JBL Welcomes NBA All-Star Stephen Curry as Brand Ambassador
HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, infotainment and software services company, today announced that two-time NBA All-Star Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) has been named the newest Brand Ambassador for the company’s JBL audio brand. Curry has entered a multi-year partnership to collaborate with JBL in marketing and advertising... Read more
Pro football player William Gay has teamed up with HopeLine from Verizon to share his story about losing his mother to domestic violence
On April 29th, Verizon hosted an event in New York City with pro football player William Gay and actress Uzo Aduba to support their HopeLine® from Verizon program and announce the goal of 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015 to support victims of domestic violence. Together,... Read more
Calvin Peete, winner of 12 PGA Tour events, dies
Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning. He was 71. The PGA Tour did not have a cause of death. Murray Brothers Funeral Home confirmed it was handling the arrangement but did not release additional information.... Read more
Diversity Study: Super Bowl ads less gender offensive
While Super Bowl XLIX commercials were more sensitive and less gender offensive than in past years, women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented among the creative directors who are producing those ads, according to a diversity study released Wednesday. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at... Read more
Showtime to air documentary on Allen Iverson
Showtime plans to debut a documentary on former Philadelphia 76ers great Allen Iverson next month. The film “Iverson” will air on the premium cable channel May 16 after a debut at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Iverson led the Sixers to the 2001 NBA finals, won four scoring titles,... Read more