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In the wake of its $2.2 billion acquisition of IMG, WME will lay off about 100 employees, or 3% of IMG's worldwide staff. The restructuring will come in the coming weeks, according to Variety. Here's the memo from WME co-CEO's Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitsell:
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One of the world's most famous soccer clubs has gone so far as to alter its own logo in some regions, in an apparent effort to win over sponsors and fans in the UAE. At a ceremony last week to announce the launch of its sponsorship deal with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the club's iconic logo is missing the cross on its royal crown. "Their ...Read More
Papa John's changed its pizza promotion with the 0-14 Philadelphia 76ers so that fans now get 50% off when the team hits 90 points, rather than wins as previously promoted. That's according to numerous reports making the rounds.
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Sponsorships are almost never permanent. These days there is always a term and an "out clause." That kind of goes out the window though when you get a gigantic tattoo of your sponsor. Reebok in Sweden is offering a $6,000 (40,000 SEK) crossfit sponsorship to the athlete that gets the biggest tattoo of Reebok's logo. Check out this Read More
According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Kevin Durant's representation, Roc Nation Sports, is mulling a massive offer from Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years. The prospective endorsement deal, which would bring to an end a seven year relationship with Nike, Read More
It may come as no surprise that BitPay elected to pay ESPN for its recent bowl sponsorship in bitcoin. Company execs confirmed on Friday...
Nascar today will unveil a new title sponsor for the Nationwide series in a 1:30 pm est press conference. The 10-year sponsorship agreement between Comcast and Nascar is reportedly worth nearly $200 million and will rename Nascar's secondary series the Xfinity Series.
Almost immediately after Levi's signed its $220 million, 20 year naming rights deal with with the San Francisco 49ers in March, pundits were proposing monikers for the new stadium. It seems fans aren't content with Levi's Stadium. Among the nicknames Read More