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Sports medicine: Sway Medical’s app compares suspicious injury event tests against a pre-injury “normative” or baseline score

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TULSA, OK, 08-Sep-2016 — /EPR SPORTS NEWS/ — Sway Medical LLC (Sway) would like to announce its official availability in all European Union Countries. Sway was issued its CE Mark after being marketed in the United States and Canada for two years. This is significant because European sports organizations ranging from youth through pro level now have an affordable and convenient sideline assessment tool supporting concussion related medical decision making. Medical professionals and trained coaches can obtain a concussion assessment via an Apple mobile device (iPhone or iPad) and the Sway Balance™ System web-portal. Acute objective measurements are obtained by performing a 1.5 minute balance and reaction time test protocol. Licensed athletic trainers, physical therapists and athletic therapists are able to join physicians in acutely managing the underserved market of youth sports, ages six and older.

Concussion injuries are very common in sports, often going un-reported or ignored until the obvious symptoms have incapacitated the athlete or draws the attention of a parent or coach. Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) is a serious medical condition with published mortality rates of up to 50%. SIS occurs when an athlete returns to play while still recovering from an initial concussion injury. During this time, the brain is highly susceptible to additional injury and complications. The Sway Balance™ System is able to accurately assess and track the acute and chronic outcome related to an athlete’s balance, motion reaction time and concussion symptoms. The Sway Balance™ System provides a graphical representation comparing suspicious injury event tests against a pre-injury “normative” or baseline score. The comparison of event tests against an established baseline is a common measurement for traumatic brain injury diagnosis and recovery tracking.

The Sway Balance™ System is available for purchase by licensed medical professionals involved in school, occupational or sports medicine through www.swaymedical.com. Additional protocols are available to assess an individual’s “Fall Risk” or “Functional Status”.

Sway is very excited to introduce this technology to the European Union. The product’s utilization in sports alone will reduce the unintentional misdiagnosis often made when relying on subjective testing protocols such as BESS & SCAT. Rapidly obtained objective data improves outcomes and medical decision making when assessing acute concussion injury, whether in the clinic or on the playing field. The Sway Balance™ System offers referral physicians immediate, remote access to test results once a test is performed. Baseline and event testing is performed via a free app downloaded to any Apple mobile device by a licensed user. Sway invoices an annual fee, which allows the organization to perform unlimited testing for a 12 month license period. The average annual cost per althlete is less than $4.50 USD, while a system user may be added for additional $50.00 annually.

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Winner Sports to kick-off nationwide with a great TV campaign

This great advert highlights how far Winner Sports has come in their meteoric rise. Winner Sports was launched in early 2013 and has quickly grown into a successful online book maker. A full range of betting options, including multiples, and fixed-odds betting, along with coverage of the world’s most popular betting markets, are supported by Winner.

Live coverage, audio commentary, and in-play betting allow punters to catch every angle of an event.

A superior level of sports and events coverage means players will never miss the activities of the most popular and publicized events in the world. Live-betting adds a bit of extra fun into the mix alongside multiples, fixed-odds betting, and several more possibilities.

This especially can be seen in the advert, which showcases Winners increasingly important mobile platform and app, which like the platform, offers the punter to bet on popular and niche markets alike with competitive odds.

Winner Sports offers new punters a generous welcome bonus when making their first deposit: a £25 matching bet.

The advert shows a delighted punter revelling in a winning bet on a different match, while down at the pub with his mates. He jumps up in joy and showcases his dancing skills in front of a bemused crowd. This entertaining advert captures the feeling of winning a bet. The ecstatic rush and shout of joy are common, although not always in a crowded situation.

Head of Sport, Yoni Sidi, said: We are very excited about launching our TV advert. We are sure people will love it. We are also happy for it to highlight our mobile capabilities. Mobile betting has become a real game changer in the market, and we are happy to have an excellent service that offers an easy-to-use experience while including the important in-play betting opportunities.

Look out for the Winner Sports TV ad on Sky Sports News, Sky Sports 1-3, Comedy Central, Comcen Extra, Fox / Music Channels, Dave and E4.
Editors notes:

– Everything about Winner Sports is designed with the end user in mind. This means an intuitive layout and great aesthetics that make every visit to the site a pleasure. Find just what you are looking for without any fuss.

