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2013-05-23 16:23:59

CHICAGO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The PBL will begin its first round of the best-of-three playoff series the weekend of May 31(st )- June 2(nd). The PBL 2012 reigning champions, Bloomington Flex, will prepare to battle and to defend their championship. The other playoff teams include: the Sauk Valley Predators, Rochester Razorsharks and Indiana Diesel. "Looking forward to a competitive playoff series for our PBL teams," says Dr. Sev Hrywnak, Chairman of the Board of the PBL. The PBL is...

2013-02-11 16:25:53

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Basketball Association (IBA) and the Premier Basketball League (PBL) held their first official owners meeting in Chicago this past Saturday under the new league's official name, the IBA-PBL. The first IBA-PBL owners meeting took place at Gibson's on Rush to celebrate the successful venture of uniting the two leagues, as well as discuss future IBA-PBL endeavors, solidifying the IBA-PBL's position as one of the largest professional leagues...

2013-01-16 16:24:23

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Basketball Association (IBA) and the Premier Basketball League (PBL) are excited to announce a new partnership with MVP Interactive. MVP Interactive is a unique software company that strengthens the digital strategies of professional and amateur sports teams, stadiums and sponsors. "The partnership with MVP Interactive presents a great opportunity for the IBA-PBL to create more hype and reach an even larger audience of fans to enjoy...

2012-12-27 16:20:39

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Lacrosse League is exploring the possibility of adding a team in Rochester, N.Y. as part of its 2014 expansion plan. Sources confirmed that several potential ownership groups from Rochester have shown interest in the North American Lacrosse League (NALL). Currently, teams from five cities compete in the NALL: Baltimore, Boston, Kentucky, Lehigh Valley and Rhode Island. The Rochester expansion team would play at the...

2012-12-21 16:22:02

CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Basketball Association and Premier Basketball League have officially entered into a venture that will unite both leagues under the new name The IBA-PBL for the 2013 season. The Independent Basketball Association (IBA) and The Premier Basketball League (PBL) are proud to announce a new partnership to begin in time for the 2013 season. In an effort to bring true leadership to the industry, the IBA and PBL will begin play in 2013...

2012-12-18 16:22:45

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rochester RazorSharks officially hire former two-time NBA Champion Cliff Levingston as new head coach. Former NBA player Cliff Levingston has been named head coach for the Rochester RazorSharks of the Premier Basketball League (PBL), the team announced at a press conference Tuesday. Levingston will replace Rob Baker, who announced his departure on September 22 after accepting an assistant coach position in the NBA Development League....

2012-12-07 12:21:40

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in 2013, The Premier Basketball League will be broadcast on the new soon to launch network, "Soul of the South Network." Distributed by Digital Multicasting Technology, the new network will broadcast over 18 stations in 11 markets reaching over 95 million Americans and allowing 62% of African American households access to original programing customized specially for them. Along with this original programming, Soul of the South Network will also...

2012-12-06 16:22:50

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rochester RazorSharks are currently in the final process of interviewing candidates for the head coaching position. A new era will begin following the departure of coach Rod Baker, who lead the RazorSharks to an impressive 147 - 36 overall record and four championships. Coach Baker led the RazorSharks to three Championships in the Premier Basketball League as well as being named Coach of the Year three times. The RazorSharks have big shoes...

2012-08-07 10:24:11

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Premier Basketball League held its annual owners' meeting at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in downtown Chicago with the theme of "continuing forward with momentum," as the league approaches the 2012-2013 upcoming season. "This is the year where owners take on a major role, both financial and operational in the Premier Basketball League," stated Tom McGinn, Vice President of Operations. "Dr. Hrywnak, the league's owner has kept his word with the PBL...

2011-12-29 14:45:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Premier Basketball League's (PBL) season tipping off this weekend in Rochester, NY, fans will be excited to know that games will be easily accessible on major cable and satellite providers throughout the country. With the PBL's partnership with @SportsTV, featured PBL games will be available from the comfort of fans' homes, computers, and mobile devices. The PBL and @SportsTV have partnered to broadcast games live to over 60% of the...