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2014-03-05 00:21:46

Verizon Wireless Recognized as the Leader in New National Network Study by RootMetrics®. BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting travel directions quickly or accessing the web for news and information on the go, texting family and friends, and calling home from the road are examples of some of the most frequent activities of mobile users. All work best on a consistently reliable wireless network that you can count on when and where you want and need it....

2014-02-24 23:01:28

American supercar sets new world record on the Space Shuttle runway at the Kennedy Space Center. Cape Canaveral, Florida (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 On February 14, 2014, the Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for 2-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h). The run was performed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle landing runway. Brian Smith, Director of Miller Motorsport, experienced race driver and a former Michelin tire test...

2013-11-21 23:02:00

Don't miss the return of Everest, Top Speed, Journey Into Amazing Caves and Coral Reef Adventure. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 MOSI's IMAX DOME Theatre is celebrating Throwback Thursdays (#TBT) on the big screen. To celebrate this social media sensation and because of the huge demand received from guests, MOSI is bringing back classic IMAX audience favorites. A new throwback film will begin every Thursday this winter and play all week long. Don't miss the return of...

2013-09-26 12:32:42

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, unveiled its newest After School Advantage learning lab this week at SPEED student center in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This marks the eighth lab of its kind in Illinois providing at-risk youth with a meaningful and productive after-school experience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG31035LOGO) The SPEED center reflects a Special...

2013-09-06 16:21:23

beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol Debut Today Nationwide in HD & SD MIAMI, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- beIN SPORT, the international sports network, today announced its debut on AT&T U-verse TV®; the fastest growing TV provider in the U.S. AT&T has added both beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Espanol to its U-verse TV lineup. The programming will be offered in both standard definition and high definition. AT&T U-VERSE TV subscribers will now have access to beIN SPORT's...

2013-06-21 12:23:15

TEMECULA, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel today announced the appointment of Jim Liberatore as President and Chief Executive Officer of the leading outdoor lifestyle cable network. Effective immediately, he will succeed Tom Hornish, who will remain with the company through a transitional period. Jim was most recently president of SportsTime Ohio, a 24/7 regional sports network. The appointment follows the recent acquisition of Outdoor Channel by Kroenke Sports...

2013-05-13 12:21:58

Agreement Makes Company Official NASCAR Partner And Contingency Sponsor In NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series, GRAND-AM Road Racing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR® and Sherwin-Williams today announced a multi-year partnership designating the nation's largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies as the "Official Paint of NASCAR." Sherwin-Williams, a FORTUNE 500 company, will leverage its new designation for...

2012-09-21 06:20:45

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAND-AM Road Racing today announced the roll out of official GRAND-AM mobile and tablet applications. Partnering with XOS Digital, Inc. - a global provider of sports video technology - the GRAND-AM apps feature digital video capabilities to foster greater fan interaction, complementing the redesigned GRAND-AM.com website that was launched in April. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111013/MM86487LOGO) "By partnering with XOS...

2012-07-20 10:22:01

INDIANAPOLIS, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Academy Award(®)-winning director Ron Howard will drive the Pace Car and lead the field of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series superstars to the green flag at the Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard powered by BigMachineRecords.com on Sunday, July 29, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was announced July 20. Howard has become an entertainment legend as a director, producer and actor. He has directed worldwide...

2012-07-19 06:20:56

Firm Edged Other World-Class Agencies Competing For The NASCAR Business DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASCAR today concluded a comprehensive agency review that spanned nearly four months, by selecting Ogilvy & Mather as Agency of Record (AOR) to service the sport's evolving advertising and marketing needs. The agency will help NASCAR and the industry to execute a Five-Year Industry Action Plan to engage and excite existing fans, while creating new...