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NWL Games Now On Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV & Android TV

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League, in conjunction with streaming partner Stretch Internet, is pleased to announce that fans can now access crystal clear high definition broadcasts though custom applications on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV. Continue reading

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New TV Pilot ‘Vendors’ Inspired by Experiences at Wrigley Field, ‘Scrubs’

Actor/Director Joel Murray was in Chicago directing a half-hour indie TV pilot called “Vendors,” about a guy who loses his job and his girlfriend and ends up back at his old stomping grounds, working as a vendor at a baseball stadium.  The pilot was shot at Northwestern Medicine Field, home of the Kane County Cougars (Single-A, Midwest League), as well as other locations in Chicago.  Read more here, here, and here.

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New Jersey Jackals Get New Owner and GM, Over $1M in Capital Improvements Planned

PRESS RELEASE – The New Jersey Jackals Professional Baseball Team today announced the team has been acquired by University Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Continue reading

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Rafters Hire New Public Address Announcers

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of two new, but experienced, public address announcers that will split duties for the 2017 season. A familiar face to many in Wisconsin Rapids and Central Wisconsin, Mark Skibba, will share the 2017 honors with minor league veteran Joe Diedrich. Continue reading

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Reds Introduce ‘Bandwagon Cam’

Taking a shot at the hordes of Chicago Cubs fans in their ballpark, the Cincinnati Reds introduced the “Bandwagon Cam.”  Read more here.

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T-Bones Hire New Voice

PRESS RELEASE – The Kansas City T-Bones announced they have hired veteran play-by-play announcer Dan Vaughan as the club’s new Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations. Continue reading

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Pippins Hire New Broadcaster for 2017

PRESS RELEASE – New York native Jack Benjamin will assume play-by-play broadcaster and media relations duties for the Yakima Valley Pippins this summer, the team announced today. Continue reading

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