Is it selling out?

Or is it good business sense?

jersey ads

Images: the Reuters article (left) the HuffPo article (right)

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:

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?


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