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• Nascar and Goodyear have extended their alliance under which Goodyear is the exclusive tire company for Nascar's top three racing series, which dates back to 1954.
• UFC said that Cris "Cyborg" Justino would defend her UFC women's featherweight title against Holly Holm at UFC 219 in T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, on Dec. 30. Holms knocked out the previously unbeaten Ronda Rousey in 2015 to win the UFC women's bantamweight title but lost the belt to Miesha Tate.
• José Altuve of the Houston Astros named 2017 AL MVP.
• Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins named 2017 NL MVP.
has signed a five-year extension with to continue as "Official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Marketplace" for and the 30 clubs. "A valuable partner for our teams and their fans over the past decade."
• As a complement to NBC’s primary broadcast of the Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Championship race from Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 19,  NBCSN’s Hot Pass telecast will offer simultaneous live coverage dedicated to each of the Championship four drivers — Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch — as well as Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his final Nascar Cup Series race.

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• Average age of participants Nov. 5, 2017: 41.2 years old
• 11,696 participants will represent their running clubs
• More than 50,000 people will cross the finish line
• 305 runners will celebrate their birthday on Marathon Day
• Cost to take a taxi on the NYC Marathon 26.2 mile route: $68.50 (no traffic)
• The biggest and smallest includes on the race route are both on the Verrazano Bridge
• Number of hot dog vendor carts needed to cove the course: 34,584
• Number of intersections crossed by Marathon runners: 300
• Number of times needed to climb 104 stories of One World Trade Center to complete a marathon: 101+
• Size running shoe needed for the Statue of Liberty: 879

SOURCE: TCS NYC MARATHON

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AirTran Air Alliance Adds To NFL Arsenal

August 25, 2009: Low-cost airline AirTran Airways continues to fly high in the NFL, unveiling a multi-year marketing deal with the Atlanta Falcons, which are based in the carrier's home town. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Falcons join the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts as official NFL partners of AirTran Airways. The deal includes joint promotions, ads with Falcons players, signage at the Falcons' home Georgia Dome, billboards and a specially designed Falcons-themed Boeing 717. The team already has a marketing deal with Falcons' QB Matt Ryan and Ilya Kovalchuk and Kari Lehtonen of the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers, as well as NFL QB Donovan McNabb and IndyCar driver Danica Patrick.

AitTran, which said it operates more than 60% of its flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, has formed several strategic partnerships with prominent Atlanta-based organizations, including the Georgia Aquarium, True Colors Theatre, Georgia State University, Desire Street Ministries, Woodruff Arts Center and Centennial Olympic Park. The carrier last week signed a marketing deal with Tom Glavine, who pitched for most of his MLB career with the Atlanta Braves.

JetBlue and American Airlines are among the other carriers that have been active in signing marketing deals with pro teams.

"The Falcons represent the city and the region in such a wonderful, first-class way," Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vp-marketing and sales, said in a statement. "Just like Matt Ryan and the rest of the team, AirTran Airways is committed to putting the best product on the field, or in our case, in the sky each and every day."

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