Sports & Leisure

AHEAD Acquires Tournament Solutions
March 11, 2020 at 11:48 am

AHEAD, New Bedford, Mass., has announced the acquisition of Tournament Solutions Inc. Founded in 2002 by Pam Berube and John Lawrence, Tournament Solutions has become a major golf tournament and gifts awards purveyor in the U.S. The company is an industry leader in providing customized tournament gifting packages for member, charity and professional events, as…

Cleveland Cavaliers Postpone Bobblehead Giveaway as Coronavirus Delays Delivery
March 10, 2020 at 1:32 pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers hoped to honor Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, two members of their 2016 NBA championship-winning club, through a combination bobblehead giveaway on March 30. That promotion will have to wait, though, as the team announced it was postponing the giveaway due to manufacturing and shipping delays related to coronavirus...

The Clippers and Kawhi Leonard Want Fans to Give Away Their Promotional Backpacks to People in Need
March 5, 2020 at 11:02 am

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Clippers gave out branded backpacks to every fan at the team's game against the Denver Nuggets. Each backpack came with a message card from star Kawhi Leonard. "Fill it with food and give to someone who's hungry, a blanket for someone who's cold, books for a child who has none," it said. "Or do your own thing. I get that. Go be great."...

This Company Upcycles Old NBA Jerseys Into New Team Merchandise
March 2, 2020 at 1:55 pm

What can an NBA franchise do with all those now-obsolete jerseys when the player on them is no longer part of the team? Calling Scott Hamlin sounds like a great start, as his company, Looptworks, upcycles the goods as branded merch, with the company’s Portland geography being particularly kind to the Trail Blazers...

Another Minor League Baseball Team Roasts the Houston Astros Via Promotional Giveaway
February 27, 2020 at 11:05 am

The St. Paul Saints, a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, are planning a bobblehead giveaway that pokes fun at the Houston Astros’ trash can-based cheating tactics. Thanks to "Astro the Grouch," the first 1,500 fans will pick up a collectible that will let them know...

New York Mets Pitcher Gifts Teammates Mets-Themed Training Gear From His Apparel Line
February 19, 2020 at 1:14 pm

Marcus Stroman has proven himself a fiery competitor across six major league seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets. The 28-year-old showed a desire to make his first full campaign in the Big Apple a true bonding experience, giving his teammates Mets-themed training items from his apparel line...