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Longest Handcuffed Swim: Filmmaker Breaks World Record (Popularity: )
GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for their unusual and often outrageous advertising campaigns, has done it again by sponsoring Canadian director Matt Frame's record-breaking feat for the world's longest handcuffed swim. Matt made the brutal 5.8 kilometer (3.1 nautical miles) swim from Koh Kteah to Serendipity beach without the benefit of a wetsuit or any help. The Guinness people have officially confirmed this to be a record-breaking swim. Matt made ...

2006 Sam's Town Challenge Winner Kevin Harvick Wins $20,000 Prize Money at Sam's Town 250 Race (Popularity: )
Immediately following the Sam's Town 250 race Saturday, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) awarded the 2006 winner of the Sam's Town Challenge to NASCAR Busch Series driver and 2006 Champion Kevin Harvick. This $20,000 check for the grand prize was presented to Harvick, who was the cumulative points leader following the completion of the two Sam's Town sponsored events -- the Sam's Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway held ...

Micron Technology to Capture and Store Video of Entire Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 for the First Time in History of Off-road Race (Popularity: )
For nearly 40 years, road race enthusiasts have traveled to Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula to test their mettle in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, arguably the world’s most intense off-road race. For the first time in the race’s history, every moment of a team’s participation in this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 from Nov. 15-18 will be captured digitally compliments of Micron Technology’s innovative image sensor and advanced flash memory technology.Micron ...

San Francisco 2016 Plan Includes Proposed New 49ers Stadium as Centerpiece Olympic Venue (Popularity: )
In an updated plan submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) today, the San Francisco Bid Committee included revised plans for the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium, currently scheduled to open in 2012, as a key venue. The 49ers Stadium would become the centerpiece Olympic Stadium for the period of the Games, hosting the Opening and Closing Ceremony, track and field competitions and the soccer finals. Planned temporary modifications ...

Touchdown! Verizon Wireless And CBS SportsLine Team Up To Tackle Fantasy Football (Popularity: )
It’s a common phobia among Fantasy Football players – computer separation anxiety. But with football season kicking into high gear, Verizon Wireless and CBS SportsLine are giving football fans a cure: CBS SportsLine Fantasy Football Companion. From coast to coast, Fantasy Football Companion allows fans to make some serious plays to mold their team into strong playoff contenders.With Fantasy Football Companion, Verizon Wireless customers can access their CBS SportsLine Fantasy ...

After a Long Wait Ghana Finally Made the FIFA World Cup™ Tournament in Germany in 2006 (Popularity: )
Ghana, the Rediscovered Soccer Might: Watch Out World! With approximately two hundred million active players The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) began the World Cup championship tournament in 1930 with a 13-team field in Uruguay. Sixty-four years later, 138 countries competed in qualifying rounds to fill 24 berths in the 1994 World Cup finals including an African nation. FIFA increased the World Cup '98 tournament field from 24 to ...

Hit ’Em Hard, Hit ’Em Fast With Sprint And EA’s Madden NFL 07 (Popularity: )
Football season is almost here - and today, Sprint (NYSE: S) and Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS) primed the pump for die-hard fans. The highly anticipated EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL 07 is now available for purchase and download to select* Sprint phones. Madden NFL 07 costs $3.49 per month or $6.99 for a lifetime license to Sprint customers. Now, Sprint customers can enjoy hard-hitting, authentic Madden NFL 07 action anywhere at ...

AIG Launches “Goals For Kids” Charity Initiative With Manchester United Football Club (Popularity: )
American International Group, Inc. (AIG), the principal sponsor of Manchester United Football Club, announced the launch of the "AIG Goals for Kids" program. For each goal that Manchester United scores during any FA Premier League, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup or Carling Cup game during the 2006-2007 season, AIG will donate GBP 1,000 to a selected children’s charity in the United Kingdom or Ireland. In the future, AIG hopes to ...

"King of the Mile" Hicham El Guerrouj Joins ASPIRE Sports Academy, Qatar (Popularity: )
Triple world record holder and sporting icon Hicham El Guerrouj has joined the team at ASPIRE, the Academy for Sports Excellence based in Doha, to offer encouragement and inspiration for the next generation of athletic hopefuls. As an ASPIRE Ambassador, El Guerrouj will work with the Academy to offer guidance and advice for current student athletes as well as backing wider sports inclusion programs for children in the Middle East ...

'Baseball Sluggers' Stamps, Postal Cards, Hit Grand Slam at Yankee Stadium (Popularity: )
Four big bats: Mickey Mantle, Roy Campanella, Hank Greenberg and Mel Ott were immortalized on postage at Yankee Stadium's home plate today as the Postmaster General, joined by the Hall of Famers' family members, dedicated the "Baseball Sluggers" commemorative stamps and stamped postal cards. The ceremony took place before a sellout crowd of more than 54 thousand prior to the opening pitch of the New York Yankees - Chicago White ...