Maryland Sports

The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics Hires Brian Mathias as Chief Clinical Officer

16 11 2017

BETHESDA, Md. November 16, 2017 The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (The Centers), the largest orthopaedic group in the country, today announced the hiring of Brian Mathias, M.PH., as Chief Clinical Officer. With 30 years of experience leading orthopaedic and healthcare organizations, Mathias brings a proven history of successful business development, practice expansion and operational management to the new executive position. “Brian Mathias possesses a deep understanding of the changes in the healthcare industry and the unique opportunities for private practice physicians,” said Nicholas Grosso, M.D., President of The Centers. “His extensive experience includes positions with both provider and payor organizations, and his track record demonstrates a commitment to expanding patient services, care and satisfaction. We’re delighted to welcome Brian to the corporate team, and are confident that his leadership will help further our growth and innovation goals as we continue to...

Cypress Creek Renewables Announces Maryland’s First Solar Array Inspired by Maryland’s Pollinator-Friendly Solar Legislation

16 11 2017

Baker Point is an example and great start — pollinator-friendly solar sites can provide a rare win, win, win opportunity for agriculture, the economy, and the environment. FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. November 16, 2017 Today Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles and State Senator Michael Hough were joined by executives from Cypress Creek Renewables, the National Geographic Society, Monumental Sports and Entertainment, OneEnergy Renewables, and WGL Energy to showcase the first solar array inspired by Maryland’s statewide legislation supporting pollinator-friendly solar sites. Baker Point solar, located in Frederick County, is Maryland’s newest solar site, producing enough electricity annually to power the equivalent of more than 2,000 homes. National Geographic and Monumental Sports (for the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC) will purchase the electricity produced by this solar project, matched with national solar renewable energy credits, through a long-term contract...

Marriott International and Expert Drones Team to Bring Drone Event to the Newly Renovated W Fort Lauderdale

15 11 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017 -- Expert Drones™, a subsidiary of Dronepire Inc., announced today it has teamed with Marriott International to utilize sophisticated drone technology to bring the innovative world of drone racing to W Hotels. The experience will be featured at the newly renovated W Fort Lauderdale on November 28, 2017. W Hotels' "Drone Dash" is an immersive drone race taking place both inside and outside the property that brings the action-packed world of drone racing to the hotel space.  Guests at the newly reimagined hotel will experience first-hand the excitement of drones racing around the property as they highlight the dramatic renovation and beachside views from a perspective unlike ever before. The entire interactive experience brought to you by the Expert Drones national race team, made up of some of the best drone pilots in the world. "Drone technology is being utilized in a variety of different ways, but never before like this," said Brett Velicovich,...

Mark A. O'Connell’s Book “The Team the Titans Remember: The 1971 Andrew Lewis High School Football Team” is the True History of a Small Virginia School’s Football Career

15 11 2017

November 15, 2017 Mark A. O'Connell, a retired adult probation officer with the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a freelance sports reporter and in broadcasting for the local television station in Culpeper, has completed his new book, “The Team the Titans Remember: The 1971 Andrew Lewis High School Football Team: The Final Link to a Lasting Legacy”: a recollection of the members of team Wolverine from the southwest Virginia school Andrew Lewis High, and their legacy throughout the years of playing football. In 2000, Walt Disney Pictures released the film “Remember the Titans” which stirred the hearts of many, but falsely depicted the Titans of T.C. Williams playing their arch-rival, George C. Marshall, in a nail-biter of a championship football game decided on the last play in a place called Roanoke Stadium. Wrong! The Titans played a small and scrappy bunch of players from Salem known as the Wolverines of Andrew Lewis High in the historic Victory Stadium of Roanoke. Salem...

