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Lippe Taylor Adds Tracy Naden as EVP Tracy Naden just left Weber Shandwick to take on the role of EVP (mainly in the CPG, food and beverage sectors) at Lippe Taylor. With Naden taking on this new position, those who have been serving in the post (Lori Robinson and Diana Sfera) have moved to other […]

Injuries Sideline Some of Tennis’ Biggest Draws

Injuries sideline some of tennis’ biggest draws

Professional sports, as an industry, is dependent on building up the brands of certain stars in order to sell. From Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods to LeBron James, Peyton Manning and Floyd “Money” Mayweather, sports fans gravitate toward dynamic athletes with connective personalities. Perhaps more than any other professional sport, tennis public relations and popularity […]

Logan Paul in hot water with YouTube

How far is too far for a YouTube star? It seems like Logan Paul just found out. The video maker had amassed a legion of fans by posting a new video nearly every day, but none of them gained the attention he has now. What did Logan Paul do? Recently, Paul posted a video including […]

Denver cracks down on “legal” pot businesses

  Voters made the sale and use of marijuana legal in the state of Colorado several years ago, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t restrictions on what is still a Schedule 1 narcotic in many other states. Recently, Denver police shuttered 26 marijuana businesses they consider to be “operating illegally.” In addition to the business […]

College football surged in 2017

College football surged in 2017

There are no two ways about it, professional football took a big hit in 2017. Attendance at games was down, viewership was down, and overall profitability was down. Even with a bevy of outstanding games and last minute nail-biters, the NFL struggled to keep fans engaged. Between the growing frustration with new rules, and the […]

Padgett Continues to Work to Escape Pitino’s Shadow

Padgett continues to work to escape Pitino’s shadow

Earlier this year, just before the start of the college basketball season, a major scandal rocked the NCAA. The corruption included several high-profile coaches, advertisers, and agents, among them, celebrated Louisville coach, Rick Pitino. Coach Pitino was ousted, and, in the early weeks of the season, his replacement, David Padgett, is still trying to find […]

Maverick Apparel Demands Logan Paul Stop Using Maverick Name

Maverick Apparel, a New York City based leading manufacturer and clothing company that prides itself in “building wholesome apparel brands for juniors and children” demanded today Logan Paul stop using their brand name. As the letter notes, “Maverick by Logan Paul and Maverick Apparel (“Maverick”) trademarks are confusingly similar but moreover because you have embedded […]

Bannon disavows Nehlen after tweets

The powerful consumer bloc that was built from people with far-right political views has been suffering from some infighting for months now. Recently, there was another crack in this culturally-impactful group.  Once again, Breitbart chairman Steve Bannon has publicly denounced a person his publication once praised. In this case, Bannon has distanced himself from Paul […]

Apple Admits to Tweaking Older Phones to Run Slowly

Apple admits to tweaking older phones to run slowly

In what may be one of the most shocking company admissions in recent memory, Apple has admitted what countless iPhone owners have believed for years: Apple intentionally slowed older phones. Some are arguing the action was taken to encourage customers to upgrade their phones. However, Apple advanced an alternate explanation. According to the company, the […]