– Winner provides new promotional offers every week to keep up with events, so punters can get the most out of Winner Sports.

– Winner Sports offers a massive selection of over 20 sports and popular events for punters to add to their list of wagers. The number of leagues, races, and events within is staggering to say the least. Fortunately for punters, Winner Sports keeps everything well organized so everyone can easily find their destination.

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Premier League Betting makes Football more Exciting and Suspenseful

Premier League Betting is a Good Bet with William Hill

The 2012-2013 Barclays Premier League football season has gotten off to a roaring start, which augers well for the continuation of the season; and so has Premier League betting at William Hill. The current season began on 18 August 2012, and it is scheduled to wrap up on 19 May 2013, with full coverage available at William Hill.

The Long Football Season Means More Premier League Betting

The Premier League (also known as Barclays Premier League since the world-famous bank took over sponsorship) is England’s main professional football league, with hoards of loyal fans attending games, rooting for their teams and betting on their favourite sides along the way. (The league has thousands of fans outside of England, as well, where it is known as the English Premier League, or EPL.) During the long and arduous 2012-2-13 season, the 20 teams will each play 38 games, giving punters ample opportunity to place bets on a range of markets, such as high scorer, first scorer, and winning side.

Of the 20 teams competing this season, 17 are making repeat appearances, having played in the 2011-2012 Premier League. In addition, three new teams have joined, after being promoted from the Football League Championship. These newcomers are Reading, Southampton and West Ham United, and they’ve replaced the Bolton Wanderers, the Blackburn Rovers and the Wolverhamptom Wanderers. The point system in the Premier League is easy to follow – no changes this season where scoring is concerned. Teams are awarded three points for a win and one point for a draw; the side with the most points at the end of the season takes home the coveted Cup.

William Hill is a Pro at Premier League Betting

Manchester City entered the 2012-2013 season as the the reigning champion, having won the title last season. However, as every football fan knows, anything can happen in the Premier League. The odds on William Hill Sports reflect each team’s chances (longer odds mean a weaker team; stronger odds are given to better teams). UK punters know that William Hill gives the best odds on the Net, which is why so many seasoned punters do their Premier League betting on William Hill. The site’s reputation as professional and reliable is unparalleled.

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Kick Racism Out Of Soccer

United, formed in 2011 following the amalgamation of Coral Springs Storm and Coral Springs Renegades, are teaming up with Kick It Out and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, south Florida’s only professional men’s soccer team, to host the inaugural One Game, One Community Trophy on June 2.

The Trophy, which will be competed for annually in a one-off game between United’s two under-14s teams, is set to take place prior to Lauderdale’s North American Soccer League fixture against the Tampa Bay Rowdies at the Lockhart Stadium.

The youngsters will be supporting Kick It Out by conducting a flag display and donningOne Game, One Community t-shirts before the match at the 18,500-seater arena – a historical venue where football legends George Best, Gerd Mueller, Gordon Banks and Teófilo Cubillas have all previously featured.

To see an e-flyer for the One Game, One Community Trophy match, please click here (e-flyer).

Having established the partnership between Kick It Out and United, Spencer Freedman, who acts as the under-14s assistant coach and parent liaison manager, is looking forward to the occasion. The Englishman said: “We are proud to be one of the first soccer clubs to be carrying the message in the United States.

“It is vital to educate youth players on the importance of social behaviour both on and off the field, and we’re looking to generate as much support ahead of the One Game, One Community Trophy as possible. Let’s get unity in the community, and help in educating our youth to become responsible and productive members of our society.”

Former England international Earl Barrett, one of Kick It Out’s leading ambassadors, has been impressed by the commitment shown by United to spread awareness of the campaign. He said: “Kick It Out is proud to be affiliated to Coral Springs United.

“This is one of the first youth soccer programs to promote the campaign’s message in the United States, and the club deserves praise for spreading awareness around the importance of equality and diversity. Coral’s projects are further proof that football is able to act as a key engagement tool when it comes to educating youngsters, and bringing people together from all different backgrounds.”

