Mar 27, 2017


Commissioner Goodell Appoints Esteemed Neurosurgeon

to Advance NFL’s Health and Safety Efforts


NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL today named DR. ALLEN SILLS as the NFL’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), a new full-time position based in New York.


Dr. Sills joins the NFL from Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he serves as Professor of Neurological Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, and Founder and Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center.


Dr. Sills, a neurosurgeon who has specialized in the treatment of athletes, will strengthen the NFL’s ongoing efforts to advance the health and safety of the sport. He will work closely with team medical staffs across the league, the NFL Players Association and its advisors and the many medical and scientific experts who comprise the NFL’s medical committees and guide the NFL’s health and research efforts.


“There is no higher priority for the NFL than player health and safety and we continually seek to raise our standards and then surpass them,” said Commissioner Goodell. “We sought a highly-credentialed physician and leader with experience as a clinician and researcher, and Dr. Sills’ extensive experience caring for athletes makes him the right choice for this important position.”


“We conducted an intensive international search which included many leading experts in sports medicine,” said Dr. John York, Co-chairman, San Francisco 49ers and Chairman of the NFL Owners’ Health and Safety Advisory Committee.  “Dr. Sills stood out among the highly credentialed and qualified applicants.”


The appointment follows a rigorous search conducted by a premier panel of health and medical experts led by DR. BETSY NABEL, Chief Health and Medical Advisor to the NFL and President of Brigham Health, and including DR. ROB HEYER, President of the NFL Physicians Society and Team Internist for the Carolina Panthers, RONNIE BARNES, Senior Vice President, Medical Services and Head Athletic Trainer for the New York Giants, DR. ROBERT CANTU, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, and PETER FOSS, GE Healthcare.


The panel worked closely with DR. JOHN YORK, and JEFF MILLER, NFL Executive Vice President of Health and Safety Initiatives. The NFL consulted with the NFL Players Association, including interviewing the final candidates. Dr. Sills will be reporting to Miller.


“I have been impressed by the talent and experience of the candidates I have met during this process,” said Dr. Betsy Nabel. “Dr. Sills has years of experience on the frontlines of both research and patient care, and I am confident that Dr. Sills will use this platform to continue his work to improve sports health and safety in the NFL and for all athletes.”


“Hiring Dr. Sills is a touchdown for the NFL,” said Dr. Robert Cantu. “He is an international leader for his work on concussions in sports. I look forward to working with him to further advance the NFL’s ongoing commitment to the health and safety of sports.”


Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Sills has worked with numerous professional and collegiate sports programs. In addition to providing care for players on NFL sidelines as an Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant, he has served as a neurological consultant to the NCAA and the International Equestrian Foundation (FEI). He has also worked as consulting neurosurgeon for the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, the NHL’s Nashville Predators, the US Equestrian Foundation and all Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and Mississippi State University athletic teams.


“Allen Sills is an exceptional leader who will bring the perspective of a practicing neurosurgeon to this important position,” said Dr. Reid Thompson, Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “He is an avid athlete and gifted surgeon with a passion for the care of elite athletes. With a combination of energy, vision and absolute integrity he is an inspired choice to become the first Chief Medical Officer of the NFL.”


Dr. Sills is an active researcher who has published more than 150 scientific articles and presentations including more than 40 in the last five years on the topic of sports concussion. Heis a member of the Concussion in Sport Group, which publishes international standards regarding concussion in sport. Dr. Sills is also a fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American College of Surgeons and currently serves as Section Editor for Sports and Rehabilitation for the journal Neurosurgery.


Previously, Dr. Sills has served as Founder and Executive Director, Memphis Regional Brain Tumor Center; Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist University Hospital, Memphis; Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee, Memphis and the Semmes-Murphey Clinic; and Chief, Division of Neurosurgery at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


Dr. Sills graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a degree in engineering and received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where he also completed his internship in General Surgery, his residency training in Neurological Surgery and an NIH-funded Neuro-Oncology Fellowship.


Dr. Sills and his wife Shawne live in Tennessee and have four children. He serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee, the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County Tennessee and has served as a youth baseball coach for more than 20 years.

