BATON ROUGE – WBRZ Plus and sports betting network VSiN announced a first-of-its-kind broadcasting partnership Wednesday.

The partnership makes sports betting shows available to over-the-air television viewers.  WBRZ Plus is available with an antenna on channel 2.2, Cox channel 1011, Eatel channel 2 and streaming on and connected TV devices. 

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VSiN is a unique sports betting network providing news, analysis and insights that help bettors make informed wagering decisions.  VSiN broadcasts originate from sports books at the heart of Las Vegas.  Among its commentators seen on WBRZ Plus are Gill Alexander, LSU graduate Matt

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Did you see the jam-packed New York City Madison Square Garden basketball game recently with over 16,000 attendees? Or maybe you plan to attend a game at Chicago’s Wrigley Field which is set to open for tens of thousands to enjoy America’s pastime.

As the world reopens, from Italy to Chicago, and the COVID pandemic recedes, our economies are coming to life. Even in places like New York and Illinois, leaders like New York Gov. Cuomo, Illinois Gov. Pritzker, and Chicago’s Mayor Lightfoot have relented.

But not in California

California is the land where the last of the COVID

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – June 8, 2021 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses Leisure and Recreation including Pool Corporation POOL, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. ASO, Callaway Golf Company ELY, OneWater Marine Inc. ONEW and Vista Outdoor Inc. VSTO.


The Zacks Leisure and Recreation Products industry continues to benefit from strong demand for recreational products and golf business. The industry participants, which design, market, retail, and distribute products for the outdoor and recreation market, are witnessing robust demand. Moreover, golf manufactures and boating suppliers are gaining from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Further, a rise in fitness

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FORT SMITH — Trey Prieur returns just four regulars from last year’s AAA American Legion baseball state champion Fort Smith Sportsman, but he’s got an ace in the hole.

Pitcher Connor Johnson, who helped Van Buren to a Class 5A state title, will join the Sportsman this summer.

Johnson, a Central Arkansas signee, went 13-0 on the mound for the Pointers and should help anchor the pitching staff.

Prieur, who begins his 10th year as the head coach of the AAA Sportsman, said bringing a state title back to Fort Smith was an incredible feeling.

“We’re pretty dang proud of

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Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc., spurred by consumer spending shifts, government stimulus and its expansive assortment across sports and outdoor categories, turned profitable in the first quarter of 2021 off a sales increase of 39.1 percent and raised its outlook for this year.

The Katy, Texas-based retailer on Tuesday reported net income of $177.8 million for the quarter ended May 1, compared to a loss of $10 million in the year-ago period.

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Diluted earnings per share were $1.84 compared to a loss of $0.14 in the prior year quarter. Pro forma adjusted net income, which excludes the

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