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Nike is holding its first investor conference in three years and they've announced some pretty startling numbers.
Out of all those who were draft eligible this past weekend, no one has been labeled by NFL teams more "off limits" than Tony Washington, an offensive tackle from Abilene Christian, who some people had going as early as the late portion of the second round.
The NFL Draft was only a couple days ago, but people are already buying hope in the form of rookie jerseys. So far, Tim Tebow leads all rookie jersey sales on NFLShop.com followed by Ndamukong Suh, Sam Bradford, Eric Berry and Dez Bryant.
Sports agent Rick Smith of Priority Sports was teaching a seminar last year, when a guy approached him and asked him if he would be interested in taking a look at his brother –- a Division II football player. No one could fault Smith, who has been in the business for 23 years, for saying what came out of his mouth next. “If he can play, the league will find him,” Smith told the guy.
You've already seen all the grades from the first round of last night's NFL Draft, but who won and lost in the business world? Here's our take.
This much is clear. However long Nike's contract with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is, the allegations against him (even if they won't be prosecuted), will assure us that Nike will never use him in a commercial again.
This morning, in advance of the NFL Draft tonight, I spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on “Squawk Box.” Here’s what the commissioner had to say on some key topics.
There they sat at the Niketown in Manhattan yesterday. A stage full of football stars: Adrian Peterson, Tim Tebow, Ndamukong Suh and Mark Sanchez. And to think that the New York Jets quarterback, supposedly the heartthrob, had no chance to command the attention of the high school teenagers from Michigan who just happened to walk into the store at the right time.
One of the reasons why Sam Bradford is being considered for the top pick is that his surgery was performed by the world’s top sports surgeon, who personally gave his endorsement of a clean bill of health to the St. Louis Rams, who own the rights to the No. 1 pick.