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October 1, 2013
Joe Flacco is selling chicken wings for McDonald's , and Haloti Ngata has peddled food for Royal Farms. But neither of them sang opera or freestyle rapped on their commercials. Leave that to Justin Tucker, the Ravens kicker who is now endorsing Dr Pepper on a video advertisement that's starting to make its rounds online. Check it out above.
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October 1, 2013
Joe Flacco is selling chicken wings for McDonald's , and Haloti Ngata has peddled food for Royal Farms. But neither of them sang opera or freestyle rapped on their commercials. Leave that to Justin Tucker, the Ravens kicker who is now endorsing Dr Pepper on a video advertisement that's starting to make its rounds online. Check it out above.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,SUN STAFF | December 16, 1998
The NAACP formally recognized the Dr Pepper Co. yesterday for its sponsorship of the only wholly owned black race team in NASCAR.The team, owned by former Baltimore Colt Joe Washington and Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving, ran the entire NASCAR Busch Grand National Series during the 1998 season. It was the first team wholly owned by African-Americans to finish a season since the late Wendell Scott did it 25 years ago."We look at Dr Pepper as the Branch Rickey of NASCAR," Washington said, referring to the Brooklyn Dodgers general manager who brought Jackie Robinson to the major leagues in 1947.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2012
With seven weeks to go until the race, the new organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix announced several sponsors at a promotional event Monday that launched their first marketing campaign. Sunoco, Dr Pepper and Giant Food were announced as the first sponsors of the second running of the Baltimore Grand Prix, which is scheduled for Labor Day weekend in downtown Baltimore. Organizers declined to disclose dollar figures, but said the multi-year cash sponsorships were "significant.
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By Sandy Banisky and Sandy Banisky,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | May 10, 1996
WACO, Texas -- They're celebrating a soft drink here at the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute, a grandly named venture housed in a gussied-up 1906 bottling plant. Actually, they're celebrating the history of all soft drinks.In this yellow-brick Romanesque building ornamented with arches and turrets, Dr Pepper is memorialized as a Texas institution that went big time. Visitors see vintage Dr Pepper advertisements, photos of Russian troops knocking back bottles Dr Pepper, excerpts from a federal court case involving Dr Pepper.
BUSINESS
By New York Times News Service | September 10, 1993
For the second time in two weeks, Britain's Cadbury Schweppes PLC has bought a sizable piece of the U.S. soft-drink industry.The maker of Canada Dry and Schweppes sodas said yesterday that it had agreed to acquire A&W Brands Inc. of White Plains, N.Y., which makes the country's leading brands of root beer, cream soda and several other noncola soft drinks.The companies said the deal, if approved by A&W shareholders and antitrust regulators, would have Cadbury pay $24.50 for each of A&W's nearly 13.7 million shares, for an overall cost to Cadbury Schweppes of about $335.
NEWS
October 5, 2002
W.W. "Foots" Clements, 88, who drove a delivery truck for Dr Pepper while in college and eventually became chairman of the soft drink company, died Thursday from complications of dementia. Mr. Clements, an Alabama native, started working for the company in July 1935. He was chairman emeritus and maintained an office at the Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. headquarters in suburban Plano, Texas, until he was hospitalized Sept. 25. Tex Grimsley, 85, a three-time state fiddling champion, died Wednesday in Shreveport, La. Mr. Grimsley began playing the fiddle when he was 7 and built his first fiddle at age 14. Despite his later acclaim, Mr. Grimsley kept a day job as a safety and claims officer until he retired.
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By From Sun news services | November 22, 2008
New Wentz baby is Bronx Mowgli Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are the proud parents of a baby boy, and they're celebrating with some Bronx cheer. Their representative says the pop and rock star couple have named their son Bronx Mowgli. The baby, born Thursday night, weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Bronx is the first child for Simpson-Wentz, who married earlier this year. Overnight sensation Twilight, the teen vampire love story based on Stephenie Meyer's book, grossed more than $7 million in Thursday midnight shows - far ahead of the $2.5 million earned by Sex and the City in its opening midnight runs.
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By TaNoah Morgan Take off that hat | November 2, 1997
Picky PickyON A recent Friday at the Northern District police station in Brooklyn Park: A father and son walked in and headed for the alcove where the candy and soda machines are. The little boy, fair-haired and barely above his father's knee, stood at the soda machine with his finger in his mouth as his father asked several times what kind of soda he'd like; Dr Pepper or Coke. He didn't say a word, so dad punched the Dr Pepper button.Moments later, a friend of Dad's walked into the room and headed for the soda machine.
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Susan Reimer | September 23, 2010
Sex, money and kids top the list of stressors on a marriage. You probably can add housework, snoring and the remote to that list, too. But I'd have to say weight loss is right up there. My husband has lost a lot of weight. I mean, a LOT of weight. He's lost so much weight that not only do his trousers fit better, his shoes fit better. And this is good news because his doctor warned that, with diabetes in his family, his weight made him a sitting duck. It took time and determination to lose all that weight, and his doctor pronounced him "amazing.
