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Premier Postage unveils Postage Series to Honor Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn

Premier Postage, a provider of customized postage sheets and collectibles, announced the introduction of limited edition, commemorative customized postage sheets of newly elected baseball Hall of Famers Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn. The exclusive 10-count sheets retail for $24.99 each and will not be reprinted once the 15,000 available sheets are sold out. In […]  More

Baseball Championship to be broadcast on CSTV

Each game of the 2007 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship will air on College Sports Television (CSTV) tape-delayed, beginning on June 5. This marks the first time that any game of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship will air on national television. The games will air consecutively on CSTV from Tuesday, June 5 through Sunday, […]  More

How Baseball Moved Its 24-Hour Channel Into Scoring Position

Major League Baseball plotted for two decades to create a 24-hour channel, and last month it got its way after months of tortuous negotiations with DirecTV and cable operators. Peter Ueberroth, the former commissioner, was the first to envision a 24-hour channel for baseball. The channel first envisioned by the former commissioner Peter Ueberroth is […]  More

AFL, ESPN will head west for remainder of season

Beginning Monday June 4, the AFL will officially experience a West Coast swing for the remainder of the regular-season. The final four broadcasts of the AFL’s regular-season makes its first stop out West at Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City as the Utah Blaze (6-7) host the Colorado Crush (8-5) on Russell Athletic ESPN […]  More

Daktronics Provides Significant Upgrades to Tropicana Field

Tropicana Field, home to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, recently teamed up with Daktronics Inc. to provide a new multimillion dollar integrated display system installed prior the start of the 2007 Major League Baseball season. The new system features the latest in full-color, light emitting diode (LED) display technology providing Devil Rays fans with the […]  More

Triple H Returns Home to Historic Holman Stadium

The Nashua Pride has announced that WWE Superstar and Nashua native Triple H will make a special appearance on Wednesday, May 30 at Historic Holman Stadium for the game against the Sussex Skyhawks at 7:05. The 6-foot-4 professional wrestler will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and make his professional baseball coaching debut as he […]  More

Roger Clemens to attend “Pinstripes in the Park”

Continental Airlines announced that Roger Clemens will be in attendance at the 3rd Annual “Pinstripes in the Park” on Wednesday, May 30th in New York City’s Bryant Park located at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue. “Throughout my career, I have always been associated with champion-caliber teams”, Clemens said. “Continental and the Yankees are the best […]  More

Sony joins HD Radio push with car, home radios

Sony Corp. said it would soon sell HD Digital Radios, making the Japanese electronics maker one of the largest manufacturers to back the broadcast radio industry’s fledgling technology. Sony said it would start shipping in July a tabletop radio and a model for cars, kicking off what it calls a long-term commitment to offering a […]  More

Georgia Dome undergoing facelift

The premium seating at the Georgia Dome is undergoing a major face-lift that will transform its suites and club areas, as well as introduce more affordable “super suites.” The new suites feature contemporary furnishings, granite countertops, plush seating, additional refrigerator space, flat-screen televisions, wet bars and private bathrooms. They also come with other perks, such […]  More

SEC presidents to discuss playoff system

SEC presidents will discuss a college football playoff, the brainchild of Florida president Bernie Machen, at their spring meeting starting Tuesday. Few college presidents have ever supported a playoff system, but Machen, whose Gators won the last national title, is one. Machen said he thinks a playoff would produce possibly $100 million more than the […]  More