Wearing the wrong headphones will cost players $10,000. That's clearly not enough to deter them, and it's a goddamned bargain for this sort of advertising.
For Mother's Day, MLB players sometimes use pink bats with the intent of bringing awareness to breast cancer. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports found that this season, the MLB struck an exclusive deal with the parent company of Louisville Slugger to make those bats.
Grid, a weekly magazine in Chicago, noticed that the best public high schools for basketball in Chicago—a city where high school basketball gets foldout sections in newspapers and crowds pack the stands for big match-ups—wear a lot of Nike gear. Grid correctly assumed that most of those schools lack the budget…
It's been 20 years since the Dream Team's Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and Magic Johnson showed the world which loyalties truly matter at the Olympics, wrapping themselves in the American flag on the gold-medal podium to cover up the Reebok logo on their warmups. So here in 2012, the United States won the London…
Sponsors have been fleeing Rush Limbaugh's radio program after last week's incident in which he called a birth control advocate a "slut" and a "prostitute."
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]