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Big Fogg to Set Up Equipment on Two Sidelines For Bills – Titans Hall of Fame Game

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014

Big Fogg is the NFL’s leading choice for sideline misting and cooling, as the company has supplied its misting fans and heating benches for sideline cooling and heating at over 1000 games for both the NFL and NCAA. Big Fogg Misting Fans were on the sidelines for the Super Bowl between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans in 2013, and for the Pro Bowl games in Hawaii for the 2001-2014 period. Big Fogg also provided its heating benches for both the 2014 AFC and NFC Championship games between the Broncos and Patriots in Denver and the Seahawks and the 49ers in Seattle. “We provide the best equipment in the business for misting and heating. Our product knowledge and superior customer service has enabled us to develop a long standing excellent reputation,” states Big Fogg’s President and CEO, Christopher Miehl. This explains why the company continues to be the misting service provider of choice for high profile sporting events and special events.

The company also provides its services to many high profile clients, including the NHL, the NCAA and motor sports. Recently, the city of Temecula hired Big Fogg to cool its patrons at its Balloon and Wine Festival. Big Fogg has installed its High-Pressure Misting Systems at numerous restaurant chains and industrial plants across the country.

A total of 18 Big Fogg Misting Fans were set up at football training camp for the University of Alabama. Big Fogg also installed a High-Pressure Misting system in the patio area of Mother’s Kitchen in Orange County, CA, a premium health food restaurant chain in Southern California.

Big Fogg has had a very busy summer selling its Professional Sideline System to the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns. Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills and Carolina Panthers. Big Fogg also provided Misting Fans at World Cup ’14, X-Games 14’ and the US Open Tennis Tournament in Flushing Meadows, New York. Big Fogg will be setting up its Misting Trailers and Misting Inflatables to keep patrons cool at both dates of the Jay Z and Beyoncé concert and for the Eminem and Rhianna concerts the following week. Concerts will be held at the Rose Bowl stadium.

Julie Benavidez, Director of Facilities at the Rose Bowl facility gave Big Fogg an excellent testimonial. She stated, “The Rose Bowl would like to thank Big Fogg for providing us with an excellent product, and for your exceptional customer service. Your technicians are the best in the business and have helped make our events such as the Rose Bowl games, UCLA Football games, World Cup Soccer and LA Galaxy Soccer games a great success. Your Big Fogg misting fans, misting trailers, misting tents, and inflatable pavilions not only provide comfort to our patrons, they are the perfect solution to address health safety issues such as heat exhaustion, heat stroke, etc. Since contracting your service, we have seen a significant decline in heat-related medical visits to our First Aid Stations. You have the resources, the expertise, and the follow-through to satisfy all of our most challenging requests time and again. This is why your company remains our preferred choice for all of our misting and cooling needs.”

“Our major goal is to help provide relief from the heat at every sporting and special event, no matter what the size, anywhere in the world,” states Miehl. For more information on Big Fogg Misting Systems, please contact Chris Miehl at the company’s California office by calling 888-853-1728.

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Big Fogg provides misting fans and heating benches that keep players comfortable year round. Join the winning team for your next misting rental or purchase. Big Fogg is dedicated to answering any questions you may have about the company’s misting products. Call 888-853-1728 or visit the website at http://www.bigfogg.com.

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Mobile Phones Rewrite World Cup History

Sydney (PRWEB) June 22, 2014

For the fans who did not make it to Brazil for the World Cup, what’s the next best thing? Feeling like they are part of the match themselves from the comfort of their couches, made possible by a new App designed by Australian mobile communications specialist Mnet (http://www.mnetmobile.com).

Designed for client Kia, Mnet’s new App running on SBS’ 2014 World Cup broadcasts delivers soccer fans multiple opportunities to rewrite the global sport’s history – by using their smartphones to save some of the World Cup’s most famous goals.

A total of seven World Cup goal attempts by Football’s most famous players including England’s David Beckham and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo are appearing on Australian televisions during the 2014 World Cup competition. Using a newly developed App and Mnet’s proprietary second-screen HARK™ technology, fans can attempt to save these goals and build their points in a national competition.

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Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2014

Monster Energy congratulates Nyjah Huston on his gold medal finish in Monster Energy’s Skateboard Street at X Games Austin 2014, where he dominated the Texas-themed concrete course with a barrage of technical tricks delivered with incredible consistency. In front of a roaring crowd at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, the 19-year-old from San Juan Capistrano, California bagged his 9th career medal at X Games and made history as the street skateboarder with the most X Games Gold medals.