For further information on the One Game, One Community Trophy, Tampa Bay Rowdies at 7:30 pm. We hope to have a great attendance and support from the crowd on that day

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For more details & Press Information Contact Spencer Freedmanonegameonecommunity@gmail.com Tel: 954 780 9088 Cell: 631 896 8815Twitter@coralspringsutd

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Olympic Fever Drives 165% Increase in Members for London Social Sports Club

The sports club, who run leagues at over 20 venues across London, have opened 10 new leagues already in 2012 to cope with the demand of a 165% uplift in new members compared to the same period last year. At least another 20 more new leagues are expected before the end of the year.

Luke Mohr, founder and MD of Go Mommoth explains;

“In the last 6 months we’ve seen a huge increase in demand for our sports leagues across the board – when we ask new members what made them want to join there’s obviously a myriad of responses from getting fit to meeting new people but a huge number are also telling us that the increasing buzz of the Olympics has inspired them to go out and get active, rather than just heading straight to the pub when 5:30 comes.”

“The Olympic spirit has really started to grip Londoner’s”

In fact, over 65% of new members at Go Mammoth stated that living or working on the doorstep of the Olympic village had been either the main or a contributing factor in their decision to join one of the sports leagues. Mohr goes onto say;

“Our 5 A Side and London netball leagues are always popular but our less traditional sports like Dodgeball, Volleyball and Ultimate Frisbee are also experiencing significant growth – we see this as a sign that the Olympic spirit has really started to grip Londoner’s! Its great to see new members who may not have played any sport since their PE lessons at school getting involved, trying out new things and getting fit in the process.”

Go Mammoth, which, blends elements of a sports and social club is based on a concept Mohr saw working successfully in North America before founding the London club in 2010. Starting with just 4 leagues and 1 member of staff the club now operates leagues at 24 venues across London with 1000’s of members who take part in weekly leagues of indoor and outdoor sports including Football, Netball, Touch Rugby, Basketball, Dodgeball, Ultimate, Beach Volleyball and Softball.

More information about the club is available at www.gomammoth.co.uk and www.facebook.com/gomammoth, for further details, quotes or interview requests please contact John on press@gomammoth.co.uk or by phone 07809 887424.

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Meet LoveFooty.net – Football Blog Launches New Look Site

LoveFooty.net one of the webs oldest and most popular football blogs has launched a new look website with improved community & social features.

LoveFooty.net was initially launched at the start of 2007 and features all the latest news, gossip, opinions & football videos from the world’s most popular sport.

The new changes include a fresh design which is fast loading and easy to navigate. This is coupled with close integration with the internet’s top social networks including Facebook, Twitter and Google+ which makes it easier than ever for fans to share their views and content with other fans from across the globe.

Lead project designer James Scott who was in charge of the overhaul had this to say about the new look LoveFooty.net: “We had to completely overhaul the site design and we gave it a fresh lick of colour as the old site was rather bland, just in time for the African Cup of Nations 2012.”

Scott also had this to say about the social networking integration “The staggering growth in social networking sites and huge audiences available for popular topics like sports means we can tap into a huge audience very quickly.”

Not only does LoveFooty.net closely integrate their site with the top social networks but they also participate and engage with football fans worldwide using their social networking accounts on Twitter and Facebook.

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npower Announces Award Winners For August

npower has announced the winners of the players and managers awards for the npower Football League in August.

Sheffield Wednesday striker, Ryan Lowe, is the npower League 1 Player of the Month for August. Lowe netted four league goals and three in the Carling Cup for Bury before making a deadline day switch to Wednesday.

Sky Sports’ Football League expert, Peter Beagrie, sits on the npower Player of the Month judging panel. He said: “Ryan was the top-scorer in League 2 last season and he has continued to score goals in a higher division this season.”

In the npower Championship, Middlesbrough striker, Marvin Emnes, is the npower Player of the Month for August. Emnes netted four goals during the month to help Boro to an unbeaten start and fourth place in the table.

Finally, in the npower League 2, Dagenham & Redbridge defender, Mark Arber, is the Player of the Month for August. Arber netted the only goal in a 1-0 win over Swindon Town and helped keep three clean sheets as The Daggers made an impressive start to their npower League 2 campaign.

