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Kellogg’s breaks ranks, deal with Phelps

When I spoke to sports marketers earlier this week, they said Michael Phelps needed to put his face out there in response to last weekend’s bong photo and not hide behind a statement. Wednesday, he spoke to the press for ...

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Kellogg’s breaks ranks, deal with Phelps

When I spoke to sports marketers earlier this week, they said Michael Phelps needed to put his face out there in response to last weekend’s bong photo and not hide behind a statement. Wednesday, he spoke to the press for ...

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Phelps named Sportsman of the Year

It’s been a 13-year drought, but today that was broken when Sports Illustrated named Olympian Michael Phelps its sportsman of the year. The last Marylander to win the honor was Cal Ripken Jr. in 1995. The cover features Phelps, a ...

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Jockeying for Facebook fans

In the pool, Michael Phelps would have me beat hands-down. There’s no doubt he’d lap me in record time. But online, I’d like to think I’d have a fighting chance in a skill match against the golden boy. After all, ...

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The ‘Phelps brand’ and the Hilton

At the Hilton Convention Center Hotel’s official opening Friday, a Hilton official mentioned the hotel brand’s recent endorsement of Olympic swimmer and Baltimore native Michael Phelps and said they hoped to bring Phelps around the new downtown hotel sometime soon. ...

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The ‘Phelps brand’ and the Hilton

At the Hilton Convention Center Hotel’s official opening Friday, a Hilton official mentioned the hotel brand’s recent endorsement of Olympic swimmer and Baltimore native Michael Phelps and said they hoped to bring Phelps around the new downtown hotel sometime soon. ...

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