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Mar 7, 2017





Registration is now open for the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia from April 27 to April 29, the NFL announced today. Fans may sign-up at or download the NFL Draft – Fan Mobile Pass app to participate in the free NFL Draft Experience presented by Dannon Oikos Triple Zero, the largest fan festival created by the league, spanning the size of 25 football fields.


At the NFL Draft Experience, fans can partake in interactive activities, such as a 100-yard zip line, the Vertical Jump and the 40-Yard Dash, immersive games and virtual reality experiences, player autograph sessions, and more. Additional information, including a list of events, is available at


The NFL is providing fans with more opportunities than ever before to see the event by constructing an open-air theater on the steps of the historic Philadelphia Museum of Art. For the first time, fans will be able to view all three days of the NFL Draft in an outdoor environment, as well as participate in free attractions as part of the NFL Draft Experience.


By registering for Fan Mobile Pass, fans will also be eligible to win a free ticket for themselves and a guest to access seating inside the NFL Draft Theater. Fans without seated tickets can still watch team selections due to the unique outdoor nature of this year’s event.


Fans attending the NFL Draft Experience will also have the chance to receive standby tickets to the theater, as seats become available, by checking-in at the event through the Fan Mobile Pass app on Thursday for Round 1, Friday for Rounds 2-3, and Saturday for Rounds 4-7.


The NFL Draft will be televised nationally by NFL Network and ESPN at the following times:

  • Thursday, April 27 – 8:00 PM ET
  • Friday, April 28 – 7:00 PM ET
  • Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 PM ET


Important Dates for Fans:


  • March 6: Fans may now sign-up for Fan Mobile Pass at By registering, fans will have access to the NFL Draft Experience, as well as the chance to win a free ticket for themselves and a guest to access seating inside the NFL Draft Theater.


  • March 19: Until Sunday, March 19 at 11:59 PM ET, fans may register for Fan Mobile Pass to be eligible for free seated tickets inside the NFL Draft Theater.After March 19, registration remains open for the NFL Draft Experience, which also makes fans eligible for standby theater tickets as seats become available.


  • March 22: Fans randomly selected for seated tickets will receive an e-mail on or around March 22 notifying them of the date (one of three days) and instructions for confirming attendance.


  • April 27 to April 29: The free NFL Draft Experience football festival opens for fans of all ages and teams. Fans in attendance will be able to view all three days of the Draft in an outdoor environment and have the chance to receive stand-by tickets to be seated inside the NFL Draft Theater.
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LA Galaxy, AEG y Los Angeles Chargers anuncian mejoras al StubHub Center

Mar 3, 2017

LA Galaxy, AEG y Los Angeles Chargers anuncian mejoras al StubHub Center

Galaxy y AEG han invertido más de $35 millones en el estadio desde el 2013; StubHub Center contará con varias actualizaciones a las instalaciones, incluyendo una pantalla LED en la cabecera sur del estadio, tableros de patrocinio LED, palcos renovados, renovaciones de vestidores y asientos preferentes actualizados


LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Viernes, 3 de febrero, 2017) –LA Galaxy, AEG y Los Angeles Chargers anunciaron hoy varias inversiones para mejorar las instalaciones y la experiencia de los aficionados en el StubHub Center previo a los inicios de la temporada 2017 de Major League Soccer (MLS) y la temporada 2017 de National Football League (NFL). Destacando las mejoras multifacéticas al StubHub Center, sumando ya más de $35 millones de dólares desde el 2013, incluyen una pantalla de video de 20-pies por 52-pies en la cabecera del sur del estadio, renovaciones de palcos en el estadio, renovaciones de vestidores, actualización de los asientos en la zona preferente, y tableros de patrocinio de primer nivel, entre otras. Construcción en el StubHub Center ya ha empezado y no afectará los partidos del LA Galaxy.


“Un elemento clave de nuestra filosofía es continuamente re-invertir en nuestras propiedades en todo el mundo para mejorar la experiencia de los aficionados en nuestras instalaciones. Estas mejoras adicionales establecerán al StubHub Center como la mejor sede y la más versátil y avanzada en Norteamérica”, dijo Dan Beckerman, Presidente y CEO de AEG. “AEG y el LA Galaxy han trabajado estrechamente para mejorar la experiencia y el ambiente en el StubHub Center, implementando mejoras multifacéticas. Esta inversión beneficiará en gran medida a nuestros aficionados, atletas y socios”.


