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Vince Young Will Attend the Rose Bowl “Party of the Century”

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 26 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community Newscenter_img Business News HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWomen Love These Great Tips To Making Your Teeth Look WhiterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News With less than two months until the Rose Bowl Party of the Century, the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation continues to roll out a lineup of expected celebrity guests for the April 18 celebration, making it the most talked about event of the year.Vince Young, legendary Rose Bowl performer, College Football Hall of Famer, and former Texas Quarterback will attend the Rose Bowl Party of the Century at America’s Stadium. As a two-time Rose Bowl Game MVP, Young turned in two dominant performances in the shadows of the broad-shouldered San Gabriel Mountains. His most memorable game, however, is the often-discussed BCS National Championship Game from 2006. The game is often called the most exciting game in college football history.Young’s Texas Longhorns team faced a USC Trojans team in the midst of a 34-game winning streak; Young’s famous fourth down scamper into the end zone at the Rose Bowl with just seconds remaining on January 1, 2006 sealed a 41-38 win over the USC Trojans.While strapping up with the Longhorns, Young captivated college football with his athleticism and leadership.Young is a two-time Rose Bowl Game Champion, a Rose Bowl Hall of Famer and also captured several accolades during his time in Austin. His collegiate honors include being named a consensus All-American, Maxwell Award winner, Davey O’Brien Award Winner, and was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy. As a new inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame (2019), Young’s No. 10 jersey is retired and will never be worn again by a Texas football player.He was drafted as a top-five pick in the 2006 NFL Draft’s first round by the Tennessee Titans, winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. Young spent nine seasons in the league and was a two-time Pro Bowl selection.  He won the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2009.The announcement of Young’s attendance at the Rose Bowl Party of the Century continues the growing list of celebrity figures set to attend the April 18 celebration at the Stadium, including Kirk Herbstreit and the event’s Master of Ceremonies, Rich Eisen.Expected to welcome more than 1,200 guests to the famed-turf of America’s Stadium on April 18, 2020, the Rose Bowl Party of the Century will celebrate the life and moments of the venue’s global history, while generating support to protect, preserve and enhance its future as a National Historic Landmark.For more information on the Rose Bowl Party of the Century presented by Western Asset, please visit www.PartyOfTheCentury.org. Limited tickets are still remaining.About the Rose Bowl Legacy FoundationFormed in 2010, the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt organization whose primary goal is to financially ensure the protection, preservation and enhancement of the future of the Stadium as a National Historic Landmark. The Foundation has established funding for key capital improvement initiatives, educational programming and heritage protection due to the generosity of supporters from around the world who are invested in its premier future. https://www.inspire2022.org/what-is-legacyAbout the Rose Bowl StadiumThe Rose Bowl Stadium is the proud home of the Tournament of Roses’ Rose Bowl Game, UCLA Bruins football, AmericaFest Fourth of July Celebration, concerts including Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Taylor Swift and U2, international and Premier League soccer matches and the World’s Largest Flea Market.A National Historic Landmark built in 1922 and known around the world, the Rose Bowl Stadium has earned its world class reputation by hosting five NFL Super Bowl games, the 1984 Olympic Soccer matches, the 1994 Men’s World Cup, the 1999 Women’s World Cup, four BCS National College Football Championship Games and the College Football Playoff Semi-Final game. https://www.rosebowlstadium.com/ faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Events Previews Vince Young Will Attend the Rose Bowl “Party of the Century” STAFF REPORT Published on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 11:11 amlast_img read more

