Texas Sports

Newly Formed Professional Football League (PFL) Launching Spring 2018

13 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 -- The "Professional Football League" is pleased to announce its inaugural season for Spring 2018. Football teams from franchise cities throughout the United States will be led onto the field of battle by eight renowned, highly decorated and legendary head coaches, including Dave Campo: "Three Time NFL Champion & National College Champion"; Ted Cottrell: MAC's 2012 Inaugural Hall of Fame Class Inductee, Inaugural Honoree of MAC "ALL-Century" Team, 1969 HOF Inductee Delaware Valley University & Innovator of the "3-4 Defense"; University of Florida & Penn State Living legend Galen Hall: Two-Time National Champion as OC and National Championship Head Coach, recently enshrined into Florida-Georgia Football Hall of Fame; Darren Arbet: Four-time Arena League Champion & 2011 HOF inductee; Norm Chow: Two Time National Champion Offense Coordinator & Coach of four Heisman Trophy winners...

Sam F. Hamra Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

13 12 2017

    SPRINGFIELD, MO, December 13, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Sam F. Hamra a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Hamra celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Mr. Hamra is an attorney and is the Founder & Chairman of Hamra Enterprises, which owns and operates 154 restaurants (Wendy's, Panera Bread and Noodles & Company) in Missouri, Chicago and Boston, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel (Lewisville, Texas), co-owner of the Comfort Inn Hotel (Springfield,...

Help on the Shelf

12 12 2017

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- For those who don't live in the North Pole, elves can be hard to find when a holiday emergency – or non-emergency – arises. Help on the shelf is just around the corner at the neighborhood 7-Eleven® store. 7-Eleven has a surprisingly long list of holiday helps packed in its stores, including the latest toys for kids, game cards for teens, gift cards for teachers and co-workers, presents for white elephant gift exchanges, holiday party food and beverages, sweet treats and stocking stuffers. Instead of checking your list (twice) during holiday shopping, 7-Eleven offers its customers the perk of convenience by making hard-to-find holiday gifts easy to find while grabbing coffee in the morning or gas on the way home. Customers can also earn points when they purchase holiday items on the enhanced 7Rewards® loyalty program. These points can be redeemed in-store at participating locations on other select food and beverage products found in the...

Dr. Marium Murad Showcased as a Featured Member for 2017 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

12 12 2017

Houston, TX, December 12, 2017 -- Dr. Marium Murad of Houston, Texas has been showcased as a Featured Member for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 25 years in the fields of wellness and alternative healing practices.About Dr. Marium MuradDr. Marium Murad is the Founder/Owner of the Movement is Blessed Program, based on the timeless principles of science, which promotes natural body movements for health/wellness for everyone to benefit. It is especially beneficial to individuals who are unable to exercise at the gym, swim, walk or jog, or are ill. She created the MB-“Movement is Blessed” Program, an all-natural therapy using the body’s own natural motion for health and harmony. Her program is world-renowned for natural healing in acute and chronic conditions and is designed simply in everyday terminology for the layman. The program is currently available in English, Braille, Spanish, Vietnamese, and is...

In Focus Brands Signs Exclusive Buyout Option

12 12 2017

In Focus Brands and L Martin Management sign an exclusive option for a potential buyout as the two firms further align their companies and offerings under one banner. New York, NY, December 12, 2017 -- In Focus Brands, the international team that has launched 130 companies and in the last 3 years brought 3 firms from launch to exit, has agreed to an exclusive option for a leveraged buyout negotiation with the Texas firm, L Martin Management, effective December 9, 2017 to include its 11 company portfolio and 2 funds.L Martin Management led by Brent Martin (of BM5 Consulting and a client partner of In Focus Brands) aims to join the In Focus Brands’ Operational Team, Board of Directors and Executive Management Suite and lead the new business products department being developed for startups and Fortune 500 firms if the agreement is reached before Q2, 2018.Brent Martin explains: “Here is what we know from working with this organization for the last few years on a number of initiatives....

