| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:36 AM
It's only March but Pharrell Williams already gets our vote for multi-hyphenate of the year. The latest project involving the music-producing, Grammy-winning, hat-wearing fashion plate is a long-term deal with global apparel and footwear brand Adidas, tha...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Michael Jordan played in his last NBA game more than a decade ago, but that doesn't mean his earning power has waned at all.
According to Forbes, Jordan was the highest paid retired athlete in 2013, earning an estimated $90 million. Among current...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
After spending much of the past decade financing movies, Ryan Kavanaugh is expanding heavily into the advertising arena, launching Madvine as an in-house agency that will manage the entire marketing campaigns of brands like Evian while also integrating...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Thank you, Adam Jones, for helping me get in touch with my inner meatball.
In case you missed it, a couple of idiots ran onto the the field during a Yankees-Orioles game this week before security subdued them in short center field, not from from Jones....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Earlier this month a German court might have succeeded in doing what no soccer team in Europe has been able to do in quite some time, namely wound Bayern Munich.
Whether the conviction of team President Uli Hoeness for tax evasion is simply a minor...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Orlando photographer Cy Cyr decided to poke fun at a controversial Golf Digest cover by recreating model Paulina Gretzky's sexy photo with a group of local men.
Paulina, daughter of former NHL star Wayne Gretzky and fiancée to PGA Tour star Dustin...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Is Coachella the biggest gift to the fashion industry since Kate Middleton?
It certainly seems like it from the marketing blitz that has blown up around the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which begins this weekend in Indio.
We all know that...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Los Angeles' largest advertising agency, TBWA\Chiat\Day, has shaken up its top management, ousting its longtime president, Carisa Bianchi, and installing a new leader.
Luis DeAnda, who joined the 500-person agency in January as general manager, was...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The Southern Section basketball playoff pairings were released Sunday, and one of the most intriguing teams is Mark Keppel of Alhambra, whose coach, Hung Duong, escaped Vietnam in 1978 on a boat with his parents and five siblings and has grown up to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:16 AM
ASICS America Corp., the sports equipment company with the title sponsorship of this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon, is looking beyond runners.
Instead, the brand is hoping to reel in more athletes in other sports, targeting them in an advertising...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).
IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 1:35 PM
A Southeast Side man accused of robbing a boy was arrested Thursday after officers confronted him at a Red Line station and took him into custody after a foot chase, police said.
Jerome Gardner, 21, is accused of holding a gun to the head of a 17-year-...