Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

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“Accenture surely know what it takes to be a good Tiger”

December 19, 2009

Accenture Drops Tiger Woods From Advertising Campaigns, Signs Still Remain

As Tiger wood’s private life remaining a daily distraction topic on Tv talk shows and website,Accenture applied in less than one week the basic principles of public relations damage control.

First, as they wanted him to completely disappear, they litterally ordered all employees to tear down all the posters that say” We Know what it takes to be a good Tiger” and replaced by an anonymous skier on the company’s website homepage.

By Monday Afternoon, any visible Tiger Wood’s poster was removed by staff members in their New York office.The next day marketing and communication employees around the world were asked to “dump” any remaining Tiger-emblazoned poster.

Accenture’s spokesman said they didnt tell all of its 177 000 employees to dump their Tiger’s Tshirts, caps, and cheap souvenir away but the company’s intention is to ensure they are no longer using it internally or externally.That meant telling staff members in a e-mail message to review their pitchs and slides shows to ensure that they no longer include Tiger Wood.

On Sunday the company proclaimed that Mr Woods was no longer the right representative for its advertising and began scrubbing his name away even though, ironnically, Tiger Woods was selected wednesday as Athlete of the Decade by U.S sports editors.

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Old School Journalism

November 11, 2009
popupPhotographs by Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Time

The NYT published on Monday an hilarious reportage about a god damn 18 years old kid talented but egotistical basketball player sent in Haifa, Isreal for a 140K deal so he can play professionally as he skipped his high school senior year and only dream about being with his girlfriend an American power couple backed with 200 millions in cash! But hey, guess what ? Things went hell very quickly.

Delicious article at link

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Jay-Z – Empire State of Mind feat Bridget Kelly Live At The New York Yankees Victory Parade

November 7, 2009

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The New York Yankes Victory Parade in Pictures

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If they make it here, they’ll make it anwheyre

November 5, 2009

40862784New York!!!!

Concrete jungle where dreams are made of,

There’s nothing you can’t do,

Now you’re in New York!!!

These streets will make you feel brand new,

the lights will inspire you,

Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York

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“Let em see the Coat”

October 31, 2009

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When John Legend performed “The National Anthem” for the world games series, everyone on the social network was goshing about one and only thing,his peacot wich after many investigations appears to be one from the italian designer Gucci.Immediatly, i browsed through their website Gucci.com and was forced to acknowledge to coat there looking like the one John Legend was wearing.The only pictures i could have is a closed-up sent by a loyal reader.Stay tuned..

Gucci doubled breasted coat closer footage

http://www.Gucci.com
685 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022-4292
(212) 750-5220

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John Legend Performs The National Anthem (Live At The World Series 2009 Game 2)

October 30, 2009

Nice, with a classic light but impactful touch of LEGEND….Very thoughtful..not a show off version. I felt it John! This man could sing the alphabet and make it sound sexy, thanks for sharing your beautiful voice.Besides being The best version of our National Anthem ever, there’s another reason why  i published the segment : “The awesome black Peacoat” .I’m digging it so hard that I sent John a tweet asking him more informations about the designer.Unfortunately, John was on the plane on his way to the Bermuda Music Festival according to one of his tweets.Stay tuned

John Legend’s reponse ” For those who were asking about my pea coat last night, it was Gucci. Thanks Gucci!”

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PR damage control:Michael Vick to do BET TV series

October 8, 2009

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I just want people to really get to know me as an individual,” Vick told the Los Angeles Times. “What I want to do is change the perception of me. I am a human being. I’ve made some mistakes in the past, and I wish it had never happened. But it’s not about how you fall, but about how you pick yourself up.

Meanwhile, PETA spokesman Dan Shannon is furious she told the times : “People who abuse animals don’t deserve to be rewarded,”. “They shouldn’t be given multimillion-dollar contracts . . . or given the privilege of being a role model.”