Bulls legend Michael Jordan leaves Chicago's federal courthouse after being awarded $8.9 million. (CBS/Mai Martinez)

Federal Jury Says Michael Jordan Should Be Paid $8.9 Million For Unauthorized Ad

The jury made the decision Friday evening following a weeklong trial that focused on the value of Jordan’s name.



In New Ad, Viagra Recruits Women to Help Sell the Little Blue Pill

Viagra recently released a new ad featuring a beautiful woman drifting aimlessly along a sandy beach. Aimless, obviously, because the man in her life is struggling with erectile dysfunction. It’s the first time Viagra has launched an ad that appears to target women.


Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Teamsters Union Ad Criticizes Dart On Jail Staffing, Spending

The Teamsters union – representing law enforcement officers at the Cook County Sheriff’s office – has taken out a full-page newspaper ad criticizing the sheriff’s staffing and spending priorities.



Craigslist Post: Woman Got Pregnant From Encounter In Aragon Restroom

A Craigslist message sought to find the man who fathered a woman’s unborn baby in a bathroom at the Aragon Ballroom.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Michael Jordan at his retirement press conference at the United Center. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport)

Judge: Jewel Ad Mentioning Jordan Was Protected ‘Noncommercial Speech’

A federal judge is siding with Jewel-Osco in a trademark suit filed by Michael Jordan.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

CareerBuilder Chimpanzees

Animal Conservationist: CareerBuilder Should Pull Chimp Super Bowl Ad

The latest commercial, which will air Sunday, shows members of the endangered species dressed in business attire and behaving badly.


Congratulations Miami Ad

Miami Newspaper Runs Ad Congratulating Heat For Winning Championship

The Miami Herald ran an ad in Monday’s paper congratulating the Heat on winning the NBA Championship, the only problem is that they didn’t, the Dallas Mavericks did.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

This screen grab from a Groupon television ad shows Timothy Hutton talking about Tibet and its cuisine. (Groupon/Youtube)

Chicago’s Groupon Gets Cool Reaction From Super Bowl Ads

In one spot featuring actor Timothy Hutton, the successful mass-coupon agency tried to mix the serious backdrop of Tibet with light comedy.