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Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 Winners Release

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Three-time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade Honored with Legend Award in Gold Slime Dousing; Grammy Award-Winning Global Superstar Ciara Performs

Hosted by Michael Strahan, Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 Airs Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon

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SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stephen Curry, Alex Morgan, Odell Beckham Jr., Tom Brady, Simone Biles, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Lindsey Vonn, Antonio Brown, Saquon Barkley, Aaron Judge, Chloe Kim, Tiger Woods, Sidney Crosby, Nikki Bella, Giannis Antetokounmpo and SSSniperWolf took home a coveted orange mohawk blimp at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019, the only show where kids celebrate their favorite athletes and the year’s most epic surprises and challenges across the world of sports.

Hosted by Super Bowl champion and two-time Emmy Award-winner Michael Strahan, Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 was taped live Thursday, July 11, from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif., and will premiere Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) as a simulcast on Nickelodeon, TeenNick and Nicktoons.

Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade was honored with the Legend Award at this year’s show in recognition of his achievements and outstanding sportsmanship on and off the court. Upon receiving his mohawk award, Wade was doused from head to toe in glistening gold slime.

Co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team and two-time World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe received the Generation Change Award for 2019 at tonight’s ceremony. The award, presented by 13-year-old pro soccer player Olivia Moultrie, honors Megan’s passion to create positive changes, build social movements, and make sports and the world a more equal playing field when it comes gender, race and LGBTQ+ rights.

Grammy Award-winning global superstar Ciara hit the stage with a medley of her hit songs–current single “Set,” viral sensation “Level Up” and her classic hit “1, 2 Step.” Ciara was joined by dancers from The Lab Creative Arts Studio, home to world champion dancers and athletes, and surrounded by a laser light extravaganza.

The slime-filled celebration also featured two star-studded teams going head to head in the first-ever Kids’ Choice Sports Championship–a mega-competition made up of five grand-scale, sports-themed challenges that spanned the entire show. Team Slime Slammers was captained by Lindsey Vonn with Alysa Liu, Kel Mitchell, Shaun White, Trae Young and Nyjah Huston. Team Orange Crunch was led by Rob Gronkowski with David Dobrik, Laurie Hernandez, Olivia Moultrie, Ben Simmons and P.K. Subban.

The Kids’ Choice Sports Championship challenges were:

  • All-Star Gauntlet: Working to build a 6-foot-tall foam finger puzzle, the teams were tasked with throwing pies through basketball nets, crawling through a batting cage, catching giant fish in a sea of slippery critters, knocking down puzzle pieces held by giant Michael Strahan targets and climbing a 30-foot wall.
  • Summer Smash N’ Splash: One lucky kid from the audience joined each team for this wet and slimy challenge. Each team swam in a pool of balls to find the volleyballs needed to hit targets that triggered a slime shower which doused their respective kid.
  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader Bungee Dance Challenge: Each team captain’s dance knowledge was put to the test by game show host John Cena. Tethered together via a bungee rope, the captains had to reach the buzzer and perform their best dance moves with each question answered correctly with the help of brainy fifth graders, Jamir and Saya.
  • Pillow Fight Fight Night: David Dobrik and Kel Mitchell faced off in the ring for a pillow fight like no other. The challengers’ pillow-fighting abilities were judged for style, accuracy and power.
  • Super Slime Showdown: In the final challenge, team captains used stationary bikes to pump out slime that their teammates had to catch in order to fill slime tanks at the finish line. The first team that filled their tank and slimed themselves won the championship.

KCS2019.com serves as the official destination for Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 and will pair with the show to feature all-star live votes, polls, sports-themed short-form videos, trivia, backstage reactions, and more. As the show’s competitors face off during the telecast, users will be able to pick which team to support and join the fun in the interactive experience all night. Users will also be able to access all day of show content on the Screens Up app, which will feature AR-sticker collection throughout the show.

Sponsors for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 include: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Goldfish® Epic Crunch™, milk it!, NERF, Olive Garden®, and Verizon.

Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 will encore: Saturday, Aug. 10, at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT) and Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon; Monday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on TeenNick; and Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nicktoons. The telecast will also be available via Nickelodeon on Demand beginning Sunday, Aug. 11.

The following are Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 winners:

Favorite Male Athlete

Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors)

Favorite Female Athlete

Alex Morgan (NWSL, Orlando Pride)

King of Swag

Odell Beckham Jr. (NFL, Cleveland Browns)

Queen of Swag

Nikki Bella (WWE)

Best Cannon

Tom Brady (NFL, New England Patriots)

Biggest Powerhouse

LeBron James (NBA, Los Angeles Lakers)

Clutch Player of the Year

Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors)

Favorite Action Sports Star

Chloe Kim (Snowboarder)

Favorite Breakout Player

Saquon Barkley (NFL, New York Giants)

Hands of Gold

Antonio Brown (NFL, Oakland Raiders)

Need for Speed

Lindsey Vonn (Alpine Ski Racer)

Sickest Moves

Alex Morgan (NWSL, Orlando Pride)

Nothing But Net

Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors)

Favorite Soccer Star

Alex Morgan (NWSL, Orlando Pride)

Favorite Golfer

Tiger Woods

Favorite Tennis Player

Serena Williams

Favorite Baseball Player

Aaron Judge (New York Yankees)

Favorite Basketball Player

Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)

Favorite Football Player

Tom Brady (New England Patriots)

Favorite Hockey Player

Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins)

Favorite Esports Star

SSSniperWolf

Favorite Gymnast

Simone Biles

Most Valuable Most Valuable Player

Giannis Antetokounmpo, 2019 NBA MVP

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 is produced by Done and Dusted in association with Nickelodeon Productions. Executive producers are Jay Schmalholz, Constance Schwartz, and Michael Strahan of SMAC Entertainment, alongside Guy Carrington, Ian Stewart, and Hamish Hamilton of Done and Dusted, with Hamilton also serving as director of the show. Production of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 for Nickelodeon is overseen by Rob Bagshaw, Executive Vice President, Unscripted Content.

