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New Orleans Pelicans Respond To Frustrated Fans, Detail Marketing Plan

The New Orleans Pelicans are weathering several storms brewing around the Smoothie King Center and they do not all revolve around Zion Williamson. Ben Hales (Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans) and Jen Martindale (Vice President, Brand Strategy at New Orleans Saints and

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Golden State Warriors renew ‘US$20m a year’ Rakuten patch deal

The renewal of the NBA franchise’s deal with Rakuten, which first starred in 2017, will see the company continue as the Warriors’ official e-commerce partner, video-on-demand partner, and affiliate marketing partner. The original deal was reported to be worth US$20 million a year, one of the biggest patch deals in the NBA.

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Adidas Gets Its Retro Kicks With Vintage SportsCenter Sneakers

Adidas turns its game-clock back to the days of Jimmy Carter, disco balls and massive afros for a sneaker celebrating the launch of ESPN’s SportsCenter and the footwear giant’s own history. Click here to read the story at musebycli.o. Discussion Questions: What are industry trends? Why do you think brands

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NFL Franchises Submit International Marketing Plans

Last month, NFL teams were able to submit proposals for co-marketing pacts with clubs in international markets independent of the league for the very first time. Click here to read the story at barrettsportsmedia.com. Discussion Questions: What is a global product? Do you think the NFL is a global product?

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