EarthCam Announces Its “25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017”
10 12 2017
Each year, we are impressed with the incredible webcam content that live camera producers share with the world, and this year is no exception.
NEW YORK December 10, 2017
EarthCam’s favorite annual tradition is back with the announcement of the 25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017! Spanning 9 countries, the 19th annual list features entertaining live webcams that have been enjoyed by millions of visitors around the world, and some outrageous newcomers that were just discovered this year.
The Top 25 Webcams take you on an adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, the world’s busiest intersection in Japan and the largest cathedral in Italy. For scenic views that will have you coming back for more, travel to peaceful Snake River in Wyoming, relax with sunset views over Lake Michigan and explore a beautiful ski resort in France with eye-popping 360° panoramas. Sports fans will marvel watching the incredible effort it’s taking to build the Chase Center, future...
Hoover Met Complex Recognized as One of the Top Ten Sports Complexes Nationally
08 12 2017
HOOVER, Ala., Dec. 8, 2017 -- The Hoover Met Complex recently garnered national attention when it was featured on the Black Friday airing of the NBC Today Show - along with Bo Jackson's Elite Sports as well as Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) and Sports Facilities Management (SFM) - as a leading sports and event operation, positioned to serve the explosive growth in the amateur sports industry. In addition to the exposure on the NBC Today Show, the Hoover Met Complex, and its new Finley Center, has been recognized as a top go-to venue for event planners, listed along with 10 other elite new sports facilities around the country by Connect Sports, a resource for the sports tourism market. "The 155,000-square-foot venue outside of Birmingham, Alabama, opened in May," writes Matt Swenson, senior editor of Collinson Media & Events. "The indoor component of Hoover Met Complex - holds 11 basketball courts and 17 volleyball courts, an indoor climbing center and...
J.J. Watt and José Altuve Receive Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Award
05 12 2017
NEW YORK--Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) SPORTS ILLUSTRATED today announced that Houston athletes J.J. Watt of the Texans and José Altuve of the World Series Champion Astros have been named SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s 2017 Sportspersons of the Year. The pair will accept the honor at SI’s Sportsperson of the Year Award Show on December 5 at Barclays Center in New York. The show will be televised nationally for the first time, airing on NBCSN at 8 p.m. ET on December 8 and on Univision Deportes Network at 8 p.m. ET on December 9.
Watt and Altuve are recognized for their contributions both on and off the field and for embodying this year’s key theme of “Athletes Who Care.” The two are featured together on the cover of SI’s annual Sportsperson of the Year issue and in new profiles spotlighting their impact. Read more about the choice and check out behind-the-scenes footage from their joint photo shoot on SI.com/Sportsperson.
“We will remember 2017 as much for what...
Tony Delk and IMAC Regeneration Centers Partner in Lexington
04 12 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky.--Tony Delk, MVP of the 1996 National Championship Game, unveiled plans to open an IMAC Regeneration Center in Lexington, Kentucky, in the spring of 2018. This partnership follows the IMAC partnerships with Ozzie Smith in St. Louis, and David Price in Nashville.
The Tony Delk IMAC Regeneration Center will specialize in treating degenerative health conditions including arthritis, herniated and bulging discs and knee pain, as well as acute sports injuries such as a torn meniscus, tendonitis, and rotator cuff injuries. Treatment protocols are customized by a team of medical doctors, nurse practitioners, chiropractors and physical therapists designed to heal damaged tissue without surgery or prescription pain medication. For people facing surgery, the combination of specialists provide a second opinion using conservative treatment protocols to avoid surgery and downtime.
“My decision to join IMAC Regeneration Centers was a result of time I spent with IMAC founder Dr. Matt...
Ashland Surgeon Pioneers Revolutionary Rotator Cuff Technology at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
04 12 2017
Jarrod R. Smith, MD
The Rotation Medical implant is making a difference in these patients’ lives.
Ashland, KY December 04, 2017
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital today announced that Dr. Jarrod Smith is the first in Ashland to treat patients suffering from rotator cuff disease using the Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant – a new technology that helps tendons heal through the induction of new tissue growth, potentially helping patients resume normal activities quicker than traditional treatment and reducing the likelihood of further degeneration or re-tears.
The minimally invasive system is designed as a new option for people suffering from rotator cuff tendon tears in the shoulder joint, which affect more than 4 million people annually in the U.S. and are the most common source of shoulder pain and disability.
“Rotator cuff injury is common, and many patients avoid surgery because they hear about painful, lengthy postoperative rehabilitation and time away from work,” said...
