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In November, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Manny Harris got into a Cryon-X machine on Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Ore. When he came out, he had a nasty freezer burn on the side of his right foot. The machine is the new age version of an ice bath and is the latest in athlete recovery methods. In just three minutes, the company that makes it, Millennium ICE, says the machine cranks the temperature inside to minus 166 degrees Fahrenheit, thus oxygenating the blood, helping to reduce fatigue and muscle soreness.
These are homes to which some athletes retreat after the arena goes dark. Some are on the market and others were just purchased.
When John Todora announced last season that he’d be offering every customer who came in to watch Miami Heat games at his bar a $25 bill credit if the team lost that night, many people thought he was crazy.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.
What do athletes owe the fans? That's the question many in St. Louis are asking today. Some fans think it's delivering the goods and boy has Albert Pujols done that. But some fans think that they're owed eternal loyalty. That's not fair. It's not fair to LeBron James and it's not fair to Albert Pujols. Athletes deserve to go somewhere to get more money and they deserve to go somewhere where they think they can better win a title.
The majority of fans think the NBA owners prevailed at the end of the lockout. They got most of their season and they cut out $300 million in player revenues each year, which is the equivalent of how much the league's teams say that they collectively lost last year. But the real fight wasn't between the owners and the players. The real fight was between the owners themselves and it still hasn't been resolved.
Who are some professional athlete fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Find out!
Basketball's labor-management battle costs dearly, Nike puts its stamp on the NFL merchandizing and a sponsorship goes to a new level.
The thoughts of a year-long NBA work stoppage greatly affected the stock of The Madison Square Garden Company, Without the Knicks playing, MSG wouldn't be able to fully cash in on the completion of the first stage of its three-year renovation, which will cost more than $850 million.
When the NBA players announced their intention to disband their union with the plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against the league, they were putting $3.3 billion of their own money on the line. But they can also win big
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NBA Player representatives said Monday they had rejected the league's latest contract offer, putting the pro basketball season in jeopardy.
However long they were married, the price of breaking the contract was huge -- sometimes even reached nine figures.
After a marathon bargaining session yesterday that ended in the wee morning hours, NBA commissioner David Stern and union president Derek Fisher emerged with a cautiously optimistic outlook. One of the reasons why is because the players get their last check on Monday and, suffice it to say, there's quite a few that need those checks to arrive in the near future. Let's give a little lesson in how NBA paychecks work.
Earlier this month, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick tweeted: "Check these prizes from the McDonald's monopoly game," and included a link. Next to the tweet it said "spon," which I assume meant sponsored. So I called up McDonald's and asked them if they were now sponsoring Michael Vick.
It’s been a tough year for Mike Peduto, one of the owners of Circle City Tickets, the largest sports ticket brokerage in Indianapolis. Demand has waned for Indiana Hoosiers basketball tickets. There’s virtually no demand for the Indiana Pacers on the secondary market. And then, the good old reliable Colts are off to an 0-7 start.
Are NBA players being downright dumb with their hard line against the owners, particularly since their leverage seems extremely limited? And which teams cannot afford a lockout? CNBC's Darren Rovell does the math.
The National Basketball Association lockout, which started on July 1, has already wiped out the entire preseason and nearly 100 regular season games.
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.