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“We don’t have enough female role models. We don’t have enough visible women leaders. We don’t have enough women in power.”
– Muffet McGraw | Notre Dame Women’s Basketball Head Coach (April 5, 2019)
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The Rockets’ Chris Paul, along with his company Oh Dipp!!! Productions, has signed an exclusive development and production partnership with MGM’s Big Fish Entertainment to create content across multiple platforms The nine-time NBA All-Star and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist will collaborate with Big Fish Entertainment President Dan Cesareo and his team to develop a wide range of projects across the spectrum of sports and entertainment, for all platforms, including unscripted, scripted, digital, premium documentaries, short-form content and more.
Adidas Basketball and Marvel unveiled a campaign for a new limited-edition “Heroes Among Us” shoe collection featuring five current and former NBA and WNBA players. Players featured include Rockets G James Harden (Iron Man), Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard (Black Panther), Wizards G John Wall (Captain America), former NBAer Tracy McGrady (Nick Fury) and L.A. Sparks F Candace Parker (Captain Marvel). The shoe line will be available at retail April 26.
Vivid Seats on Friday said that it will pay almost $60M to acquire fellow ticketing company Fanxchange. Chicago-based Vivid Seats “has already built a marketplace to buy and sell tickets and has eyed Toronto-based Fanxchange as a ticket distributor for loyalty programs, financial institutions and other businesses.” This marks the first acquisition for Vivid Seats. Vivid Seats’ deals include official ticketing partnerships with ESPN, SI and the Clippers.
DIGITAL, DATA & TECH
Tiger Woods’ Masters run took drove home Twitter buzz this weekend. There were more than 1.4 million Tweets about Tiger Woods Sunday and more than 1.8 million about The Masters.
The most Tweeted about moments of the tournament Sunday were:
Tiger Woods sinks putt on18th hole to win his 5th Masters.
Tiger Woods nearly gets hole-in-one in par 3 16th hole.
Tiger Woods birdies the par 5 15th hole to take solo lead at the Masters at -13 with three holes to play
Justin Thomas makes hole-in-one on par 3 16th hole
Francesco Molinari hits into the water on par 3 12th hole, giving Tiger Woods an opening
RFRSH Entertainment announced a new season format for its global Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament brand BLAST Pro Series. The 2019 season will consist of seven tournaments (retroactively including the Sao Paulo, Brazil, event from last month) along with a Global Final in December with a $500K USD prize pool, $350K of which will be awarded to the winning team. Each other tournament in the series will award a $250K prize pool, resulting in a $2M prize pool for the season.
100 Thieves has expanded its sponsorship deal with Totino’s to cover its Fortnite team. The sponsorship includes a living and training facility named the ‘Totino’s World Cup House’ and a 10-week content series, ‘Loot’.
The baseball world was saddened to hear that SNY analyst Ron Darling is taking a leave of absence to deal with a serious medical issue. Darling issued the following statement Sunday: “Over the last couple of months, I have not been feeling well. A series of tests revealed a large mass on my chest which will require surgery next week to remove. The doctors have told me if there are no complications I should be back on air talking baseball sometime next month. I would personally like to thank my family, friends and media partners for all their support during this difficult time.”
THE MAIN EVENT
The Washington Capitals visit the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at 7:00 on CNBC.
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ON THIS DAY in 1947 Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African-American to play in MLB.
In the Know: Minnesota Duluth won this weekend’s Frozen Four. What school has won the most NCAA Division 1 hockey titles? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Which hole at Augusta National is nicknamed “Tea Olive”? Answer: First hole or hole number one. Kudos to: David Westberg, SAG•AFTRA Federal Credit Union, Brian Robin Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula, CA, Synda Kollman, Charter Marketing Group, Tom Moore Kalt Productions, Mike May PHIT America, Kathi Gillin, Comcast Spotlight, Andy Pittman, TAMU, College Station, TX, Joe Lyons ESPN Dallas, Paul Brewer TV Talent Agents, N. Augusta, SC, and Tim Overmyer 20th TV, Atlanta.
Later — Chris
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