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Tiger Woods Earns 83 Times More Money Endorsing Things Than Playing Golf

Plus other athletes' income stats

The sprinter Usain Bolt has earned $15,000 in race winnings over the last year but $21 million in sponsorships. Nascar star Jimmie Johnson, on the other hand, pulled in $16.2…

Is Tom Brady's Brand Too Big to Fail After Deflategate?

Experts now surprisingly split on QB's marketability

As retired baseball player Mark McGwire and cyclist Lance Armstong have learned, being branded a cheater can ruin a sports star's marketability.  On Wednesday, Tom Brady was singled out by the…

Ad of the Day: Dick's Sporting Goods Goes the Extra Mile in Its First Campaign for Women

Just like they do

Athletic women are increasingly wearing workout gear as everyday fashion. And so are women who never go near a gym—giving rise to the "Athleisure" fashion trend. And with women's activewear…

NBA Ditches Coke for Pepsi After a 30-Year Partnership

Pepsi gets beverage rights for all 4 major sports leagues

By severing Coca-Cola's nearly 30-year relationship with the NBA, PepsiCo will achieve a clean marketing sweep of the four major professional sports leagues this fall. Under the five-year deal, PepsiCo will…

Infographic: Golf's Top Social Brands Going Into Masters Weekend

TaylorMade's sweet swing on Facebook, Twitter, etc.

As golf fans tune in this weekend to see if American Jordan Spieth can hold on to win his first Masters Tournament—he built a five-stroke lead on Thursday and Friday—marketers…

Reebok Is Quietly Emerging as a Challenger Brand to Contend With

Athletic company is leveraging 'tough fitness' movement to boost sales

For Reebok, the race to distill the soul of its brand—and ignite sales to reverse its market-share decline—has been more of a marathon than a sprint. But with its "Be…

Derek Jeter Launches The Players' Tribune As a Digital Platform for Athletes

Yes, they say, they write their own articles

When Jason Collins decided to announce he was retiring from the NBA, he wanted to say it in his own words. Instead of going to a traditional media outlet, he…

Ad of the Day: Adidas Comes Out Swinging in Big New Brand Campaign

How athletes seize the moment

Some key things separate pro athletes from weekend warriors. Of course, there's the natural talent and physical skills. But there's also the mental approach. The pros excel at being able…

Inside the Effort to Brand Tom Brady

Funny memes, childhood photos and his own personal logo

You may have noticed this past NFL season that Gisele Bündchen has been busy sharing her family's New England Patriots pride on Instagram, or that husband Tom Brady has been…

Pharma Giant Valeant Enters the Super Bowl Fray With a Toe Fungus Ad

30-second ad for Jublia will air in the 3rd quarter

Interesting Super Bowl advertising news is afoot. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is running a 30-second spot during the big game's third quarter, Adweek has learned. The ad will push Jublia, a topical solution approved…

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