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• Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open (March 23) due to knee issues.

• Picking up the mantle of National Women’s Month, and anticipating what next year will be its 70th anniversary, the LPGA has unveiled “Drive On,” a multi-platform refined brand position. According to the LPGA, “Drive On is clearly rooted in golf, but it's a bigger idea. It captures the power and potential in each of us and celebrates the hard work, focus and tenacity that it takes to achieve our goals.” Full story here.

• The NBA said that the Chinese and Croatian National Teams would join all 30 NBA teams to compete at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas, marking the first time that the league will feature two international teams, with 83 games over 11 days (July 5-15).

• The 2019 Alliance of American Football Championship, originalluy scheduled for April 27 in Las Vegas, will be played in Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas., which is owned and operated by Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.

• MLB and the MLB Players’ Assn. have unveiled numerous changes to the game to be installed over the next two seasons that will impact game length, marketing broadcast partners, the All-Star Game and the Home Run Derby. Full story here.

POLL POSITION

Top Ten Most In-Demand MLB Tickets (based on total ticket sales on StubHub thru March 14):
1. New York Yankees
2. Boston Red Sox
3. San Francisco Giants
4. Chicago Cubs
5. St. Louis Cardinals
6. Los Angeles Dodgers
7. Philadelphia Phillies
8. Texas Rangers
9. New York Mets
10. Houston Astros

SOURCE: STUBHUB

KEEPING SCORE

The Most-In-Demand MLB Home Openers
(based on total ticket sales on StubHub thru March 14, all on March 28):

• Arizona Diamondbacks at the Dodgers (average ticket price $229.
• Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees (average ticket price $202)
• Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies (average ticket price $84)
• Chicago Cubs at Texas Rangers (average ticket price $254)
• Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds (average ticket price $122)

BUY SELL

Weekend Box Office March 15-17
1. Captain Marvel $69.3M
2. Wonder Park $16M
3. Five Feet Apart $13.2M
4. How To Train Your Dragon: Hidden World $9.4M
5. Madea Family Funeral $8M
6. No Manches Frida 2 $3.9M
7. Captive State $3.2M
8. Lego Movie 2 $2.1M
9. Alita: Battle Angel $1.9M
10. Green Book $1.3M
Source: Box Office Mojo

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Mar052014

ESPN Celebrating 20 Years Of X Games With 'X' Rated Marketing, Programming

By Barry Janoff

March 4, 2014: ESPN said it would celebrate the 20th anniversary of its action sports X Games with a “20 Years, 20 Firsts” campaign, which features a collection of 20 of the most iconic “first-trick moments” since the franchise’s inception in 1995.

The ESPN campaign will include TV, print, Internet and social media, plus an opportunity for people to vote for their favorite X Games moment.

A launch spot tracks extreme accomplishments in the Summer and Winter X Games and tags the extended "20 Years, 20 Firsts" effort.

The first dedicated spot in the X Games "20 Years, 20 Firsts" series features Justin Seers, who in 1995 won the first-ever X Games (then known as the Extreme Games) gold medal in Barefoot Jumping during ESPN's inaugural event, held in Newport, Rhode Island.

The first Winter Extreme Games were held that year in Mt. Snow, Vt.

The first episode of "20 Years, 20 Firsts" was unveiled this week, and will be followed by the reveal of one new moment each succeeding week through April, according to ESPN.

Beginning in May, two moments will be revealed each week until June 5, the first day of the Summer X Games, being held this year for the first time in Austin, Texas.

According to ESPN, the top 20 firsts will include such moments as Travis Pastrana’s ground-breaking double backflip and Shaun White’s perfect SuperPipe score of 100 and the stories behind them.

After two years in Rhode Island, the Summer X Games moved to San Diego (1997-98), San Francisco (1999-2000), Philadelphia ((2001-2002), and then various locations in and around Los Angeles (2003-2013).

The Winter X Games have been held in Aspen, Colo., since 2002.

ESPN went international with the Summer and Winter X Games in 2013, but returned to one U.S. location each for the Summer and Winter X Games this year.

ESPN said that people would have the opportunity to vote for their favorite "first moment" starting this May at XGames.com. People on-site at X Games Austin, June 5-8, will be able to cast their votes to determine which “20 Years, 20 Firsts” moment has withstood the test of time as the fan favorite.

Following X Games Austin, all 20 moments will air in a one-hour special on ABC scheduled for June 29.

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