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Super Bowl LI Advertisers Could Take More Measured Approach Following Election

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17

Television audiences "remain raw and polarized" following the presidential election, and that could "mean a spate of toned-down commercials" for Fox' broadcast of Super Bowl LI, according to Brian Steinberg of VARIETY. GoDaddy has "run mischievous ads in the past," but this year plans to air a spot ...

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Hunter-Reay Signs Three-Year Extension With DHL

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Virtual On-Field Ads Causing A Stir

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Hallmark Ornament Features Aaron Rodgers

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Lexi Thompson A Hit In New Puma Spot

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Monster Energy Activating Around PBR Event

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Sporting KC Rolls Out In-House Fashion Line

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Marketplace Roundup

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