FEATURES
Susan Reimer | September 23, 2010
Sex, money and kids top the list of stressors on a marriage. You probably can add housework, snoring and the remote to that list, too. But I'd have to say weight loss is right up there. My husband has lost a lot of weight. I mean, a LOT of weight. He's lost so much weight that not only do his trousers fit better, his shoes fit better. And this is good news because his doctor warned that, with diabetes in his family, his weight made him a sitting duck. It took time and determination to lose all that weight, and his doctor pronounced him "amazing.
NEWS
By From Sun news services | November 22, 2008
New Wentz baby is Bronx Mowgli Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are the proud parents of a baby boy, and they're celebrating with some Bronx cheer. Their representative says the pop and rock star couple have named their son Bronx Mowgli. The baby, born Thursday night, weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Bronx is the first child for Simpson-Wentz, who married earlier this year. Overnight sensation Twilight, the teen vampire love story based on Stephenie Meyer's book, grossed more than $7 million in Thursday midnight shows - far ahead of the $2.5 million earned by Sex and the City in its opening midnight runs.
NEWS
October 5, 2002
W.W. "Foots" Clements, 88, who drove a delivery truck for Dr Pepper while in college and eventually became chairman of the soft drink company, died Thursday from complications of dementia. Mr. Clements, an Alabama native, started working for the company in July 1935. He was chairman emeritus and maintained an office at the Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. headquarters in suburban Plano, Texas, until he was hospitalized Sept. 25. Tex Grimsley, 85, a three-time state fiddling champion, died Wednesday in Shreveport, La. Mr. Grimsley began playing the fiddle when he was 7 and built his first fiddle at age 14. Despite his later acclaim, Mr. Grimsley kept a day job as a safety and claims officer until he retired.
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,SUN STAFF | December 16, 1998
The NAACP formally recognized the Dr Pepper Co. yesterday for its sponsorship of the only wholly owned black race team in NASCAR.The team, owned by former Baltimore Colt Joe Washington and Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving, ran the entire NASCAR Busch Grand National Series during the 1998 season. It was the first team wholly owned by African-Americans to finish a season since the late Wendell Scott did it 25 years ago."We look at Dr Pepper as the Branch Rickey of NASCAR," Washington said, referring to the Brooklyn Dodgers general manager who brought Jackie Robinson to the major leagues in 1947.
NEWS
By TaNoah Morgan Take off that hat | November 2, 1997
Picky PickyON A recent Friday at the Northern District police station in Brooklyn Park: A father and son walked in and headed for the alcove where the candy and soda machines are. The little boy, fair-haired and barely above his father's knee, stood at the soda machine with his finger in his mouth as his father asked several times what kind of soda he'd like; Dr Pepper or Coke. He didn't say a word, so dad punched the Dr Pepper button.Moments later, a friend of Dad's walked into the room and headed for the soda machine.
NEWS
By Sandy Banisky and Sandy Banisky,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | May 10, 1996
WACO, Texas -- They're celebrating a soft drink here at the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute, a grandly named venture housed in a gussied-up 1906 bottling plant. Actually, they're celebrating the history of all soft drinks.In this yellow-brick Romanesque building ornamented with arches and turrets, Dr Pepper is memorialized as a Texas institution that went big time. Visitors see vintage Dr Pepper advertisements, photos of Russian troops knocking back bottles Dr Pepper, excerpts from a federal court case involving Dr Pepper.
NEWS
By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2012
With seven weeks to go until the race, the new organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix announced several sponsors at a promotional event Monday that launched their first marketing campaign. Sunoco, Dr Pepper and Giant Food were announced as the first sponsors of the second running of the Baltimore Grand Prix, which is scheduled for Labor Day weekend in downtown Baltimore. Organizers declined to disclose dollar figures, but said the multi-year cash sponsorships were "significant.
NEWS
December 21, 2013
Ravens fans giddy from Justin Tucker's stunning last-minute, third-longest-game-winning field goal in the history of the NFL got a treat while on the road last week. Billboards along Interstates 95, 895 and 83 proclaim "Legatron > Megatron" and "In Tucker we Trust" in celebration of the Ravens' 18-16 victory over the Detroit Lions. Clear Channel Outdoor posted the messages Tuesday morning to the electronic billboards they own. FYI, for those who aren't football fans, "Legatron" is a nickname that honors Tucker's powerful kicking skills.
BUSINESS
By New York Times News Service | September 10, 1993
For the second time in two weeks, Britain's Cadbury Schweppes PLC has bought a sizable piece of the U.S. soft-drink industry.The maker of Canada Dry and Schweppes sodas said yesterday that it had agreed to acquire A&W Brands Inc. of White Plains, N.Y., which makes the country's leading brands of root beer, cream soda and several other noncola soft drinks.The companies said the deal, if approved by A&W shareholders and antitrust regulators, would have Cadbury pay $24.50 for each of A&W's nearly 13.7 million shares, for an overall cost to Cadbury Schweppes of about $335.
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