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• In conjunction with the official grand opening of its Americas headquarters, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and the Nashville Predators unveiled an additional five-year extension for the naming rights agreement for Bridgestone Arena, home of the Nashville Predators. Initially signed in March 2010, the extended terms now ensure Bridgestone naming rights through 2025. Financial terms were not shared.
• Research, marketing and consulting firm NewZoo, San Francisco, has increased its estimate of the market size for global games for 2016-20 “based on an even stronger performance than anticipated in the first three quarters of the year. NewZoo now says that the global games market would generate $116 billion in game software revenues, $7.1 billion higher than previously estimated and nearly 11% growth vs. 2016. The firm now estimates that the category will hit $143.5 billion in 2020.

• Univision Deportes said it would conclude the year as the “leading sports brand delivering the most soccer viewing in the country throughout 2017.” Univision Deportes said this past year it earned the highest share of soccer viewing in the U.S. among 29 networks broadcasting live soccer, claiming over 40% of all viewing across the networks of Univision. It also said it led the industry by “broadcasting 19 out of 20 top-rated club soccer matches in 2017, regardless of language.”
• The NBA has named Indianapolis as the site for the 2021 All-Star Game, to be played in Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 14. The next three NBA All-Star Games are: Los Angeles (Staples Center, Feb. 18, 2018), Charlotte (Spectrum Center. Feb. 17, 2019) and Chicago (United Center, Feb. 16, 2020). Cleveland said it would seek to host the 2022 game, which would be the 70th All-Star Game in league history.

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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.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
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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Sep292009

Burger King Grills FĂștbol Tour For Hispanic Consumers

September 29, 2009: Burger King had such a good response to its first "Fútbol Kingdom" national tour last year that the fast-feeder is bring the tour back, with new activations and more interactions.

Fútbol Kingdom 2009 will make eight stops nationwide now through November, focusing on the Hispanic community with soccer events, soccer skill exhibitions, entertainment and an autograph tent sponsored by tour partner Boost Mobile featuring the Fútboladores, a soccer team created exclusively for the tour that will perform at each of the stops. Boost Mobile also is sponsoring the “Call Your Country of Origin” program, which allows event attendees to call family and friends.

Burger King is using the event to support the national launch of its $1 Double Cheeseburger, which hits restaurants Oct. 19 with a dedicated marketing campaign, with samples being offered along with Dr Pepper while supplies last at the Burger King mobile kitchen, also sponsored by Boost Mobile. Details can be found at www.Futbolkingdom.com.

The tour made its first stop in Denver this past weekend and will hit cities including Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Houston and Dallas. The full schedule is below.

“Burger King Corporation is committed to engaging Hispanic consumers in a meaningful and relevant way,” Alexandra Galindez, the company's director of multi-cultural marketing, said in a statement. “In its second year, Fútbol Kingdom showcases an extremely popular piece of Hispanic culture that is both fun and promotes an active lifestyle. We encourage participants of all ages and skill levels and their families to join us for an interactive day of fun and free entertainment.”

Added Jeff Belizaire, event marketing manager for Boost Mobile, “The Hispanic consumer represents an increasingly growing segment for Boost. We look forward to partnering with the Burger King brand and strengthening our position within the Hispanic community.”

 Fútbol Kingdom 2009 Tour Schedule:
• Sept. 26: Denver City Park
• Oct. 4: Maxwell Street Market, Chicago
• Oct. 10: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York
• Oct. 18: Plaza Fiesta, Atlanta
• Oct. 25: Tropical Park, Miami
• Nov. 7: Moody Park, Houston
• Nov. 15: Kiest Park, Dallas
• Nov. 21: San Jose Flea Market, San Jose, Calif.

For more info go to: www.Futbolkingdom.com

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