All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘endorsement’

Ronda Rousey Signs First Apparel Endorsement

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has officially signed her first apparel endorsement deal. On Thursday, Buffalo David Bitton and Rousey announced their decision for Ronda to be the first and only woman to represent Buffalo Pro “It’s such an amazing opportunity to be able to represent Buffalo Pro,” Rousey said in a statement. “Not only am I the first female …

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Ryan Braun To Endorse 3N2 Softball Cleats

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder, has just signed an endorsement deal with 3N2, a manufacturer of baseball cleats. This is the first endorsement the player has agreed to, following his 65-game suspension for violating the anti-drug agreement of the MLB (Major League Baseball). Braun’s endorsement deal with Nike was cut short on August 2, due to the drug allegations. …

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Scarlett Johansson Addresses Criticism

Scarlett Johansson has received extensive criticism for her new ad campaign for SodaStream International Ltd., an Israeli company that currently operates in the West Bank. “SodaStream’s vision is to create a world free from bottles,” SodaStream’s website reads. “At SodaStream, we believe it is time to rethink how you make your soda and to understand the positive environmental impact when …

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Hillary Clinton Flattered by Endorsement

Hillary Clinton has not made a decision on whether she will run for president in 2016, however she already has people backing her if she chooses to. Sen. Chuck Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, endorsed Clinton during a speech Saturday night at an Iowa Democratic Party dinner. “Hillary’s experience is unrivaled and her vision is unparalleled,” Schumer said. …

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Ryan Braun Loses Convenience Store Endorsement Deal

As reported yesterday here on WPN, former major league MVP Ryan Braun was recently slapped with a 65-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy. While it has not been explicitly revealed just what Braun did to go against the policy, that is not stopping companies from pulling out of their endorsement deals. Until recently Braun was the face of …

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Paula Deen Loses Smithfield Endorsement

Paula Deen has lost her endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods, well-known makers of Smithfield Hams. The trouble started when Deen was named a defendant in a lawsuit brought by Lisa Jackson, a former employee who alleged that employment at Deen’s restaurant was tainted by both sexual and racial improprieties. In a deposition in that matter, Deen admitted using the “N …

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Aaron Hernandez Loses Endorsement Amid Murder Probe

No news has been good news for Aaron Hernandez over the past 24 hours. Despite days of “arrest warrant forthcoming”-type headlines, the former Florida Gator and current New England Patriots tight end remains a free man. But the ongoing murder investigation that has swirled around Hernandez the past few days is starting to hit his bottom line. CytoSport, makers of …

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