Quote of the Day

"The older guys are not moving away -- they're still playing great golf -- but it seems like the younger guys are stepping up."
–- Golfer Jason Day, on the youth movement on the PGA Tour. (GOLF WORLD, 4/21 issue)
Tuesday April 15, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 149 Print This Issue

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  • Changing Of The Guard

    Lillard beginning this week will appear in a series of Foot Locker ads

    Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard has signed a new deal with adidas that will make him "one of the highest-earning endorsers in the NBA," according to Windhorst & Rovell of ESPN.com. Sources said that the deal is for up to 10 years and could be worth up to $100M "including incentives and options." It is "believed to be the largest shoe deal" since Bulls G Derrick Rose signed a 13-year deal with adidas in '12 that was estimated at more than $185M. Heat F LeBron James and Thunder F Kevin Durant, both Nike endorsers, "are the highest-earning active players when it comes to shoe endorsements." Lillard, who has "connected with young fans because of his shooting ability and easygoing personality," will appear in a "series of Foot Locker ads pi ...

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  • Transition Game

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  • Looking Back, Running Ahead

    ESPN to air poignant "E:60" episode on one-year anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings.

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