Goal-shattering $1.25 million donated by Sport Clips Haircuts to VFW for Help A Hero Scholarships

11 12 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Today Sport Clips Haircuts donated $1.25 million to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Foundation to support active-duty U.S. service members' and veterans' scholarships through the Help A Hero program. This year's fundraising target was shattered when Sport Clips' clients and product partner donations exceeded the original $1 million goal, and Sport Clips made its own Veterans Day contributions of $1 per haircut service. Help A Hero began as an initiative between Sport Clips and the VFW to provide phone calls home for deployed and hospitalized service members and veterans. The initiative then transitioned in 2013 to the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. To date, more than 900 VFW-administered scholarships have been awarded to qualified, active-duty military and veterans who wish to pursue college degrees and vocational certifications. Sport Clips Haircuts donated $1.25 million to the Veterans...

Dr. Jay Oza opening a new Dental Clinic in Midlothian

11 12 2017

Marvel Dental Doctor Visit A new Dental Clinic opening in Midlothian, TX MIDLOTHIAN, TX, USA, December 11, 2017 -- Dr Jay Oza is opening a brand new Dental Clinic in Midlothian, TX and is accepting new patients. Dr. Oza lived in Fort Worth for almost one and half years while going to school at UNT’s Health Science Center. From 2009 to 2012, he attended dental school at NYU. After completing dental school, Dr. Oza served the communities of Stamford, CT and Jersey City, NJ until 2014.In September 2014, Dr. Oza moved back to Texas, practiced in Vernon and lived in Wichita Falls. Recently, he established his Burleson practice and is excited to serve the community. Dr. Oza is a member of the ADA, TDA, and the Fort Worth District Dental Society. He likes to attend numerous courses to constantly update his knowledge and dental skills and keep up with modern technology and materials of dentistry.When he isn’t pursuing his passion for dentistry, Dr. Oza likes to spend time with friends...

#GetFried Fry Café 'Fries Up' New Deals in California, Texas and Internationally

11 12 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2017 -- #getfried Fry Cafe, a quick-serve restaurant franchise that offers a variety of topped French fries and finger foods, is experiencing explosive growth throughout the country, with locations currently in development throughout Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Santa Clara and Egypt. #getfried is known for its gourmet topped French fries, which all start with one of six styles of fries that are personalized with more than 20 sauces, seasonings and protein options. In addition to their signature baskets like the '716,' made with shredded chicken, buffalo sauce and blue cheese, they also offer other finger food favorites such as Waffle Fry Sliders and chicken fingers. #getfried also recently introduced Dutch-style frites that are served in a paper cone with a dipping sauce, a nod to the culture that inspired the concept. Growth in the coming months will be driven by multiple new franchise agreements, which include: Houston, TX - #getfried...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation

11 12 2017

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2017 -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation are giving the gift of sport this holiday season to ensure young athletes can continue to play. Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, DICK'S and its Foundation committed $2 million to rebuild and refurbish youth sports programs and facilities across the Gulf Coast, Florida and other states impacted by the hurricanes. In Houston, reVision FC soccer relies on outside funding to operate. The youth team is comprised of African refugees and provides players with a community and home, empowering them with skills and confidence for the future. Post-Harvey, funding for reVision FC was no longer available and the team was at risk of collapse. Today, DICK'S announces the release of a short film, reVision FC: A Holiday Assist, which captures the story of reVision's struggles in the aftermath of the hurricane. In this film, DICK'S tells the story of what the...

Rackspace Helps Finish Line, Rhode Island School of Design and Smash.gg Get the Most Out of the Google Cloud

11 12 2017

As Google's First Managed Services Partner, Rackspace Delivers Architecture, Deployment and Managed Operations to Enterprises SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - December 11, 2017) - Following Google's recent Managed Services Partner Program launch, Rackspace® announced that it is migrating, managing and optimizing business-critical workloads for several customers, from enterprises to educational institutions to emerging start-ups, on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Finish Line is a premium sports retailer with approximately 950 branded locations in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy's department stores and half a million daily online visitors. Finish Line turned to Rackspace earlier this year to help accelerate its IT transformation efforts by moving key workloads out of its existing data center facilities to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). "We operate in a highly competitive and rapidly transforming market," said Warren Lenard, vice president of technology and operations at Finish...

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