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We have a lot of fun at AT&T’s expense, but let’s give them credit for a second – at least they haven’t resorted to making up countries* – * – The UN only recognizes 192, and the US State department recognizes 194.

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Pumps Gym and Dick’s Sporting Goods are pleased to bring you this friendly reminder: CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING. [via]

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AT&T is finally taking Luke Wilson out back behind the shed and putting him to rest. As the New York Times reported yesterday, AT&T just unleashed a major brand campaign, dubbed Rethink Possible.  The new campaign – created by BBDO in Atlanta and New York with a logo system from Interbrand, the same folks who […]

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The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury announces a (non-soccer) US sports first – selling ad space on their jerseys to identity-protection company LifeLock, a move that some are predicting is a precursor to the NBA doing the same by (or before) 2012. (via)

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Former USC Back Anthony Davis Loves Nike—REALLY Loves Nike

Posted By:Darren Rovell On his web site, Davis says he “was the first college and pro athlete to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated wearing shoes featuring the now famous swoosh” and that he “remains associated with Nike today.” .    Read More Topics:Endorsements | Media | Marketing | Advertising | Sports Sectors:Media Companies:Nike […]

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Yes, That’s Me In Another (“Semi-Pro”) Costume

Posted By:Darren Rovell Today, in honor of the movie “Semi-Pro” debuting, I went on “Squawk Box” with an afro and my Flint Tropics jersey T-shirt. You also might want to see the interview with Tony Ponturo of Anheuser-Busch. Tony talked to us about “Semi-Pro” and the company’s new sponsorship of Ultimate Fighting.     Read More […]

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Will Ferrell’s “Semi-Pro”: Just One Little Mistake On Sports Gear

Posted By:Darren Rovell New Line Cinema has done almost everything right with its promotion of Will Ferrell’s “Semi-Pro,” the story of the fictional ABA player Jackie Moon that hits theatres tomorrow. So much so that Moon is more relevant in the sports business world today than LeBron James.     Read More Topics:Retail Sales | Endorsements […]

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Meet ‘Chris Jessie’, Football Web Celeb

Posted By:Darren Rovell Thursday night, Holiday Bowl referees ruled that a person on the Texas sideline touched a ball in play. After ESPN showed the offender’s face more than 25 times in five minutes, his name was confirmed — and “Chris Jessie” now has over 2,000 Google hits. Also: CBS fans overturn Pats-Giants poll.    Read […]

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The Best O.J. Memorabilia

Posted By:Darren Rovell EBay is exploding with all things O.J. In the past week, 770 Simpson-related items have been sold compared to 337 items in the three months before that time. Not everything is going to come to market, but I thought it would be fun to throw out the best of what might one […]

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O.J. Simpson Memorabilia: What’s It Worth Now?

Posted By:Darren Rovell So the media has spent countless hours talking about O.J. Simpson’s latest–potentially being the ringleader in an armed robbery that involved taking items from a sports memorabilia store in Las Vegas. But I still haven’t seen a complete list of what he stole.     Read More Topics:Internet | Media | Print Media […]

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