For the highly anticipated finals, six of the world’s best street skateboarders took their individual approaches to the concrete course that incorporated typical Texan industrial features such as road barriers, ditch-like banks, drainage pipes, and a propane tank.

After qualifying in first place, Huston unleashed his biggest tricks during the finals.

In his flawless second run, Huston secured his win early on with a switch frontside 50-50 down the big rail, frontside noseblunt slide on the Jersey barrier, 360 kickflip and backside 180 kickflip over the flower box gap, and a nollie cab to frontside boardslide on the big rail for a 95.00 score.

With a more than seven point lead over his next competitor, Huston took his 3rd and final run as a victory lap, throwing in an extremely difficult nollie backside overcrook on the bank rail for the fans.

Upon winning Gold, Nyjah said, “The crowd was my favorite part. They really pumped me up. It feels awesome to take home gold from the very first X Games in Austin.”

Prior to today’s final, Huston qualified in first place with a perfect 94.00 run, stringing together state-of-the art moves such as frontside nosegrind down the big rail, nollie crooked on the bank rail, kickflip backside lipslide across the flower box gap rail and an extremely difficult fakie 5-0 grind down the big rail.

An incredibly technical and consistent rider, Huston has grown into a dominant force in street skateboarding since first competing at the X Games in 2006. Huston, 19, ended his last X Games season on a high note with a Gold medal in Skateboard Street at X Games Los Angeles 2013, and recently bagged 1st place at the SLS Monster Energy Pro Open in May 2014. Having won more prize money in skateboarding competitions than any other rider in history, he now adds this 9th X Games medal to five gold medals (one of them being for the X Games Real Street Video), two silver medals, and one bronze.

Barely missing the finals by one place despite a strong showing in the prelims, Monster Energy’s Curren Caples covered the entire street course with a contorted tuck-knee frontside air over the hip, backside Smith grind on the big rail, frontside nosebluntslide on the A-frame rail, and a huge frontside flip transfer out of the quarter pipe all the way up to the top deck bank.

Teammate Shane O’Neill looked like a strong contender for a spot in the finals, but took a heavy slam in his first prelims run. O’Neill still landed precise technical moves including backside tailslide across the flower box gap rail, bigspin frontside boardslide on the A-frame rail and a nollie backside 180 heelflip down the big stair set.

Four-day attendance at X Games Austin 2014, the first-ever X Games in the Texan state capitol after being in LA since 2003, was at 160,000 spectators. For the opening night on Thursday, June 5, a crowd of 12,000 fans watched the BMX and Skateboard Vert event at the outdoor venue in downtown Austin. Overall, the weekend in Austin sets an important X Games milestone: all-time X Games attendance has now surpassed five million, with the grand total for the 41st X Games at 5,069,115 spectators.

Visit monsterenergy.com for more on Huston, O’Neill, Caples, Wair and the rest of the Monster Energy athletes at X Games Austin 2014. The site is filled with behind-the-scenes photos and updates from Austin as they happen.


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Chicago (PRWEB) May 14, 2014

As the nation’s federal contractors and subcontractors gear up to implement a new regulation that sets a hiring goal for 7% of their workforce to be comprised of qualified people with disabilities, Think Beyond the Label is hosting its popular online career fair for people with disabilities on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

The Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fair is a virtual networking event for employers looking to find and recruit job seekers with disabilities across 50 states. Think Beyond the Label’s community includes 6,000 registered members; most have five or more years of work experience and college or advanced degrees.

Employers participating in the May 21 fair include Aetna, ASCO Numatics, Dart Container Corporation, Discover Communications, KPMG, Learning Tree International, Navigant, Rockefeller University and VHA. There is still time for employers to enroll in the career fair.

DATE: Wednesday, May 21

TIME: 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm Eastern Time

SIGN UP: Online registration is available now

COST: Free for job seekers with disabilities

FUTURE 2014 FAIR DATES: July 30 and Oct. 22

Who Should Attend

    Job seekers with disabilities from all backgrounds, with all skill levels, nationwide
    Federal contractors and subcontractors who have jobs for people with disabilities and want to enhance their compliance efforts
    Employers nationwide who value workplace diversity and inclusive team-building

The Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fair series helps companies build a pipeline of qualified candidates with disabilities to diversify their workforce and, if applicable, to meet Section 503 regulations.

