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LeBron's Brand Shifts to 'the Good Guy' and Cash Windfall Awaits Could mean $50 million to Cleveland franchise

In the first hour today after LeBron James revealed he was going back to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the development was mentioned on Twitter 1.44 million times, per Kontera.…

July 11, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

Nike's World Cup Triumphs Summed Up in One Infographic Swoosh scores big with video marketing

While competitor Adidas has had its hands full with Luis Suarez's biting incident in the World Cup, Nike seems be enjoying a clean run of global marketing success during the…

June 27, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

San Francisco 49ers Target Year-Round Football Fanatics With Rewards Program Plans for more digital in-stadium activations

The San Francisco 49ers are betting that sports fans will have a big appetite for digital year round with the launch of a new rewards program today. Fans rack up points—or…

June 17, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

App Lets Fans Play New Call of Duty Game With Their Sports Heroes New spot for a new kind of multiplayer experience

Most gamers would say nothing beats the multiplayer experience—especially for a first-person shooter saga like Call of Duty, which just released its tenth installment, Ghosts, to millions of devoted fans. Some…

November 25, 2013, 1:53 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 8-15 Don't look now, but the holidays are upon us. Vote for this week's best spot

Thanksgiving may still be two weeks away, but the trickle of holiday commercials this week became a torrent, especially from retailers in Britain, who take their Christmas advertising responsibilities very…

November 15, 2013, 9:02 AM EST

TNT Tips Off NBA Playoffs With Rihanna Turner net preps big promo push

With the curtain set to go up on the 2013 NBA Playoffs, Turner Sports is priming the promotional pump with a little help from Rihanna and the Crossroads of the…

April 19, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

Miller Lite Teams With Nascar Twitter Star on Charity Effort Brad Keselowski and brewer launch cool crowdsourcing campaign

Miller Lite sponsors Nascar driver Brad Keselowski, and today the brand is announcing a digital cause-marketing campaign, "Get on the 2," giving racing fans the chance to appear on his…

February 22, 2013, 2:19 PM EST

Super Bowl Wednesday? 5 Brands Still Buying Twitter Ads Big-game campaigns piggyback college football's National Signing Day

Super Bowl XLVII might be 60-some hours into the books, but brands are still pushing their big-game-based initiatives via Twitter ads today. Marketers for Super Bowl advertiser MiO have purchased the…

February 6, 2013, 1:07 PM EST

NFL Social Media Sentiment Plummets Though pro football TV ratings will likely go on as usual

Even though the highly controversial touchdown call on the field was upheld last night at the end of Monday Night Football, social media data today confirms that the National Football…

September 25, 2012, 2:33 PM EDT

Mohegan Sun Won't Gamble on Penn State Football Casino pulls ads from PSU's Beaver Stadium

Mohegan Sun has taken its money off the table in concerns to Penn State this fall, following State Farm as the second known brand to cut ties with the university’s…

August 31, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT

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