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Manchester United Lands Richest Kit Deal Ever With $1B Nike Pact03 / 09 / 14
EPL club Manchester United is "set to announce a world-record kit deal" with Nike that is worth more than $1B (all figures U.S.) over 10 years. The club "will make a major statement that proves" it is "still the biggest name in world football." The $1B figure is "almost double the current best kit m...
Michael Jordan settled a lawsuit Tuesday against Avon Products Inc. Jordan claimed in the $100M suit that Avon and NY-based watch distributor M.Z. Berger & Co. used his name and picture in a Father''s
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The IL Sports Facilities Authority (ISFA) said that the White Sox "will not shortchange Illinois taxpayers when it comes to stadium rent and annual rebates," according to Fran Spielman of the CHICAGO
In the N.Y. POST, Michael Shain reports that "at least three publishers are said to be in the hunt" for the rights to publish Sugar Ray Leonard''s life story. Shain adds that Leonard has promised edit
The Coca-Cola Co. has appointed SCOTT MCCUNE VP/Coca- Cola Marketing and Dir of Worldwide Sports. Most recently, Assistant VP & Dir of Strategic Media for Coca-Cola, McCune will oversee the management
The AHL Hartford Wolf Pack announced that season-ticket holders to the NHL Whalers "will be offered their same seats as last year for less money," according to David Heuschkel of the HARTFORD COURANT.
Cowboys coach Barry Switzer, "in the midst of a preseason campaign to clean up his team''s checkered image," was arrested Monday for taking a loaded revolver into Dallas/Ft. Worth Int''l Airport, acco
With the U.S. Open Tennis Championships set to begin August 25, CBS "has sold more than" 90% of its commercial inventory for the two-week tournament, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. New
TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through August 3 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/ BAL 51 45,892 2,340,486 95% 44,479 + 3% 43,034 + 7%
The NBA announced that George Toliver, who pleaded guilty to felony tax charges last week, has resigned from the NBA officiating staff (NBA)....In Canada, the ATP Tour du Maurier Open set an attendanc
In Chicago, Fran Spielman reports that Disney is looking to build its Disney Quest development, which includes an ESPN-themed sports bar/restaurant, in Chicago''s River North area (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES,