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• Puma, which is rebooting its hoops division with the signing of potential top NBA draft picks Deandre Jordan and Michael Bagley III to shoe deals, said it has named producer/musician/businessman Jay-Z as president of basketball operations. The company said it has been working with Jay-Z run Roc Nation “for quite some time.” In addition, Hall of Famer Walt "Clyde" Frazier, a Puma partner for its first signature shoe in the 1970’s and long-time endorser, has signed a lifetime contract with the shoe brand.

• Panini America has signed an exclusive autograph trading card memorabilia agreement with All-American point guard Trae Young, a projected Top Ten pick in this week's 2018 NBA Draft. Young led the nation in both scoring (27.4 ppg) and assists (8.8 apg) during a his freshman season with the University of Oklahoma.

• Xyience said it would be an official sponsor and the official energy drink for the 2018 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken, a premier  occer tournament featuring top clubs and players from Europe. The ICC runs from July 20- Aug. 7 and includes 17 matches played across 14 U.S. cities. (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and SiriusXM.) Sponsors also  include Heineken, Ally, Hertz, MasterCard, Gatorade, Konami and Vivid Seats.

KEEPING SCORE

Top-Selling MLB Jerseys (Jan.-May 2018)

1. Jose Altuve Houston Astros
2. Aaron Judge New York Yankees
3. Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers
4. Giancarlo Stanton New York Yankees
5. George Springer Houston Astros
6. Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs
7. Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs
8. Shohei Otani Los Angeles Angels
9. Carlos Corea Hoston Astros
10. Mookie Betts Boston Red Sox
11. Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels
12. Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers
13. Buster Posey San Francisco Giants
14. Javier Baez Chicago Cubs

SOURCE: MLBShop.com

BUY SELL

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE (June 15-17)

1. Incredibles 2 - Disney - $180 M ($231.5M worldwide)
2. Ocean's 8 - Warner Bros. - $19.6M
3. Tag - Warner Bros. - $14.6M
4. Solo: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $9.1M
5. Deadpool 2 - 20th Century Fox - $8.8M
6. Hereditary - A24 - $7M
7. Superfly - Sony - $6.3M
8. Avengers: Infinity War - Disney - $5.3M
9. Adrift - STX Entertainment - $2.1M
10. Book Club - Paramount - $1.9M
11. A Wrinkle In Time - Disney - $1.8M
12. Gotti - Vertical Entertainment - $1.7M

NOTE: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Universal $173.6M international (opens in U.S. June 22)

SOURCE: COMSCORE.com

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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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Sports Marketing Partners


AMERICAN COLLEGIATE INTRAMURAL SPORTS (ACIS)
Bic, Chattem, General Mills, GM, Hersey's Jelly Belly, Kodak, Microsoft, Nike, P&G, Philips, Playtex. For more info: www.aciscollege.com

ASSN. of VOLLEYBALL PROFESSIONALS (AVP)

American Laser, Banana Boat, Barefoot Wine, Bud Light, Comcast, Crocs, Cuervo, Gatorade, KFC, Paul Mitchell, Naked Juice, Nature Valley, Nautica, PNY, Real Water, Russell Athletic, Trikke, Wilson. For more info: www.avp.com

FEDERATION INTERNATIONAL DE FOOTBALL ASSN.(FIFA)
Adidas, Coca-Cola, Emirates, Kia, Sony, Visa
FIFA 2010 World Cup Sponsors: Budweiser, Castrol, Continental, McDonald's MTN, Satyam
For more information: www.fifa.com/worldcup/index.html

LPGA
Acushnet Co. (Titleist, FootJoy, Cobra), Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Anheuser-Busch: Michelob Ultra, Arpin Van Lines, Bank of America, BearCom, Blue Diamond Almonds, Canyon Ranch, Choice Hotels International, DriGrip, Kolon, Mirassou Winery, RolexWatch U.S.A., Ronald McDonald House Charities, Rosetta Stone, The J.M. Smucker Co., State Farm. For more info: www.lpga.com

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Anheuser-Busch, Bank of America, Bayer, DHL, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, General Mills, General Motors, Gillette, Intercontinental Hotels, KPMG, MasterCard, Nestle, Nike, Pepsi, Sharp, Taco Bell, XM Satellite. For more info: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/official_sponsors.jsp

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CANADA
Copa Airlines, Frito Lay, Gatorade, Gillette, Miller Lite, Pepsi

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
adidas, AmericanAirlines.com Aquafina, Budweiser, Chase, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gatorade, Glidden, The Home Depot, Makita, NAPA, Panasonic, Sierra Mist, VISA, Volkswagen, XBox 360.
For more info: www.MLSnet.com

