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Cartoon Network Announces Winners For Fourth Annual Hall of Game™ Awards

Hosted By NFL Quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton with Performances by Jason Derulo and Fall Out Boy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartoon Network scored big Saturday night at the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards.  After over 100 million on-line votes were counted the famous GAME trophies were bestowed to the best in sports.  The exciting evening included high energy musical performances by Jason Derulo ("Other Side" and "Talk Dirty") and Fall Out Boy ("My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)"), a heartwarming acceptance speech from Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn and a show stopping moment when three-year-old YouTube star Titus Ashby scored yet again another winning basket!

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Hosts NFL quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers) entertained the celebrity packed audience including Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, Jermaine Kearse (Seattle Seahawks), Michael Robinson (Seattle Seahawks), Justin Williams (Los Angeles Kings), Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks), Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks), Leticia Bufoni (Pro Skateboarder), Jamaal Charles (Kansas City Chiefs), Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers), Lance Coury (Pro Motocross), Chris Davis (Auburn Tigers), Joseph Fauria (Detroit Lions), WWE Superstar The Miz and WWE Diva Alicia Fox, Winter X Game Medalist Heath Frisby, Anastasia Ashley (Pro Surfer), Nyjah Huston (Pro Skateboarder), and actors Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga), Bella Thorne (Shake It Up), Zachary Levi (Chuck), Victoria Azarenka (WTA), Holly Robinson Peete, Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm), Austin North (Kickin' It), Victoria Justice (Victorious), August Maturo (Girl Meets World), Bradley Steven Perry (Good Luck Charlie), Asia Monet Ray (Dance Moms),  Blake Garrett Rosenthal (Mom), Joshua Rush (Mr. Peabody and Sherman), Jake T. Austin (The Fosters), Rowan Blanchard (Girl Meets World), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs), Crystal Dakota Hood (The Hunger Games), Larramie Doc Shaw (House of Payne), Benjamin Stockham (About a Boy), Mateus Ward (Hostages), pop star Redfoo (LMFAO), YouTube sensation Titus Ashby (Trick Shot Titus), Cartoon Network stars Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time), Tom Kenny (Adventure Time) and John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) and many more.

Richard Sherman presented the "2013 SI KIDS SPORTSKIDS OF THE YEAR" award to 14-year-old Jack Wellman, who after a sports injury, took up coaching and mentoring a group of young wrestlers in Newtown, Connecticut.  After the tragedy in Newtown, Jack found ways to help his town heal through sports and beyond.   

The top GAME awards of the night went to "CAPTAIN CLUTCH" winner Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks) presented by Twilight star Taylor Lautner. Lindsey Vonn (Olympic gold medalist) graciously accepted the "QUEEN OF THE SLOPES" award and thanked the crowd for being so supportive during her absence from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Top moments of the night include hosts Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick having a sing off of Katy Perry's "Roar".  Tom Kenny and John DiMaggio (voices of Ice King and Jake the Dog on Adventure Time) kept the audience in stitches donning matching yellow sports coats and dishing hilarious sportscaster-commentary throughout the show. Then three-year-old, YouTube star Titus Ashby showed off his best moves shooting and making a basket on his first try in front of the crowd. Not too bad for someone less than three-feet tall!

Mascots from the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL competed in a hilarious obstacle course with Jeremy Shada, voice of Finn on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time taking the role of moderator. 

The jam-packed night included stunts by professional skateboarders, BMX bikers and skiers doing crazy stunts and the extreme pogo group Xpogo.

And the winners are…

Alti-Dude
Nyjah Huston, Street League Skateboarding champion

Amped Up Anthem
Fall Out Boy, "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)"

Best Boogie
Richard Watterson (The Amazing World of Gumball)

Best Foes Forever
Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers (NFL)

Captain Clutch
Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks (NFL)

Dance Machine
Joseph Fauria, Detroit Lions (NFL)

Dynamic Duo
Peyton Manning & His Wide Receivers (NFL)

Fanatic Fanstars
Seattle Seahawks (NFL)

In It To Win It
Victoria Azarenka, Tennis (WTA)

Gnarliest Newcomer
Lance Coury (Motocross)

He Got Game
Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers (MLB)

I Got Swag
Colin Kaepernick (NFL)

Most Awesome Mascot
Bailey (mascot for Los Angeles Kings (NHL)

Most Viral Player
Titus Ashby, Trick Shot Toddler

MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon
Adventure Time

Queen of the Slopes
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Skier

Rumble Royalty
John Cena, WWE Superstar

She Got Game
Leticia Bufoni, Skateboarder

Super Siblings
Lopez Brothers (NBA)

We Got Game
Miami Heat (NBA)

Whoa-Ment
Chris Davis, Auburn Tigers

Sponsors for this year's Hall of Game include Pepperidge Farm®'s Goldfish® Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Hasbro's NERF Zombie Strike and Post® Pebbles™ Cereal, and featured a range of on-air, digital and on-site activations.

About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About IMG Productions
IMG Productions is a division of IMG Media, which operates from over 30 international offices, producing and distributing content around the world across all media platforms. IMG Productions produces over 8,000 hours of programming annually, including the New York City Marathon, The Masters, PGA Championship, ATP/WTA Tennis, Wimbledon, the British Open Golf Championship, and Premier League Soccer.  IMG Productions is a regular program supplier to ESPN, NBC Sports Channel, the NFL Network, and regional sports networks.

In the entertainment genre, IMG Productions U.S. has produced projects for ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, TBS, USA, A&E, Bravo, Lifetime, VH-1, TLC, HGTV, WeTV, E!, truTV, Food Network, and national syndication.  IMG Productions U.S. is the creator of several long-running television franchises, including Battle of the Network Stars, The Superstars, World's Strongest Man, The Year's Funniest Commercials and Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials.  They have also produced a number of primetime entertainment specials such as Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular, the NHL All Star Game and NHL Awards, the Ryder Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, and Thanksgiving Live for Food Network.

About Time Inc. Sports Group's SI KIDS Franchise  
Sports Illustrated Kids, the first sports magazine written for kids ages 8 and up, connects with its readers through their passion for sports. The magazine offers kids the access to athletes and sports information that they want with in-depth reporting, action photography, first-person athlete accounts and other features. The magazine, books, and web site sikids.com, promote positive values, good sportsmanship and the fun of reading.

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