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• Per will have to make the French Open Grand Slam field as an unseeded player. "This year again, tournament officials will establish the list and ranking of the women’s seeds based on the WTA ranking," via the French Tennis Federation. She currently is ranked No. 453 in the world by the WTA.

• Per offering his Isleworth estate (9927 Giffin Court) Orlando for $28M. Includes 31K sq ft living space, 6K sq ft indoor hoops court, 2.1K sq ft garage with dance & recording studios.

• The NBA said that 40 players are expected to attend the NBA Global Camp 2018, a pre-Draft showcase scheduled for June 2-5 at La Ghirada Sports Center in Treviso, Italy, for top Draft-eligible prospects from outside the U.S. The camp will include team interview sessions, five-on-five games, shooting drills, and strength and agility testing in front of representatives from all 30 NBA teams, all under the direction of NBA personnel.

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2018 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm Order (To Date)
(Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY June 21 (ESPN)

1. Phoenix Suns
2. Sacramento Kings
3. Atlanta Hawks
4. Memphis Grizzlies
5. Dallas Mavericks
6. Orlando Magic
7. Chicago Bulls
8. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Brooklyn Nets)
9. New York Knicks
10. Philadelphia 76ers (from Los Angeles Lakers)

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE (May 18-20)
1. Deadpool 2 - 20th Century Fox - $125M
2. Avengers: Infinity War - Disney - $28.7M
3. Book Club - Paramount - $12.5M
4. Life Of The Party - Warner Bros. - $7.7M
5. Breaking In - Universal - $6.5M
6. Show Dogs - Open Road - $6M
7. Overboard - Lionsgate - $4.7M
8. A Quiet Place - Paramount - $4M
9. Rampage - Warner Bros. - $1.5M
10. Feel Pretty - STX Entertainment - $1.2M
11. Super Troopers 2 - 20th Century Fox - $1.1M
12. Black Panther - Disney - $0.8M
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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.
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Thursday
Mar042010

If You Call Dickie V A Fathead, He'll Smile And Say, 'Awesome, Baby!'

Dickie V Fathead will speak as much - or as little - as you want it to.March 4, 2010: If you are going to pick someone to debut your line of talking products, it would be hard  to avoid ESPN analyst Dick Vitale, whose distinct voice is as much a part of men's college basketball as the Duke University Blue Devil mascot and the Gonzaga cheerleaders.

To coincide with this year's NCAA Division I March Madness tournament, wall graphics company Fathead is unveiling two images of Vitale, one of which not only has his smiling features but also, via an embedded technology, enables the product to repeat several of Vitale's signature phrases. The Livonia, Mich.-based company said it would be expanding the line to other celebrities.

Support for the product includes a “You’re  A Winner Baby” sweepstakes in partnership with Dick Vitale’s Web site, www.DickVitaleOnline.com. As the real and Fathead version of Vitale would say, "It's awesome, baby!"

The sweepstakes, which runs March 5-April 8, 2010, includes such prizes as an XZipit Game Rocker, Dick Vitale autographed memorabilia and Fathead merchandise. (Full details here.)

Other catch phrases from the talking Vitalte Fathead include “Diaper Dandy,” “PTP’er” and “Dipsy-doo,Dunk-a-roo.” This is the second time Fathead has teamed with Vitale, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, on a March Madness event.

“We could not have chosen a better ambassador of collegiate basketball than Dickie V to launch and lead off our talking Fathead Line timed with our second annual sweepstakes,” Patrick McInnis, Fathead CEO, said in a statement. “We are honored and excited to be working with him again to provide these unique experiences and opportunities to both of our loyal and passionate fans.”

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