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MAVTV CHANGES TO CHANNEL 214 ON DIRECTV

MAVTV CHANGES TO CHANNEL 214 ON DIRECTV

MAVTV American Real is receiving a new channel assignment on the DIRECTV system.  Effective August 17, 2013 MAVTV will be moving from Channel 219 to Channel 214. “We are moving towards adding more and more motorsports, especially grassroots motorsports to our line-up,” says Bob Patison President of MAVTV American Real. “This new Channel position on DIRECTV Channel 214 places the network in the center of ‘action sports’ programming with Channel 213 the MLB Network and Channel 215 the NHL Network […]

RED BULL TRAINING GROUNDS FULL WEEKEND OF ESPORTS ACTION

RED BULL TRAINING GROUNDS FULL WEEKEND OF ESPORTS ACTION

RED BULL TRAINING GROUNDS HEADS TO THE SUNSHINE STATE WITH FULL WEEKEND OF ESPORTS ACTION AND ANALYSIS AT FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY   Eight eSports Athletes Head to Florida for Competitive Training, Expert Criticism and $10,000 in Prizes   Santa Monica – July 16, 2013 – Competition never sleeps. On the heels of the inaugural Red Bull Training Grounds at Red Bull North America headquarters in Santa Monica last month, the next stop for this professional videogame athlete invitational will be […]

EXODUS & MUNICIPAL WASTE MEMBERS TEST DRIVE THE SCION FR-S

EXODUS & MUNICIPAL WASTE MEMBERS TEST DRIVE THE SCION FR-S

When you’re in a world-renowned metal band that gets to travel around the world and perform for hundreds of thousands of screaming fans each year, what’s left to check off on the personal Bucket List?   Test drive a very fast car, that’s what.   EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes and MUNICIPAL WASTE drummer Dave Witte were recruited as members of the SCION AV All-Stars and headed for the Willow Springs International Raceway in Rosamond, California (about one hour outside of […]

CHTHONIC Kicks Off Baseball Season In Taiwan With First Pitch

CHTHONIC Kicks Off Baseball Season In Taiwan With First Pitch

The second season of Taiwan’s professional baseball league kicked off on July 5, with CHTHONIC being invited by the team The Brother Elephants as guests of honor to throw the first pitch. Thunderstorms that afternoon had delayed equipment preparation and the band was forced to perform their rendition of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” without any sort of soundcheck. Fortunately, CHTHONIC — bedecked in specially designed uniforms — completed the mission with great success, as the rapturous crowd reaction so […]

Portland to host 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game

Portland to host 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game

JELD-WEN Field to host 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, marking a Cascadia first At 42 consecutive sellouts and counting, Timbers’ iconic JELD-WEN Field welcomes summer showcase Get ready for a new chapter in the history of the MLS All-Star Game, this time with a Cascadia twist.  Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Portland’s JELD-WEN Field will be the site of the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, bringing the league’s midsummer showcase to the frenzied Pacific Northwest for the first time […]

REDHOOK INTRODUCES “GAME CHANGER ALE” TO PAIR PERFECTLY WITH SPORTS FANS’ FAVORITE FOOD

REDHOOK INTRODUCES “GAME CHANGER ALE” TO PAIR PERFECTLY WITH SPORTS FANS’ FAVORITE FOOD

Redhook Brewery, the Northwest’s original craft brew, announced today that Game Changer Ale, a beer brewed with  wings and sports fans in mind, will be available across the United States beginning July 15. Game Changer will also be available at over 925 Buffalo Wild Wings™ restaurants. “Wings and sports go hand-in-hand, and we know there is demand for a good, flavorful draught beer to complement the two,” said Andy Thomas, President at Craft Brew Alliance. “Redhook Game Changer was created […]

TNA Wrestling Brings ‘BOUND FOR GLORY’ To San Diego Sunday, Oct. 20

TNA Wrestling Brings ‘BOUND FOR GLORY’ To San Diego Sunday, Oct. 20

TNA’S BIGGEST PAY-PER-VIEW EXTRAVAGANZA OF THE YEAR CAPS WEEKEND FULL OF NOTABLE EVENTS, INCLUDING INDUCTION OF THE SECOND MEMBER OF THE TNA HALL OF FAME The miles traveled, the battles fought, the challenges met and the lives changed … all of them lead here. TNA Wrestling is heading to San Diego for the very first time with its marquee Pay-Per-View event of 2013 BOUND FOR GLORY, live from Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University Sunday, Oct. 20, at […]

AEROSMITH to headline Harley Davidson’s 110th Anniversary Celebration

AEROSMITH to headline Harley Davidson’s 110th Anniversary Celebration

Come home to Milwaukee Labor Day weekend in 2013 to an epic anniversary celebration at the Harley-Davidson Museum® and the Henry Maier Festival Grounds (Summerfest Grounds). Activities include: Custom Bike Show Motorcycle display area World’s Largest Bike Night at The H-D Museum® on Thursday, August 29 Special H.O.G.® 30th Anniversary Celebration starts Thursday, August 29 All Harley enthusiasts can book accommodations online. Domestic U.S. telephone inquiries call 1-866-651-3449. International inquiries call 1-888-497-9135. Limit of maximum of 5 rooms per booking […]

bassist Mark Evans auctions AC/DC Gold Record for Sydney soccer team

bassist Mark Evans auctions AC/DC Gold Record for Sydney soccer team

Former AC/DC bass player Mark Evans is auctioning off a gold record award for High Voltage in order to raise funds to help the Sydney Secondary College girls soccer team travel from Australia to Hawaii in April 2013 to represent their school in international competition. The award was presented to Mark by Atlantic Records France to signify the sale of 100,000 for the High Voltage album, the Australian band’s first European release. Bidding began at AU$495.00 and currently stands at […]

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