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• Per N The top 25 public companies by game revenues captured 77% of the $121.7B global games market last year. No. 1 (for 5th consecutive year) followed by ,

• "Following an exciting and successful event in Dallas, we're thrilled to take the NFL draft to Nashville. The city has a passionate fan base and offers iconic locations that will enable us to expand the Draft in unique ways," said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: April 25-27, 2019, spanning across multiple landmarks in Nashville's historic downtown district.

• The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona will host Super Bowl LVII in 2023 and the Mercedes-Benz SuperDome in New Orleans will host Super Bowl LVIII in 2024, per the NFL. 

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Super Bowl LIII Feb. 3, 2019 Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta (CBS)
Super Bowl LIV Feb. 2, 2020 Hard Rock Stadium, Miami (FOX)
Super Bowl LV Feb. 7, 2021 Raymond James Stadium, Tampa (NBC)
Super Bowl LVI Feb. 6, 2022 Los Angeles Stadium, Inglewood, CA (CBS)
Super Bowl LVII Feb. 5, 2023 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ (Fox)
Super Bowl LVIII Feb. 4, 2024 Mercedes-Benz SuperDome, New Orleans (NBC)

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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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Wednesday
Jun102015

Catcher In The Cards: Buster Posey Named Brand Spokesman For Topps MLB

By Barry Janoff

June 10, 2015: With three World Series rings since 2010, Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants is tops among all catchers and most baseball players.

Now he is tops at Topps.

The iconic sports and entertainment card company said today (June 10) that Posey has been signed as a company spokesman to appear in marketing, on packaging and in other activations to support Topps' baseball products.

Financial terms were not released.

Posey was in the Topps office in New York to launch the deal.

The Giants are in town for a three-game series against the New York Mets (June 9-11).

Topps also is using the occasion to unveil its Series 2 MLB Set.

Prior to the start of the current season, Posey was voted as the Face of Major League Baseball by fans via an online contest conducted by MLB Network.

Among his other deals are Under Armour, BodyArmor and as brand ambassador for Esurance, the online division of Allstate, which this season became the official auto insurance company for MLB and the title sponsor of the all-digital Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot.

Posey was named NL Rookie of the Year in 2010. Since then, he has been NL MVP and batting champ in 2012, a two time All-Star and won World Series titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014.

Following Tuesday night's no-hitter pitched by Chris Heston of the Giants against the New York Mets, Posey has caught three no-hitters. The MLB record is four, held by catcher Jason Veritek (who also caught seven one-hitters) when he was with the Boston Red Sox.

The Topps Series 2 base set will be a continuation of several offerings from the 2015 Series 1 set. That includes celebrity "First Pitch" cards of actor John Hamm; comic book and pop culture icon Stan Lee; Bill Kreutzman and Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead; and actor Chris Pratt.

The set will contain the first cards for Chicago Cubs rookie standout Kris Bryant and Arizona Diamondbacks star Yasmany Tomas, as well as additional “Baseball History” cards and a “Highlight of the Year” autograph and relic subset.

The Series 2 base set will also feature Veterans, Rookies, Future Stars, League Leaders and new highlights from the 2014 season and World Series.

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