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The fantasy around the offices of the NCAA is that the jersey numbers produced by the manufacturers have little to do with the players who play in them. The reality is that schools give specific numbers to the Nikes and the Under Armours of the world that correspond to the numbers of their biggest stars. No where is this more prevalent this fall than in Columbus, Ohio, where retailers are trying to deal with the glut of No. 2 Ohio State jerseys that they have. Embroiled in scandal, their star Terrelle Pryor is gone, but his jerseys are everywhere.
For all I know, the folks in the footwear department at Under Armour have a picture of me on their dartboard. For years, I've dissed their shoes. At least for me, they just didn't feel good. I know many in the marketplace felt the same way. But Under Armour didn't grow in the face of Nike because its executives were ready to lose. And after a much needed year off to regroup, I'm here to tell you that Under Armour is now armed with the shoe and the idea that will at least give them a chance to grab some serious marketshare.
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Once seen as untouchable, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is making quite a marketing comeback. Fresh off a new deal with Nike, Vick told CNBC on Wednesday that he has a new deal with Double Eagle Holdings, parent company of Fuse Science, which has developed an anti-inflammatory topical gel as well as electrolyte and energy drops that are said to replenish and give a jolt to athletes who take them orally.
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Soccer fever has hit this country. Well, as much as soccer fever can. The dramatic header by Abby Wambach, which eventually led to a shootout victory over Brazil last Sunday, has plenty of people drinking the marketing Kool-Aid.
K-Swiss has absolutely owned the sports marketing world's attention over the past couple days, as its viral video featuring Danny McBride of "Eastbound & Down" as Kenny Powers has been watched over and over again.
The biggest free agent in the sports agency world told CNBC he was joining New York-based Excel Sports Management as a partner.
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Yesterday, we broke the story that Under Armour had signed a multi-year deal with NBA Draft pick Kemba Walker. Today, we sat down with Walker and Under Armour senior vice president of sports marketing Matt Mirchin to talk about the deal.
Still looking for its can't miss star a year less than a year after debuting its first basketball shoe, Under Armour agreed to terms with Kemba Walker, sources told CNBC. Walker is the first player in this year's draft class to sign with a shoe company.
Tiger Woods says he won't play the British Open as his left leg continues to heal.
In this less-than-sparkling economy, Americans have at least been able to look to the rising stock market and corporate America’s robust profits as two bright spots, but even these may now be dimming, the NYT reports.
In order to stave off potentially destabilizing inflation and a housing bubble, the government should leave tightening measures in place in the short-term.
Michael Vick got to write his comeback story on the field, now he has seen his image come full circle off of it. In a remarkable move, CNBC has learned that Nike, which severed Vick’s contract in 2007 after he admitted to his involvement in a dogfighting ring, has re-signed the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback. (Updated)
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