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Does Nike's New Ad With Nick Kyrgios Make Light of Mental Illness?

Short, GIF-like 'Dark clouds' video angers some

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios' temperamental behavior, and frequent perceived lack of effort, are the subject of a new online Nike ad. But not everyone is happy with the message…

ESPN Anchors Can't Pull Off This NBA Star's Signature Style in New SportsCenter Ad

Draymond Green versus the fakers

ESPN takes note of the trend toward outlandish pre-game outfits in the NBA with the latest spot in its "This Is SportsCenter" series.  The ad opens with Golden State Warriors star…

Kyrie Irving and Questlove Play an Unstoppable Duet for Nike

R/GA blends basketball and drums

When Kyrie Irving improvs on the court, it's like Questlove shredding a drum solo. The two stars duet in a new ad from Nike and R/GA Los Angeles promoting the Kyrie…

ESPN Honored the Cubs' Win With One of the Better 'This Is SportsCenter' Ads in a While

Resetting the numbers on the big board

It seems Wieden + Kennedy was pretty busy in the lead-up to the World Series. The agency's Portland, Ore., office created this lovely Cubs tribute on behalf of Nike that aired…

Budweiser Ran This Classic '80s Ad With Harry Caray Right After the World Series Ended

Salute to legendary Cubs announcer

Nike wasn't the only brand that was prepared for a Chicago Cubs victory in the World Series last night—with a special commercial ready to go right after the final out. Budweiser…

Here's the Lovely Salute to the Cubs That Nike Aired After the Final Out of the World Series

Goodbye to 'Someday'

Timing is everything. It was true early Thursday morning for the Chicago Cubs, who are World Series champions after 108 years of futility. And it was true for Nike, which…

Can This Empowering Ad Campaign From BBDO Get More Girls to Keep Playing Baseball?

Baseball for All's memorable pitch is a timely one

Put them in, Coach! Baseball for All, a group dedicated to getting more girls in the game, is launching a pro-bono campaign from BBDO Atlanta that plays off the chorus to…

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Vie Awkwardly for Tom Brady's Love in Support of Three Good Causes

Here's your chance to hang with them!

If either Matt Damon or Ben Affleck has an actual superpower, it's their epic friendship—a bond so endearing and renowned that it even won them an award. Until Tom Brady arrived.  The…

New York City FC's First Brand Spot Is a Gritty Paean to the City It Calls Home

Johannes Leonardo takes us inside the soccer team's new ad

When Major League Soccer began play in 1996, those of us who lived in New York City had only one team to root for—the New York/New Jersey MetroStars. But despite…

Step Right Up and Watch This Air Acrobat Attempt the Most Irresponsible Circus Act Ever

Branded stunt is madness, or is it?

One December day at the International Scene of Contemporary Dance in Stockholm, Sweden, a man named Olle, one of the best air acrobats in the world, did a triple-somersault jump.…

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