Como parte de las mejores a la experiencia de aficionados del StubHub Center, una pantalla LED de video con medidas de 20 pies por 52 pies y 1040 pies cuadrados será construida en la cabecera sur del estadio para complementar la pantalla gigante de GalaxyTV ubicada en la cabecera norte. Adicionalmente, se renovarán los asientos en la zona preferente en las secciones 110-112, ubicadas a media cancha, y renovaciones adicionales a los palcos del StubHub Center.  En las secciones de la tribuna alta del StubHub Center, nuevos asientos que se inclinan hacia arriba serán instaladas para reemplazar las gradas. Tableros de patrocinio LED de primer nivel también serán instalados alrededor del StubHub Center


A principios de este mes, el LA Galaxy y StubHub Center anunciaron una asociación con Long Beach Transit que mejorará el transporte al estadio ofreciendo un servicio de transporte gratuito llamado Galaxy Express hacia y desde StubHub Center desde dos centros de tránsito locales los días de partido del LA Galaxy.


El Galaxy Express operará cada 10 minutos comenzando 90 minutos antes del inicio del partido y permanecerá en servicio hasta el minuto 15 del partido. El autobús después operará por 45 minutos después de que finalice el partido. Galaxy Express recogerá a los aficionados de fútbol en la Harbor Gateway Transit Center y en Del Amo Station de la Metro Blue Line y los llevará al StubHub Center. El estacionamiento en ambas estaciones es gratuito.


El año pasado, StubHub Center se convirtió en el primer estadio de fútbol de la MLS en iluminar el campo de juego utilizando luces LED. Las nuevas y mejoradas luces utilizan más de un 60 por ciento menos de energía que la iluminación anterior y ofrecen una mejor vista para los aficionados en el estadio y por medio de la trasmisión televisiva.


Desde el 2013, el LA Galaxy ha invertido más de $ 35 millones de dólares en el StubHub Center, incluyendo la instalación de la pantalla de vídeo LED, la adición del Club Premium todo incluido Jim Beam Champions Lounge y actualizaciones al American Express Stadium Club. El LA Galaxy ha creado nuevos vestuarios para el LA Galaxy, Galaxy II y equipos de la Academia del LA Galaxy en el StubHub Center, convirtiéndolo en el único club en los Estados Unidos que ofrece el uso de la misma ubicación e instalaciones para jugadores desde la academia hasta los jugadores del primer equipo.


StubHub Center, el primer estadio de fútbol e instalaciones de entrenamiento de la MLS, ha servido como sede de algunos de los mayores partidos de fútbol en la zona desde su apertura en el 2003, incluyendo las Copas MLS en 2011, 2012 y 2014, todas ganadas por el Galaxy.



  • AEG, LA Galaxy y Los Angeles Chargers invirtieron en el StubHub Center antes del inicio de la temporada 2017 de la MLS y de la temporada 2017 de la NFL
  • AEG y LA Galaxy han invertido más de $35M en el StubHub Center desde 2013
  • Una nueva pantalla de video LED de 20-pies por 52-pies y 1,040 pies cuadrados en la cabecera sur del estadio que complementará con GalaxyTV, la pantalla gigante más grande de la MLS
  • Actualizaciones de palcos en el StubHub Center
  • Tableros de patrocinio LED de primer nivel alrededor del StubHub Center
  • Actualizaciones a los asientos de la zona preferente en las secciones 110-112
  • Asientos que se inclinan hacia arriba en la sección de la tribuna alta que remplazarán las gradas


Administrado por AEG Facilities, la instalación con financiación privada fue desarrollada por AEG en un sitio de 125 acres en las instalaciones de California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) en Carson, California. StubHub Center también cuenta con un estadio de tenis para 8,000 personas, una instalación de atletismo con 2,000 asientos con pista de atletismo y un velódromo bajo techo que cuenta con 2,450 asientos – el VELO Sports Center – de ciclismo en pista. StubHub Center es también el hogar del centro de alto rendimiento de la United States Tennis Association (USTA), la sede principal de entrenamiento de la U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) y de EXOS, un centro internacional de formación para los deportistas de élite y atletas profesionales.


