Jerry Jones’ 1995 Risk Allows The Dallas Cowboys To Become Leaders In The Growing Women’s Sports Apparel Market

Risk taking is necessary for a business to grow.  For Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, a risk that he took in 1995 has had a significant payoff in his team’s ability to enter into the growing business of women’s sports apparel. Seven years before Jones became the Cowboys’ owner, NFL owners voted to create the NFL Trust.  This resulted in each team transferring the exclusive … Continue reading Jerry Jones’ 1995 Risk Allows The Dallas Cowboys To Become Leaders In The Growing Women’s Sports Apparel Market

Inside The Legal Fight To Change The Washington Redskins’ Name

A battle of public opinion is being waged with respect to whether the Washington Redskins should change their name.  Members of the Oneida Indian Nation are airing ads in strategic NFL markets asking that the Redskins abandon their team name, which the group and other Native American groups alleges amounts to a racist slur.  In a halftime monologue during the October 13 Sunday Night Football … Continue reading Inside The Legal Fight To Change The Washington Redskins’ Name

Nike’s Tim Tebow Jets Apparel Lawsuit Against Reebok

On March 27, 2012, Nike filed a lawsuit against Reebok in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The Basis of the Lawsuit Nike’s lawsuit against Reebok stems from what Nike alleges is Reebok’s “unauthorized and improper use of Tim Tebow’s name on New York Jets-related apparel. . .”  After Tebow was traded by the Denver Broncos to the New … Continue reading Nike’s Tim Tebow Jets Apparel Lawsuit Against Reebok

The Case of Clipper Darrell

There’s an old adage, that all it takes to succeed in the world, is for one other person to believe in you. Then, there’s the idea, that all it takes to succeed in the world, is for one person to tell you that you’ll never become anything. The latter is what prompted Darrell Bailey, the man better known as “Clipper Darrell,” to pursue superfandom.  According … Continue reading The Case of Clipper Darrell