Premier Foods sells 17.27% stake

first_imgNissin, a Japanese instant noodle firm, has committed to buy a 17.27% stake in Premier Foods.The move comes as the two companies finalise a relationship agreement which will give Premier the ability to distribute Nissin products in the UK, while making its own products more widely available in key overseas markets.Premier Foods said there would also be opportunities for the sharing of intellectual property and manufacturing capabilities.David Beever, chairman of Premier Foods, said: “We welcome Nissin as a new long-term shareholder in our business. By gaining a strategic investor who understands and supports our growth ambitions, we have an exceptional opportunity to deliver shareholder value. Based on the conditional cooperation agreement we announced yesterday, we very much look forward to working with Nissin to develop ways our two businesses can co-operate to drive growth.”The move comes in the wake of Premier Foods announcing it had rejected two bids from US spice brand McCormick, the latter offer on the 14 March, valuing the company at 60p a share.hostile takeoverDr Hossam Zeitoun, assistant professor of strategy and international business at Warwick Business School, said the move would help Premier Foods fend off a hostile takeover from McCormick and give the company time to turn around its troubled finances.He said: “Premier Foods’ deal with Nissin will help it pursue its turnaround strategy and avoid a hostile takeover by McCormick. This co-operation will be another obstacle for McCormick and would make it even more difficult for the US company to complete a takeover.“Companies under the threat of a hostile takeover often look for a ‘white knight’, ie. a friendlier acquirer, but in the case of Nissin it doesn’t want to be an acquirer – at least not yet. It is content with a stake in the company. This means Premier Foods can continue its turnaround strategy by decreasing its debt and working to boost its market share.“Japanese companies are renowned for pursuing long-term objectives. In Japan, hostile takeovers are extremely rare, and Premier Foods is calling Nissin a long-term shareholder, which can give it time to follow its strategy through rather than looking for a short-term hike in its stock price. If all goes well, Nissin may want to acquire Premier Foods in the future, but not at the moment – it only wants a non-executive director on the board.”last_img read more

Microsoft warns anti-doping organisations against Russian hackers

first_imgRussian hackers in a group known as Strontium are targeting sporting organisations and anti-doping authorities in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, according to Microsoft.Strontium, also known as Party Bear or APT28, often uses false Microsoft domains to execute their attacks. They use methods such as spear-phishing, in which they send fake emails that appear to be from a trusted source. Password spraying [attempting to use multiple common passwords to infiltrate accounts], exploiting weaknesses in firmware and the spreading of malware have also been employed.“Some of these attacks were successful, but the majority were not,” Microsoft said. “Microsoft has notified all customers targeted in these attacks and has worked with those who have sought our help to secure compromised accounts or systems.” Cyberattacks, spanning 16 organisations in three continents, began September 16 after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced its consideration of a ban on Russian athletes from all major sporting events, the BBC reported. The ban could include the 2020 Olympic Games and the 2022 World Cup.Russia was caught in 2016 operating a doping program that manipulated the urine samples of its athletes. Those samples showed positive evidence of performance-enhancing drugs simply disappeared under what a WADA report called the “Disappearing Positive Methodology.” President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, called the program an “unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and on the Olympic Games. After a three-year-long ban, Russia resubmitted new information about their athletes which the WADA found filled with inconsistencies.“There’s evidence this data has been deleted,” said Jonathan Taylor, chairman of WADA’s compliance panel.“This is hypothetical at the moment, but if the experts maintain their current view, then the compliance review committee will make a recommendation to send a notice to Rusada [the Russian Anti-Doping Agency] asserting ‘you’re non-compliant’ and proposing consequences.”Those consequences could include no participation in world championships, such as the Olympics, by Russian athletes. Russia also may not be allowed to host any major sporting events.“What exactly are these discrepancies and what are they related to?” asked Russia’s sports minister, Pavel Kolobkov. “Experts in digital technology from both sides are already in collaboration. For our part, we continue to provide all possible assistance.” Strontium’s previous hacking activities led to the indictment of seven people in 2018 for, among other things, “attempting to delegitimize the efforts of international anti-doping organizations and officials who had publicly exposed a Russian state-sponsored athlete doping program and to damage the reputations of athletes around the world by falsely claiming that such athletes were using banned or performance-enhancing drugs.”None of the accused were arrested.last_img read more