Frankfurt, Germany - Former University of California San Diego men's volleyball star Tanner Syftestad has signed his first professional contract to play for United Volleys Frankfurt in Germany.

Dallas, Texas -  Breakthrough Golf Technology has struck up an agreement with independent club-fitting chain True Spec Golf, to distribute its new Stability putter shaft that uses scientifically advanced multi-material design with unique geometries.

San Diego, California - The San Diego State men’s basketball team will face Duke in its first game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. SDSU will face the Blue Devils on Monday, November 19, inside Lahaina Civic Center at noon HT/2 p.m. PT on ESPN2.

San Diego, California - Tickets for the 41st annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl go on sale to the general public Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. PT.  The game is set for 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 31 at SDCCU Stadium and will match powerhouse teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences.  This will be the first time the bowl game has ever kicked off during the coveted New Year’s Eve time slot.

Kirkland, Washington - Overload Golf Ventures, a private venture firm focused on technology innovation in the golf industry, is expanding its global footprint by forming aboutGolf Global.  AGG has acquired aboutGolf LTD to further its goals of developing unique opportunities in the golf industry by expanding the indoor golf and entertainment experience into new markets and demographics.

Washington, DC - On July 17, the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) will be recognized as this year’s recipient of the Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award at ESPN’s annual Sports Humanitarian Awards dinner in Los Angeles. In its seventh year, the GSMP is the flagship professional development exchange supporting the State Department’s ongoing efforts to advance the rights and status of women and girls around the world through sports. Tapping into the power of public-private partnerships, the GSMP positively impacts communities at home and abroad to create a more secure global playing field for all.