Sodexo devient l'un des leaders mondiaux sur le segment Sports et Loisirs grâce à l'acquisition de Centerplate

15 11 2017

Paris, France / Gaithersburg, Maryland, États-Unis / Londres, Royaume-Uni - 15 novembre 2017 - Sodexo, leader mondial des services de Qualité de Vie, et Olympus Partners annoncent aujourd'hui la signature d'un accord pour l'acquisition de Centerplate Inc. entreprise spécialisée dans les services de restauration et d'accueil au coeur d'installations sportives, de centres de congrès et de lieux de divertissement aux États-Unis, au Royaume-Uni, au Canada et en Espagne, pour un montant de 675 millions de dollars.Fondé en 1929 à Stamford, dans le Connecticut, Centerplate Inc. est le quatrième opérateur sur le marché des sports et loisirs en termes de chiffre d'affaires aux Etats-Unis, le premier marché mondial de ce secteur. Centerplate opère au sein de stades et d'arenas, de centres de conventions et de destinations culturelles et accueille chaque année plus de 116 millions de consommateurs lors d'événements prestigieux (dont 14 Super...

Sodexo becomes a leading player in Sports & Leisure globally with the acquisition of Centerplate

15 11 2017

Paris, France / Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA / London, UK - November 15, 2017 - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and Olympus Partners announced today that Sodexo has signed an agreement to acquire Centerplate, Inc. a provider of food and beverage, merchandise and hospitality services at sports facilities, convention centers and entertainment facilities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Spain, for 675 million US dollars from Olympus Partners.Tracing its roots to 1929, with executive offices in Stamford, Connecticut, Centerplate, Inc. is the fourth largest operator by revenues in the United States Sports & Leisure market, the largest market globally. Centerplate serves stadiums and arenas, annually hosting more than 116 million guests across its portfolio of premier venues for marquee events, including 14 Super Bowls, 36 U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, All-Star and Championship games for professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer,...

THE 2017 LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR THE JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD CUT TO TOP FIVE

14 11 2017

2017 Golden Arm Award Sponsors BALTIMORE, USA, November 14, 2017 -- The 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award candidates have been reduced to the Top 5 of the country’s top college quarterbacks.Remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award – named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football - are:• J.T. Barrett, Ohio State• Ryan Finley, NC State• Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma• Trace McSorley, Penn State• Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma StateThe Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each season since 1987 to the nation’s top college quarterback, based on his accomplishments both on and off the field. Candidates must be a college senior or fourth-year junior on schedule to graduate with their class. These strong leaders have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and worked hard for themselves and their teams during the season and beyond.“If Johnny Unitas was still with us he would have been proud of the selection committees’...

MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore Provides Portable Storage Units to Special Olympics Maryland’s 2017 High School Tennis Championships

14 11 2017

BALTIMORE November 14, 2017 Special Olympics Maryland held their 2017 Tennis Championships on Wednesday, November 1 in Towson, MD. The event was held at Towson University Tennis Center. This is the 4th consecutive year MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore provided two portable storage units to the event site. The storage units were loaded with all of the necessary tennis equipment needed for the event at Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) office in South Baltimore and MyWay transported the units to and from the venue. The Tennis Championships took place Sunday between 9AM to 6PM, which included a catered lunch and awards ceremony following the competition. The event featured 175 athletes and 30 coaches, all of whom qualified from their perspective districts in order to compete in the State Championships. The event features athletes from the following counties in Maryland: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Kent, Queen...

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel And The Anne Arundel County Local Development Council Award $19.6 Million In Local Impact And Community Grants For FY2018

09 11 2017

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Manufacturer Offers New Custom Wrestling Doublets - Now an Option for High School Wrestlers

08 11 2017

Rosedale, MD -- 11/08/2017 -- An athletic apparel manufacturer in Maryland is pleased to announce that it will offer new custom wrestling doublets, that can now be worn by high school students on the wrestling team. Cisco Athletic is one of the few stores able to offer this possibility for eager students and parents who are ready to embrace the new uniform option, approved by the National Federation of State High School Association.In the past, only single pieces ("wrestling singlets") were permitted to be worn by students on wrestling teams in schools across the US. However, due to overwhelming demand by students and support from parents as well as teaching staff the rule has now been changed. The new uniform option consists of compression shorts and a compression shirt, collectively referred to as "wrestling doublets". Since strict guidelines are in place for the length and design of these shorts and tops, it is essential that they are bought from a professional designer/manufacturer.Cisco...

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