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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.

Below is how the promotion will work: Read more

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Michael Vick's Interview With TheGrio.com Goes Viral

Earlier this week, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick sat down with TheGrio.com’s Mara Schiavocampo. In it, Vick–who served jail-time for running an illegal dogfighting ring–told Schiavocampo that he wants to own another dog someday:

“I would love to get another dog in the future,” he told theGrio. “I think it would be a big step for me in the rehabilitation process. I think just to have a pet in my household and to show people that I genuinely care, and my love, and my passion for animals.”

The interview went viral, spread across the web and on traditional mediums like cable news and sports radio.

There is a good chance that for many of those readers, viewers and listeners, it was the first time they had heard of TheGrio.com, which is a venture of NBC Universal and NBC News. For a new website, especially one with a unique perspective like theGrio, it is interviews like these that make brands.

Check out the full interview below.