CALIFORNIA
Check out the new California section

Topics

Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble out of NFL breast cancer awareness promotion -- report
Procter & Gamble out of NFL breast cancer awareness promotion -- report

The NFL has made a big deal out of breast cancer awareness month since 2009, turning all kinds of items on the field and players' uniforms pink. But with the league facing questions about its treatment of women in the aftermath of the Ray Rice scandal, there may be a little less of the movement's signature color out there during NFL games in October. Procter & Gamble has informed players that it will not be providing pink mouth guards as part of the league's breast awareness effort, according to multiple media reports. The corporate giant and its Crest toothpaste brand were going to sponsor an initiative that would have one player from each team wear the specially...

Loading