Feb
18

Six Questions With Justin Garrity, President Of Postano, And Brian Cheek, Business Development Manager For Sports At Postano

The University of Oregon is one of multiple schools utilizing Postano's services

Justin Garrity is the President of TigerLogic whose product, Postano, is on the cutting edge of integrating social media and sports. Brian Cheek is the Business Development Manager for Sports at Postano. Postano is currently working with some of the top teams and venues in the world. Check out their website here. (1) What services does Postano…
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Feb
14

French/West/Vaughan Announces Marketing Partnership With Heat’s Luol Deng

Luol Deng

Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng has joined forces with French/West/Vaughan (FWV) in order to develop his personal brand and further maximize his marketing portfolio. FWV, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina,  is one of the nation’s leading public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agencies. After spending nine seasons in Chicago and the second half of last…
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Feb
13

University of Toronto Sports & Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference

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What: University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference Where: Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto When: March 6, 2015 Description The University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s annual Sports Industry Conference is the largest student-run Sports Industry Conference in Canada. Every year, the Conference provides students and…
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Feb
12

Under Armour Sues Skechers

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Under Armour Inc. filed suit against Skechers USA Inc. in a U.S. District Court of Maryland on February 10th for copying their “Protect This House” ads that were debuted in 2010. Under Armour alleges that Skechers commercial “slavishly copies” one of Under Armour’s most recognizable ads that features the catchphrase, “Protect this house. I will.”…
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Feb
10

CAA Sports & Roc Nation Sports Part Ways

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Roc Nation Sports & Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports announced today that their planned 2 year partnership has come to an end. The agencies said in a joint statement that “They have enjoyed their time as partners and have achieved many successes together. Going forward, they will each focus their efforts on their own business…
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Feb
09

Colin Glaum Named Octagon’s Executive Creative Director

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Octagon Marketing Worldwide* has announced that Colin Glaum will join the agency as its new Executive Creative Director. Glaum will work from Octagon’s Norwalk, Connecticut headquarters and will oversee the agency’s US-based creative, design and digital marketing team. “We’re thrilled to have Colin as part of the team,” said Jeff Shifrin President and COO of Octagon Marketing Worldwide. “Colin’s leadership…
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Feb
05

Rory McIlroy Settles With Horizon To The Tune Of $25 Million

Sep 6, 2014; Cherry Hills Village, CO, USA; Rory McIlroy reacts after his chip shot from out of bounds back to the 2nd green during the third round of the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Rory McIlroy spent a total of 42 seconds in court on Tuesday. This was to inform the judge that Horizon and himself were “narrowing the issues” surrounding their case over unpaid commissions. The court was adjourned. On Wednesday, the counsel for McIlroy informed the court that both sides had reached an agreement. A case that…
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Feb
04

TigerLogic Corporation Launches Postano Command Center

A preview of the Postano Command Center.

On February 3, TigerLogic Corporation, a leading provider of solutions that help companies amplify fan engagement by unlocking the power of social data launched the Postano Command Center. Postano, the flagship product for TigerLogic,  is a visual marketing platform that aggregates, curates and visualizes user-generated content on social media via live event and in-store social displays…
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Feb
03

Six Questions With Ken Wang, Owner, Pound Ridge Golf Club / President, U.S. Summit Company

(Left to Right): Perry Dye, Pete Dye, Ken Wang

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Ken Wang, Owner, Pound Ridge Golf Club / President, U.S. Summit Company, was conducted by our Contributing Writer Cameron Chung. Special thank you to Shane Sharp, Vice President at the BUFFALO Brand Invigoration Group, for facilitating this interview. (1) Venture merchant by day, golf course owner by night…
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Feb
02

Chapman University Fowler School Of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Chapman-Law

What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall, Room 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866) When: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9am-5pm Description – The symposium qualifies for six hours of California MCLE credit, and will address the current athlete representation landscape in relation to…
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