation announced an exclusive touring partnership. The agreement continues JAY Z's longstanding partnership with the world's leading live entertainment company. The deal includes worldwide touring, in which Live Nation will produce and promote JAY Z concert events. "Live Nation and I entered unchartered territory in 2008. Over 9 years, we have traveled the world producing historic music experiences. Michael Rapino is an industry visionary, and this renewed partnership is a testament to our longstanding relationship and the talented individuals at Live Nation. For the next 10 years, we will continue redefining the live event landscape," stated JAY Z. (PRNewsfoto/Live Nation Entertainment)... "JAY Z is one of the world's preeminent touring artists," added Michael Rapino, president and chief executive officer, Live Nation Entertainment. "This strengthens the creative and business partnership...

R3 Stem Cell Now Offering Amniotic Stem Cell Treatment at Venturis Clinic in Oklahoma City

01 01 1970

Top Stem Cell Therapy in Oklahoma City (844) GET-STEM Over 85% of patients achieve an amazing outcome with amniotic stem cell therapy. Call us today! Oklahoma City, Oklahoma May 15, 2017 R3 Stem Cell is now offering amniotic stem cell treatment at Venturis Clinic in Oklahoma City with Board Certified physicians. The amniotic therapy works amazingly well for all types of arthritis, sports injuries, and overuse conditions. Call (844) GET-STEM for more information and scheduling with the top stem cell therapy in Oklahoma City. Amniotic stem cell treatment is outpatient and does not need a harvesting procedure on the patient. The fluid is an excellent source of growth factors, cytokines, hyaluronic acid and stem cells. The combination facilitates repair and regeneration of cartilage, tendon, ligament and all types of soft tissues. This includes relief from arthritis, rotator cuff tears/tendonitis, achilles tendonitis and ligament sprains along with golfers and tennis elbow. Amniotic...

ProfNet Experts Available on DACA, Hurricanes, Climate Change, More

01 01 1970

EXPERT ALERTS 'Resilient' Electric Grids, Hurricanes, and National Impacts Hurricane Insurance Claims Process and Law Lowering the Cost of Healthcare at the Ground Level Potential Impact of Health Policy Changes on Cost of Care A New Way to Think About Climate Change EXPERT ROUNDUP: DACA (17 experts) MEDIA JOBS Associate Editor – Newsela (CA) Associate Books Editor – Wall Street Journal (NY) Editor, Consumer Advice – U.S. News & World Report (DC) OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES 6 Ways Sports Journalists Are Growing Audiences With Social Media Blogger Conferences: Top Events to Attend in September Blog Profiles: Hand Lettering Blogs -------------------------------------------------------------------...

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