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Texas. It's the land where everything is bigger and sports owners stand out. Jerry Jones builds the biggest in-stadium TV at Cowboys Stadium and Mark Cuban isn't afraid to say anything, until a superstitious code of silence led to the Mavericks first ever championship last season. And yet, two billionaires own a Texas team that will play in it's second straight World Series and even Rangers fans would be hard pressed to come up with their names. And they both couldn't be happier about that.
The new Formula One track in Noida is fast and flashy. The NYT reports.
All along you've told the NBA players who you represent that you are looking for a "fair deal." Sorry Billy, that "fair deal isn't coming. Memo to you: You're not getting a fair deal because you don't have leverage to get a fair deal.
This weekend’s Formula One (F1) night race marks Singapore’s fourth year of playing host to this sporting event that is proving to be lucrative for both organizers and sponsors alike.
Jimmie Johnson has won five straight Sprint Cup titles and a win last week has him in third place with just six races to go. Dynasties are normally good for sports. The Bulls, the Yankees, Tiger Woods and the Williams sisters I believe have all been good for their respective sports. But Jimmie Johnson winning a sixth consecutive title is not.
Last night, as it became apparent that the first two weeks of the NBA season would be canceled, I asked regular folks on Twitter if they could tell their own personal stories about what the continued lockout would mean to them. I was touched by what people said in 140 characters or less. It might not mean anything, but I hope the players and the owners print this out and read it for themselves.
Last night, 60 Minutes aired a piece on superagent Drew Rosenhaus and mentioned that he was the main inspiration for "Jerry Maguire." The film's director Cameron Crowe chimed in after I suggested it was modeled more after agent Leigh Steinberg than Drew.
A new study out today from the Center for Responsive Politics ranked NFL teams by the volume of campaign money given by players, owners, executives and their spouses.
Aaron Rodgers continued to lead all NFL players in jersey sales in a new list released by the NFL on Wednesday. The list, which is based on sales on NFLShop.com, had the Packers quarterback on top, followed by Tom Brady and Mike Vick. Defensive players took the next two slots. Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who finished first at the end of the regular season last year, came it in fourth, while Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was at fifth.
As founder of GSI Commerce, Michael Rubin is well-known in the business community. In the sports industry? Not so much. But Rubin is about to become one of the most influential people in the sports business.
What are some of the most notable multimillion-dollar sports injuries? Check out the list.
I've been surprised by a lot of naming rights deals, but never more surprised than last night when it was reported that Mercedes-Benz has signed a naming rights deal to put its name on the Superdome.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for years, the NFL, whose commissioner Roger Goodell saw his mother die from breast cancer, is doing its part by having its players wear pink on every from its cleats to towels to chin straps. But one professor has a study that shows that pink is not only not ideal, it could be detrimental to breast cancer fundraising.
Before last season, LeBron James decided to opt out of the wall graphic category that is included as part of each NBA player's group licensing agreement. James had a deal with a company to make wall graphics of him, though that company couldn't use NBA marks since the official rights to league marks were exclusive to Fathead. But on Monday morning, CNBC discovered that Fathead was selling four wall graphics of James in his Heat jersey.
Basketball players have palmed their shoes for years, hoping to solve the age-old problem of slipping on the court. It seems like no product has helped and evolving shoe technology couldn't solve the problem either.
We all know that it's easier to make the playoffs in a sport without a salary cap if your team spends more money. More money allows you to acquire valuable free agents and make more mistakes in your talent evaluation and still recover. But how much more of an advantage is a larger payroll in Major League Baseball?
Wednesday morning, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it would settle its case with Adidas' Reebok brand for its deceptive claims about its EasyTones thanks to a $25 million settlement that will be used to refund customers.
MillerCoors filed a lawsuit against the New England Patriots on Monday afternoon after the America's second largest brewer claims the team reneged on an exclusive and more lucrative deal and chose to award that deal to its top competitor, Anheuser-Busch InBev, instead.
Sports movies are tales of underdogs who beat the odds. When done right, the result is often a story that remains popular long after the movie leaves the theaters.
"Moneyball" is not just a baseball story. It is a fascinating look at how breaking old thinking and applying new metrics can improve efficiency and generate better results. Some have called this the best book on marketing that’s not about marketing.
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