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• The NFL has unveiled the Super Bowl Ticket Giveaway, an initiative this season to "surprise fans across the country with an invitation to attend Super Bowl LII in Minnesota on February 4, 2018. A total of 500 free tickets will be distributed under the program as a way to give back to dedicated NFL fans and provide them with a once-in-a-lifetime experience."
• Farmers Insurance has extended its alliance with PGA TOUR player Rickie Fowler for three years (2018-2020).  Fowler has been a brand ambassador since 2012. Fowler has been featured in the Farmers "We Know From Experience" advertising campaign, including the recent "Chauffeur Terrier" television commercial, along with other digital marketing platforms.
Heroes Evolved, featuring an in-game and playable Bruce Lee, has hit the multi-player online battle arena via R2Games and the Bruce Lee, LLC (owned and operated by Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee).
• In it's ninth season as the official wardrobe supplier for the National Basketball Coaches Assn., Men's Wearhouse said that 24 NBA head coaches would be outfitted with Joseph Abboud Custom suits for the 2017-18 season. According to Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, "With 82 games a season, it's important to look professional and have confidence on the court."

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MLB 2017 Awards Schedule
• Oct. 26
Rawlings Gold Glove finalists on Twitter (12 PM. ET)
• Nov. 6
BBWAA Awards Finalists MLB Network
• Nov .7
Rawlings Gold Glove Awards ESPN (9 PM. ET)
• Nov. 9
Louisville Silver Sluggers MLB Network, (6 PM. ET)
• Nov. 10
Wilson Defensive Players of the Year MLB Network (6 PM. ET)
• Nov. 13
Jackie Robinson Rookies of the Year MLB Network (6 PM ET)
• Nov. 14
Managers of the Year MLB Network (6 PM. ET)
• Nov. 15
Cy Young Awards MLB Network( 6 PM ET)
• Nov. 16
Most Valuable Players MLB Network ( 6 PM ET)
• Nov. 17
Esurance MLB Awards MLB Network

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NBA Teams With Jersey-Patch Deals (To Date):

• Atlanta Hawks (Shareware)
• Boston Celtics (GE)
• Brooklyn Nets (Infor)
• Cleveland Cavaliers (Goodyear)
• Denver Nuggets (Western Union)
• Detroit Pistons (Flagstaff Bank)
• Golden State Warriors (Rakuten)
• Los Angeles Lakers (Wish)
• Miami Heat (Ultimate Software)
• Milwaukee Bucks (Harley Davidson)
• Minnesota Timberwolves (Fitbit)
• New York Knicks (Squarespace)
• Orlando Magic (Disney World)
• Philadelphia 76ers (StubHub)
• Sacramento Kings (Blue Diamond)
• Toronto Raptors (Sun Life)
• Utah Jazz (Qualtrics)
All patches will be 2.5 x 2.5 on the left side, with a Nike Swoosh logo on the right side.

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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Feb072017

Super Bowl LI Brings Super Numbers For NFL, Fox, Marketers, Pepsi, Pirates, Beer

By Barry Janoff

February 7, 2017: They may be crunching numbers for quite some time in Atlanta trying to figure out how a 28-3 lead turned into a 34-28 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, but a plethora of marketing, brand value, digital and viewing numbers show that for the most part companies made the right call by attaching their names to the Big Game.

The first overtime game in Super Bowl history drew an average of 111.9 viewers on Fox. Fox also said that an additional 1.72 million people watched the game online via its Fox Sports app and Web site and another 650,000 on Fox Deportes.

The broadcast average trails the 114.4 million for Super Bowl XLIX (2015) on NBC, 112.2 million for Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) on Fox, 111.9 million for Super Bowl 50 (2016) on CBS, is tied with Super Bowl XLVI (2012) on NBC and ahead of 111 million for Super Bowl XLV (2011) on Fox.

Fox charged upward of $5 million for a 30-second ad, and during Super Bowl LI 65 distinct brands ran 104 spots in 49 ad breaks for just under 3,000 seconds (49.9 minutes) of dedicated ad time.

Advertisers generated an estimated revenue of $509.6 million for Fox from the in-game telecast, including overtime but not post-game, according to analytics and research firm iSpot.tv.

iSpot.tv said it measured activity from more than 10 million smart TVs and tracked responses to TV ads on social/digital platforms.

Advertisers saw 36.4 million earned YouTube views and 93,497,275 online views (paid and earned) on Game Day alone, according to iSpot.tv.

The running tally passed 501.3 million views the day after the Super Bowl. "The water-cooler effect will likely hit another 100 million views" on Monday (Feb. 6) alone," per iSpot.tv.

Of ads that ran on-air during the game, the most-viewed spots online (through Feb. 7) were topped by Budweiser’s "Born the Hard Way," with almost  27 million views on YouTube; and "Cleaner of Your Dreams" from P&G’s Mr. Clean, topping 10.7 million views.

The Top Five also includes the Netflix’ promo for season two of Stranger Things, with more than 10.2 million YouTube views; the Disney trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (pictured), which has surpassed 3.9 million views (not counting more than 31 million YouTube views of the teaser posted four months ago); and Super Bowl rookie 84 Lumber’s "The Journey Begins" at more than 3 million views.

With its sponsorship of the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show with Lady Gaga, "Pepsi looks to get a windfall of approximately $32 million in brand value," according too research and consulting firm Apex MG Analytics.

Fox said that some 117.5 viewers watched the halftime show, second-most in Super Bowl history behind the 120.7 million who saw Katy Perry perform during halftime at Super Bowl XLIX.

In addition, Alfa Romeo USA "received more than $12 million in exposure from their sponsorship of the NFL on Fox Halftime Report."

"With its sponsorship of the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show with Lady Gaga, Pepsi looks to get a windfall of approximately $32 million in brand value."

And Bose headsets worn on the sidelines during Super Bowl LI  gave the company more than  $10.4 million in brand value, per Apex MG Analytics.
 
All told, there were 96,158,081 digital actions explicitly linked to Super Bowl ads on game day, according to iSpottv.

Netflix generated the most social actions with 554,000, followed by Budweiser (433,000) and Mr. Clean (413,000).

Social Reach (estimated reach from social media sharing) hit 4.39 billion on Game Day and 5.76 billion overall.

Netflix’ Stranger Things and T-Mobile alone topped 1.2 billion in estimated social reach.

Good news for Big Game advertisers: Netflix, T-Mobile and other brands are still generating actions in the post Super Bowl LI window, with tallies still coming in, per iSpottv.

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