20 July 2007

Michael Vicks: You Are What You Do

Michael Vick's bad behavior has lost every sponsor he had except Nike. Nike says that they have not terminated their relationship, but are monitoring the situation with Michael Vick and the dog fighting charge.

Advertising Age - Nike Suspends Release of Shoe Tied to Michael Vick - read article

From the article:
. . . he's considered the league's fastest and strongest-armed quarterback -- made him appealing to a wide range of marketers, including Coca-Cola's Powerade, Kraft Foods and AirTran Airlines.

I hope to God that the charges against this man are untrue. That a young man with talent, opportunities and sponsors could have anything to do with dog fighting is beyond me. If it is true, God help him.

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