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NBC SUNDAY NIGHT 2017 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

• Thursday Sept. 7
NFL Kickoff 
Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots
• Sept. 10
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
• Sept. 17
Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons
• Sept. 24
Oakland Raiders at Washington Redskins
Oct. 1
Indianapolis Colts at Seattle Seahawks
*Oct. 8
Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans
• Oct. 15
New York Giants at Denver Broncos
• Oct. 22
Atlanta Falcons at New England Patriots
• Oct. 29
Pittsburgh Steelers at Detroit Lions
• Nov. 5
Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins
• Nov. 12
New England Patriots at Denver Broncos
*Nov. 19
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys
• Thursday Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Day
New York Giants at Washington Redskins
• Nov. 26
Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers
• Dec. 3
Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks
• Dec. 10
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
• Dec. 17
Dallas Cowboys at Oakland Raiders
• Saturday Dec. 23
Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers
• Dec. 31
TBD
Source: NBC Sports

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2017 NBC THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

• Thursday, Aug. 3
Hall of Fame Game 8 PM. ET on NBC
Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio
• Nov. 9
Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals
• Thursday Nov. 16
Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers
• Nov. 30
Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys
• Dec. 7
New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons
• Dec. 14
Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts
• Monday. Dec. 25
Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans
*Games will be simulcast on NFL Network and streamed live on Amazon Prime

SOURCE: NBC SPORTS

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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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Wednesday
Sep282016

Dr. J Joins Shaq, Muhammad Ali, Elvis, Marilyn, Michael Jax With Global ABG Deal

By Barry Janoff

September 27, 2016: During his Hall of Fame career in the NBA, Julius "Dr. J" Erving played alongside the likes of Darryl Dawkins, Charles Barkley, Moses Malone, Maurice Cheeks, Doug Collins and World B. Free.

Now, Erving has joined a roster that includes Muhammad Ali, Shaquille O’Neal, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

Erving, 66, today signed what was called a “strategic partnership” with Authentic Brands Group, which will “own and manage the intellectual property” of Erving in marketing, licensing and other deals worldwide.

Financial terms of the pact were not shared.

New York-based ABG said it would "collaborate with Erving on the development and global expansion of the Dr. J brand, pursuing strategic collaborations and long-term partnerships that will provide a platform to reach new markets and ignite the legacy of Dr. J."

"Dr. J was the first basketball player to be connected with global consumer brands," Nick Woodhouse, president and CMO for ABG. "His most notable endorsements span Coca-Cola to Colgate to Converse. We are excited to pick up that mantle and continue his legacy in consumer brands as well as foraying into luxury, travel and corporate sponsorships."

In addition to the representing the rights for O’Neal and the estates of Monroe, Presley and Jackson, ABG oversees such brands as TapouT (MMA), Prince (tennis), Viking (tennis), Spyder (outdoor apparel and gear), Ektelon (racquetball), Juicy Couture, Aeropostale and Frederick’s of Hollywood, which last week signed actress Megan Fox as an investor, design collaborator and global spokesperson.

“I am thrilled to join the ABG team to preserve my legacy and grow my brand,” Erving said in the ABG offices. “I consider it a personal mission to use my influence to make a difference in people’s lives and look forward to working with the team to find new and innovative ways to reach my fans and engage with new audiences.”

According to Jamie Salter, chairman and CEO for ABG, “We are honored to welcome such a distinguished and esteemed figure in basketball to the ABG family. Dr. J is a living legend whose legacy goes well beyond the game and we see a real opportunity to build this brand for multiple generations.”

Erving, who played his entire NBA career with the Philadelphia 76ers (1976-87) following several years in the former ABA, scored more than 30,000 points and had more than 10,500 rebounds and nearly 5,200 assists during his pro career. He won the NBA championship with the Sixers in 1982-83 and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993.

In 1996, he was named as a member of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players of All-Time.

PHOTOS: COURTESY ABG

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