Eli Manning, the Super Bowl winning quarterback for the New York Giants, has a bit of a dilemma. See, the team he plays for…the one that pays his salary… went and sold ad space on their practice jerseys to Timex. Problem is… Eli endorses Citizen watches.
So what’s Manning going to do about this situation? Well, according to Darren Rovell of CNBC…
“Manning’s jersey has the patch on it and news crews might be able to film the small patch – 3½ inches by 4½ inches – from afar, but for this practice and all future practices, Manning is not expected to give Timex much love due to his conflict of interest. We’re told Manning will do interviews before practice in a t-shirt and will take off his pads for any interviews after practice”.
Well…I guess that takes care of that, huh?
Now, what does any of this have to do with the Thrashers and/or the NHL? Well, I’m glad you asked me that my friend.
Reading this story reminded me of a particular topic that has circled around the hockey