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GoDaddy Returning As Super Bowl Advertiser For 11th Time

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 14

GoDaddy is "returning to the Super Bowl for its 11th consecutive year" as an advertiser. The company "typically airs two commercials" during the game, but "this time around only purchased one" for NBC's Feb. 1 telecast. The 30-second spot, titled "Journey Home," will feature NASCAR driver Danica Pa...

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