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Gisele Bundchen Revealed As Under Armour's Newest Female Endorser

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

Under Armour today revealed that model Gisele Bundchen will be the "newest face in its women's fall advertising campaign," launching a 30-second teaser on its website. A formal announcement of the deal is expected on Thursday. Bundchen, whose husband Tom Brady also endorses UA, will join ba...

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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour, U.S. Open

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Rave Reviews For McLane Stadium

A sellout crowd of 45,733 on Sunday turned out to see Baylor open its new McLane Stadium against SMU, with "thousands creating a raucous atmosphere even before the game with tailgating and sailgating parties," according to John Werner of the WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD. Baylor President Ken Starr said that ...

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T'Wolves Set Sales Record In Wake Of Love Trade

The T'Wolves last week "sold more than 300 full season-ticket packages" after completing a three-team trade that sent F Kevin Love to the Cavaliers and saw the Minnesota club secure G Andrew Wiggins, F Anthony Bennett and F Thaddeus Young, according to Jon Krawczynski of the AP. That sales numb ...

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NCAA Faces Suit Challenging Scholarship Limits

The NCAA "faces another antitrust lawsuit that in part tries to use the Ed O'Bannon ruling to challenge the number and duration of scholarships" for D-I football players, according to Jon Solomon of CBSSPORTS.com. Former Colorado State K Durrell Chamorro "filed a class-action suit last week in ...

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ABC Sees Mixed Bag For CFB Openers

ABC’s two college football broadcasts led all windows during the opening weekend of the '14 season. Florida State's 37-31 win over Oklahoma State earned a 4.1 overnight rating on Saturday evening, down 16% from a 4.9 rating for Georgia-Clemson in the same slot last year and down 13% from a 4. ...

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Could Goodell Make Example Of McDonald?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the "right to suspend a player even if he is not charged or convicted of domestic violence" per the new league protocols Goodell issued last week , and his "first test" will be 49ers DE Ray McDonald, who was arrested over the weekend, according to Ryan O'Halloran ...

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Nike Retains Durant With Deal Worth Over $265M

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Centerplate Announces Des Hague's Resignation

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IndyCar Finale Sees Lower Attendance

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