As for the managers of the month awards, Milton Keynes Dons manager, Karl Robinson, is the npower League 1 Manager of the Month for August. Robinson led The Dons to the top of the table with five wins and a draw from their opening six games.

Former Charlton Athletic boss, Alan Curbishley, chairs the npower Manager of the Month judging panel. He said: “MK Dons have made a fantastic start to the new campaign, both in npower League 1 and the Carling Cup.

“Not only has Karl Robinson led his men to the top of the league, they are also top scorers in the division and winning games in style.”

Over in the npower Championship, Brighton & Hove Albion manager, Gus Poyet, is the Manager of the Month for August. Poyet led The Seagulls to the top of the table with four wins and a draw from their first five games.

npower’s Head of Sponsorship, Emma Collins, said: “Brighton lit up npower League 1 last season and now they are doing the same in the Championship.

“They have settled easily into their new stadium and performed very well in the first five games of the new campaign.

“I’d like to congratulate Gus and the team on behalf of npower, and wish them the best of luck for the rest of the season.”

Rotherham United manager, Andy Scott, is the npower League 2 Manager of the Month for August. Scott led The Millers to second in the table with four wins and a draw from their opening six games.

The judging panel comprises Sky Sports Football League expert, Peter Beagrie, Football League head of Communications, John Nagle, BBC Sport’s, Mark Clemmit and npower’s Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins.

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Npower Supports Cricket in the City

In support Cricket in the City in Birmingham, Test Series sponsor npower will be bringing its Urban Cricket to Victoria Square.

A scheme to encourage grass roots cricket and get children playing the game, Urban Cricket is now in its fifth year. As part of the scheme, five dedicated Urban Cricket facilities were opened across the country – including one in Highgate Park in Birmingham which was opened in 2008.

Birmingham City Council, working in partnership with Warwickshire Cricket Board, regularly uses the facility to run cricket coaching programmes for local schools.

npower will bring Urban Cricket to the city centre as part of the Cricket in the City event, with a giveaway of hundreds of cricket kits, including a bat and ball.

Clare McDoughall, Education Programme Director at npower, said: “Initiatives like Urban Cricket are essential to get more young people interested in playing cricket. It’s easy to learn, anyone can have a go and you don’t need expensive equipment.”

Urban Cricket is a national project run in conjunction with ECB, which launched in 2006 with a clear goal to get more children playing cricket. The scheme has also been responsible for the development of 5 purpose built cricket facilities across UK, those being in Brixton in London, Abbeyfield Park in Sheffield, Highgate Park in Birmingham, King Edward in Nottingham and Bignor Playing Field in Manchester.

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Research Now Poll Finds Canadians Mostly Undecided on 2011 CFL Grey Cup Champion

Research Now recently conducted a poll among 1,000 Canadian respondents aged 18 and over who are members of the Web Perspectives panel, to find out respondents’ opinions on which team will become the 2011 Grey Cup champion.

The poll found that most people are uncertain about the outcome of this year’s match up. When asked ‘which team do you think will win’, 39% of Canadian respondents replied that they are not sure. The percentage was far higher among women (45%) than men (22%).

The Montreal Alouettes, however, were favorites with 12% of those surveyed predicting they will come out as this year’s CFL champions. The Toronto Argonauts ranked a close second (11%), followed by the BC Lions (10%).

The remaining 5 teams ranked very similar among those surveyed: the Calgary Stampers (6%); the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6%); the Edmonton Eskimos (5%); the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5%); and the Hamilton Tiger-cats (5%). Given such close results, only history will tell who will win the 2011 CFL Grey Cup championship.

The Canadian Football League (CFL) Grey Cup is the single biggest sporting event in Canada, drawing football fans from across the country. It has long been the nation’s largest television event, attracting an impressive 6.25 million viewers last year. With less than 4 months to go, excitement and speculation over the 2011 championship game is already mounting.

This year’s Grey Cup championship will be held on November 27 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. The city will become the hub of Grey Cup fever, hosting most of the festivities including concerts, team parties, gala events, parades and autograph sessions.

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Bleacher Creatures™ Launches New Line of NFL Character Toys

Do you have young football fans in your family? Now they can play with their favorite professional football players any time with the new line of National Football League Bleacher Creatures toys.

