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2014-01-24 16:21:42

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than three decades, Los Angeles Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten has led many successful professional sports franchises across the country. Now, he's bringing his deep industry and management expertise to the Board of Directors of the LA84 Foundation, the legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games and primary funder for youth athletics in Southern California. Kasten joins a premier group of civic, business and media industry leaders...

2013-04-30 08:29:25

Atlanta-Based Company Opens Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® Co-Branded Store and Food Carts ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. A co-branded store featuring Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® will be open to guests during all ticketed events held at Philips Arena. In addition to the...

2012-12-20 12:23:42

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta Hawks fans have something to cheer about in addition to the Hawks' winning record. On Friday, the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena signed a contract with Georgia Power to purchase enough green energy to power the arena for the entire 2012-2013 Atlanta Hawks basketball season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Through the partnership, the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena purchased 751,544 kilowatt-hours-...

2011-11-29 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Atlanta Hawks National Basketball Association sensation Anthony "Spud" Webb has accepted his latest challenge - coach of a newly formed team of shapely women from Rick's Cabaret/New York City. Webb was introduced to the media at a news conference today at the gentlemen's club Playboy.com called the "No. 1 strip club in New York." (Logo: <font size="2"...

2011-08-08 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meruelo Group, led by founder Alex Meruelo, and Atlanta Spirit LLC have reached an agreement on the sale of a majority ownership stake in the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks and the Philips Arena operating rights, it was announced today. Completion of the sale is subject to approval by the NBA Board of Governors and terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "I am a lifelong basketball fan, a student of the NBA game, and this is a...

2011-04-21 00:00:29

Interruptions do not stop for playoffs, rivalries or everyday games. Scorely.com is taking these interruptions and making them opportunities by providing real-time sports scores straight to a variety of social media outlets. The Atlanta Hawks have partnered with Scorely, now linking directly with Scorely instant scores technology so playoff scores, are available as they're happening. Atlanta (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Scorely and the Atlanta Hawks have teamed up to provide sports fans an...

2010-11-09 09:30:00

With more than half a million Georgians at-risk, Rep. John Lewis, City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, City Council Member Michael Julian Bond, Atlanta Spirit ask older adults to take advantage of Medicare's free diabetes screening benefit ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Atlanta Hawks forward and Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins today urged older adults in Georgia, especially those ages 65 and older, to learn more about diabetes, its risk factors and...

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Skyview Networks to Serve as Official Radio Network Provider Phoenix, Ariz. (Vocus) November 2, 2010 The National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks and National Hockey League's Atlanta Thrashers announced today a new multi-year partnership with Skyview Networks to serve as Official Radio Network Provider. Skyview, an integrated professional sports broadcast company specializing in play-by-play broadcast systems, will provide satellite distribution for radio, wise satellite receivers...

2010-10-13 12:19:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers have signed a three-year partnership with online travel specialist HotelPlanner.com to provide exclusive hotel room rate discounts to fans that purchase group tickets to Hawks and Thrashers games. HotelPlanner.com will become the first online travel company to offer real-time online bookings to more than 36,000 worldwide travel destinations specifically tailored for Hawks and Thrashers group ticket buyers....

2010-10-13 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hass Avocado Board has launched a major ad campaign designed to spotlight avocados as the perfect food for college football fans. At the center of the campaign is football star John Lynch, who made a name for himself at Stanford and went on to become a nine-time pro-bowler and Super Bowl champion. The endorsement deal was secured in just one week, a sharp departure from prevailing assumptions about the difficulty and complexity of landing...