ABC's "NBA Saturday Primetime" Returns Twins Nix Midwest Music Showcase Cowboys Consider Buying E-Sports Team NASCAR HOF To Induct Three Team Owners Bellator Signs Jenn Brown To TV Contract G Fuel Energy Drink To Sponsor ELeague SB Advertisers Could Take More Measured Approach Raiders File Paperwork To Move To Vegas Kraft Profile Examines Goodell Relationship Trump Began With Sports Long Before Politics
Sports, Entertainment More Closely Intertwined Than Ever Before
Published April 4, 2013
EA Sports Exec VP Andrew Wilson noted the company put rapper Snoop Dogg in a commercial for its “FIFA” video game franchise last year because “before we had a relationship, he was tweeting about ‘FIFA.’” Additionally, actor Paul Rudd starred with former Ravens LB Ray Lewis in a series of ads for “Madden NFL 13” in part because he actively plays the game.
For more from this year’s World Congress of Sports, read the On The Ground blog, which includes more detailed reports from the sessions, slide shows and other material.