Officially licensed by NFL Properties LLC and NFL PLAYERS, the licensing and marketing arm of the NFL Players Association, each Bleacher Creature plush character is dressed in his team uniform.

“Now children can hang out with football stars such as Tony Romo, Adrian Peterson and Drew Brees whenever they want,” said Matthew Hoffman of Bleacher Creatures. “Our lineup of NFL player plush characters and hand puppets turn your favorite players into your kids’ favorite toys, encouraging fun, inspiration and play.”

“This is a great gift for kids,” Hoffman said. “It turns some of the superstars of the game into household favorites for young football fans.”

The initial line of Bleacher Creatures also features stars such as Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers, Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts and Troy Polamalu and Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

“We are excited about the opportunity to connect the popularity of sports to the children’s toy market”, Hoffman said. “We look forward to creating more great football characters as well as popular players from other sports.”

Bleacher Creatures™ was founded by Matthew Hoffman, a sports licensing industry veteran who was formerly an executive with GSI Commerce and Majestic Athletic. When his young children turned out to be sports fans, Hoffman realized that there was an opportunity in the $20+ billion dollar US toy market to engage kids who love watching their favorite teams and players in action.

Hoffman created a line of cartoonish yet fully recognizable versions of today’s biggest sports stars so kids can connect to their favorite teams and players with imaginative play.

The new line of NFL Bleacher Creatures plush and puppets launches August 5th.

For more information about Bleacher Creatures, please check out their website at www.bleachercreaturetoys.com.

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npower Announces the Winner of Every Shirt Competition for Huddersfield Town

npower has announced that Terriers’ fan Sam Preest will be the face of Huddersfield Town when they take on Peterborough United.

Sam, 29, originally from Aspley, West Yorks, will feature on a giant 15×6 metre banner on the side of Old Trafford – seen by thousands of people on their way into the ground on Sunday, May 29 for the npower League One play offs Final.

He won the competition – run by Football League title sponsors npower – after explaining what the Huddersfield shirt means to him. There were more than three thousand entries from football fans across the country.

Sam, who works as a finance officer at the University of Huddersfield, said on his Every shirt winner entry: “I’ll always remember walking on the beach in Dubai with my Town shirt on; local people coming up to me to ask which shirt it was.

“It was great to explain about Town and its history…the fact we won the League three times in a row before Manchester United, Liverpool or anyone else.”

The giant banner of Sam will be revealed on Old Trafford’s East Stand in full view of the thousands of fans walking up Sir Matt Busby Way to the stadium.

Sam added: “I couldn’t believe it when I found out I would be the face of Huddersfield at Old Trafford.

“It’s surreal to think that my face will represent the Terriers in the biggest match of the season. I’ve told my close friends and family about the banner, but it will be a shock to a lot of people.

“I’ll be going to the match with my Dad, Cliff. We are both season ticket holders at the Galpharm and huge fans.”

The competition was part of npower’s Every Shirt Has a Story campaign, which encouraged football fans across the country to submit their favourite shirt stories.

npower sponsorship manager Emma Collins said: “We’re delighted to announce Sam as our Every Shirt Has a Story winner for Huddersfield.

“We hope that this helps make it a memorable day for Sam and his family, regardless of what happens on the pitch.”

The Every Shirt promotion is still open for fans to enter, with a range of prizes and football tickets to be won before June 30.

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npower Announces the Winner of Every Shirt Competition for Swansea City

npower has announced that Swansea City fan Steve Meredith will be the face of the Swans when they take on Reading.

Steve, originally from Swansea but now based in St Helens, will feature on giant 24×16 metre posters outside Wembley Stadium on Monday May 30, which will be seen by thousands of people on their way into the ground to watch the npower Championship play offs Final.

He won the competition – run by Football League title sponsors npower – after explaining the history behind his Swansea City shirt.

Steve’s Every Shirt winner entry told how he cradled his newborn son, Will, with his Swansea City shirt when he was born.

Will, now 13, features on the huge poster, wearing the very same shirt from the day of his birth.

The artwork of the pair will be revealed on the North External Wall of Wembley Stadium.

He said: “I was completely gobsmacked when I heard I’d won.