En enero, fue anunciado que StubHub Center servirá como la casa temporal de los Chargers, quienes se han trasladado a Los Ángeles, para la temporada 2017 de la NFL.


LA Galaxy abrirá la temporada regular 2017 de la MLS con un partido en el StubHub Center el sábado, 4 de marzo a la 1 p.m. PT ante FC Dallas. Boletos de temporada del LA Galaxy para la campaña 2017 ya están a la venta. Abonados y aficionados del Galaxy pueden visitar el sitio web para asegurar sus paquetes de boletos de la temporada 2017 del LA Galaxy.

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Mar 3, 2017


Franchise player designations were announced today for the 2017 NFL free agency signing period, which begins at 4:00 p.m. ET on March 9.

A club can designate one “franchise” player or one “transition” player among its veteran free agents.

The salary offer by a player’s club determines whether the franchise player designation is exclusive or non-exclusive.

An “exclusive” franchise player – not free to sign with another club – is offered the greater of (i) the average of the top five salaries at the player’s position for the current year as of the end of the restricted free agent signing period on April 21; or (ii) the amount of the required tender for a “non-exclusive” franchise player, as explained below.

Article 10, Section 2(a)(i) of the CBA sets forth the methodology, known as the “Cap Percentage Average,” for calculating the required tender for such a player:

The Nonexclusive Franchise Tender shall be a one year NFL Player Contract for (A) the average of the five largest Prior Year Salaries for players at the position . . . at which the Franchise Player participated in the most plays during the prior League Year, which average shall be calculated by: (1) summing the amounts of the Franchise Tags for players at that position for the five preceding League Years; (2) dividing the resulting amount by the sum of the Salary Caps for the five preceding League Years . . . ; and (3) multiplying the resulting percentage by the Salary Cap for the upcoming League Year . . . (the “Cap Percentage Average”) . . . ; or (B) 120% of his Prior Year Salary, whichever is greater . . . .

If a club extends a required tender to a non-exclusive franchise player pursuant to this section, the player shall be permitted to negotiate a player contract with any club, except that draft choice compensation of two first-round draft selections shall be made in the event he signs with a new club.

The signing period for franchise players begins at 4:00 p.m. (ET) on March 9 and ends on the Tuesday following the 10th week of the season (November 14).

This year, two players (Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh and Kirk Cousins, Washington) were designated as exclusive franchise players.  Five players were designated as non-exclusive franchise players.  No players were designated as transition players.


Club Player Position
Arizona Chandler Jones LB
Carolina Kawann Short DT
Los Angeles Chargers Melvin Ingram LB
Los Angeles Rams Trumaine Johnson CB
New York Giants Jason Pierre-Paul DE
Pittsburgh Le’Veon Bell* RB
Washington Kirk Cousins* QB


*Denotes Exclusive Franchise Player

The Salary Cap for the 2017 league year has been set at $167,000,000 per club. The resulting 2017 Cap Percentage Average (“CPA”) tenders for nonexclusive franchise players are as follows:

                                NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE PLAYERS

Position Tender Amount
Quarterback $ 21,268,000
Running Back $ 12,120,000
Wide Receiver $ 15,682,000
Tight End $   9,780,000
Offensive Linemen $ 14,271,000
Defensive End $ 16,934,000
Defensive Tackle $ 13,387,000
Linebacker $ 14,550,000
Cornerback $ 14,212,000
Safety $ 10,896,000
Kicker/Punter $   4,835,000
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La Carrera de los 5 Kilometros en el Monte California

Feb 28, 2017

La Carrera de los 5 Kilometros en el Monte California

En la Ciudad del monte California, se llevó una carrera llamada los 5 kilometros, organizada por el departamento de policía de la Ciudad de el monte Ca.

En la carrera participaron más de 300 personas de todas las edades , donde se vivió un ambiente familiar, el departamento de policía del monte, cerró las calles, para resguardar la seguridad a los corredores, en el lugar , se encontraban puestos de comida donde al término de la carrera , se llevó un convivió , donde participaron con música, regalos , juegos, etc.

