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• Puma, which is rebooting its hoops division with the signing of potential top NBA draft picks Deandre Jordan and Michael Bagley III to shoe deals, said it has named producer/musician/businessman Jay-Z as president of basketball operations. The company said it has been working with Jay-Z run Roc Nation “for quite some time.” In addition, Hall of Famer Walt "Clyde" Frazier, a Puma partner for its first signature shoe in the 1970’s and long-time endorser, has signed a lifetime contract with the shoe brand.

• Panini America has signed an exclusive autograph trading card memorabilia agreement with All-American point guard Trae Young, a projected Top Ten pick in this week's 2018 NBA Draft. Young led the nation in both scoring (27.4 ppg) and assists (8.8 apg) during a his freshman season with the University of Oklahoma.

• Xyience said it would be an official sponsor and the official energy drink for the 2018 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken, a premier  occer tournament featuring top clubs and players from Europe. The ICC runs from July 20- Aug. 7 and includes 17 matches played across 14 U.S. cities. (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and SiriusXM.) Sponsors also  include Heineken, Ally, Hertz, MasterCard, Gatorade, Konami and Vivid Seats.

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Top-Selling MLB Jerseys (Jan.-May 2018)

1. Jose Altuve Houston Astros
2. Aaron Judge New York Yankees
3. Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers
4. Giancarlo Stanton New York Yankees
5. George Springer Houston Astros
6. Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs
7. Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs
8. Shohei Otani Los Angeles Angels
9. Carlos Corea Hoston Astros
10. Mookie Betts Boston Red Sox
11. Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels
12. Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers
13. Buster Posey San Francisco Giants
14. Javier Baez Chicago Cubs

SOURCE: MLBShop.com

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE (June 15-17)

1. Incredibles 2 - Disney - $180 M ($231.5M worldwide)
2. Ocean's 8 - Warner Bros. - $19.6M
3. Tag - Warner Bros. - $14.6M
4. Solo: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $9.1M
5. Deadpool 2 - 20th Century Fox - $8.8M
6. Hereditary - A24 - $7M
7. Superfly - Sony - $6.3M
8. Avengers: Infinity War - Disney - $5.3M
9. Adrift - STX Entertainment - $2.1M
10. Book Club - Paramount - $1.9M
11. A Wrinkle In Time - Disney - $1.8M
12. Gotti - Vertical Entertainment - $1.7M

NOTE: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Universal $173.6M international (opens in U.S. June 22)

SOURCE: COMSCORE.com

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Sep292009

Burger King Grills FĂștbol Tour For Hispanic Consumers

September 29, 2009: Burger King had such a good response to its first "Fútbol Kingdom" national tour last year that the fast-feeder is bring the tour back, with new activations and more interactions.

Fútbol Kingdom 2009 will make eight stops nationwide now through November, focusing on the Hispanic community with soccer events, soccer skill exhibitions, entertainment and an autograph tent sponsored by tour partner Boost Mobile featuring the Fútboladores, a soccer team created exclusively for the tour that will perform at each of the stops. Boost Mobile also is sponsoring the “Call Your Country of Origin” program, which allows event attendees to call family and friends.

Burger King is using the event to support the national launch of its $1 Double Cheeseburger, which hits restaurants Oct. 19 with a dedicated marketing campaign, with samples being offered along with Dr Pepper while supplies last at the Burger King mobile kitchen, also sponsored by Boost Mobile. Details can be found at www.Futbolkingdom.com.

The tour made its first stop in Denver this past weekend and will hit cities including Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Houston and Dallas. The full schedule is below.

“Burger King Corporation is committed to engaging Hispanic consumers in a meaningful and relevant way,” Alexandra Galindez, the company's director of multi-cultural marketing, said in a statement. “In its second year, Fútbol Kingdom showcases an extremely popular piece of Hispanic culture that is both fun and promotes an active lifestyle. We encourage participants of all ages and skill levels and their families to join us for an interactive day of fun and free entertainment.”

Added Jeff Belizaire, event marketing manager for Boost Mobile, “The Hispanic consumer represents an increasingly growing segment for Boost. We look forward to partnering with the Burger King brand and strengthening our position within the Hispanic community.”

 Fútbol Kingdom 2009 Tour Schedule:
• Sept. 26: Denver City Park
• Oct. 4: Maxwell Street Market, Chicago
• Oct. 10: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York
• Oct. 18: Plaza Fiesta, Atlanta
• Oct. 25: Tropical Park, Miami
• Nov. 7: Moody Park, Houston
• Nov. 15: Kiest Park, Dallas
• Nov. 21: San Jose Flea Market, San Jose, Calif.

For more info go to: www.Futbolkingdom.com

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