Olympic advertisements offer less beer, more Pamprin
The biggest culture shock in watching the Olympics for most sports fans is seeing ads for products other than beer, cars, financial services and, um, those medicines that help middle-aged men, um, stay active.
Take this morning's coverage of the U.S.-Australia tilt on USA.
Between the end of the Americans' latest blowout victory and Craig Sager's chat with Kobe, I watched an ad for . . . Pamprin.
Guys, if you don't know what that is, look it up. But it ain't a new truck from Ford.
Here is an article by our friendly rivals over near the Port Authority Bus Terminal regarding the difference between most sports ads and Olympics ads.