El oficial Alex Martínez, es parte de la organización de está carrera , donde le comentó a las cámaras de bereavision , lo importante que es trabajar con la comunidad de la Ciudad del Monte y las familias en general , para mantener un bienestar en armonía y paz en las calles de la Ciudad y ser buenos ciudadanos.

Nota: Oscar Villalobos.

Fotografia y video: Rafael Perez.

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Feb 28, 2017




Turcke will oversee the NFL Network, NFL Films, and Digital Media


Veteran media executive MARY ANN TURCKE has been named President, Digital Media and NFL Network, NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL announced today.


Turcke has served since April 2015 as President of Bell Media, a division of Bell Canada, where she successfully led Canada’s largest media company and was responsible for their flagship television channels and annual revenues of more than $3B (CAD). She will be based in the league’s Los Angeles office, reporting to NFL EVP of Media Brian Rolapp.


As President, Digital Media and NFL Network, Turcke will be responsible for leading the operations of the NFL Network, as well as overseeing NFL owned and operated media assets including NFL Films, NFL Digital and Turcke will also oversee digital product development and execute against the NFL’s content strategy and roadmap.


“We are delighted to have an individual of Mary Ann’s talent and expertise joining the NFL to lead the NFL Network, NFL Films and our digital and technology groups across the organization,” said Goodell. “Mary Ann has distinguished herself throughout her career, not only managing the complicated broadcast operations of Bell Media, but also growing their media sales and leading their telecommunications and IT services. I am confident that our teams in Los Angeles, New Jersey and New York will greatly benefit from the breadth of her experience and her vision for the future.”


“I am thrilled to be joining the NFL, one of the greatest and most exciting brands in the world,” Turcke said. “I feel fortunate to be given the opportunity to lead this team and work closely with  Brian to focus and grow the NFL Network, NFL Films, and our digital and technology assets.”


Turcke has spent 12 years at Bell Canada, where prior to being named President of Bell Media she served as Group President, Media Sales, Local TV and Radio, where she leveraged Bell Media properties and brands across all platforms to support their strong position in the competitive marketplace.


Prior to her time at Bell Media, Turcke was Executive Vice President, Field Operations for Bell Canada. In that role, she was responsible for the construction and management of Bell Canada’s telecommunications services, including all of their residential and business customers. Previous to that, Turcke was Vice President, Customer Experience, Small Medium Business, responsible for customer service operations, sales support, and IT functions.


Earlier in her career, Turcke was a partner and member of the Board of Directors at Codesta LLC, a software consultancy group that specializes in enterprise applications and solutions.


Mrs. Turcke is on the board of the SickKids Foundation, Toronto Argonauts GP Inc., and Greenwood College School. She holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, a Master of Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.

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Feb 27, 2017



El juego de la NFL de noviembre, en la Ciudad de México (CDMX), y las actividades previas al partido generaron una derrama económica de 45 millones dólares, apoyando a 2 mil 840 puestos laborales en la Capital del país, de acuerdo a un estudio de Sport Industry Group de EY.


Los Oakland Raiders recibieron a los Houston Texans ante 76 mil 473 aficionados que asistieron al Estadio Azteca, el 21 de noviembre de 2016, en el primer Monday Night Football fuera de Estados Unidos.


El estudio de EY reúne evidencia de una variedad de fuentes, incluyendo encuestas post-evento de la NFL, aplicadas a los aficionados que asistieron al juego, y datos más amplios sobre la economía de México.


El total de las localidades vendidas incluyó a 21 mil 500 visitantes nacionales y 9 mil 500 visitantes internacionales, principalmente de Estados Unidos y que en promedio permanecieron cinco días en el país. El gasto total de los turistas fue de 43 millones de dólares, de los cuales 32 millones impactaron de manera directa en la CDMX.


La retroalimentación de los visitantes a México fue abrumadoramente positiva, ya que 72% de los visitantes internacionales declaró que ahora tenían más probabilidades de regresar al país y 90% afirmó que recomendaría una visita a familiares y amigos.


