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2014-04-15 16:23:30

Complete story featured on The Fields of Green, a sports business collaboration between USC Marshall School of Business and USA TODAY Sports LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional athletes in the three most popular U.S. leagues--the NFL, the NBA and Major League Baseball--will collectively pay the IRS more than $3 billion in taxes this year, according to a report by USC Sports Business Institute Executive Director David Carter....

2014-04-08 12:27:20

Celebrates Seven of the Greatest Teams in MLB History with Collectibles You Can Wear NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Topps Company, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of limited edition apparel, hats and wall art, called the Topps Archives Collection, Series 1. Topps mined its archives to create all new collectible products that are inspired by the greatest teams and most memorable moments from America's national pastime....

2014-04-07 12:29:58

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLBAM today announced its At Bat mobile app, the highest-grossing sports app of all-time, has been downloaded five million times during the first week of the season, a record-setting total 25 percent higher than last season's comparable. In addition, At Bat and MLB.TV combined to deliver 94 million total video streams, a mark 88 percent higher than the record set in the first week of the 2013 season. For more information, visit MLB.TV and...

2014-04-04 08:23:47

CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn elbow ligament not only puts Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back on the mound, but also improves their game. That's good news for the reported one third of all Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers who underwent this surgery, including current pitchers: Adam Wainwright (St. Louis Cardinals) and Stephen Strasburg (Washington Nationals)....

2014-04-02 12:26:12

Multi-year deal includes non-alcoholic beverages, salty snacks and sports fuel PURCHASE, N.Y. and NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo, Inc. and Major League Baseball Properties today announced a multi-year extension of their sponsorship agreement, building on an over 15-year relationship. As part of the sponsorship, PepsiCo maintains exclusive rights within the non-alcoholic beverage, sports fuel and salty snack categories to use MLB marks and logos. PepsiCo brands,...

2014-04-02 08:28:35

Ripken Encourages Baseball Fans to Share Their 'Never Miss a Game' Stories BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's national pastime is teaming up with a variety of Kellogg snacks to celebrate the spirit of those who "Never Miss a Game." Kellogg, Major League Baseball and legendary shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. encourage fans to savor every moment of this baseball season, and share the lengths they've gone to never miss a game....

2014-04-01 16:23:28

Domino's will give away 20,000 pizzas following each of the first two no-hitters of each season ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza, the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, again will be celebrating one of the most exciting moments in America's favorite pastime by giving away one of America's favorite foods: pizza. 40,000 of them, to be exact. All registered MLB.com users will be eligible to receive a free pizza. Domino's will give away 20,000 pizzas after...

2014-04-01 16:23:25

Shirt to be Released on April 1st in Time for Jackie Robinson Day SEATTLE, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Bahama and Major League Baseball Properties celebrate one of the greatest baseball players of all time, with the 2014 "Collector's Edition" shirt featuring Jackie Robinson. The shirt will be released on April 1(st) in time for Jackie Robinson Day, which is April 15(th) a date throughout Major League Baseball that pays tribute to Mr. Robinson and commemorates the first time...

2014-03-31 16:20:31

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball fanatics who can't get enough of American's most beloved sport can book behind-the-scenes tours at most professional stadiums. The travel experts at The GO Group, LLC, the nation's largest ground transportation company, says these tours are "fan-tastic": Purists will love touring Fenway, the country's oldest and most intimate ballpark in the majors. Located in Boston, the Red Sox home is often referred to as "America's most...

2014-03-31 12:27:36

All decisive videos and review explanations for MLB's historic expanded instant replay to be available NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB.com At Bat, annually the highest-grossing sports app since it debuted as one of the original 500 mobile apps on the Apple App Store in 2008, has been updated by MLBAM in preparation for Opening Day of the historic 2014 MLB season and the introduction of expanded instant replay for every regular season and Postseason game. The app is...