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AWBL Creator Godfather Media Now Embark Holdings (Seriously)

Godfather Media, Inc., which launched the new indy pro American West Baseball League, has changed its name to Embark Holdings, Inc.  Before Godfather, CEO Michael Cummings operated a similar holding company called Xcellence in Entertainment, Inc. (XnE), which no Continue reading


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Yuma Panthers Out for 2012

In not so surprising news, Michael Cummings and Godfather Media, Inc. are calling it quits for the indy pro Yuma Panthers (North American League) for the 2012 season.  Cummings basically blames the instability of the NAL, but he’s been playing dice with the Golden Baseball League/NAL for a few years now, so this isn’t some Continue reading


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Godfather Media Adds Another

Godfather Media Inc. has acquired 60-percent control of the indy pro Orange County/Fullerton Flyers (North American League).  The team sat out the 2011 season, while the ownership group led by Alan Mintz continued to work on a new ballpark deal with the City of Fullerton (CA).  The team is listed as one of four teams in the NAL’s Northern Division and, from what we hear, may be playing as a road team Continue reading


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Maui Under New Ownership

It was announced on Saturday that the Golden Baseball League’s Na Koa Ikaika Maui baseball team has been acquired by Hawaii Baseball, LLC, an ownership group made of Harris Tulchin, Leroy Pettigrew, and Bob Young.  The three investors also own an interest in the league’s Orange County Flyers.  The Maui team was launched last year and owned by Xcellence in Entertainment (XnE) led by Continue reading


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Formal Announcement Expected Tomorrow for GBL Team in Maui

At an announcement tomorrow, the mayor of Maui is expected to sign off on an agreement that will allow XnE, Inc. to use Iron Maehara Baseball Stadium as the home for a new expansion franchise from the independent Golden Baseball League.  Read more here.

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XnE, Inc. Adds Hawaiian Islands to Portfolio

Golden_Baseball_League_Main_LogoXnE, Inc. (aka Xcellence in Entertainment) has announced that it has paid $800,000 to acquire the exclusive rights to operate four Golden Baseball League franchises on the Hawaiian Islands.  The first team is expected to be located on Maui at War Memorial Complex.  Read more here.  Several weeks ago, XnE, Inc. reported that it taken over ownership of the league’s St. George Roadrunners, the organization’s first baseball franchise acquisition.  Read more here.

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