“La investigación de EY demuestra el valor de la Ciudad de México para albergar el juego de la NFL entre los Oakland Raiders y los Houston Texans en noviembre del año pasado. Aprovechando el interés y la emoción que genera la Liga, la Capital del país ganó un impulso significativo en su economía, con alrededor de 31 mil visitantes con ingresos adicionales para las empresas locales, el apoyo a miles de empleos y generación de ingresos fiscales significativos para el Gobierno federal”, afirmó Mark Gregory, economista en jefe de EY UK & I.


“Los aficionados que viajaron a la Ciudad también aprovecharon la oportunidad para ampliar su estancia más allá de la noche del juego, visitando una serie de atracciones en la Ciudad de México y otras partes del país. Esto dejó una imagen positiva, que permite a los anfitriones mostrar lo que tiene para ofrecer y alentar a futuro el crecimiento turístico, vital para la economía de México”, agregó.


La transmisión en vivo del partido en Estados Unidos por ESPN y ESPN Deportes llegó a 33 millones de personas con un promedio de audiencia de 12 millones. Además, desde el anuncio del juego en febrero y hasta el día del encuentro, hubo casi 20 mil menciones del partido en medios tradicionales, digitales y redes sociales en Estados Unidos con un valor estimado en actividades de Relaciones Públicas de casi 250 millones de dólares, de acuerdo a las empresas Repucom y Prime Research.


La participación de los aficionados previo al juego también fue muy relevante: 205 mil personas asistieron al “NFL Fan Fest”, en el Bosque de Chapultepec, y más de 55 mil en otras actividades en la Ciudad de México, durante la semana del partido.


La NFL regresará a la Ciudad de México en 2017, cuando los Oakland Raiders reciban como locales a los New England Patriots en el Estadio Azteca. La fecha y hora del juego se determinarán en conjunto con el lanzamiento del calendario de la temporada de la NFL.

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Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Is Most-Watched Musical Event In History Across All Platforms

Feb 20, 2017





The NFL today announced that the PEPSI ZERO SUGAR SUPER BOWL LI HALFTIME SHOW featuring global superstar LADY GAGA is the most-watched musical event of all-time across all platforms and the most-watched Super Bowl halftime performance in history through broadcast and digital channels.


Nearly 118 million viewers tuned into the performance on the FOX broadcast network. In addition, Lady Gaga’s performance at NRG Stadium in Houston is the most-viewed content on NFL’s digital platforms, including but not limited to, NFL Mobile, Twitter, YouTube, and Giphy. Through these channels, the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show reached at least 150 million unique people, garnering more than 80 million views and totaling 260 million minutes watched.


“We were thrilled to collaborate with Lady Gaga – one of the most talented and versatile performers in the world – on the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show,” said MARK QUENZEL, NFL Network’s Senior Vice President of Programming and Production. “The Halftime show provides the ultimate world stage for an artist. Through her incredible music, choreography and unifying message, Lady Gaga created a unique performance that will remembered for years to come.”



  • The Halftime Show is the most-watched video on the NFL’s YouTube channel, with more than 24 million views and more than 140 million minutes watched.
  • If Lady Gaga’s performance was its own NFL week on YouTube, it would be the fifth-highest watched week of all-time.



  • During Lady Gaga’s live performance, there were 2.2 million real-time tweets about the #PepsiHalftime show, as well as a total of 5.1 million tweets about the performance leading up to, during, and in the 10 minutes following.
  • @NFL’s tweet drove 47 thousand retweets and 29 thousand likes.



  • More than 49 million video views, and more than 5 million reactions, comments, and shares.




  • GIFs from the Halftime show generated more than 75 million views across GIPHY’s network.
  • Four of the top ten most-viewed GIFs of the night were from the performance.


The Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show, an NFL NETWORK PRODUCTION, was executive produced by RICKY KIRSHNER and directed by HAMISH HAMILTON. This year’s performance was broadcast in 180 countries and territories, reaching millions of fans around the world.

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Feb 6, 2017



Jornada 8, Estadio Ricardo Saprissa

En un nuevo clásico Nacional es Saprissa que se pone adelante en el marcador al minuto 3 por intermedio del delantero Daniel Colindres , pero la liga llega a la igualdad al minuto 12 con la anotación de Kenner Gutiérrez , finalizando el primer tiempo igualados en el marcador.