NASCAR
Aflac, Bank of America, Best Western, Camping World, Chevrolet, Cintas, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, Craftsman Tools, Daytona USA, Diageo, DIRECTV, Domino's Pizza, DuPont Performance, Duracell, Eastman Kodak, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Featherlite, Ford Trucks, Freightliner Trucks, Gillette, Goodyear, Gulfstream, Ingersoll-Rand, Kellogg's, Mars Snackfood & Petfood US, Mobil 1, Nabisco, Nationwide, NicoDerm, Office Depot, Old Spice, Prilosec OTC, Safety-Kleen, Sirius Satellite Radio, Sony, Sprint, Sunoco, The Home Depot, Tissot, Toyota, Tylenol, Unilever, UPS, USG, Visa, Yardman.
Entitlement Sponsors: Sprint (Sprint Cup Series), Nationwide Nationwide Series), Craftsman (Craftsman Truck Series), Camping World (Camping World Series), Whelen (Whelen Modified Tour, Whelen Southern Modified Tour and Whelen All-American Series), Canadian Tire (Canadian Tires Series).
For more info: www.Nascar.com

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSN.
adidas, Amway, American Airlines (international), Anheuser-Busch, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, DHL, EA Sports, Garanti Bank, Gatorade, Haier, Kia, HP, Mongolian Milk, New Marketlink (Philippines), Nike, Parmalat (Canada), Peak (China), Southwest Air (domestic), Spalding, Taco Bell, Tsingtao Beer (China), Wrigley's.
For more info: www.NBA.com

NCAA
Corporate Champions: AT&T, Coca-Cola, Pontiac
Corporate Partners: Enterprise, The Hartford, Lowe's, Sheraton, State Farm. For more info: www.NCAA.org

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Bank of America, Bridgestone, Canon USA, Dairy Management, Expedia, FedEx, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Greenlife, The Home Depot, IBM, Mars, MillerCoors, Motorola, Pepsi, P&G, Samsung, Sprint, State Farm, Ticketmaster, Tropicana, Visa.
For more info: www.NFL.com

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Anheuser-Busch, Aquafina, Bridgestone, ConAgra, Frito Lay, Gatorade, The Home Depot, Honda, Kraft, Labatt, McDonald's, Pepsi, Reebok, ScotiaBank, XM Satellite, Verizon.
For more info: www.NHL.com

OLYMPICS

VANCOUVER WINTER 2010
IOC Worldwide Partners: Coca-Cola,. ACER, Atos Origin, General Electric, McDonald's, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung, Visa

National Partners: Bell, Hudson's Bay, RBC, GM Canada, Petro Canada, RONA
Official Supporters: Air Canada, BC Hydro, Bombardier, British Columbia Lottery, Canadian Pacific, ICBC, Jet Set Sports, Ricoh Canada, Royal Canadian Mint, Teck
Official Suppliers: 3M Canada, Acklands-Grainger, Aggreki, Alda Pharmaceuticals, Aquilini Investment Group, Birks, Britco, Canada Post, Cold-FX, Deloitte, Dow Canada, Epcor, Garrett Metal Detectors, General Mills, Hain Celestial Canada, Haworth, Jackson-Triggs, Karl's Global Events, Milennium Development, Molson, Nike Canada, Nortal, Offsetters, Port Metro Vancouver, Purolator Courier, Saputo, Sleep Country Canada, Sun Microsystems Canada, Tickets.com, TransCanada, Vancouver Airport Authority, Weston Bakeries, Workopolis, Wrigley Canada.
Official Media Suppliers: Canwest Publishing, The Globe and Mail, La Presse

LONDON SUMMER 2012
IOC Worldwide Partners: Coca-Cola,. ACER, Atos Origin, General Electric, McDonald's, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung, Visa
Tier One Partners: adidas, BP, British Airways, BT, Cadbury, EDF Energy, Lloyds TSB, Nortel.
Tier Two Supporters: Adecco and Deloitte.
Tier Three Suppliers and Providers: Airwave, Atkins, Boston Consulting Group, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Trident.
For more info: www.london2012.com

PRO BULL RIDERS
Cooper Tires, Copenhagen, Cripple Creek, Daisy, Dickies, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Ford, Jack Daniel's, Manadlay Bay, Only Vegas, ScottTrade, US Bank, Wranglers.
For more info: www.pbrnow.com

TREK WOMEN TRIATHLON SERIES
Title Sponsor: Trek Bicycle Corp.
Platinum Level Sponsors: MassMutual Financial Group, BIC Soleil Shavers
Silver Level Sponsor: Sport Beans by Jelly Belly
For more info: www.trekwomenstriathlonseries.com

USOC
Partners: Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Atos Origin, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, GE, John Hancock, Johnson & Johnson, Lenovo, McDonald's, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung, Visa
Sponsors: 24 Hour Fitness, Allstate, The Hilton Family, Jet Set Sports, Kellogg's, Nike, Tyson, United Airlines.
For more info: www.USOC.org

U.S. TENNIS OPEN (2009)
American Express, Canon, Chase, Citizen, Continental Airlines, Evian, George Foreman, Heineken, IBM, JP Morgan, Juvederm, Lever 2000, Lexus, Mass Mutual, The New York Times, Olympus, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tiffany, Valspar, Wilson.
For more info: www.USOpen.org

WNBA
adidas, AOL, Beringer, Craisins, Discover Card, EA Sports, Gatorade, Hanns-G, IHOP, Kia, Kohler, Lamisil McDonald's, Nike, Peak, Pitney Bowes, Russell, Southwest, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Spalding, Toyota, T-Mobile, Wheaties. For more info: www.WNBA.com