Quote of the Day

"It was like meeting a hot girl that had an abusive boyfriend."
-- MLS Sounders investor Drew Carey, on the team landing in Seattle following the departure of the Sonics. (THE DAILY)
Monday March 5, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 124 Print This Issue

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  • As Luck Would Have It

    Luck will be Nike's lead athlete for its marketing efforts around the NFL Draft

    Likely No. 1 overall NFL draft pick QB Andrew Luck “is close to signing a multiyear footwear and apparel deal with Nike,” according to sources cited by Terry Lefton in this week’s SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. A “source close to the deal said that an agreement in principle” with Luck was “reached in late February, with a final contract expected to be signed shortly.” The move comes as Nike assumes NFL on-field apparel rights April 1 for the next five years, taking over from Reebok. Luck will be the “lead athlete” for Nike’s marketing efforts in and around the April NFL Draft, and “may also take part in a launch of Nike’s NFL uniforms, which are expected to be shown to NFL own ...

  • Court Order

    Judge rules Mets Owners will go to trial in Madoff case.

  • It Gets Better

    NHL players featured in new PSA that pushes to end homophobia in sports.

  • Dunkin' Contest

    LeBron James to be spokesperson for Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin Robbins in Asia for at least two years.

  • Deep Water

    League memo has marketing agent Mike Ornstein involved in Saints' bounty pool.

  • Strike While The Iron Is Hot

    Tide wastes no time capitalizing on Daytona presence by running ad yesterday during Sprint Cup race.

  • Here Me Roar

    Honda Classic sees its best final-round overnights in a decade as Rory withstands Tiger's late charge.

  • Giants Among Men

    Giants' Manning, Cruz see jersey sales rise after Super Bowl win.

  • Reversing The Trend

    YES Net's Dolgin talks "Reverse Peter Principle" with N.Y. Times.

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