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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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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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Nov042013

D-Howard, Chandler, Curry, Play Around On Disney XD's 'Pranksgiving' Programming

By Barry Janoff

November 4, 2013: Dwight Howard, Tyson Chandler, Stephen Curry, Kenneth Faried and DeAndre Jordan are among the NBA players who will join with Disney for a month of "Pranksgiving," in which they appear on Disney XD shows for "comedic and unpredictable" results.

Howard stars tonight (Nov. 4) on Mighty Med in an episode entitled "Pranks for Nothing." The Houston Rockets center plays The Great Defender, described as a "superhero with the ability to create a defensive shield and make [evil] powers rebound off of him."

Chandler (New York Knicks), Curry (Golden State Warriors), Faried (Denver Nuggets) and Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers) will appear on Pranksgiving, a special show that will air throughout this month. In it, the players join with Crash (the puppet from the sitcom Crash & Bernstein) to set harmless pranks on young stars from other Disney shows.

Disney has been supporting with TV, Internet and social media including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

A TV spot shows an array of actors and actresses from Disney shows getting ready to play a game of hoops against friends of Crash, who turn out to be the NBA players. Among the pranks: A phony basketball filled with purple goo. (See the full spot here.)

"Getting to be a part of Disney XD's 'Pranksgiving' allowed me, and the other players, to connect with kids and families in a different way and show them a side of us they don't usually see," Curry said in a statement. "I love to do fun things like this with fans and giving back to the community is something I'm committed to."

According to Curry, "I also loved that my family got to be there with me when we shot it, and when my daughter gets older and is watching Disney XD, I can tell her all about it."

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