Gaming & Sports

  • ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Cover Art Released

    ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Cover Art Released

    The highly anticipated next installment in the massively popular Grand Theft Auto video game series, Grand Theft Auto V, is dropping on September 17th for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming consoles. That’s more than five months away, but in the meantime, you can check out the game’s cover art (pictured above), which was […]

  • Robinson Cano Signs With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency

    Robinson Cano Signs With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency

    Jay-Z‘s “full-service entertainment company,” called Roc Nation, recently launched a new athletic management wing to their brand. It goes by the name of “Roc Nation Sports,” and their first order of business was to sign Yankees‘ star Robinson Cano (in a partnership with the more established firm, Creative Artists Agency). It’s definitely a good move […]

  • New Gatorade Ad: “The Path Of The Lightning Bolt” (Video)

    New Gatorade Ad: “The Path Of The Lightning Bolt” (Video)

    Gatorade has long been famous for their memorable ad campaigns. So a new Gatorade ad would be worth taking note of, even if it didn’t feature appearances from luminaries like Michael Jordan, Serena Williams and Peyton Manning. As you might have guessed, the new “The Path of the Lightning Bolt” TV spot features just those […]

  • Lionel Messi’s Left Foot Gets Sculpted In Gold

    Lionel Messi’s Left Foot Gets Sculpted In Gold

      Footballer Lionel Messi is the latest individual to be immortalized by gold sculptor Ginza Tanaka. Well, his foot is, anyway. Tanaka has crafted a precise replica of Messi’s left foot in 25 kg of gold, and it is expected to cost $5,250,000. Ginza Tanaka has also made a couple of less expensive odes to […]

  • “Give Me The Ball”: Nike Unveils New Chinese Ad Campaign (Video)

    “Give Me The Ball”: Nike Unveils New Chinese Ad Campaign (Video)

    Nike has unveiled another one of their short-film advertisements on the heels of a new campaign, but it’s not one you’re likely to see  while watching ESPN. That’s because it is designed for the rapidly expanding Chinese market (although it does feature some familiar faces anyway). It’s called “Give Me The Ball,” and over the […]

  • 25 Celebrities at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

    25 Celebrities at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

    The NBA All-Star Game may be as pointless and boring as all the other All-Star games, but the NBA at least has something all the others do not: a serious party vibe thanks in large part to the boatload of celebrities. I’m not sure whether it’s just the strong cultural connection between basketball and hip […]

  • Michael Jordan: Sports Illustrated ’50th Cover’ (Photo)

    Michael Jordan: Sports Illustrated ’50th Cover’ (Photo)

    Michael Jordan’s 50th birthday is this Sunday, and you can bet that the various sectors of the sports media are making a bonanza out of it. The latest is Sports Illustrated, who’s putting Mike on their cover for the (coincidentally) 50th time. Sometimes the universe gives you a gift like that, and you simply have […]

  • Tiger Woods Stars In New Nike Golf Ad “Apologies” (Video)

    Tiger Woods Stars In New Nike Golf Ad “Apologies” (Video)

    Nike Golf has unveiled their newest product, the Nike Golf VR_S Covert driver.  And in order to help drive their advertising spot (no pun intended), they’ve turned to dependable stalwart Tiger Woods, who is in the midst of a newly invigorated career on the PGA Tour. The piece is called “Apologies,” and it plays on […]