“The day was always going to be a special one, with Swansea so close to promotion. But for me to represent the club in this way is incredible.

“It still hasn’t really sunk in. I can’t wait to see the posters when they’re on display.”

npower sponsorship manager Emma Collins said: “Steve’s story really deserved to win the competition. We’re delighted for him.

“The poster of the two promises to look fantastic. Fingers crossed for Steve it will be a wonderful day at Wembley, regardless of the result.”

The competition was part of npower’s Every Shirt Has a Story campaign, which encouraged football fans across the country to submit their favourite shirt stories.

There were more than three thousand entries from footy fans across the country.

The promotion is still open for fans to enter, with a range of prizes and football tickets to be won before June 30.

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npower Announces The Winner Of Every Shirt Competition For Reading FC

npower has announced that Royals’ fan Mark Horseman will be the face of Reading FC when they take on Swansea City.

Mark, 63, from Kennington, Oxford, will feature on a giant 24 x16 metre poster on the side of Wembley Stadium on Monday, May 30 – seen by thousands of people on their way into the ground for the npower Championship play offs Final.

Mark won the competition – run by Football League title sponsors npower – after explaining what the Reading shirt means to him. There were more than three thousand entries from football fans across the country.

He explained on his entry: “I may not have got an invite to the Royal Wedding, but this shirt is the only proof I need that I’m a Royal.”

The giant poster of the Every Shirt winner will be revealed on Wembley’s North Exterior Wall in full view of the thousands of fans walking up Olympic Way to the stadium.

Mark added: “I could hardly believe it when I heard I would be the face of Reading at Wembley. It is a huge day for the club and I am proud to be a part of it.

“I can imagine thousands of Reading fans walking towards the stadium. They will see my picture as soon as they are off the train. Several of my friends will be at the game and I am not going to tell them about the posters. It will be a big surprise for them.

“I go to most games with my daughter Helen and we will be at Wembley together to cheer the Royals on. I’m predicting a 3-1 win for the Royals with Super Shane Long to score.”

npower sponsorship manager Emma Collins said: “We are delighted for Mark. He is clearly a huge Reading fan.

“It is the biggest day of the season for the Royals. We’re sure Mark and Helen will enjoy their trip to Wembley – which promises to be a huge occasion for everyone involved.”

The competition was part of npower’s Every Shirt Has a Story campaign, which encouraged football fans across the country to submit their favourite shirt stories.

The promotion is still open for fans to enter, with a range of prizes and football tickets to be won before June 30.

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Stat Based Fantasy Sports Finally Enters the MMA World

Finally, MMA fans can experience what fantasy NFL fans have been experiencing for years with a groundbreaking stat based fantasy game. Unlike other MMA pick em’ games, MMA Xtreme Fantasy offers the ability to choose a team of fighters for one event, which will represent different statisitical categories and have them compete in a league for large cash prizes.

Up until now, there have only been variations of fantasy MMA games where you can pick a winner and how they win. By definition though, true fantasy games that are played for cash prizes can only be based on statistical results and not by actual outcomes. MMA Xtreme Fantasy is the first fantasy MMA site to offer such leagues.

There are two main reasons why a true fantasy MMA game took so long to develop. The first one was simply stats. Until recently, there have been no official stats taken for MMA fights. However, with there being official stats for high profile fights now, the capability of true fantasy leagues is a reality.

The second reason was how different MMA is compared to most other sports that fantasy leagues are played in. Most sports have a large pool of players to choose from and a consistent season. What Xtreme Fantasy Leagues.com has done was use the basic principles of how traditional fantasy sports have been played and flipped the concepts in order to maintain the traditional style of fantasy play, but fit it into the sport of MMA.

Instead of drafting a fighter for a certain position, team owners are drafting them for a certain statistical category. This is why MMA Xtreme Fantasy can offer 10+ teams per league with only a small group of fighters to choose from. Each league also only runs for one event, cutting down the commitment time and other issues that arise from not having a set season.

Owner, Mike Sixel believes this is what the sport needs to take it to, yet another level. “Even being a huge fight fan myself”, explained Sixel, “There are always at least one or two fights that are either boring or I simply don’t know the fighters. I didn’t have any investment in those fights, but now people will have that investment and excitement because of the true fantasy MMA experience.”