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY MASON RUDOLPH WINS THE 2017 JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD®
30 11 2017
2017 Golden Arm Award Sponsors
BALTIMORE, USA, November 30, 2017 -- Oklahoma State University quarterback Mason Rudolph is the winner of the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc.The native of Rock Hill, South Carolina has quarterbacked OSU to a 31-9 record as a starter and has led the Cowboys to 10 victories in games in which they trailed during the second half. Rudolph has beat every team in the Big 12 during his career and he holds no fewer than 50 school records. He enters the bowl game with 13,267 career passing yards, a mark that ranks fourth in Big 12 history.Rudolph hit a career mark of 323.6 passing yards per game which is third in Big 12 history. The senior ranks in the top three among the FBS active career leaders in passing yards per completion, passing yards per attempt, total passing yards, passing yards per game, total offense and total offense yards per play. He led the FBS with 4,553 passing...
SEC and SiriusXM to Launch Exclusive New Sports Channel - SiriusXM SEC Radio
30 11 2017
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2017 -- The Southeastern Conference (SEC) and SiriusXM announced today that they will launch SiriusXM SEC Radio, a new and exclusive 24/7 audio channel dedicated to SEC sports that will deliver fans and alumni across the country in-depth and comprehensive access to SEC-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of SEC games.
SEC and SiriusXM to Launch Exclusive New Sports Channel – SiriusXM SEC Radio
SiriusXM SEC Radio will launch early next year and will be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via the SiriusXM app, on connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Sony PlayStation, Roku and more, and on select SiriusXM satellite radios (channel 374).
The new channel's programming lineup will include exclusive new shows as well as simulcasts of SEC Network programming, and will give listeners access to weekly college coaches shows, press conferences, classic SEC game broadcasts, coverage of SEC Media...
FansUnited.org Launches "Million Fan Demand" Petition for 12 Team NCAA Football Playoff - Challenges NCAA bureaucracy
29 11 2017
Fans Demand NCAA Football Tournament "December Madness"
Attention Fans of: Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, Arkansas, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Miss State, Texas A&M, Missouri, Vanderbilt
The current playoff format with just four teams is far too narrow and much too subjective to produce a true champion. The fans demand more! We propose a mini-version of March Madness with 12 teams.”
— Patrick J Healy, CEO and Founder FansUnited.org
CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND, USA, November 29, 2017 -- “For far too long the passionate desires of the fans have taken a back seat to the financial interests of the NCAA’s bowl format.” says Patrick Healy, CEO of FansUnited.org. “Through the power of social media, we seek to do the unthinkable – cause the entrenched establishment (the NCAA) to place the fans interests ahead of their own.”In a series of emails and social media posts to the Top 25 NCAA Division I schools, FansUnited.org has enlisted the support of...
Montecito Medical Acquires Large N.C. Portfolio
29 11 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Montecito Medical, a premier owner of medical office buildings throughout the U.S., has announced the acquisition of nine, Class-A medical office buildings in North Carolina, anchored by OrthoCarolina, one of the nation’s leading independent academic orthopedic groups.
All properties are occupied by OrthoCarolina, which has served North Carolina and the Southeast since 1922. The portfolio totals 208,085 square feet located throughout nine North Carolina metropolitan areas: Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Monroe, Matthews, Shelby, Laurinburg, Boone, Concord and Mooresville.
Under the terms of the transaction, OrthoCarolina will continue to occupy the medical office buildings under long-term leases from Montecito Medical. In addition, OrthoCarolina will continue to manage the properties, and the group will be able to participate with Montecito in the continued ownership of the buildings.
“This was a fairly complex transaction, but Montecito Medical made the process streamlined...
Westgate Resorts offers travelers an early chance to book employee rate discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
20 11 2017
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2017 -- Westgate Resorts biggest sale of the year is taking place once again for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with employee discount rates available to the public at all resort 27 properties nationwide at www.westgateblackfriday.com. However, this year shoppers can take advantage of those savings a day early with deals starting at 12:01am Thanksgiving Day (November 23).
The sale will run through Cyber Monday (November 27). Travelers can receive the same special rates typically reserved for Westgate employees on travel dates through December 17, 2018.
Special offers include rates starting at $30 per night at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, $76 per night at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando, Fla. and $250 per night during ski season at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa in Park City, Utah. Other Westgate Resort properties offering great Black Friday deals include Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa (Gatlinburg, Tenn.), Westgate...
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