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Team USA To Don "Breezy" Ralph Lauren Garb At Opening Ceremony, Marking Shift From '12

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

The Rio Games Opening Ceremony is next Friday, and Team USA will be "decked in Ralph Lauren sportswear, from white denim jeans tapered at the ankle and patriotic T-shirts to Polo Pony-emblazoned navy blazers and red, white and blue striped boat shoes," according to Andrea Mandell of USA TODAY. ...

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Mountain Dew Makes Big Push Into E-Sports

Mountain Dew yesterday announced the formation of the Mountain Dew League, a three-phase competition for amateur gamers, in conjunction with e-sports company ESL. It will culminate in one amateur team joining next season's ESL Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League. The tournament will start i ...

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Coke Scales Back Global Olympic Marketing

Coca-Cola is scaling back the overall scope of its Olympic marketing this year, activating its new #ThatsGold campaign in 50 markets, about half as many as it did around the '12 London or '08 Beijing Games. However, the soft drink maker will greatly enhance its real-time social and experie ...

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Nike, Under Armour Cleats Showcased At MLB ASG

During last night's MLB All-Star Game, 36 players "were adorned by Nike in Zoom Trout 3's," Angels CF Mike Trout's "multicolored fluorescent shoes," according to Jeff Fletcher of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Trout said, "I'm responsible for them. I like them. They're bright" ( ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER ...

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Players' Tribune Signs Deal With Samsung

The Players’ Tribune has signed Samsung as its latest corporate content partner and its first in the tech space. Financial terms were not disclosed, but it is a content collaboration partnership under which TPT will produce athlete-driven, short-form 360-degree videos and photography usin ...

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Ronda Rousey Stars in New Reebok Spot

Reebok yesterday unveiled a new phase of its "Be More Human" marketing campaign with a spot starring UFC fighter Ronda Rousey. The ad highlights #PerfectNever, and it subtly references Rousey's effort to come back from her first loss in the UFC to Holly Holm: "Perfect never gets to silence its ...

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Marketplace Roundup

AD AGE’s Lindsay Stein cited sources as saying that New Balance is "looking for a new global creative agency." Boston-based Arnold Worldwide “previously led creative for the sneaker company for more than six years." R3, N.Y., is "supporting the review." Sources said that the majority of ...

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Expansion Atlanta MLS Club Signs Kit Sponsor

Atlanta United has signed a multiyear partnership with American Family Insurance that will make it the first official kit sponsor of the incoming '17 MLS expansion club. The insurance company’s logo will appear on the club’s first team jerseys, and it will also sponsor Atlanta United&rs ...

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Coca-Cola Takes Hit With Spieth Withdrawal

Coca-Cola’s Olympic marketing efforts took a hit yesterday, as it was announced that endorser Jordan Spieth would not participate in golf’s return to the Games . A brand spokesperson said officials “support and respect Jordan’s decision.” Coca-Cola said it would &ldquo ...

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UA, Harper Debut New Line Of Signature Cleats

Nationals RF Bryce Harper is featured in Under Armour's “It Comes From Below” campaign, which launched yesterday, and is the next push from the Baltimore-based company in its "quest to challenge Nike as the country’s favored sports apparel company," according to Chris Korman o ...

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Ortiz Leads MLB Jersey Sales

Red Sox DH David Ortiz leads MLB's jersey sales list through the first half of the season, marking the second time the retiring All-Star has topped the rankings. Ortiz previously led the list following the '13 offseason, which came after his third World Series win with the team. The Cubs are well-r ...

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