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Nike Salutes Paul George in Powerful Ad a Week After His Horrific Injury 'The best is next,' says W+K

Nike has a habit of picking its players up—with tribute ads—after major injuries. The brand did so with Kobe Bryant in 2013, and it has now released the inspiring ad…

August 8, 2014, 2:13 PM EDT

Jason Sudeikis Hilariously Returns as the World's Worst Soccer Coach for NBC Sports With help from Tim Howard

It was this time last year that we first met Ted Lasso, an American football coach (played by Jason Sudeikis) hired to manage London's Tottenham Hotspur Football Club—and manage it…

August 8, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

Scottie Pippen Says He's the Greatest Chicago Bull Ever in Foot Locker Ad Tall guy, short memory

Michael Jordan's Hanes must be in a twist now that Scottie Pippen has proclaimed himself the greatest player in Chicago Bulls history in this Foot Locker commercial. Pippen's cheeky claim comes…

August 6, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers Spent Roughly $125 Million on the Technology System at Their New Stadium Massive WiFi system

Fans of the San Francisco 49ers have a whole new reason to attend games with smartphones in hand. The NFL team’s newly opened home, Levi’s Stadium, has been equipped with…

August 5, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT

Fans Tell the Story in NFL's New Campaign and Contest Free Super Bowl tickets will go to community group as large as 62

Nearly half of American sports fans call pro or college football their favorite sport. For the second season in a row, the NFL will invite millions of fans to share…

August 1, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Ballerina Misty Copeland Stars in Jaw-Dropping Spot for Under Armour Inside the brand's biggest-ever women's ad campaign

Under Armour is shifting creatively from brawny footballers to ballerinas. Pivoting from its usual focus on men's athletic apparel, UA CEO Kevin Plank announced the brand's biggest-ever women's ad campaign in…

August 1, 2014, 7:12 AM EDT

ESPN Uses Golden Girls Theme Song to Salute the SEC's Animal Mascots Let's thank each one for being a friend

Do you enjoy looking at adorable animals and singing along to "Thank You for Being a Friend," the Andrew Gold song whose cover by Cynthia Fee rightfully belongs to Blanche,…

July 28, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Bone-Crushing Duracell Spots Look at the Same NFL Play From Two Angles 49ers vs. Seahawks

The 2014 NFL season is almost upon us. And while Duracell may have a tough time producing advertising on quite the level of its masterly Derrick Coleman spot from last…

July 28, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT

USA Swimming Asks Kids to Trade Basketball for Cannonballs Aims to improve low rank amongst team sports

A recent campaign from USA Swimming, which promotes participation at all levels in addition to the Olympic team, attempts to get kids back in the pool. According to the Sports &…

July 22, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

Lars Ulrich Has the Best Line in the Outtakes From Metallica's SportsCenter Ad Getting by in a post-Mariano world

Wieden + Kennedy's latest SportsCenter spot, featuring Metallica, has gotten lots of attention, and almost 800,000 YouTube views, since its debut a week ago. The veteran band visits ESPN HQ and…

July 22, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

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