Emmitt Smith News

The Music Hall at Fair Park Presents BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The critically acclaimed international dance production, BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, plays the Music Hall at Fair Park for two performances only, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Starring 2014 Dancing with the Stars pro winner Maksim Chmerkovskiy and celebrity pros Karina Smirnoff, Tony Dovolani and Cheryl Burke, with finalists from So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol. Tickets are on sale now at The Box Office, 5959 Royal Lane #542 in Dallas, by calling 1-800-982-ARTS (2787) or online at ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Maks Chmerkovskiy, DWTS Pros, IDOL Finalists & More Set for BALLROOM WITH A TWIST
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The critically acclaimed international dance production, BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, plays the Music Hall at Fair Park for two performances only, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19. (more...)

Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year Names Trentavis Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Trentavis Friday of Cherryville High School (Cherryville, N.C.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Friday was surprised with the news on his college campus of Florida State University. (more...)

Raven Saunders Named Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Raven Saunders of Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. (more...)

Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player Of The Year is Abu Danladi
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

LOS OLIVOS, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Abu Danladi of Dunn School (Los Olivos, Calif.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Danladi was surprised with the news at school by former MLS All-Star Alecko Eskandarian, who earned Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year honors in 1999-00. (more...)

E Smith Realty Partners Identifies E-commerce Solution for Bon-Ton Stores
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

DALLAS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ E Smith Realty Partners, a premier commercial real estate services company, has recently secured a 743,600-square-foot lease with The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (BONT) for a direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio, west of Columbus. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., parent company of Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers is a leading fashion retailer with corporate offices based in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company operates 271 department stores, including 10 furniture galleries, in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains. (more...)

Gatorade Announces National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Grant Fisher
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc High School (Grand Blanc, Mich.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Fisher was surprised with the news at school by three-time USA 12K Cross Country championDathan Ritzenhein, who earned Gatorade Michigan Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year honors in 1999-00 and 2000-01. (more...)

Gatorade Announces Alexa Filley as National Volleyball Player of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Alexa Filley of Assumption High School (Louisville, Ky.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year. Filley was surprised with the news by silver medalist April Ross, who earned Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year honors in 1999-00. (more...)

Gatorade Announces Andrew Brown as Its 2013-14 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Andrew Brown of Oscar Smith High School (Chesapeake, Va.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year. Brown was surprised with the news by former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber during school. (more...)

Two Good Rounds-Superstars: Golf Stories from the World's Greatest Athletes is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Two Good Rounds-Superstars: Golf Stories from the World's Greatest Athletes is the second book in the Two Good Rounds series. This book explores the very special connection between golf and professional athletes from around the world and various sports disciplines. Fifty-four of the world's most-well known athletes give us an inside look at their attraction to golf and the fun, uplifting golf lifestyle. This book highlights a variety of athletes from a wide array of professional sports and organizations - Wayne Gretzky to Tony Romo, Andy Roddick, Michael Phelps, Julius Erving, Michael Strahan, Brandi Chastain, Rubens Barrichello, Mike Eruzione, and so many more. Four-time Major Champion writes the forward and major sports fan Ernie Els. (more...)

NBC's Patriots v Broncos Coverage Was Most-Watched Primetime Show of the Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Last weekend's thrilling NBC Sunday Night Football contest, in which Tom Brady led the New England Patriots back from a 24-0 deficit to defeat Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, 34-31, in overtime, was the most-watched primetime show of the week (more...)

Ryan Bush Releases Book on Dallas Cowboys, DECADE OF FUTILITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

For four decades, the Dallas Cowboys were synonymous with winning and were the gold standard for how to operate a football franchise. Seemingly unhindered by the rest of the football universe, the names of Tom Landry, Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith were exalted to legendary status along the path to earning a record five Super Bowl championships. They won with flair, grace, and a unique quality of football brain-trust that constructed teams with stamina and staying power. From the unprecedented stretch of twenty consecutive winning seasons under Landry, to Jimmy Johnson's group that captured three Super Bowls in a four year span during the 1990's, to the immaculate blue star on the helmet, and the famous hole in the roof, the Cowboys were a franchise that, not only had it all, they did it all. (more...)

Cowboys, Redskins Featured on FACES OF THE FRANCHISE Debut
by TV News Desk - Jun 03, 2013

The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will be featured today when the series “FACES OF THE FRANCHISE; Who's on Your Team's Mount Rushmore?” debuts during Pro Football Talk, which airs weekdays at 5 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. (more...)

Golf Channel Announces Live Coverage of MASTERS Tournament, 4/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2013

Golf Channel will dedicate a record number of network resources to cover next week's Masters tournament, delivering nearly 70 total hours of live news and related programming geared toward the first men's major championship of 2013. (more...)

Discovery's FAST N' LOUD Laps Ratings Record with 2.24M Viewers P2+
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Discovery Channel's Fast N' Loud was the #1 cable program among Men 25-54 delivery and Men 18-49 delivery (excluding sports) on Monday, March 25th. The series earned a 1.52 HH/1.24 P25-54 AA% and delivered 2.24 million total viewers P2+. This is the series' most watched episode-to-date (P2+), outperforming its previous ratings record high last week by +93,000 viewers. (more...)

BWW ASKS: Do Professional Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage on DANCING WITH THE STARS?
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 26, 2013

Apolo Anton Ohno, Shawn Johnson, Kristi Yamaguchi, Helio Castroneves, Emmitt Smith and Hines Ward. What do all these great athletes have in common? They all took home the highly-coveted mirror ball trophy on ABC's ballroom competition DANCING WITH THE STARS. But do these and other professional athletes have an unfair advantage over other contestants? (more...)

Celebrity Golf Tournament at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Benefits Wounded Warrior Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

On Friday, April 5, famous athletes will play in a celebrity golf tournament at Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, voted the #1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. Through the Affordable Home Insurance Charities Foundation this event will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. (more...)

Celebrity Cast Announced for DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 16!
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Musicians, athletes and TV personalities are among the new crop of celebrity contestants who will take to the dance floor on season 16 of DANCING WITH THE STARS. The new cast of ABC's hit show was revealed today, exclusively on 'Good Morning America' (more...)

Alec Baldwin Hosts CBS's 2ND ANNUAL NFL HONORS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 02, 2013

For the second year, the night before the top two teams kick off Super Bowl XLVII, the National Football League will salute its best players, performances and plays from the 2012 season with the 2nd ANNUAL NFL HONORS, to be broadcast tonight, Feb. 2 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Alec Baldwin will serve as host of the star-studded football and entertainment event. (more...)

Lincoln Debuts First-Ever Twitter-Generated Super Bowl Ad
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Lincoln, the luxury automotive brand, today unveiled its Super Bowl ad, the first-ever commercial written entirely through social media with consumers participating on Twitter. Jimmy Fallon asked his followers to tweet responses to his questions about road trips full of unexpected events, which ultimately created the script. (more...)

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