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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Scott Mayer

Scott.Mayer@nick.com

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GEICO’s Fredericksburg, Virginia ‘Pioneers’ Reflect on 25 Years in the Stafford County Community

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Fredericksburg–Time flies at a company you love. Just ask Angela Cooke; she is one of the “pioneer” associates who was there when GEICO’s Fredericksburg Regional Office opened in 1994.


“I look back at that time and we were all in it together—one team,” she remembers. “I’m really proud and sentimental about it.”

The 25th anniversary of the opening of the Fredericksburg Regional Office has opened a floodgate of memories for other pioneers as well. Past and current associates from the first “pioneer” group took a look back at how much the company and the office have grown while still retaining its familial atmosphere.

“The expectation was that this would be the model for all GEICO offices around the country,” said former regional vice president John Izzo, who supervised the new office opening and celebrated a 38-year career with the company. “Helping establish our insurance operations here in Fredericksburg was one of the most rewarding experiences of my career,” he said.

Cooke, now a software engineering manager, remembers the cooperation and teamwork that were necessary to keep the office running smoothly and growing. “It was just a real sense of community and family when we first started.”

“Every day was definitely an adventure,” recalled Donna Stocking, who currently works as an HR representative.

The office had legendary picnics with dunk tanks and festive games, Field Day events which felt more like a family reunion than a corporate event, and holiday gatherings. That sense of camaraderie has existed since the company was founded in 1936 and helped GEICO grow into the second-largest auto insurer in the country, and the number one auto insurer in Virginia.

GEICO has a history of not only serving its customers, but also serving its local communities. Associates were—and continue to be—active in the community, volunteering their time and fundraising on behalf of hundreds of non-profit organizations.

“Fredericksburg associates have always been dedicated to helping in the community,” said current Regional Vice President Scott Markel, who was also part of that pioneer group. “Even back in the day, our associates were as committed to doing good works as they are to helping our customers.”

Over the past 25 years, GEICO’s Fredericksburg office and its associates donated more than $14 million to local charitable causes. Some notable items funded include handicapped-accessible playground, multiple busses and vans for summer camps, golf carts for law enforcement safe driving programs, child safety seat inspections and donations, and many other projects.

About GEICO

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 28 million vehicles. For more than 80 years, the company has worked to make people’s lives better by protecting policyholders against unexpected events. As GEICO has grown, it has delivered money-saving coverage and outstanding customer service to policyholders through its investment in human resources and technology. GEICO is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. GEICO also provides homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft and term life coverages through non-affiliated insurance companies secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. GEICO has a national workforce of 40,000 associates. GEICO sales representatives throughout the country are licensed insurance agents in order to help guide customers through coverage decisions. To make changes, report claims, print insurance cards and/or purchase additional products, policyholders can access their insurance policy here, connect via GEICO Mobile or by phone. Sales and service is also available at GEICO Local Offices. Visit www.geico.com for a quote or to learn more.

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PRICESMART 72 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: Approximately 72 Hours Remain; Former Louisiana Attorney General and Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Remind Investors With Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against PriceSmart, Inc. – PSMT

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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors with large financial interests that they have only until July 22, 2019 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against PriceSmart, Inc. (NasdaqGS: PSMT). Investor losses must relate to purchases of the Company’s securities between October 26, 2017 and October 25, 2018. This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

What You May Do

If you purchased securities of PriceSmart and would like to discuss your legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, contact KSF Managing Partner Lewis Kahn toll-free at 1-877-515-1850 or via email (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com), or visit https://www.ksfcounsel.com/cases/nasdaqgs-psmt/ to learn more. If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action by overseeing lead counsel with the goal of obtaining a fair and just resolution, you must request this position by application to the Court by July 22, 2019.

About the Lawsuit

On October 25, 2018, the Company disclosed disappointing operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended August 31, 2018, as well as the discovery of a “balance sheet misclassification” requiring the restatement of certain financial statements and the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer.

The case is Harari v. PriceSmart, Inc., et al, 19-cv-00958.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

KSF, whose partners include the former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on securities, antitrust and consumer class actions, along with merger & acquisition and breach of fiduciary litigation against publicly traded companies on behalf of shareholders. The firm has offices in New York, California and Louisiana.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.

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Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

Lewis Kahn, Managing Partner

lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com

1-877-515-1850

1100 Poydras St., Suite 3200

New Orleans, LA 70163

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INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Netflix, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$NFLX #NFLXThe Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Netflix, Inc. (“Netflix” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: NFLX) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. Netflix announced its second quarter 2019 earnings on July 17, 2019. During the Company’s earnings call, as well as in its shareholder letter, it was revealed that Netflix gained only 2.7 million new subscribers against a forecast of 5 million new subscribers. Based on this startling news, shares of Netflix dropped by more than 13% over the next two days.

If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate.

We also encourage you to contact Brian Schall of the Schall Law Firm, 1880 Century Park East, Suite 404, Los Angeles, CA 90067, at 424-303-1964, to discuss your rights free of charge. You can also reach us through the firm’s website at www.schallfirm.com, or by email at brian@schallfirm.com.

The class in this case has not yet been certified, and until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. If you choose to take no action, you can remain an absent class member.

The Schall Law Firm represents investors around the world and specializes in securities class action lawsuits and shareholder rights litigation.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and rules of ethics.

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The Schall Law Firm

Brian Schall, Esq.

310-301-3335

Cell: 424-303-1964

info@schallfirm.com

www.schallfirm.com

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