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I follow the Chicago Cubs pretty closely and the other week I was excited to see that Cubs' outfielder Alfonso Soriano was named National League Player of the Week.
At least, I thought he was named National League Player of the Week. It turns out he was actually named "Bank of America Presents the National League Player of the Week."
Rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? And when he was named player of the month for June it was "National League Player of the Month Presented by Sharp." But that was a little cooler because Sharp actually sent him some free HDTVs. They didn't say what he got for Player of the Week, I'm guessing free checking?
Soon I think athletes are going to have to include their sponsors names in their own. Soon instead of hearing things like "LeBron James scored a triple double," it will be "Gatorade Presents LaBron James scored a triple double." Or "Nike Air Tiger Woods wins the Masters!"
Maybe this could help the Cubs come up with enough money next year to keep Zambrano.