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• Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists Class of 2018: Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, Charles “Lefty” Driesell, Hugh Evans, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Rudy Tomjanovich, Chris Webber, Kim Mulkey, Katie Smith, Tina Thompson, Wayland Baptist University. Class of 2018 will be named during the NCAA Men’s Final Four weekend in San Antonio March 31-April 2.

• Serena Williams, who said her first auto purchase was a while Lincoln Navigator SUV she named “Ginger,” has signed to become an official spokesperson for the brand. A social media-based marketing campaign includes videos of Williams talking about and driving the 2018 Navigator, with ongoing videos to follow. “Partnering with a brand like Navigator comes from a genuine place,” she said in the first video. “Let’s just be honest: Serena Williams needs to be in the new Navigator.”

• The Smashing Pumpkins unveil 'Shiny And Oh So Bright' 36-city tour, their first tour in nearly 20 years, with founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, James Iha. Produced by Live Nation.

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Most Exciting Sports Worldwide
1. Athletics (i.e. Olympics) 47% Very/Quite Exciting
2. Tennis 43%
3. Football (soccer) 43%
4. Rugby 41%
5. Gymnastics 36%
6. Boxing 32%
7. Formula 1 32%
8. Swimming 26%
9. Horse Racing 25%
10. Cycling 25%

Most Boring Sports Worldwide
1. Golf 70% Very/Quite Boring
2. U.S. Football 59%
3. Cricket 58%
4. Darts 58%
5. Snooker 57%
6. Basketball 52%
7. Horse Racing 52%
8. Cycling 50%
9. Formula 1 49%
10. Boxing 46%

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Top Selling MLS Player Jerseys
1. Miguel Almirón Atlanta United
2. Bastian Schweinsteiger Chicago Fire
3. Josef Martínez Atlanta United
4. Jordan Morris Seattle Sounders
5. David Villa NYCFC
6. Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders
7. Sebastian Giovinco Toronto FC
8. Kaká Orlando City FC
9. Andrea Pirlo NYCFC
10. Nicolás Lodeiro Seattle Sounders
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Monday
Sep202010

Turner's Campaign For 2010 MLB Post-Season Goes Under(Ground)

Subway riders in New York will get up-close and personal with Turner's MLB post-season ad campaign. (Photo: CBS Outdoor Group)September 20, 2010: Turner Sports has added an underground element to its growing multi-media campaign to support coverage of the 2010 MLB post-season. TBS, which this year is the exclusive TV home of all four of MLB's division series and the American League Championship Series, has worked out a deal with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to take the campaign driectly to subway riders in New York City.

Beginning Sept. 20, the “Never Miss a Moment” campaign features the "takeover" of the highly trafficked Times Square/Grand Central Shuttle subway line. The effort includes ads at the subway stations at both ends, and sponsored video screen footage and sports-themed head-to-toe wrapped design on the trains themselves. The effort will drive awareness for TBS’s exclusive coverage of the division series starting Oct. 6, followed by the ALCS on Oct. 15.

Among the MLB players being featured are Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada of the New York Yankees, Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays (who are in New York to play the Yankees in a four game series Sept. 20-23), Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Cliff Lee of the Texas Rangers. Video screens within the subway car will feature up-to-date information on match ups.

“Post-season in New York is always a big moment for sports fans, and this is an opportunity to excite the local fan base and launch a campaign that highlights iconic players in local markets,” Christina Miller, svp-strategy/marketing/programming for Turner Sports, said in a statement.

The 2010 post-season campaign is also expanding nationally to include TV, radio, outdoor, print in USA Today and Sports Illustrated, online promotion on Yahoo! MLB, such social media destinations as Facebook and Twitter and a microsite at MLB.com.

In addition, TBS has joined with musician Kid Rock to use his song, “Born Free,” as the backdrop for its MLB playoff campaign. CBS Outdoor is handling the New York subway signage.

“The MTA is creating new, dynamic advertising opportunities utilizing the latest technology to both increase ad revenue and communicate better with our customers,” MTA chairman and CEO Jay Walder said in a statement. “Inviting advertisers to “wrap” entire trains and the use of digital displays will generate a buzz among customers and advertisers alike.”

According to Jodi Senese, evp-marketing, CBS Outdoor, "We're very pleased to be working with Turner and the MTA in this creative out-of-home campaign promoting Major League Baseball. Utilizing both traditional transit messaging with more advanced digital signage, like video screens in the subway cars, CBS Outdoor has crafted a unique, lively promotion that demands your attention."

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