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Changing employers is part of the marketplace and while most of us won’t make media-frenzied transitions like James, we'll still have to do it at some point. Doing it well is just another test of professional acumen, and there are several reasons why the issue deserves our attention.
As many flocked to South Africa for the excitement of the World Cup, the UK's multicultural capital was also a non-stop party for the world's biggest sporting event.
Paul the Octopus proved correct once more as Spain indeed won the World Cup against the Netherlands, as he predicted.
Reporter Jim Gray told CNBC on Friday evening that he did not and will not receive any renumeration, beyond normal expenses, for his involvement in helping produce and report on Thursday night's LeBron James free agent decision exclusive on ESPN.
As Jim Gray has told it, it was his idea to make LeBron James' free agent plan an hour special. He took the idea to James' marketing agent Maverick Carter of LRMR, who then worked with William Morris Endeavor to put the package together in front of ESPN executives.
Paul the Octopus on Friday predicted Spain to win the World Cup Final. That's something the math modelers at investment banks just didn't see coming.
LeBron James confirmed on Thursday he would be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat next season.
Less than five hours from now, LeBron James will tell ESPN, on its hour special called “The Decision,” what team he is going to. As part of the deal with ESPN, James’ business team, LRMR Marketing, was given ad inventory to sell.
The hype over which team LeBron James will choose is unprecented in NBA history. Which team will he pick? Take our poll and tell us what you think.
Let’s assume that reports are accurate and that LeBron James is headed to Miami. As with every other team but his current team Cleveland, the Heat can offer James a five-year deal worth $95.5 million versus a six-year deal with the Cavaliers worth $124.5 million. But if you match up what James’ salary would be for the first five years in Cleveland and the five years in Miami, you find that the Cavaliers are only offering him $4 million more.
Only four nations are left standing in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Which team do you think will win the world's biggest sporting event? Vote now in this "Squawk Box Asia" poll.
As the media world speculates on where LeBron James will land, the market, at least, seems to be leaning towards the New York Knicks.
I will try not to add too many more words to the trillions printed, blogged, or spoken this week about a man who's decision has seemingly become more important than the spill in the Gulf, the war in Afghanistan, and the struggling economy.
It has been three months, and Tim Tebow still hasn’t taken a single (real) snap under center for the Denver Broncos, yet he’s leading the league in jersey sales.
There aren't many guarantees for tomorrow's LeBron James announcement, but here are things I'm quite confident will happen.
HSBC's chief economist gives his veiws on Paul the Octopus' acumen at predicting results of World Cup games.
On Sunday afternoon, Tomas Berdych walked onto the court to play the biggest match of his life: The Wimbledon finals against Rafael Nadal. But there was something seriously wrong.
It's the biggest NBA news to be broken. Where will LeBron James land? And although a group of journalists are hoping that they'll get the scoop, you have to wonder if LeBron himself wants to break the news.
Dan Abbate is a fan of the grill. What he’s not a fan of is having his hot dogs roll off the grill. So the entrepreneur came up with a wacky idea: A Big Hot Dog.
The Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest has had additional sponsors over time. Before Takeru Kobayashi took the contest to the next level, it was sponsored by online sportsbook BetWWTS.com. There was Old Milwaukee and Gold’s Mustard and now Heinz.
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