Pacers' all-star forward Paul George is featured in three new TV ads this month. CAA Sports, which represents George, said not a single prospective or current sponsor backed away from George after a serious leg injury in August.
When Mazda wanted a real-life safety pioneer for its TV commercials, it turned to local resident and motorsports safety savant Bill Simpson. The publicity couldn't come at a better time for Simpson, who just went to market with his latest creation—a football helmet.
Pat McAfee is one of the only NFL kickers or punters who is among his team's leaders in jersey sales. McAfee, who wears No. 1, is second in sales among all Colts. Quarterback Andrew Luck's No. 12 tops the list.
The controversy surrounding former Baltimore player Ray Rice, who punched his now wife in the face and knocked her out, should not ruin the entire sport, said the CEO of one of the Indianapolis Colts' biggest sponsors.