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Facebook Promotion To Play A Part In The 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Broadcast

Social media will play a huge part of the New Year’s Day broadcast of the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.

The NHL and NBC Sports announced today a unique promotional campaign that integrates Facebook into the Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins broadcast.

As part of the “Watch And Win” promotion, viewers will have a chance at winning prizes such as a Honda CR-Z sport hybrid coupe, and trips for four to both Universal Orlando Studios and the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. The campaign was developed in partnership with RocketXL, a leading North American social media marketing agency.

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The New York Times Lands Another Steroid Scoop: Roger Clemens to be Indicted

Michael SchmidtChalk up another big scoop for New York Times sports reporter Michael Schmidt.

The 26-year old journalist, who was the subject of a glowing profile in the New York Observer last year, broke the news this afternoon that former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens will be indicted for perjury. Clemens is accused of giving false statements to Congress related to his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

The Observer”s Josh Koblin, who wrote the profile last year, weighs in again today, ending with the line “Once Clemens gets his day in court, we expect to see Mr. Schmidt there too.”

Indeed, so do we.

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