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Mercury strike deal with Casino Arizona, Talking Stick

February 3, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

Today, the Phoenix Mercury entered into an exclusive, multi-year marquee partnership with Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort that includes branding on the Mercury’s home and away jerseys. The new agreement also designates Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort as the presenting sponsor of the Phoenix Mercury. The partnership was announced this morning by Mercury… Read More →

Waste Management Names Sustainability Challenge Winner

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January 30, 2014 by in Business News | Green | Sports

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that the Shell Houston Open has been named the winner of its inaugural Sustainability Challenge. In a contest that invited all PGA TOUR tournaments to detail their respective sustainable event initiatives, The Shell Houston Open received the highest ranking out of 24 tournament submissions for its cumulative score in… Read More →

Limelight Helps LiveExercise Reach Global Audience

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January 24, 2014 by in Business News | Sports | Tech

Limelight Networks (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that LiveExercise, the leading provider of online video at home workouts, has selected Limelight OrchestrateTM (“Orchestrate”) Video to power their online video content. LiveExercise is an online health and fitness destination dedicated to making healthy living affordable and accessible for all body types,… Read More →

D-backs Announce Most Valuable Partner Awards

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January 23, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) announced the winners of last week’s Most Valuable Partner Awards, the unique award show designed to honor the best D-backs’ partners in a variety of categories. The awards ceremony was held at Gila River Casinos’ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino – Ovations Live! Showroom. Several D-backs players were on hand… Read More →

NFL Legend Ditka to Appear at Taste In Tempe

January 22, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Sports

Mike Ditka, NFL Hall of Famer and former NFL coach of the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints, will make an exclusive appearance at the first ever Taste In Tempe, Sun., Feb. 9. Presented by CBS Radio (KMLE @ 107.9, 94.5 KOOL FM and LIVE 101.5), Tempe Center for the Arts and R Entertainment Company,… Read More →

Camelback Mountain trail reopens

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures
January 15, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

A popular and challenging recreation trail in Phoenix is open after a year-long renovation project. The Echo Canyon recreation area on Camelback Mountain now has twice as much parking. Other work included rerouting part of the trail and installing a permanent bathroom, a chilled drinking fountain and a shade ramada.

Fiesta Bowl executive director Shelton resigns

Fiesta Bowl, Junker Terminated
January 14, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

Robert Shelton has resigned as executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, 2½ years after he took the job amid a scandal that rocked the foundation of one of college football’s major events. Shelton said his leaving was a mutual decision by him and the bowl’s board of directors. Shelton left his post as president of… Read More →

Boot Campaign Partners with Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

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January 3, 2014 by in Featured | Nonprofit | Sports

The Boot Campaign and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series today announced a new partnership to show appreciation for troops and raise funds for military programs at the 2014 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon. A grassroots initiative which started in 2009, the Boot Campaign will become the benefiting charity of… Read More →

Bondurant joins SCCA Hall of Fame

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December 30, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

Bob Bondurant is ascending the podium once again. The legendary driver and driving educator has been elected to the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. He joins friend Dan Gurney and racing associates Kathy Barnes, Dr. Bob Hubbard, Jim Downing and Pete Hylton for the honor, which recognizes his… Read More →

Fulton, Suns 3-point Zone giving back

Goran Dragic, Brandon Knight

As 2013 comes to a close, the Phoenix Suns are near the top of the NBA’s Western Conference—and the U.S. Navy League and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) have more money for the good work they do, thanks to the Suns’ sharpshooters. For more than 10 years Tempe-based Fulton Homes has partnered with… Read More →

Arizona lands 2016 championship game

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December 16, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

Arizona will host the College Football Playoff championship in 2016 and Tampa, Fla., will be the site of the 2017 title game. The conference commissioners who oversee the playoffs announced Monday their choices for the sites of the second and third championship games in the new postseason system that goes into effect next season. “This… Read More →

Phoenix Coyotes Owners Have Big Plans for the Team, Including a Name Change

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December 9, 2013 by in Sports | Video

For the first time since 2009 the Phoenix Coyotes have an owner, IceArizona. IceArizona is a group composed of several business leaders from across North America. Renaissance sports and entertainment LLC will act as managing partner of IceArizona. “It has been exhausting yet very rewarding, we are thrilled that we have been able to finally… Read More →

Sole Sports Named One of America’s Top Running Stores

Sole Sports Gait Analysis
December 6, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

On December 5 at The Running Event, an industry-only trade show held in Austin, Sole Sports Running Zone was named as one of the top four running specialty store in the country in the 2013 Running Store of the Year competition. Each year, Competitor magazine and Running Insight accept public nominations to determine the 50… Read More →

Sole Sports Named One of America's Top Running Stores

Sole Sports Gait Analysis
December 6, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

On December 5 at The Running Event, an industry-only trade show held in Austin, Sole Sports Running Zone was named as one of the top four running specialty store in the country in the 2013 Running Store of the Year competition. Each year, Competitor magazine and Running Insight accept public nominations to determine the 50… Read More →