Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/23/13
Supermodel and hottest woman alive Kate Upton is no stranger to sports. The SI covergirl went to the Wolverines-Buckeyes game, pitches a MLB video game and dates Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander. She’ll also have an ad this Super Bowl for Mercedes-Benz. From Ad Age: In its last Super Bowl appearance, Mercedes ran a 60-second ad in the fourth quarter that depicted past and present car models escaping garages, showrooms and driveways to welcome a new lineup of autos. Entrepreneur Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, had a featured role. The automaker intends to run its 2013 ad in the fourth quarter as well, according to a spokeswoman for the company. Already, news reports suggest model Kate Upton and singer Usher will be featured in the new effort. I can picture it now, first album lyrics “Do Puff drive Mercedes? Do Ma$e get the ladies?” The German automaker has another advantage this Super Bowl: its name on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, where the 2013 Super Bowl will unfold. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Chicago Tribune.com, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; he’s also a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too.
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