ESPN's Adam Schefter Is Doing Ads For 5-Hour Energy, Like A Schmuck

Have a listen to the radio spot up above, which was brought to our attention by a thread over on SportsJournalists.com. In it, ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter shills for 5-Hour Energy, an energy drink marketed as a supplement that is more or less liquid crack for the bro set (and which is not without some baggage,… » 1/03/14 4:40pm 1/03/14 4:40pm

NASCAR Drivers Spent Yesterday's Daytona 500 Rain Delay Mentioning…

This will surprise absolutely nobody familiar with the constant shilling for products and sponsors that takes place before, during, and after NASCAR races, but when slapped together back-to-back it's worth realizing that yesterday's eventual postponement of the Daytona 500 wasn't a lost cause for everyone. [FOX] » 2/27/12 4:20pm 2/27/12 4:20pm

ESPN Personalities Shill For Penny-Auction Site, Despite The Worldwide …

I don't know if penny-auction site SkoreIt.com is a scam, but googling "skoreit scam" returns about 21,000 results, most of them from sites like RipoffReport, ComplaintsBoard, ScamBook, and FindTheScam. » 12/16/11 11:00am 12/16/11 11:00am

ESPN Will Now Attempt To Be Kind Of Honest About Its Personalities'…

The ESPN transparency project, otherwise known as the giving of a different name to public relations, otherwise known as "Front Row," released the company's new endorsement policies last week and came out with a list of its commentators' "endorsement relationships" this morning. We documented a fair number of these back… » 4/18/11 7:30pm 4/18/11 7:30pm

ESPN Personalities Have Shilled For A Lot More Than Just Nike: A Video …

Last week, The New York Times reported that three ESPN College GameDay anchors — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Lee Corso — have had shoe contracts with Nike. We've known about Erin Andrews's endorsement deal with Reebok for some time, but the news that these three have worn Nike and agreed to speaking engagements … » 2/22/11 10:00am 2/22/11 10:00am