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Sportpost.com To Become The Largest Sport Specific Video On Demand Site In The World

Sportpost.com, the new sports social media portal, has taken another giant step towards its goal of becoming the largest sport specific video on demand site in the world, after signing unique deals with the Football Association, and Europe’s largest action sports portal, MPORA.com.

The media partnerships, unique to Sportpost.com, have been designed to give media and brand owners the ability to freely distribute premium sports content via their own video players that simply plug in to the Sportpost network. Media owners can engage with sports fans from all over the world whilst at the same time remaining in control of their own advertising revenue.

Peter Janes, Managing Director of Sportpost.com explained: “Previously, media owners would never share their content with each other, as they would lose the control and potentially the revenue associated. We are in talks with some of the world’s largest media producers and our new independent distribution model is proving very attractive. For no cost we can give all sports media owners access to the platform to help build audiences and drive traffic and advertising revenue. In return, sports fans via sportpost have total access and choice to the best sports content around the world in one location.”

Having only launched in March 2010, Sportpost.com has smashed forecasts, registering more than nine times the expected traffic numbers. The pioneering site encourages fans to ‘share your sport with the world’. It combines the sports videos, blogs, news and debates from the world of sport into one central location. It also gives a voice to the superstars of world sport, with exclusive deals to publish personal sport blogs from athletes including 2010 Grand National winner, A.P. McCoy, Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen and tennis stars Kim Clijsters, Caroline Wozniacki and Robin Soderling.

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ExtraEdgeTraining.com – Connecting Athletes with Private Coaches

Extra Edge Training LLC (www.extraedgetraining.com) is a new online service that provides a way for ambitious athletes to seek out credible coaches for private training purposes. The service leverages the experiences and skills of current and past collegiate athletes to provide individualized coaching to promising youth athletes. The site’s main component is an online directory which is searchable by sport and location. The service is free to use by anyone and returns local results of quality coaching talent within 40 miles. Extra Edge Training is a valuable tool for athletes seeking to get ahead during the summer months by training with a private coach.

ExtraEdgeTraining.com - Connecting Athletes with Private Coaches

An athlete (or any visitor to the site) can easily connect with a coach through the online directory and a simple contact form. The coaches in Extra Edge Training’s online directory must fulfill certain qualifications, and all are subject to background checks. At this time, coaches range from current collegiate athletes to those with over 20 years of coaching experience. Additionally, Extra Edge Training’s directory contains coaches in 13 different sports, including: baseball, basketball, field hockey, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, strength & conditioning, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling.

Brendan Fitzgerald, CEO of Extra Edge Training, said about the service, “Youth athletes who are serious about improving their skills and playing at the next level should take advantage of the upcoming summer months to work with a private coach to elevate their game.” While youth athletes continue to spend resources to improve their skills in a variety of ways, it is widely known that a personal coach is often the best way to achieve actual results. Extra Edge Training is the first service that provides these athletes with an easy-to-use online platform for selecting the best coach in their area to help achieve their athletic goals.

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Athlete Dies For 11 Minutes – God Raised The Dead, And Forgave His Sins

Brian is no different from any other human being on earth. But Brian’s athletic talents and skills proved to be highly favored more than 98 percent of the athletes in the world today.

During his 7 years of playing little league baseball, he earned and collected 2 M.V.P trophies as a pitcher. During his five years of playing little league football, he earned and collected 2 M.V.P. trophies as a quarterback. In Buder Gym, Brian Irons experienced the moment of signing his name on a few high school student’s books and papers, after displaying his skills playing basketball. In fighting, he holds a brilliant record of 8-0, with 8 knockdowns. In high school, Mr. Irons won the 1st place trophy in a dancing contest. This guy is amazing, and his story goes on and on and on and on.

Well, it’s like this; one day, Brian Irons was with the fellows getting high. While getting high, his heart stopped beating for eleven minutes. He slipped into a coma, and stayed in it for ten days. Due to the coma and heart stopping experience, his brain suffered a disastrous injury. Because of this brain injury, the nerves in his left leg had been damaged. For a total of 8 months, 3 different hospitals became his home.