Ya en el complemento es Saprissa quien busca el partido y al minuto 12  Julio Cascante le da el segundo gol a el equipo morado, el triunfo  y metiéndolo en zona de clasificación ,terminando el encuentro con victoria Saprissista.

Nota: David Urbina

Fotografia: Josue Rodriguez

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Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Named 2016 Salute to Service Award Recipient

Feb 3, 2017




Quinn’s commitment to supporting the military and their families

 to be recognized at NFL Honors in Houston


The NFL and USAA awarded Atlanta Falcons head coach DAN QUINN with the 2016 “Salute to Service Award presented by USAA,” the league’s Official Military Appreciation Sponsor. The award was created to acknowledge the exceptional efforts by members of the NFL community to honor and support members of the military community.

Quinn, who will coach his Atlanta Falcons against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, will be recognized tomorrow night at NFL Honors in Houston. USAA, a leading provider of insurance and other services to U.S. military members, veterans and their families, will contribute $25,000 in Quinn’s honor to the official aid societies representing all five military branches.

“Coach Quinn truly embodies the spirit of our Salute to Service Award. Though he has no direct ties to the military, he’s made it his personal charge to show appreciation for their service and sacrifice,” said Vice Admiral (Ret.) JOHN BIRD, USAA’s senior vice president of military affairs. “Coach Quinn is a very deserving recipient of this year’s award, and we wish him luck in Super Bowl LI, knowing that he has already made the NFL and the military community very proud.”

Coach Quinn has always connected with the word “team” and acknowledges that the military serves as the word’s true definition. Since entering his second season with the Atlanta Falcons, Coach Quinn has wasted no time giving back to the military community in Georgia. During the spring of 2016, Coach Quinn hosted the 2nd Annual Rookie Club Olympics at the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, where he invited 100 military members from Fort Benning, Georgia to participate. He and his staff created the event as a way for NFL players and the military community to unite and work together as a team.

Coach Quinn hosts a “Military Day” at Training Camp and 20 military members at each Atlanta Falcons home game throughout the season. In addition, he provided a special opportunity for families of fallen soldiers with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) this season when he hosted 63 families at the Atlanta Falcons Salute to Service game in November. All of the families were invited to a VIP visit to practice, and each family was provided a one-night hotel stay in Atlanta – all courtesy of Coach Quinn. Each player wore the initials of a fallen hero on their helmet, during practice and on gameday, and provided the families with a replica helmet of their player with a personalized note in honor of their hero. Additionally, this past offseason Coach Quinn led four Atlanta Falcons players on a week-long USO Tour through the Pacific, including stops in Guam and Hawaii.

In November 2016, all 32 NFL clubs nominated coaches, active and retired players, and team executives and personnel who best demonstrated support for the military community. The submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges, including last year’s award recipient, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver VINCENT JACKSON. Nominees’ credentials are evaluated based on the positive effect of the individual’s efforts on the military community, the type of service conducted, the thoroughness of the program and level of commitment.

The panel of judges, consisting of representatives from the U.S. military, the NFL and USAA, includes:

  • VICE ADMIRAL JOHN BIRD (Ret.), U.S. Navy veteran and USAA Senior Vice President of Military Affairs
  • ROCKY BLEIER, U.S. Army veteran and four-time Super Bowl champion
  • CHAD HENNINGS, Air Force Academy graduate and three-time Super Bowl champion
  • VINCENT JACKSON, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and 2015 Salute to Service Award recipient
  • TOD LEIWEKE, NFL Chief Operating Officer
  • JIM MORA, SR., Marine Corps veteran and former NFL head coach
  • ROGER STAUBACH, Naval Academy graduate, NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and Super Bowl MVP


Below is the list of previous Salute to Service Award recipients.

2015 Vincent Jackson Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2014 Jared Allen Chicago Bears
2013 John Harbaugh (Head Coach) Baltimore Ravens
2012 Charles Tillman Chicago Bears
2011 K.S. “Bud” Adams Jr. (Late Owner) Tennessee Titans
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