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2013-10-21 08:26:53

Company educates players, coaches and trainers on the proper nutrients required to improve visual performance and overall eye health CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The top players need to stay in all-around top shape, and sharp, clear vision can make or break a critical play and career. That's why vizual Edge PRO(TM) from EyePromise® - a natural supplement proven to improve ocular health and visual performance - is sponsoring the Arizona Fall League. As part of the...

2012-03-02 07:00:00

PEORIA, Ariz., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MoJo Sports announced today that they have teamed up with Peoria Sports Complex, home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners Spring Training facility to conduct a baseball pitching contest. The contest is dubbed as the "American Arm" and consists of a 55 ft. customized mobile interactive trailer that transforms into a realistic pitching environment. Inside the trailer are a life-size robotic batter and a life size robotic catcher. The...

2012-02-22 18:06:00

BEIJING, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball legend Michael Jordan has filed suit in a Chinese court against Qiaodan Sports Company Limited, a Chinese sportswear and footwear manufacturer, for unauthorized use of his name. Michael Jordan commented, "During my basketball career and now as a businessman, I've worked hard to establish my identity and brand, and I take tremendous pride in the shoes and apparel that feature my name and logo. "It is deeply disappointing to see a...

2011-02-08 07:25:00

PEORIA, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres kick off the 2011 Cactus League spring training season with the annual charity game benefitting youth charities. The charities are supported by the Peoria Diamond Club, a non-profit organization that partners with the City of Peoria and the baseball teams to operate spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex. The charity game will be held Sunday, Feb. 27 at 1:05 p.m. at the Peoria Sports Complex,...

2009-09-08 10:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Auctions, an 18-year veteran of the sports memorabilia auction industry, in conjunction with Upper Deck Authenticated, will offer Michael Jordan's personal collection of golf clubs, bags, and other related accessories as part of a 300-plus lot basketball auction to be held live on September 17, 2009 at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Chicago. The items in Michael Jordan's 50+ lot collection represent his substantial time on the...

2009-06-24 20:24:21

Jeff Jordan, the son of former NBA superstar Michael Jordan, said Wednesday he was leaving the basketball program at the University of Illinois. I loved playing for the Fighting Illini and appreciate the support I was given by my teammates, coaches and the great fans here, Jordan said. But I have come to the point where I'm ready to focus on life after basketball. I will concentrate on earning my degree from the University of Illinois and the opportunities that await upon graduating. Jordan...

2009-05-14 00:11:18

Jack Cust produced three of his four RBI with a bases-loaded double in the seventh inning Wednesday, lifting Oakland to a 7-2 win over Kansas City. The Athletics completed a two-game sweep of the Royals by handing Brian Bannister his first loss of the season. Kansas City took a 1-0 lead into the sixth, but Jason Giambi doubled home a run to tie it and Cust put the Royals in front with a sacrifice fly. Both those runs were charged to Bannister (3-1), who came into the contest with an ERA of...

2009-02-25 15:04:00

Dodgers, Indians, White Sox Christen New Stadiums for Start of Spring Training PHOENIX, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cactus League Spring Training cracks to life today across Greater Phoenix with more teams, more stadiums and more games than ever before. But fans can expect one constant at the ballpark: sunny skies and 80-degree temperatures. Cactus League baseball, a seasonal rite in Greater Phoenix features 14 teams and more than 200 games. Games begin today at 1:05 p.m. MST, with...

2008-10-06 09:15:00

By DAVE D'ONOFRIO A day after the Cubs had been swept from contention despite romping through the regular season with the National League's best record, an inquisitive reporter was curious to know what about baseball's nature made it possible for six months of superiority to be undone by just three lousy nights. But Mike Scioscia wasn't about to tell him. As manager of the Los Angeles Angels, Scioscia was certainly well qualified. His team won 100 games this year, most in franchise history...

2008-07-02 15:00:37

By Jane Smith, The Meadville Tribune, Pa. Jul. 2--When Meadville resident Lisa Miceli appears in Crawford County Court today to answer to alleged violations of a court order prohibiting her from contact with former basketball superstar Michael Jordan, she will face an additional three counts of contempt of court -- taking the new total to 11. Miceli was ordered by Crawford County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gordon R. Miller on June 12 to have no contact with Jordan, any member...