Sports & Entertainment

Comcast to air Fresno Grizzlies games

Comcast Hometown Network will televise several live minor league baseball games from Chukchansi Park this spring. 

Council to consider rent cut for Grizzlies

The Fresno City Council tomorrow night is expected to approve an amendment to the Fresno Grizzlies’ annual Chukchansi Park lease that will effectively cut the ball club’s rent by half for any new buyer.

Developers: Fast rides, wild animals planned for Quay Valley

Quay Hays, developer of the Quay Valley new town project, speaks to a crowd at Fresno State Tuesday.A couple of Los Angeles developers treated a noontime Fresno State crowd today to a vision of rural Kings County as African Serengeti and transportation technology hotspot along Interstate 5.

NBA star, Memorial alum Lopez wins bobblehead contest

Robin Lopez, Associated Press photoThe Fresno Grizzlies have announced Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez as the winner of the Fresno Famous Bobblehead contest. Lopez, a graduate of San Joaquin Memorial High School, won by more than one-thousand votes against NFL-veteran Ickey Woods. 

JugFest aims for 30K Tulare concertgoers

Momentum Broadcasting's 106.7 KJUG Country has announced that this year's JugFest will be held May 30 at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. 

Ariana Grande announces Aug. 31 Fresno show

Grammy Award-nominated pop singer Ariana Grande announced that Fresno will be included in the second leg of her "The Honeymoon" tour this summer.

Valley Yellow Pages books to help Storyland

The latest issue of Valley Yellow Pages asks residents and businesses for donations to Storyland Playland.Valley Yellow Pages has announced a new fundraising campaign to help save Storyland Playland in Fresno. 

Fresno Grizzlies nix Astros 'championship' ring giveaway

Less than five hours after announcing what it billed as "the boldest promotion in the history of professional sports" yesterday, the Fresno Grizzlies canceled their 2017 Houston Astros World Championship Ring promotion.

Grizzlies go 'Back to the Future' with ring giveaway

The Fresno Grizzlies offered a look at what their 'Back to the Future' theme jerseys will look like as well as the 2017 Houston Astros championship rings inspired by the Sports Illustrated cover.

 

 

Editor's note: The Fresno Grizzlies announced that the ring giveaway portion of this promotion has been canceled.

Loss of Giants affiliation leads Grizzlies closer to home

The Fresno Grizzlies management team said one small but significant change this season will be having the city's name on the front of the team's jerseys. The change of major league affiliation may have disappointed some local baseball fans when it was announced last fall, but Fresno Grizzlies management say the team’s new contract with the Houston Astros is allowing them to reach out to the community like never before.