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• 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 in 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 could be the 75th anniversary of the NBA event.
• The Disney Co. is acquiring major assets of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion. 21st Century Fox said it would spinoff "Fox Broadcasting Co., Fox Sports, Fox News, Fox Television Stations and a handful of other assets into a new company." The deal brings to Disney key assets of major properties it did not own, including Marvel's X-Men and the first movie in the Star Wars franchise (Star Wars: A New Hope). Also included is FX Networks, National Geographic, 300-plus international channels, 22 regional sports networks and Fox’s 30% stake in Hulu.

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2. Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors
3. Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

4. Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Joel Embid Philadelphia 76ers
6. Kristaps Porzingas New York Knicks
7. Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks

8. James Harden Houston Rockets
9. Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers
10. Isaiah Thomas Cleveland Cavaliers
11. Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs
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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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Dec032009

Shaq Signs As Spokesman For Susta Sugar Substitute

December 3, 2009: Shaquille O'Neal.has signed a deal to become the spokesman and to appear in marketing efforts for Susta Natural Sweetner, a sugar-replacement product from NXT Nutritionals Holdings. Financial terms were not disclosed.

O'Neal, a 15-time all-star now in his first season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, will take an anti-obesity approach in his efforts. “My goal is to educate children and adults that Susta is the first sweetener that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle because Susta not only tastes great, but also contains probiotics as well as important vitamins and minerals,” O'Neal said in a statement.

Although specific marketing was not detailed, Michael McCarthy, president and CEO of Holyoke, Mass.-based NXT Nutritionals, said that O'Neal is the perfect spokesman for Susta because he has already taken a public stance about childhood obesity. In 2007, O'Neal hosted a reality TV show on ABC, Shaq's Big Challenge, which featured his efforts to help six severely obese middle school aged children from Broward County, Florida, to lose weight and gain a healthy lifestyle. By the end of the challenge they had all lost weight and passed the President's Physical Fitness Test in all areas.

"We applaud Shaquille’s commitment to being a good role model," McCarthy, a former vp at Pepsi, said in a statement. "He is acting on his conviction that by raising American’s awareness of the issues of obesity and diabetes he can help children and adults to adopt healthier diet habits."

According to marketing research firm Mintel’s Sugar and Sweeteners—U.S., November 2008 report, the sugar substitutes market in the U.S. grew 8.2% from 2006-08, with an estimated $772 million through the end of 2008.

“Healthy living and childhood obesity has always been near to my heart and I will do everything that I can to inform parents of the benefits of using Susta which I believe is the healthier alternative to any and all sweeteners in the marketplace today,” said O’Neal.

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