PORTLAND The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, welcomed their 9 millionth fan in franchise history Thursday night when they hosted the Trenton Thunder. Davis received a Sea Dogs prize package including a pair of Sea Dogs season tickets for the next nine seasons, nine $25 gift cards to Rivalries Sports Bar and Grill, nine car washes at Scrub A Dub, a No. 9 Sea Dogs jersey, and got to throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Eastern League game..
Super special and to do it on alumni night was really nice. There were a lot of role models in the crowd so to break a record in front of them was a really cool experience. Saturday, Kyanna Giles led the Cougars with 20 points after posting a team high 25 points on Friday.
Ferguson shines. Former Illini running back Josh Ferguson performed in front of NFL scouts Friday at the league combine in Indianapolis. His 4.48 second 40 yard dash was eighth among all rushers, as was his vertical leap of 34 feet, 5 inches. Is television in danger of pricing itself out? Analysts say not any time soon. Super Bowl is still the biggest marketing event of the year in this country, by far, says Tim Calkins, a professor of marketing and creator of the Kellogg Super Bowl Advertising Review at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. Super Bowl is more and more unique, as media is fragmenting, and there are more and more media properties vying for people attention.
“He did a great job,” Reich said. “[Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo] runs very complicated blitzes with a lot of different looks. Wendell did a particularly good job on several of them. “Thirty years ago I said that an athlete would be better served by admitting he was a member of the Communist Party instead of saying he was gay because that was the environment,” Steinberg said. “But that has more than dramatically changed. When it occurs, an event that is much anticipated and talked about will become a non issue..
2012’s film adaptation of Les Miserables was punishing, and by now, it’s hard to get enthused about seeing yet another regional production of this hulking warhorse. But Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s superlative, standard bearing mounting of the operatic Boublil and Schonberg classic breathed new and inspired life into the familiar text. Every element of the production was a dazzling showcase of deeply considered craftsmanship, from Paul Black’s heavenly tunnels of light to Gail Baldoni’s bounteous variety of period perfect costumes to Paul Tate DePoo III’s towering, ominous set design to Marty Mets’ sound design, which ensured that the actors’ soaring voices cut through the shifting sonic landscape with crystal clarity.