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• For the 15th consecutive year, ESPN will present the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship in its entirety, with the 15-game, 16-team tournament beginning with regional action March 29-31 and concluding with the Frozen Four on April 11 and 13. The Frozen Four will be in Buffalo, NY, with all three games on ESPN2.

• The NFL's 100th season will begin with the Chicago Bears hosting the Green Bay Packers in Soldier Field on Thursday, Sept. 5 (NBC, 8:20 PM ET). This will be the 199th meeting between the Bears and Packers, including regular- and post-season. Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will begin their season on NBC Sunday Night Football Sept. 8. Their opponent will be named when the full 2019 regular season schedule is released later this spring.

• Kraft Heinz, in partnership with the NHL and NHLPlayers’ Association (NHLPA) has unveiled the top four finalist communities competing for the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019. Voting begins March 30.

• NBA Experience, the new destination coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort (Orlando) will officially open Aug. 12, 2019. In collaboration with the NBA, Disney is developing NBA Experience with 13 interactive elements and hands-on activities across 44,000 square feet and two floors, also including a NBA-themed retail store.

• D.G. Yuengling & Son brewery has signed a deal with Philadelphia Phillies' pitcher Aaron Nola, making him one of the first active, MLB players to have a partnership with a beer brand. Yuengling has been a sponsor of the Phillies since 2017,

• 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 22-24
1. Us $70.2M
2. Captain Marvel $35M
3. Wonder Park $9M
4. Five Feet Apart $8.8M
5. How To Train Your Dragon 3 $6.5M
6. A Madea Family Funeral $4.5M
7. Gloria Bell $1.8M
8. No Manches Frida 2 $1.8M
9. Lego Movie 2 $1.1M
10. Alita: Battle Angel $1M
Source: Box Office Mojo

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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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Jan072011

Tiger Woods No Longer The Write Type As Golf Digest Deal Comes To An End

Tiger Woods was at Nike headquarters, seen here in the company's gym, when the end of his deal with Golf Digest was announced. (Photo: Nike Golf)January 6, 2011: He may or may not be a fan of Queen, but Tiger Woods can certainly relate to the rock music group's song, "Another One Bites the Dust."

Woods and Golf Digest said in a joint statement that world's most visible golfer would no longer write articles for the magazine. Woods began working with Golf Digest in August 1997. His last column is scheduled to appear in the February issue.

Since his private life became public following his one-car accident during Thanksgiving Day weekend in 2008, Woods has seen deals end with Accenture, AT&T, PepsiCo's Gatorade and, most recently, Procter & Gamble's Gillette

According to Golf Digest's own recently released list of the Top 50 money earners in the sport, Woods' income dropped almost $50 million in 2010.

"Given the scandal he was embroiled in and the mediocre season that followed, it shouldn't be a surprise that Tiger Woods' overall earnings of $74.2 million were his lowest in a decade," according to Golf Digest. "Compared to 2009, in fact, when he made $121,915,196, Woods was forced to take a $48 million pay cut last year. So where did that leave the 14-time major winner on Golf Digest's all-encompassing money list? Actually, still right at the top."

Woods had focused on instructional articles for the magazine, where he was listed in the magazine’s masthead as “Exclusive Playing Editor.” Golf Digest, owned by Conde Nast, has a circulation of 1.65 million.

Golf Digest and Tiger Woods have mutually agreed to stop his monthly bylined articles,”  Jerry Tarde, Golf Digest editor in chief, said in a statement. “His last regular column will appear in the February 2011 issue of Golf Digest, at which time he will also leave the masthead. We appreciate the insights Tiger has provided to our readers.”

Mark Steinberg, Woods' agent at IMG, was quoted in press reports saying that said the contract with Golf Digest had ended last year and they could not agree on new terms.

“I enjoyed my relationship with Golf Digest, but we have decided it’s now time for a break. I wish my friends at Golf Digest continued success.”

Woods said in a statement on Jan. 6, “I enjoyed my relationship with Golf Digest, but we have decided it’s now time for a break. I wish my friends at Golf Digest continued success.”

Woods still has endorsement deals with Nike, EA Sports, Upper Deck, Tag Heuer, NetJets and TLC Laser Eye Centers. EA Sports' new videogame, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters, is scheduled for release in March. The 2011 season of the PGA Tour began on Jan. 6 with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions event in Hawaii, but Woods was at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., for a series of scheduled meetings.

According to Nike Golf's Twitter account, Woods spoke with employees, worked on golf product development, was interviewed on Nike's in-house radio station and took time for a workout. “You never know who you will see at the Nike World Headquarters gym . . . Tiger Woods working out before a day of product meetings," the company tweeted.

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