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Joe Estephan Vintage Programs Available on Site

The Monday Night Football Programs that are listed on vintagefootballprograms.com are good to view. Joe Estephan has websites that lists many New York Giant and Buffalo Bills football programs. Another is the web site: which give the mood on a fall day.

The Minnesota Vikings now have Brett Farve who used to be on the Green Bay packer Programs. Yhe Atlanta Falcons programs display interesting scenes from fall days when football is played in the south. Joe Estephan Football Program Website has a number of teams like the Houston Oilers and Pittsburgh Steelers. The fun, colorful display of team rosters makes the blue color program more rainbow like. The programs make you think that you are actually at the stadium. The aroma of hot dogs and stadium food is interesting Joe Estephan creation of game information make the reader more in tune with the sport. With the Seattle Seahawk program, someone can read about the Pacific Northwest team. Many would like to attend the stadium with a friend. An fun and insightful green cover sheet in of team photo may want to enhance the game going into overtime Monday Night Football are good to keep handy as they are on Joe Estephan site http://www.vintagefootballprograms.com

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Horse Racing Teams Up With Sportpost.com To Attract A Younger Audience

Sportpost, sports social media site, has become an odds on favourite for fans of horse racing as the sport battles for viewers and looks to attract the next generation of fans. This week both Racing UK and ‘At The Races’ (The UK’s biggest broadcasters of horse racing content) have joined the growing list of channel partners at Sportpost.com. This move also works hand in hand with the sports move to overhaul betting and utilise decimals which is a language much more familiar to the younger generation.

Horse Racing Teams Up With Sportpost.com To Attract A Younger Audience

The two channel partners join recent Grand National winner and jockey legend A.P.McCoy who already has his own blogging portal within the Sportpost site. The move is highly significant in that horse racing, which has always previously used traditional distribution methods, has now fully embraced social media. Social media is increasingly being seen as the medium of choice for engaging younger viewers and increasing brand awareness, sportpost.com is at the forefront of this shift.

Richard Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of Racing UK said: “Racing should always be looking at ways to introduce the sport to a new audience, and Sportpost is an innovative solution to do just that. Racing UK’s strong video content will contribute to the success of the site.”

Sportpost (Europe’s first sports social media site) is proving very popular with sports stars, rights holders and media owners as an exciting promotional tool. The multi-sport site already boasts, after less than a month since its launch, media partners such as Red Bull, Nike Football, the UFC, Euro League Basketball and now the two premier horse racing broadcasters in the UK. The full list of channel partners can be found within the sports videos portal at Sportpost.

Matt Taylor, Head of Online for At The Races said, “Exclusive content is very important to any broadcaster or publisher, but it is impossible to ignore the opportunity to drive fresh viewers through social media. Sportpost is a fantastic tool as it enables At The Races to widen racing’s overall appeal and grow awareness of our brand.”

Sports stars are also seeing the potential of the sports blogs portal within Sportpost. The site partners with stars such as tennis world No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki, England rugby stars James Haskell and Danny Care and recent Grand National winner AP McCoy, who immediately blogged of his success exclusively through his Sportpost blog.

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JD Sports To Put On Exclusive N-Dubz Gig For Customers

JD Sports have teamed up with adidas Originals and are giving their customers the chance to attend an exclusive N-Dubz gig at the Matter nightclub, situated inside the O2 arena in London.

JD Sports To Put On Exclusive N-Dubz Gig For Customers

N-Dubz first came to prominence on the music scene in 2007 when they claimed the prestigious Best UK Newcomer award at the MOBOs. Off the back of this recognition they were vaulted to the forefront of the British music scene and went platinum in 2008 with their debut album, Uncle B. Since then they’ve gone on to win two more MOBO awards and firmly establish their place on the musical map.

JD has long been associated with N-Dubz, with the group often seen wearing clothing and trainers from the exclusive JD adidas Originals collection.

Tickets for the gig will only be available to JD customers and there will only be 700 pairs of tickets available for the gig, giving fans the chance to see the trio up close and personal. As well as the 700 pairs of tickets, JD will also be giving away 10 pairs of special VIP passes. These VIP passes will allow the winners the chance to go backstage and hang with Dappy, Fazer and Tulisa.

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