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• The NBA London Game 2019 will feature a regular-season game between the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks in The O2 on Thursday, Jan. 17. Marketing partners include Foot Locker, Gatorade, Nike, SAP and Tissot, with additional partners to be unveiled in the coming months.

• The Denver Broncos home field is getting a temporary name change to Broncos Stadium at Mile High. It had been Sports Authority Field at Mile High, but the national sporting goods retailer, which had been based in Englewood, Col., ceased operations in July 2016. A search for a more permanent naming rights holder is currently underway.

• Per AP Sports: Burger King in Russia ran a promotion on social media offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to any women who become pregnant by World Cup players. The offer was then deleted, In a statement Wednesday to AP, Burger King said, “We are sorry about the clearly offensive promotion that the team in Russia launched online. (It) does not reflect our brand or our values and we are taking steps to ensure this type of activity does not happen again.”

• The PGA TOUR has signed a deal with Facebook to distribute exclusive Saturday and Sunday live competition coverage, on a free basis, from eight tournaments leading into the FedExCup Playoffs for the 2017-18 season. Airing on Facebook Watch in the U.S., coverage begins at the Travelers Championship on June 23-24. Other events in 2018 include: Quicken Loans National; A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier; John Deere Classic; RBC Canadian Open; World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational; Wyndham Championship; and The Northern Trust.

KEEPING SCORE

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

BUY SELL

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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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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Tuesday
Oct052010

LG, Best Buy Sign On For EA Sports National College Football '10 Tour

October 5, 2010: Even as Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Ohio State vie for top position in the college football polls and season-ending trips to Bowl games, students at universities nationwide are vying for a trip to the Rose Bowl as part of the LG Presents EA Sports 2010 NCAA Football Challenge Tour.

LG Electronics USA, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, has joined with Best Buy and EA Sports to bring a customized 28-foot mobile exhibit to campuses and Best Buy locations now through early January. The exhibit includes LG Infinia HDTVs, a full LG kitchen, multiple videogaming stations where competitors can face off in EA Sports' NCAA Football 11 and viewing booths with access to scores and highlights from rivalry games across the country.

Tournaments will be held at each university, with one student winner from each school earning a trip to the contest finals at the 2011 Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2011 to compete at the finals for a grand prize of $10,000.

Marketing support includes Internet, with Facebook playing a significant role, POP and on-campus activation. Scheduled university stops include Cal-Berkeley, SMU, Tennessee, Central Florida, LSU, Auburn and North Carolina, as well as the SEC championship game in Atlanta on Dec. 4 before concluding at the Rose Bowl. The tour began Oct-1-2 at UCLA.

Tim Tebow on the cover of EA Sports' 'NCAA Football 11.'The fan experience will also include cooking demonstrations and tastings in the LG kitchen. In addition, consumers can vote for their favorite team each week during the tour either online or via text message. (Full details here.) Participants who vote are entered for a chance to win weekly prizes, LG HDTVs and the grand prize: a full LG suite of home entertainment products.

"Presenting the EA Sports 2010 NCAA Football Challenge Tour taps into fans' passion for their favorite teams and celebrates college football rivalries," John Weinstock, vp-marketing for LG Electronics USA, said in a statement.  "LG's Infinia HDTVs offer fans 'something better' in football viewing and gaming experiences, and we're thrilled to be bringing that enthusiasm to stadiums and Best Buy stores across the country."

LG Presents EA Sports 2010 NCAA Football Challenge Tour Schedule:

 

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