The latest in athlete marketing and activation from Thuzio’s New York headquarters.
U.S. Open Runner-Up Kei Nishikori Signs Deal With Jaguar
Nishikori is a rising star in the ‘Land Of The Rising Sun’ after becoming the first Japanese player to qualify for a Grand Slam final.
ESPN Has Announced Seven New 30 For 30′s Airing This Fall
‘The U’ gets a Part II, while the 70′s Knicks, 1989 San Francisco Earthquake, Livan and Orlando Hernandez, Boston College gambling scandal and Brian Bosworth get the documentary treatment.
Brian Urlacher Leaves Fox Sports 1 To Spend Time With Family
The former Bears star joined the network for its launch last August and also worked on FOX’s NFL Kickoff show.
Nike Unveils The LeBron 12′s
New city. New season. New shoes. Will the move back home hurt Nike’s ability to push product? One analyst thinks it might.
CoverGIRL Sticking With NFL Sponsorship Despite Devastating Memes
The NFL’s official beauty sponsor has seen its ‘Game Face’ campaign backfire since TMZ posted the Ray Rice elevator video.
RGIII Told By NFL Not To Wear ‘Know Jesus, Know Peace’ Shirt During Press Conference
The Redskins QB was told that it had to do with Nike’s NFL partnership and turned the shirt inside out. Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan wore a t-shirt from Five Four Clothing during the same media availability and was not asked to do the same.
Tim Duncan Will Appear Alongside The Punisher In New Comic
Duncan’s affinity has previously included wearing a Punisher knee brace during warmups.
Alex Morgan’s Books Being Turned Into TV Plot
Amazon Studios is behind the project, with ABC Family’s David Babcock serving as writer and showrunner.
“The Kicks tells an empowering story of twelve-year-old soccer player Devin who is on the verge of being named seventh-grade captain on her Connecticut school soccer team when her family moves to California and she has to start from scratch in one of the most competitive soccer states.”
Lolo Jones Is First Person Booted Off New Dancing With The Stars
The three-time Olympian had problems with the cha-cha during Monday’s premiere.
Arian Foster Bashes Anheuser Busch For NFL Stance
The Super Bowl’s exclusive beer advertiser responded to consumer pressure with a strongly worded statement. It wasn’t enough for the Texans running back.
“Selling poison on that high horse,” Foster wrote in one tweet. He followed it with, “Domestic violence and alcohol damn near synonymous.”
SPOTTED: Nastia Liukin doing local TV for Liberty Mutual, Genie Bouchard does a photo shoot for Nike, Russell Westbrook has a new spot for US Cellular and Brett Favre has been named a brand ambassador for Copper Fit.