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  • Tom Brady - Top selling NFL Merchandise

    Here are the top 10 NFL players by merchandise sales

    It was a record sales year for the NFL with $1.55 billion in total merchandise sold to die hard fans. Despite failing to make it to the Super Bowl, nobody had a better year than Tom Brady. The famed New England Patriots quarterback sold more jersey’s bobbleheads, and other merchandise than every other player. Brady’s […]

  • Jake Arrieta

    Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter came at just the right time for his new endorsement

    Just hours before Jake Arrieta took to the mound against the Cincinnati Red and threw his second career no-hitter, he announced a new endorsement deal with menswear startup Mizzen+Main. The fashion house wasted no time in incorporating Arrieta’s historic feat with their marketing campaign. Arrieta struck out six Reds batters during the Cubs’ 16-0 victory, […]

  • Under Armour signs an $86 million deal with UC Berkeley

    Under Armour signs an $86 million deal with UC Berkeley

    Under Armour and the University of California, Berkeley, have agreed to a 10-year, $86 million deal. The contract will outfit all of the school’s varsity sports team as well as its recreational club teams. Under Armour will design and provide apparel to the universities sports teams, and provide them with footwear and equipment for the […]

  • Under Armour shares up 8% as Stephen Curry’s shoes prove to be a massive success

    Under Armour shares are up nearly 8% on Thursday after the company revealed the huge success of Stephen Curry basketball shoes. The athletic apparel company reported a double-digit rise in revenues and profits during its first quarter, driven by huge growth in its shoe business. Shares of the company, which are up 13% this year, jumped 9% to $48.23 in […]

  • Curt Schilling fired by ESPN

    Curt Shilling fired by ESPN for sharing anti-transgender meme

    Curt Schilling has been fired from his post as an ESPN Major League Baseball analyst, the network announced on Wednesday night. Schilling’s termination comes after the former pitcher shared an anti-transgender meme on his Facebook page on Tuesday.  “ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment […]

  • Johnny Manziel dropped by another agent over health

    Johnny Manziel’s second agent in 3 months just dropped him

    Johnny Manziel has now watched two agents walk away in the last three months. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that agent Drew Rosenhaus terminated his representation of Manziel over concerns about his well-being. Rosenhaus says he would be willing to take Manziel back as a client if he first enters rehab. “I have terminated the standard representation with […]

  • NBA League Pass record views

    NBA ‘League Pass’ sets a new record for subscribers and views

    The NBA revamped its “League Pass” digital streaming service and changes to the platform helped generate a record number of digital subscriptions, game views and total minute viewership during the 2015-16 season. Among the platforms newest features was the ability for fans to purchase access to individual out-of-market games. NBA League Pass domestic and international digital […]

  • NBA Corporate Logos

    NBA jerseys may soon feature corporate logos

    Companies may soon be able to buy a small patch on NBA jerseys that will feature their corporate logos. NBA team owners will vote this week to allow the placement of corporate logos on jerseys, beginning in the 2017-2018 season, according to ESPN. Each logo would feature a 2.5 inch square patch on the front […]

  • Kobe Bryant - Last game in the NBA

    Kobe Bryant’s last game is BIG business

    Kobe Bryant is about to play in his last NBA game and that means big business on the ticket front. The average price for a ticket to the Lakers game in Los Angeles is listed at over $2,100 and selling for about $1,400. The most expensive ticket is a courtside offer for $29,200. TiqIQ, which […]

  • Twitter and the NFL

    Twitter will stream entire NFL games on Thursday night

    Twitter will be live-streaming Thursday Night Football for the NFL this fall. Instead of short video clips that highlight the night’s biggest plays, the social network will share entire games with fans. The surprise arrived on Tuesday following a bidding war between several digital video outlets. A person with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed a Bloomberg […]