Or is it good business sense?
The NBA is going to start putting advertising on their jerseys. Soccer has been doing it for a long time. Except, I’m told, when the Japan national team is playing (Samurai Blue is their name, right?) they don’t. Is there some law against it? There’s a research topic for you.
Here are a few articles to read, think about, discuss and write about:
- Why Ads On NBA Jerseys Aren’t The End Of The World (The Huffington Post)
- Soccer Deals Shows Why Advertising On NBA Uniforms Is Inevitable (a 2014 article in Business Insider)
- The 25 Most Bizarre Soccer Jersey Advertisements (a 2012 article in Complex)
In English, the verb “to sell out” can mean two different things. Can you find them both in your dictionary? Which definition is the one in today’s post about?