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D-Fenders Finalize Staff for 10th Season

October 26, 2016 - EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles D-Fenders have finalized the team's staff for the 2016-17 season by welcoming five members to the franchise, it was announced today by General Manager Nick Mazzella. The move comes after four staffers received promotions to the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason. Isaiah Fox will join Paul Woolpert and Brian Walsh as assistant coaches on the Los Angeles bench. Meanwhile, Heather Mau has been named head athletic trainer, and she will be joined by Misha Cavaye who will oversee strength and condi... Full Story

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Iowa Energy Announce 2016-2017 Promotional Schedule

October 26, 2016 - Des Moines, Iowa- The Iowa Energy announced their 2016-17 promotional schedule today. Highlighting the team's 10th anniversary season is the return of $2 beer on all Saturday nights, two post-game concerts and five national halftime shows. The general public is invited to the Energy Fan Fest on Nov. 5 at Wells Fargo Arena, highlighted by a preseason game against the Windy City Bulls at 11 a.m. Fan Fest will feature bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, enter-to-win prizes, ticket specials, post-game player autogr... Full Story

Timberwolves & Lynx Announce New Partnership with TCL

October 24, 2016 - Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx today announced a new long-term partnership with TCL®, beginning with the 2016-17 Timberwolves season. "We're very excited to welcome TCL to the Timberwolves and Lynx pack," said Timberwolves & Lynx Chief Revenue Officer Ryan Tanke. "It's an exciting time for both of our franchises and great partners like TCL will play a big role as the buzz around our teams continues to grow. TCL is a rapidly growing company looking to bring its global success here to the U.S.... Full Story

Kvgi Returns as Radio Home of the Texas Legends

October 24, 2016 - FRISCO, TX- The Texas Legends have announced the return of a partnership with KVGI Radio that allows all Legends games to be broadcast live via, your smartphones (Apple/Android) and . In addition, Tune In works with Microsoft and Blackberry smartphones. The KVGI broadcasts will be led by Nick Neppach (play-by-play) and Curtis Fowler (color commentary). Neppach began his broadcasting career in college calling games for the Hardin-Simmons University basketball teams. In his second year with... Full Story

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