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2014-08-21 12:24:14

Teaming with ESPN's SportsNation, Goodyear Gives College Football Fans the Ability to Select Which Kick-off Weekend Matchup the Iconic Airship Will Cover AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College football is back and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is giving fans the chance to control the Goodyear Blimp during its kick-off weekend. Teaming up with ESPN's SportsNation, Goodyear is calling on college football fans across the country to vote for which...

2014-08-21 08:26:59

Expanded Awards Eligibility Yields Record Number Of Entries Increasing Recognition Of Ethnically And Culturally Diverse Marketing Achievements NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced the winners of its Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA). Presented in conjunction with the Annual NAMIC Conference, the awards competition recognizes outstanding marketing efforts designed to attract...

2014-08-14 23:07:20

Programming Available to RCN Customers on August 14 Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, announced today an agreement with ESPN – through a comprehensive multi-year distribution agreement between the NCTC and the Walt Disney Company – to carry the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. The upcoming college sports network will be available to RCN customers in all markets where...

2014-08-06 12:27:09

STAMFORD, Conn. and BRISTOL, Conn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESPN and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) have reached an agreement for distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Charter markets. Subscribers will also have authenticated access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network's digital platforms - including WatchESPN and...

2014-08-05 12:28:37

BALTIMORE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) today announced that George W. Bodenheimer, former President of ESPN, Inc., a multimedia, multinational sports entertainment company, has joined the Company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110127/NE37387LOGO Mr. Bodenheimer is an ESPN and cable industry pioneer, having served as the company's longest-tenured President from 1998 to 2012, during which time he led an unprecedented period...

2014-08-01 16:22:30

ESPN, FOX Sports and NBC Sports Group pledge over $2 million to the Women's Sports Foundation to advance participation and leadership opportunities for girls and women through sports NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Women's Sports Foundation (WSF)--the leading authority on the participation of women and girls in sports--today announced the collective contribution of over $2 million from NBC Sports Group, ESPN and FOX Sports. The pledge, a powerful testimony on...

2014-07-18 23:01:54

The event will include keynotes and panels from 1:00-5:00 p.m. with a networking reception from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the New York Athletic Club. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Back by popular demand, the second annual Cynopsis Sports Women of Action will be held on Tuesday, August 19, the day before the company’s annual Sports Business Summit. The event will consist of stimulating conversation with a dynamic group of women in senior sports positions talking candidly about the...

2014-07-18 23:00:58

Attendees Included: Aja Evans, Ed Moses, and Jaime Anderson (Olympic Medalists); Jonathan Ryan, Cliff Avril, and Malcolm Smith (Seattle Seahawks); Matt Bonner (San Antonio Spurs), Lisa Leslie (WNBA), Duke Ihenacho (Denver Broncos) Stan Verrett and Neil Everett (ESPN Sports Anchors), Victor Ortiz (renowned boxer), folks from the entertainment industry such as Michael Lomenda (Jersey Boys) and Christina Milian (actress/singer), and ESPY Nominee Ryan Hunter Reay among others. Los Angeles, CA...

2014-07-17 23:03:44

Open Mobile Media today published the 2014 agenda for The Open Mobile Summit (10th-11th November, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco) with expert speakers from Verizon, T-Mobile, Liberty Mutual, Safeway, ESPN, and LinkedIn discussing how to create unique consumer experiences through mobile. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 This year’s Open Mobile Summit has taken on a new-look. Mobile continues to disrupt every element of day to day life. Consumers are watching television through new,...

2014-07-16 23:07:15

The seven-year survivor has been working at ESPN since 1993 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ESPN icon Stuart Scott will be presented with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight’s ESPYs for showing a positive attitude, persistence and determination in the face of a great obstacle – a seven-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Scott, who has been a beacon of strength in the face of cancer, epitomizes the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s ethos that attitude is everything. LIVESTRONG is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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