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Texas Tech University Athletics Invests Heavily in Improving Sport Performance and Reducing Risk of Injury

07 12 2017

The ELITE DXA Installation at Texas Tech University "We chose the Norland ELITE DXA because of its scan size. We are not limited in height or width to produce accurate readings for our athletes." FORT AKINSON, Wis. December 07, 2017 Texas Tech University recently invested in technology that will impact all 17 intercollegiate sports. This technology will improve sports performance and reduce the risk of injury. The Sports Medicine and Sports Nutrition Departments invested in the ELITE DXA from Norland which will result in a multidisciplinary approach to monitoring athlete’s body composition and bone health. The goal being to improve performance reduce risk of injury and monitor overall health of the student athletes. Dayna McCutchin, Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Tech University, stated, “We chose the Norland ELITE DXA because of its scan size. We are not limited in height or width to produce accurate readings for our athletes.” Limitations of all other DXA devices...

Houston Astros World Series Championship Book on Pace to Become the #1 Selling Sports Commemorative Book of All Time

07 12 2017

December 07, 2017 - HOUSTON, Texas - The Chicago Cubs are days from joining the Red Sox, Yankees and Dodgers on a growing list of marquee Major League brands humbled and defeated by the 2017 Houston Astros accomplishments; this time, courtesy of Astros fans. Winners Books, authors and publishers of the No. 1 sports championship books for the past eight years are preparing for additional printings to keep up with demand of championship-starved Astros fans. “I knew Cubs fans hadn’t had a reason to celebrate for over 100 years, so their astronomical sales I expected. But the passion and excitement I’m seeing from fans in Houston is unprecedented and it’s a credit to this amazing fan base,” said book author Tom Zenner. “As a company, we felt it was necessary to take it a step further and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Astros Foundation to continue their vigilant support of the community.”The book is written and designed in a tone and style that brings the entire season...

The Gents Place Receives Investment From Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones And Blue Star Innovation Partners

06 12 2017

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Bob Stoops to Announce the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Winner

06 12 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY--As three of college football’s top defensive backs prepare to learn Thursday evening who among them will take home the coveted Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, it was announced today by the sponsor of the award, Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), that former University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops will present the honor. Once a defensive back standout himself at the University of Iowa, Stoops will appear as part of The Home Depot College Football Awards show, scheduled to air live on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 7, from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. "We are proud to be the headline sponsor of the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, and are grateful Bob Stoops agreed to present this year’s award," said Paycom's founder and CEO, Chad Richison. "Stoops developed a reputation as a defensive genius, and the way he's managed himself and his teams aligns with the core values shared by Paycom and the Jim Thorpe Association. Bob knows the talent...

Woodforest National Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $30K to Assist Small Businesses Recovery

06 12 2017

HOUSTON--Representatives from Woodforest National Bank, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and PeopleFund on Tuesday announced $30,000 in Small Business Recovery grants to assist two Houston, Texas, businesses with hurricane recovery efforts. It’s been more than three months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, dropping as much as 52 inches of rain on Southeast Texas and the Gulf Coast. FHLB Dallas made available to members, like Woodforest National Bank, $6.7 million in recovery grants, including $2.25 million in Small Business Recovery grants to assist small businesses with rebuilding and/or repairs. In the months that followed the August storm, Woodforest National Bank has utilized a total of $90,000 in Small Business Recovery grants to help six small businesses across Texas, including the $30,000 awarded in the Houston area. “Working with FHLB Dallas and PeopleFund to make these grant funds possible is a solid step to rebuilding small businesses that...

DIGNITANA LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST PRECISION-FIT SCALP COOLING CAP

06 12 2017

Wed, Dec 06, 2017 08:00 CETNation’s First FDA Cleared Scalp Cooling System for Reducing Chemotherapy Hair Loss  Teams Up with Boa Technology to Introduce the Enhanced DigniTherm ™ Click Cap Lund  – December 6, 2017 —Dignitana, world leader in medical scalp cooling technology, and Denver-based Boa Technology, leading innovator of purpose-built fit and adjustment systems , today announced the launch of the DigniTherm ™ Click Cap , the world’s first precision-fit scalp cooling cap. After partnering in 2016, Dignitana and Boa Technology have collaborated to design a product extension that enhances the fit of the DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System and provides closer, more precise contact for optimal results. The DigniTherm ™ Click Cap increases ease-of-use for patients who put on the cap themselves and features an improved fit utilizing the specially designed Boa System.  “Collaborating with innovators like Boa has been a priority for us at Dignitana, and we are...

Coach of Leander Paes to Coach IIT-Kharagpur Tennis Team

06 12 2017

OMAHA, NE – 6 Dec, 2017 – IIT-Kharagpur will welcome two seasoned trainers for their tennis program(s) in January 2018, in thanks to Mr. Vinod Gupta, a KGP graduate and US based entrepreneur. “I love tennis as a game and exercise. I want Kharagpur’s team to be the best. That’s why I have asked TJ Hyman, coach of Leander Paes to train IIT-Kgp team. He is one of the finest tennis coaches. There are endless opportunities to give back as an alum and this time sports are on my agenda to promote wellness among students,” said Gupta who funded the management and law schools at IIT Kharagpur.  Hyman has a long history with the game of tennis having served as the head professional for several clubs, playing 4 years on the varsity team (including #1) at the University of New Hampshire, and acting as the coach of the Britannia Amritraj Tennis Program (B.A.T.) in Madras, India where he coached Leander Paes. Hyman, who has his USPTA (United States Professional Teaching Association)...

Icarus Jet – Safe and First-Class Jet Charters

05 12 2017

Icarus Jet’s vision is to provide their clients with safe, first-class, cost effective private jet charters to any destination desired. We offer: Private Charter, Corporate Charter, Government Charter, Entertainment/Sports Charter, Group Charter, Ambulance Charter and Cargo Charter” — Icarus Jet DALLAS, TEXAS, USA, December 5, 2017 -- Icarus Jet is an aircraft and aviation services firm based in Dallas, London and Dubai. With the capabilities to handle your entire executive travel needs from private jet charter to comprehensive jet management. Their tagline “we will take you everywhere” isn’t just a reference to travel; it’s their way of thinking. Serving their clients on a global scale they put an emphasis on safety, security, convenience and cost-effectiveness. They want your flight to be an extension of your home. Icarus Jet will take care of your every need when you partner with them and will care for your asset as if it were their own.Icarus Jet’s vision is to provide...

Steve Bannon Returns to SiriusXM's Patriot Channel

05 12 2017

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Toth Team Worldwide Network Welcomes Wendy Cline, Listing Transaction Coordinator to Provide Top Notch Customer Service

05 12 2017

Ann Arbor, MI December 05, 2017 - Wendy is an enthusiastic person, that is new to the area, but not to the real estate industry.” said CEO Kathy Toth. “Her can-do attitude and customer service skills will serve our clients well. .”Wendy Cline is the new Listing Transaction Coordinator for the Kathy Toth Team. Wendy was born in Ann Arbor and has recently moved back to the area after living in Texas for many years. While in Texas, she was in corporate international sales as well as a Realtor for 10 years. Wendy believes that providing the best customer service possible is her number one priority. In her personal time, Wendy enjoys training and competing in K-9 sports with her German Shepherd Dog, Andie. She has one grown son that is married.For over 30 years, Toth Team Worldwide Network has served South Eastern Michigan including Washtenaw, Livingston, Oakland, Lenawee, Jackson and Wayne Counties, including clients in Dexter, Ann Arbor, Chelsea and Saline.Today, Toth Team Worldwide...

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