It’s a Hard Knocks life for Detroit, as second episode goes behind scenes of Lions’ preseason loss
Although this year seems like the Lions may be in a different stratosphere as an organization, after blowing week one of the NFL preseason to the Atlanta Falcons, they seem like they’re the same old Lions.
Moet Hennessy buys 50% stake in Jay-Z's Champagne brand
Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in the rapper and entrepreneur's Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said the partnership will help Armand de Brignac grow and flourish. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Moet Hennessy President and CEO Philippe Schaus said Armand de Brignac breaks barriers and reflects contemporary ideas of luxury, even as it supports historic Champagne-making traditions. Moet Hennessy is the wine and spirits division of luxury goods company LVMH.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation, NFL join forces for music and social justice
Roc Nation, an entertainment company, will advise on NFL performances, such as the Super Bowl. Roc Nation declined to comment on the partnership but is expected to address the media on Wednesday. "Roc Nation has shown that entertainment and enacting change are not mutually exclusive ideas -- instead, we unify them." NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league and Roc Nation "share a vision of inspiring meaningful social change across our country," according to NFL.com. And that's pretty much how we operate at Roc Nation.