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2014-04-30 12:27:35

Flash Seats, the ID-based, digital ticketing platform, gets more than 76,000 fans into AT&T Stadium in North Texas CLEVELAND, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritix® today announced that the 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four set new records for digital adoption, with more than 76,000 fans entering AT&T Stadium for Final Four championship weekend through Flash Seats®, the patented Veritix digital ticketing system. 2014 marks the sixth year that Flash Seats has been used for student...

2014-04-07 12:29:51

Deal includes added Mutual Fund category exclusivity MILWAUKEE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it has extended its partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA(®))( )until 2020, through a deal with CBS Sports® and Turner Sports ®. In addition to maintaining NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, the deal means that the company also will...

2014-04-05 20:20:14

Silver Creek Elementary School Wins Physical Fitness Grant from LG and Project Fit America After Winning LG Coaches' Cook-Off(TM) Competition at 2014 NCAA® Final Four® ARLINGTON, Texas, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Creek Elementary School of Azle, Texas earned a physical fitness Project Fit America grant from LG Electronics USA after winning the LG Coaches Cook-Off(TM), which took place outside of AT&T Stadium, at the Infiniti Tip-Off Tailgate(TM), during the...

2014-04-04 08:24:04

Legendary Coach Tom Izzo Participates in TV Commercial in Connection with Werner's Sponsorship of the National Association of Basketball Coaches GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner announced today that it will again partner with the NCAA® to provide a custom stepladder for the student-athletes and coaches during the net-cutting ceremony of the NCAA Men's Championship Game hosted in North Texas on April 7. As the official ladder of the NCAA Men's Basketball...

2014-04-03 12:25:45

Clyde Drexler and LG Put on Full Court Press in North Dallas with LG Fan House, LG Coaches' Cook-Off, LG Sustainability Initiatives ARLINGTON, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Official NCAA® Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA is taking North Texas by storm, helping fans "Do Game Day Right(TM)" through a variety of unique fan experiences for NCAA® Men's Final Four® weekend - from fun and engaging activities for the whole family at the LG Fan House to the signature LG Coaches'...

2014-04-02 12:22:51

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting pre-game warm-up to the NCAA® Final Four®, local residents will have the opportunity to Do Game Day Right(TM) and bring in old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment for responsible recycling - free of charge. Official NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA will offer a special eCycling drop-off event utilizing the services of Waste Management. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d...

2014-03-31 12:27:14

Fan and charitable activities help celebrate Reese's sponsorship of the NCAA and NCAA Final Four® Weekend HERSHEY, Pa., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With NCAA March Madness® underway, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups is getting in on the action by announcing their sixth year in sponsoring the Reese's College All-Star Game, which will be played as part of the 2014 NCAA Final Four weekend. The game complements the brand's sponsorship of Reese's Final Four Friday® and its relationship...

2014-03-27 12:26:38

Coaching Spotlight and the Cutting the Net Feature Powered by Werner GREENVILLE, Pa., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner, manufacturer of the official ladder of the NCAA(®) Basketball Championships, is sponsoring several featured segments on CBS Sports Network, including the "Coaching Spotlight" and "Cutting the Nets." These programming traditions provide news, commentary and post-game highlights while bringing the fan experience to life throughout the NCAA basketball...

2014-03-20 12:29:30

Representatives from Four North Texas Schools Vying for Grant Compete in LG Coaches Cook-Off(TM) During NCAA® Final Four® Weekend ARLINGTON, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA today announced the "final four" North Texas elementary schools that will compete for a physical education grant at LG's Coaches Cook-Off(TM) competition during the NCAA® Men's Final Four® weekend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d The four schools - Silver...

2014-03-17 20:22:24

Commission also announces latest update to its athletic and academic spending database MIAMI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics heard passionate dialogue during a meeting here Monday on a range of issues facing college sports, particularly issues of academics and well-being for college athletes. "This is clearly a critical moment for college sports," said R. Gerald Turner, co-chairman of the Commission and president of Southern Methodist...


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