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2011-06-30 05:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eight straight year, cycling fans everywhere are invited to join JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) this July to view continuous, live coverage of the 2011 Tour de France in-flight, in partnership with NBC Sports Group and VERSUS, the exclusive television home of the Tour de France in the U.S. To further celebrate this epic race, the airline is also waiving its $50 bike fee for customers traveling throughout the month of July. (Logo:...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Sevens today released its line-up of national sponsors for the second-ever Collegiate Rugby Championship, which include fully integrated sponsorships from Bridgestone, Go Daddy, SUBWAY® Restaurants, Toyota and Motel 6. The tournament, which will be broadcast live nationally on NBC and Versus, is scheduled to take place at PPL Park in Chester, PA on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. As sponsors of the USA Seven's Rugby...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

Reserved Seats for All Action Sports are On Sale Now and Include Free Fair Admission COSTA MESA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 OC Fair (July 15-August 14) will be amped up this summer with its action-packed lineup in the Action Sports Arena. The 23-day lineup features something for all types of adrenaline junkies, including motorcycle racing and jumping, kart racing, bull riding, rodeo, canine agility demonstrations, mixed martial arts, BMX, skateboarding, a pogo...

2011-04-05 11:00:00

DENVER, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The USA Pro Cycling Challenge, formally known as the Quiznos Pro Challenge, today announced that it has entered into a television agreement with the NBC Sports Group to present 25 hours of cycling coverage over seven days. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/LA77300LOGO) NBC Sports will broadcast the final day of the inaugural seven-day professional cycling competition live on August 28, 2011. VERSUS, a member of the NBC Sports...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

TEMECULA, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the launch of its VOD channel on DIRECTV, the world's largest pay TV provider. Beginning today, Outdoor Channel fans will be able to access their favorite hunting, fishing, shooting and outdoor adventure programming whenever they want on Outdoor Channel VOD through DIRECTV Cinema(TM) on channel 1606. Outdoor Channel is also currently available as part of DIRECTV's Sports Pack on...

2011-03-25 12:07:00

Despite Comcast's Effort to Swing the Vote with Employee Participation, Disgruntled Consumers Emerge Victorious and Advance the Company NEW YORK, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - All 32 companies in Consumerist.com's sixth annual "Worst Company in America" tournament irritated consumers in some way this year, and it's no shock that top-seeded BP and Bank of America are advancing, but the most popular match-up of the first round featured none other than 2010 Grand Champion,...

2011-01-04 14:15:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Hometown Network (www.comcasthometown.com), Comcast's regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, today announced that it will kick off its 2011 sports coverage with 25 high school and Western Athletic Conference (WAC) basketball telecasts as part of its ever-expanding local sports programming (see complete schedule below or at http://comcastcalifornia.mediaroom.com). The games, which will be available on...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.