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April 26, 2018

NFL PR: Protest Is On The Clock

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, reputation

For almost two years, protests during the national anthem before the game have been a growing PR challenge for the National Football League. With the 2018 NFL draft beginning today in Dallas, speculation has intensified about whether the demonstrations will continue through the 2018 season and how the league will manage them. Since 2015, NFL ratings have…
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September 22, 2014

The NFL’s Black Eye Offers Lesson In Crisis PR

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, crisis management, imPRessions, public relations

For the NFL, the (reputation) hits just keep on coming.  Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press briefing following the release of the notorious Ray Rice videotape in which he knocks then-fiancee Janay Palmer unconscious is a lesson in crisis PR, but mostly about what not to do. Here are some of the more instructive learnings from the…
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October 2, 2012

Tuesday Tips: Lessons Learned from Football’s Replacement Referee Debacle

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

By guest blogger George Drucker No, it wasn’t a touchdown. And the lack of professionalism among the “replacement” referees caused one of the greatest uproars in the history of sports. It could have led to a major crisis in public confidence for the NFL. Professionalism can never be taken for granted. It applies to referees…
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February 3, 2012

TGIF: What The NFL Can Teach PR Pros

by: in: PR Fish Bowl, public relations

The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and football is on everyone’s mind.  Whether you’re a Patriots fan, Giants fan, or don’t even know what a field goal is, chances are you‘ll be watching this weekend.  Sports can teach us a lot about life in the PR world.  Here are just a few of the reasons…
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