Section 503 rules, which went into effect on March 24, 2014, require federal contractors to proactively recruit people with disabilities as well as report their hiring activities. Job applicants and existing employees will be provided with a voluntary self-disclosure form to aid in employers’ tracking efforts.

For more than a year, the Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fair has connected qualified job candidates with disabilities to top U.S. government agencies, global corporations and colleges and universities, including: The Boeing Company, KPMG, Wells Fargo, The Internal Revenue Service, The Hartford, AT&T, Union Pacific, IBM, UnitedHealth Group, Qualcomm, Aetna, Graybar, WellPoint, Merck, Pearson, TRW Automotive, Trustmark Companies, NextEra Energy, Exelon, LGS Innovations, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Clark University and many others.

The events are hosted in partnership with Brazen Careerist, a leading recruiting technology firm.

About Think Beyond the Label

Think Beyond the Label is a cross-sector collaborative that helps businesses and the public workforce system more effectively recruit, hire and retain job seekers with disabilities across 50 states. Think Beyond the Label connects the entire range of job seekers with disabilities to employers looking to hire through its virtual career fairs, online jobs portal, social platforms and community profiles. Our partnership spans state health and human service and employment agencies; businesses; and Health & Disability Advocates, a national private nonprofit organization that manages the Think Beyond the Label partnership. For more information, please visit http://www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com.

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Brazen Careerist is transforming career and professional development through its live, online event platform Brazen Connect. The cloud-based platform is leveraged by hundreds of employers, universities, job boards, associations and media companies for better recruiting, expanded networking and valuable audience engagement. For more information, please go to http://www.brazencareerist.com.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014

EPIC Loan Systems today announced the immediate availability of a new service to provide clients real-time access to their loan portfolio data. EPIC DART (Data Access in Real Time) provides a fully managed Microsoft SQL database server instance, which frees portfolio owners from the tasks of database administration enabling them to focus on advanced analytics.

“Real time access to portfolio data has become an absolute necessity for many EPIC Clients,” said Brian Martin, President of EPIC. “DART allows our Lenders to obtain meaningful insights into the health of their portfolios and the effectiveness of their operational and business strategies.” He continued that the DART advantage “will allow them to quickly and confidently make adjustments that can improve their performance, identify crucial opportunities for growth and maximize their efficiency.”

DART is accessed through an encrypted ODBC connection and provides Lenders with the ability to run ad-hoc SQL queries on their data. Ken Maier, Chief Technology Officer at EPIC, explained that “DART is service designed to give immediate access to data in a reliable, secure environment. DART is built on the latest technology and provides Lenders with a tool they can use for ad-hoc reporting, system integration with their customer portals to show customers real-time data. DART can be used with any BI tool supporting an ODBC connection.”

EPIC DART Availability

EPIC DART is available immediately as a monthly subscription. A performance version is available for clients with greater computing needs. Discounts are available for multi-portfolio and multi-month commitments. EPIC Clients should contact Sales at 877-305-3742 Option 1 with questions and to request access.

About EPIC Loan Systems

EPIC is a premier provider of Loan Management Software. Founded in 2010, the company offers a SaaS application designed to meet the rapidly changing needs of the online lending marketplace.

EPIC and DART are trademarks of Advanced Loan Technologies, LLC in the United States.

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Nigeria 4 – 1 Burkina Faso….

Eagles demolish Burkina 4-1

The African champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria, confirmed their supremacy over Stallions of Burkina Faso in Tuesday’s international friendly played in Kaduna. The match is somewhat a replay of the finals of the African Cup of Nations involving the two teams earlier in the year in South Africa. The Super Eagles proved that their victory over Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations played earlier this year was no fluke as they silenced the Stallions 4-1 in an international friendly played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Tuesday.
A first half brace from Brown Ideye plus second half goals from Shola Ameobi and Emmanuel Emenike were all the reigning African champions needed to send their boastful west African neigbours back home empty-handed. Saidou Simpore scored a consolatory goal for the visitors late in the second half.

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Lampard to win 100 England caps….

