RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing the parent company of the Champion sports apparel maker, calling the decision to drop his endorsement deal over his tweets about the death of Osama bin Laden and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks a breach of contract.
Mendenhall's lawyers filed suit Monday in U.S. District Court in North Carolina, seeking roughly $1 million in damages from Hanesbrands, Inc.
Champion ends endorsement deal with Pittsburgh Steelers Rashard Mendenhall after bin Laden and 9/11 tweets Tweets posted about Osama bin Laden and September 11 cost Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall an endorsement ... Read Post
Rashard Mendenhall is suing the sports apparel company Champion after it dropped him following his series of controversial tweets about 9/11 and Osama bin Laden. Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing Hanesbrands, Inc., t... Read Post