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Jackals Host ‘Star Wars Day’ Sunday

New Jersey Jackals LogoPRESS RELEASE – Jackals fans, prepare to jump to lightspeed! On Sunday, August 2nd the New Jersey Jackals will host their first ever “Star Wars™ Day” as they take on the Galactic Empire to the north, otherwise known as the Rockland Boulders. Continue reading

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Drone Flyover, Yoda Jerseys, Lightsaber Giveaway Highlight Boulders First-Ever Star Wars Night

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – With the help of Flying Films NY, the Rockland Boulders will hold professional sports’ first-ever “drone flyover” as part of “Star Wars Night” on Friday, July 31 at 7:00pm when they host the Quebec Capitales. Presented by Dig Safely NY, and benefitting the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the night will include special themed jerseys to be signed and auctioned off as well Continue reading

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Telus Field Headed for Wrecking Ball or American Association?

Edmonton Prospects LogoThere are concerns in Edmonton (AB) that Telus Field, the current home of the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League), could be leveled as the city is sending mixed messages about its future.  Meanwhile, American Association commissioner Miles Wolff appears to have a long-term vision for the indy pro circuit that could have a Canadian division led by Edmonton replacing the Texas teams.  Read more here.

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Riversharks to Host Homerun Derby from Deck of Battleship

Camden Riversharks LogoPRESS RELEASE – Have you ever wanted to test your strength and see how far you could hit a ball into the Delaware River? Well, now is your chance to show off your homerun swing and maybe you’ll be able to hit a ball into Philadelphia! Continue reading

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Saints Break Pillow Fight Record

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe St. Paul Saints in partnership with MyPillow have set a new Guinness World Record for the largest pillow fight on Tuesday night with 6,261 fans battling it out.  Actor Stephen Baldwin emceed the pillow fight and comedian Joe Piscopo of Saturday Night Live fame sang the national anthem.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Time, Patience Run Out on Colts

San Angelo Colts LogoThe Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Texas in Dallas has put the final nail into the coffin of the San Angelo Colts (Indy Pro, United League Baseball).  In a recent ruling, the court ordered the ownership’s Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings be dismissed.  The next step is liquidation of its assets under the guidance of the court.  Read more here.

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Amarillo Newspaper Expresses Support for Downtown Ballpark/MPEV Plan

Amarillo ThunderHeads Hi-ResOn the heels of a presentation Monday by Downtown Amarillo Inc. Chairman John Lutz outlining the details of a downtown development plan, the Amarillo Globe-News has come out in favor of the proposed multipurpose event center (MPEV) and takes issue with anyone referring to it as simply a ballpark.  Read more here.

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