England midfielder Frank Lampard

England boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed Frank Lampard will earn his 100th cap against Ukraine on Tuesday. The Chelsea midfielder, 35, will become only the eighth Three Lions player to reach the milestone, joining team-mates Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole. Lampard made his England debut in October 1999 under previous boss Kevin Keegan in a 2-1 friendly win over Belgium at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light. Since then he has gone on to score 29 times for his country and has captained them five times.

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104: Ashley Cole (2001-present)

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Eto to quit Lions….

Chelsea new boy Samuel Eto’o will be able to devote more time to helping the club win trophies after announcing he is to retire from international football. The 32-year-old striker said he would quit the Cameroon national team for ‘family reasons’ after a reported row with coach Volker Finke over team selection, despite helping his side to reach the final round of African qualification for the World Cup in Brazil. Eto’o, who also threatened to retire from international football in September 2012 before changing his mind, told team-mates in the dressing room after Sunday’s 1-0 home win over Libya he was ending his 16-year career with the Indomitable Lions, according to French newspaper L’Equipe. His announcement follows a week of tension in the team camp after Eto’o demanded the selection of goalkeeper Carlos Kameni and striker Achille Webo against Libya, with German Finke refusing to agree. Eto’o, four times African Footballer of the Year, initially suggested he was not fit to play because of a groin injury but did take part in the match and even wore the captain’s armband before being replaced on the hour mark. Cameroon now face a two-legged playoff in October and November to qualify for Brazil. Eto’o, who signed for Chelsea from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala last month, has scored 56 goals in 114 appearances for Cameroon and appeared at three World Cup finals in 1998, 2002 and 2010.

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Serena Williams wins US Open….

World number one Serena Williams won her fifth US Open title in a thrilling final against Victoria Azarenka at Flushing Meadows. The American, 31, overcame a determined opponent and a testing wind to win 7-5 6-7 (6-8) 6-1 and repeat last year’s final victory against the Belarusian. Williams has now won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, moving her to within one of Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, and seven short of Margaret Court’s record total of 24. But after letting a double-break lead slip in the second set, and twice failing to serve out the match, Williams was made to dig as deep as in any of her 16 previous major wins. “Vika’s such a great opponent, such a great fighter and that’s why she’s been able to win multiple Grand Slams,” Williams said of Azarenka after their contest. “That’s why it was never over until match point.” Azarenka, 24, had beaten Williams twice this year, the last time in Cincinnati on the eve of the US Open, and clearly believed she could defeat the American on a bigger stage.

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Pellegrini is new Manchester City manager….

Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini has been confirmed as the new manager of Manchester City after signing a three-year contract. The 59-year-old Chilean arrives from Malaga and fills the role vacated by Roberto Mancini, who was sacked in May. “I am delighted to accept this hugely exciting opportunity,” said Pellegrini, who will begin his new job on 24 June. “The club has a clear vision for success both on and off the pitch and I am committed to making a significant contribution.” Brian Kidd will remain on the coaching staff, with Ruben Cousillas joining as assistant manager, and goalkeeping coach Xabier Mancisidor and fitness coach Jose Cabello also part of the new backroom set-up. The trio worked under Pellegrini at Malaga.

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Nadal wins French Open….

Rafael Nadal poses with the trophy

Rafael Nadal beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer and win a record eighth French Open title. Nadal, 27, came through 6-3 6-2 6-3 to reaffirm his dominance on clay, and further elevate himself among the greats of the sport. “I’m very happy, very emotional,” he said. “It’s a very important victory for me.” However, the final was interrupted by a brief protest high in the stands during the second set that was quickly followed by an intruder leaping onto the court while brandishing a flare. Security guards managed to bundle the man to the ground as he approached Nadal, and the player even took care to shake an official’s hand before returning to the action. “Just can I say thank you very much to all the security guys,” he said afterwards. “They did just amazing work. “They were very quick, and they were very courageous about what they did in the first moment.”

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Serena Williams wins 2013 Women’s French Open title….

Serena Williams

World number one Serena Williams today won a second French Open title 11 years after her first with a convincing win over defending champion Maria Sharapova. The American, 31, was pushed at times but led throughout, winning 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 46 minutes. Williams has now won 16 Grand Slam singles titles, moving her to within two of Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, who have 18 each. And with an unbeaten run that now stands at 31 matches, she will be strongly favoured to add to that tally at Wimbledon next month. Sharapova had come into Saturday’s final promising to “try something different” after failing to beat Williams in their last 12 matches, stretching back to 2004.


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