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Lance Armstrong will be back to the Tour De France in 2010 and moments ago, it was announced that he’ll be back with a new primary sponsor in RadioShack to form a new team.
Last week, the New York Islanders radio announcers Chris King and Steve Mears were told that they would not be back for the upcoming season. New voices? Nope. They were being replaced by Howie Rose and Bill Jaffe, the television announcers.
I'm a big fan of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models. They're good-looking, they're smart and they're real - at least as far as I can tell.
Following up on Sam Keller’s videogame lawsuit against the NCAA and Electronic Arts is former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon, who filed a class action antitrust lawsuit yesterday against the NCAA and the Collegiate Licensing Company.
There aren't many off the court stories that got as much buzz as the LeBron James Dunk Tape story.
MLB.com might be the perfect example of how the mobile Web is as essential to our lives as cable TV.
I read an article in the Dallas Morning News today about the folks at Adams Golf and how they were hoping to capitalize on Tom Watson’s performance in the British Open. Watson has been an endorser for a decade and happened to be using Adams’ clubs and wearing a hat with their logo as he made his unlikely run at the British Open this past weekend.
Michael Vick is a free man. So if NFL commissioner Roger Goodell allows him to play again, what do teams have to consider before signing him?
Last week, we included the New York Jets in our story about how, for some teams, season ticket waiting lists are irrelevant due to the economy.
It’s the third month of our rankings that seek to determine the best tweeters in the sports world. As noted in our previous rankings, the idea is to call attention to the people who consistently put out the most relevant tweets - not necessarily the people with the most followers.
As the corporate dollar has been drained, the perception is that athletes have had a tougher time scoring sponsorship deals as companies have cut back budgets.
Last night, we told you that Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was on the cusp of switching from the Converse to the Jordan brand. This morning that move will become official.
For years, new owners who bought NFL teams would marvel at the idea of a team’s huge waiting list. After all, how many businesses sell out everything they have and have people waiting, for years, at the door for the right to buy when something becomes available?
In a move that could rock the athletic shoe industry, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is said to be on the cusp of switching Nike brands from Converse to the Jordan brand, CNBC has learned.
The World Series of Poker has turned into a tremendous property for ESPN over the years. It’s basically the sporting world’s version of the lottery, with a little bit more skill attached.
Under Armour has made a living out of growing niche markets into big industries. But I was shocked when I was flipping through a catalogue last week and saw an ad for Recharge.
It’s the All-Star Game and that gives us a perfect time to discuss how Major League Baseball is doing from a business standpoint. The most obvious, public evidence is attendance, which is easy to tally but often misreported.
You can bet on everything these days. As evidence, consider this bet that was called to our attention for tonight’s All-Star Game in St. Louis.
In order to emerge from bankruptcy protection, General Motors had the legal right to reject contracts that it had previously signed. GM has now emerged from bankruptcy, but 54 sponsorship agreements it terminated as part of the bankruptcy were filed with the courts yesterday. Here’s a glimpse at what the car company got rid of.
Carolyn Bivens certainly wasn’t the greatest commissioner in the world. Far from it. But to blame her for the LPGA's biggest problems is misleading.
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