George Karl Vs. The Dragon

DAY 17: Tuesday, March 9, 7:30 a.m. — Denver Nuggets coach George Karl pops in his mouthpiece and puts on his helmet and braces himself for a brutal 15 minutes, but this isn’t football. This is cancer radiation. We’re at Denver’s Swedish Medical Center. The helmet is actually a white, hard-mesh mask that fits to every contour of Karl’s big bucket head. It has red crosses all over it, like a hockey goalie’s. He lays his 283 pounds on the table and the technicians clamp the mask on [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:48-04:00March 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Virgin Mobile Partners with Melanie Oudin

Virgin Mobile USA Believes in Melanie Oudin Partners With World Ranked Teen Tennis Sensation Comprehensive Relationship Includes $1,000,000 Donation to Homeless Youth with U.S. Open Win WARREN, N.J., March 9, 2010 — Virgin Mobile USA has announced its sponsorship of tennis pro Melanie Oudin as she continues on her quest to become tennis royalty, trying to capture a WTA Championship at the 2010 BNP Paribas Open today in Indian Wells, California. In celebration of the new sponsorship, Virgin Mobile USA is committing to donate — if Oudin wins [...]

By |2012-01-12T12:58:23-04:00March 9th, 2010|All News, Talent Marketing|

HallPass Secures Deal with KeyBank for Anderson Varejao

HallPass Media recently secured a deal for Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Anderson Varejao to participate in an upcoming campaign with KeyBank. Varejao along with the Cleveland Cavaliers and KeyBank are asking fans attending the Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons game to take part in helping to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people wearing fleece blankets. An anticipated sellout crowd of over 20,000 will receive a limited edition Cleveland Cavaliers Snuggie blanket. Guinness World Records® Adjudicator Danny Girton will be in attendance to officially certify the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:48-04:00March 4th, 2010|All News, Talent Marketing|

NBA players and coaches team up for Hoops for St. Jude Week

MEMPHIS, TENN. (March 1, 2010) – In recognition of Hoops for St. Jude, a season-long fundraising program benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the National Basketball Association is celebrating Hoops for St. Jude Week. From March 1-7, league players, coaches and basketball fans will help raise awareness and funds for St. Jude, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. NBA players Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay, Danny Granger, Shane Battier, Steve Blake and Kevin Love teamed up in December for Hoops for St. Jude by pledging to [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:48-04:00March 1st, 2010|All News, Brand Consulting, Talent Marketing|