Under Armour CEO on Trump Being A Real Asset For The Country

It'll definitely be interesting to see where this comment leaves Under Armour standing within the masses, after Kevin Plank basically put his foot in his mouth, by co-signing the new president. Plank, the longtime Under Armour CEO, is in the news after praising President Donald Trump in an interview with CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" on Tuesday. "To have such a pro-business president is something that is a real asset for the country," Plank said. "People can really grab that opportunity." Plank was responding to a question from CNBC anchor Scott Wapner on the CEO's involvement in Trump's Manufacturing Jobs ... Read More

Klay Thompson on Whether Durant is Reason For His Shooting Slump

You should have known that Klay Thompson wasn't going to go out like that. The Warriors star shooting guard hasn't shot the ball so well during the first week of the season, but he told ESPN.com, that the addition of Durant isn't the reason. "Not at all," Thompson said at shootaround when asked if his cold spell had anything to do with Durant. "I struggled last year for the first 20 games, and Kevin wasn't here. So it has nothing to do with Kevin." "So last year I struggled, then I went on a tear, so it's just like any ... Read More

Steph Curry Rocks Out With French Montana At UnderArmour #Curry3 Launch (Video)

All is good in the Bay Area, and with Under Armour -- as the reigning two-time NBA MVP unveiled his Curry 3 for the masses. Curry called on French Montana to pump up the crowd at Pier 35 in San Francisco on Saturday night -- with the Warriors star even busting a couple of dance moves. We just shut down The Bay Area tonight. #CurryOps Thanks to @UABasketball and @ChampsSports for a great day in The Town. #Curry3 A photo posted by Wardell Curry (@stephencurry30) on Oct 23, 2016 at 1:59am PDT .@stephencurry30 rockin' out with @frenchmontana at the #CurryOps ... Read More

Klay Thompson Used Hilarious Sneaker Joke In Warriors Pitch To Durant

We've heard a lot about Klay Thompson not "sacrificing sh*t" to appease Kevin Durant in Golden State, but the Warriors shooting guard used a crafty sneaker joke to help reel the former Thunder star in during free agency. Steve Kerr described the joke during a sitdown on a podcast with ESPN’s Zach Lowe. “[Steph and KD] started talking about shoes and I think Steph made the point that to Kevin like, ‘hey, you know, the Under Armour/Nike thing makes no difference, you know, if we’re on the same team it’s good for Nike and it’s good for Under Armour.’ And ... Read More

Under Armour Tweeting 3-second Ad After Every Steph Curry 3 In Playoffs (Video)

In the playoffs, we are dropping a 3-second Curry ad every time @StephenCurry30 drops a 3. #BreakTheGamehttps://t.co/V2ar9GMFh1— Under Armour Hoops (@UAbasketball) April 16, 2016 This is genius marketing and advertising, I just hope Under Armour has enough brainiacs on staff to supplement his hot shooting. The sneaker giant will tweet out a 3 second commercial after every Curry playoff three pointer made. This could get really difficult to keep up with. First 3, first @StephenCurry30 3-second ad. #BreakTheGamehttps://t.co/8vHt5VZGRz— Under Armour Hoops (@UAbasketball) April 16, 2016 .@StephenCurry30 just dropped 3, so we're dropping a 3 second Curry ad. #BreakTheGamehttps://t.co/XOE1shvoxo— Under Armour ... Read More

Under Armour and MSG Team Up For College Hoops Partnership

Starting next season, the Mecca of Basketball will be home to college hoops spotlight games. Joining college basketball early-season showcases such as the NIT Season Tip-Off, the Maui Invitational, the ACC-Big Ten Challenge -- Under Armour has created the Under Armour "Reunion" that will feature intriguing doubleheaders at Madison Square Garden each December. Here's the inaugural "Reunion" slate to be played Monday, Dec. 12: Seton Hall vs. South Carolina Auburn vs. Boston College Nick Carparelli, the senior director of college sports at Under Armour, said he's excited for the partnership: Coming together with Madison Square Garden for the first time ... Read More

Story of How NIKE Didn’t Think Much of Steph Curry Leading To UA Signing

To the naked eye, it would appear that Nike missed the boat on Stephen Curry by never offering him a deal -- but the brass who own the 'Swoosh' -- had the reigning MVP locked up years before he became a star. Curry wore Nike at Davidson where he became a star before our eyes, and then signed a deal to be a pitchman, after he was the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Curry averaged 17.5 points, 5.9 assists, and 1.9 steals per game as a rookie, finishing second in NBA Rookie ... Read More

The Rock Signs Deal With Under Armour

IT'S OFFICIAL. The Rock/Under Armour partnership has been years in the making and we're proud and pumped to have it come to fruition. The goal is to bring you innovative and bad ass products that inspire men, women and kids to stay hungry, humble and always be the hardest workers in the room. #WereJustGettingStarted #UnderArmourFamily #HardestWorkersInTheRoom #ChaseYourGreatness #IWill A photo posted by therock (@therock) on Oct 22, 2015 at 1:19pm PDT After rocking their gear for years in movies, and during intense workouts, Dwayne Johnson will get paid for his loyalty. The Rock has signed an endorsement deal with none ... Read More

Wisconsin Announces New 10-Year, $96 Million Deal With Under Armour

Probably hoping to remove some of the boring luster surrounding the men's football program, Wisconsin has caught up to the rest of the world, dropping adidas for Under Armour. https://twitter.com/UWBadgers/status/652545100489302017 “Our brand is very important,” Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez said. “We took 25 years to build this brand and I think we have a very valuable brand. I do not want to go away from the brand. “It’s something that we have earned and what we want to build off of.” Those intentions are at the heart of a new footwear and apparel agreement with Under Armour, a ... Read More

Under Armour #‎CurryTwo‬ Will Launch Exclusively In China Sept 6 (Photos)

Stephen Curry and Under Armour are set to ride the momentum of his MVP season by revealing that the Under Armour Curry Two will be launching exclusively in China on September 6th during the Under Armour Roadshow. There is still no U.S. release date at the moment. Can't wait to launch the #CurryTwo! We're dropping limited pairs in China on Sept 6 for the #UARoadshow. A photo posted by Wardell Curry (@stephencurry30) on Sep 2, 2015 at 4:30pm PDT