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• Manchester United has signed a multi-year deal with Marriott International, with multi-platform marketing including access to on-field & player experiences for 120M members of the Marriott BonVoy travel program.

• PepsiCo is acquiring the CytoSport supplements brand from Hormel, which includes the Muscle Milk line.

• MLS Los Angeles Galaxy has signed a deal naming Mescal El Silencio, a specially crafted mezcal label based in Los Angeles, as an official partner for the team and its venue, Dignity Health Sports Park. The alliance, being called the first mescal deal for a pro sports team, includes a Mezcaleria El Silencio bar on the main concourse.

• MLS FC Dallas has signed a pact naming Heineken as the official import beer for the club and Toyota Stadium. The alliance also make Heineken USA a founding partner for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, which recently opened in Toyota Stadium.

• Lisa Borders, who in October resigned from her position as president for the WNBA to become president and CEO for Time’s Up, has now resigned from that position, citing family situations.

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Finalists For The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019
Unveiled at NBA All-Star Weekend as finalists from the North American and Women’s committees to be considered for election in 2019:

Players
• Marques Johnson
• Bobby Jones
• Sidney Moncrief
• Jack Sikma
• Ben Wallace
• Chris Webber
• Paul Westphal
Coaches
• Bill Fitch
• Eddie Sutton
Referee
• Hugh Evans

Finalists from the Women’s Screening Committee
Player
• Theresa Weatherspoon
Coaches
• Leta Andrews
• Barbara Stevens

The Class of 2019 will be unveiled during a press conference in Minneapolis at the NCAA Men’s Final Four.

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Weekend Box Office Feb. 15-17
1. Alita: Battle Angel $27.8M
2. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part $21.2M
3. Isn’t It Romantic $14.2M
4. What Men Want $10.9M
5. Happy Death Day 2U $9.8M
6. Cold Pursuit $6M
7. The Upside $5.6M
8. Glass $3.8M
9. The Prodigy $3.1M
10. Green Book $2.7M
Source: Box Office Mojo

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NFL Players Join Carrie Underwood For 2018 NBC 'Sunday Night Football' Opener

NYSJ Sports-Entertainment Business News Service

July 30, 2018:
NBC has unveiled the roster of NFL players who will be part of the 2018 Sunday Night Football on NBC opening sequence, trying to sing, dance and entertain alongside Carrie Underwood.

The ten players include four from the Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles: QB Carson Wentz, OT Lane Johnson, TE Zach Ertz and DT Fletcher Cox.

The other six players come from six different NFL teams: Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff, Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins, New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown and Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.

The Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL 2018 season opener in a NBC Sunday Night special edition game on Thursday, Sept. 6.

There also will be a special Thursday night game on Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 22. (Full schedule below.)

Of the ten players, NBC said only three have previously appeared in Sunday Night Football opening sequences: Prescott, Brown and Wilson.

The ten players have accounted for 19 Pro Bowl selections, five Super Bowl rings and four first-round draft picks.

The opener was filmed during the summer.

Sunday Night Fooball finished the 2017-18 TV season as primetime’s No. 1 TV show in all key metrics for an unprecedented seventh consecutive year – breaking a tie with American Idol for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950), according to NBC.

Sunday Night Football also ranked as the No. 1 show in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for the eighth consecutive TV season.

2018 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

• Thurs. Sept. 6 NFL Kickoff
Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles

• Sept. 9 Week 1 
Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

• Sept. 16 Week 2 
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys

• Sept. 23 Week 3 
New England Patriots at Detroit Lions

• Sept. 30 Week 4
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers

• Oct. 7 Week 5 
Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans

• Oct. 14 Week 6
Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots

• Oct. 21 Week 7
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers

• Oct. 28 Week 8
New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings

• Nov. 4 Week 9
Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots

• Nov. 11 Week 10
Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles

• Nov. 18 Week 11
Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Jaguars

• Thurs. Nov. 22 Week 12
Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

• Nov. 25 Week 12
Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

• Dec. 2 Week 13
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks

• Dec. 9 Week 14
Pittsburgh Steelers at Oakland Raiders

• Dec. 16 Week 15
Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams

• Dec. 23 Week 16
Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks

• Dec. 30 Week 17
TBD
* Flex Week

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