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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...
3 – The number of bags out of 21 belonging to Blues RW T.J. Oshie , RW David Backes and D Alex Pietrangelo that were missing upon their return from the Sochi Games. The team on Friday found the bags after sending a request to media asking them to report on the incident and "add ...
"You can talk about Americans and how much we believe in this league, but players from other countries are seeing the same thing. I think that’s a great sign" – Toronto FC MF Michael Bradley , on MLS ( NYTIMES.com, 3/7 ). "If they’re interested in making money, they can go ...
Washington Post’s Mike Wise : “I gave two people the Dikembe block sign today. Not bad. I expected much more.” Sports On Earth’s Will Leitch : “Pete Rose and Sports Illustrated seem to think gambling on baseball is less damaging than PEDs. They're very wrong.& ...
Your browser does not support iframes. The Cubs on Friday launched a new local TV ad from agency Schafer Condon Carter, Chicago, as part of their campaign around the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field. The 60-second ad "takes viewers through a quick overview of life at Wrigley Field and signific ...
The MLS season will begin Saturday "without the help of the regular referees" after the Professional Soccer Referees of America "failed to come to terms" with the Professional Referees Organization on a CBA. The PRO "made the decision to lock out the PRSA." Until a CBA is reached, MLS will use repla ...
SUNDAY ESPN's "Outside the Lines" at 9:00am ET will focus on the Univ. of Missouri's student basketball fan group, The Antlers.
SATURDAY Bears CB Charles Tillman 's Cornerstone Foundation and running specialty store Universal Sole will co-host a charitable 5K run outside Soldier Field.
Maryland on Sunday will host Virginia in UM's final regular season ACC men's basketball game before moving to the Big Ten, and the school is marking the occasion with "giveaways and an autograph session." The first 12,000 fans in attendance at Comcast Center will receive an ACC commemorative ti ...
A's Owner Lew Wolff is "evaluating the viability" of building a temporary Bay Area ballpark as he "negotiates for a longer lease" at O.co Coliseum, according to Greg Baumann of the SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL. Wolff in an e-mail wrote, "I am hopeful of expanding our lease at the Oakland Coliseum ...
Former NBAers Shaquille O'Neal , Shawn Kemp and Allen Iverson appear in this new spot for Reebok. The lighthearted ad, which takes place in a barber shop, features Iverson spoofing his famous rant about "practice."