Quote of the Day

"The pressure that a high-profile player receives from the union and his representatives to push for the last dollar (is) neglecting anything else about that decision -- type of organization, loyalty, all that stuff. I don't think that's a real healthy part of our game."
-- MLB Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, on the contract negotiations surrounding 1B Albert Pujols (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 2/14)
Monday February 14, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 106 Print This Issue

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  • Newton's Law

    Newton's apparel and shoe deal with Under Armour could surpass $1M annually

    Under Armour has signed former Auburn QB Cam Newton to a shoe and apparel deal that sources indicate "will be the largest deal ever given to an incoming NFL rookie," according to Darren Rovell of CNBC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but sources said that it will surpass the $1M per year "adidas gave Reggie Bush in 2006 both in terms of annual guarantee and overall dollars." Sources added that the deal "seeks to capitalize on both Newton's fame in college and his future potential." Rovell reports Under Armour will "unveil a whole collection of Cam Newton Auburn items, including jerseys with his name on the back, as well as football and training gear, including a signature shoe line." Neither Under Armour Senior Director of Communicati ...

  • Flight Of The Phoenix

    Suns, D'Backs partner to develop digital outdoor marketing showplace in Phoenix.

  • Keep The Clock Running

    NFL and NFLPA still talking despite canceled session, and plan to meet this week.

  • Keeping The Peace

    David Stern contends NBA owners are on the same page heading into labor talks.

  • Dropp/Add

    State Farm out, Unilever in as NCAA corporate partner.

  • Something To Talk About

    NASCAR hires Brett Jewkes to lead communications group.

  • Tres Magnifique!

    Roland Garros keeping French Open, getting $370M upgrade.

  • Thinking Outside The Box

    Bettman calls criticism of Heritage Classic "baseless."

  • Hoop It Up

    NBA stars lend voices to Fox' "The Cleveland Show."

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