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SBD/June 5, 2013/Marketing and Sponsorship
Published June 5, 2013
STAR OF THE SPOT: In Birmingham, Matt Scalici reported Under Armour put Falcons WR Julio Jones’ “acrobatic skills to use in their latest ad.” In a commercial titled "How it Ends," Jones “begins by hauling in an impressive one-handed catch in the end zone before explaining step by step what led to the moment” (AL.com, 6/3).
IT'S IN THE HOLE: GOLF DIGEST's Stephen Hennessey reports Devant Sports Towels “hopes to cash in" on the popularity of "Caddyshack" with $25 golf towels featuring caricatures from the movie. Artist David O’Keefe “fashioned the illustrations” of the movie characters onto 16-by-25 inch towels that are “made of a polyester-cotton blend” (GOLF DIGEST STIX, 6/5 issue).