Top rated running back and former Nittany Lions star Saquon Barkley has signed with Nike for his athletic shoes and apparel endorsement. The announcement was made via his social media channels (Twitter and Instagram). A Roc Nation Sports signee, the deal was negotiated by Michael Yormark, President & Chief of Branding
The list of first-time nominees for the 2017 Pro Basketball Hall of Fame class has been released. Among the list of first-time nominees are: Tracy McGrady, Ben Wallace, Muggsy Bogues, former referees Jake O'Donnell and Sid Borgia. The complete list can be seen here. A notable nominee up for election is
We are four games through the NBA Finals and they certainly have not disappointed. ESPN announced today that this year's NBA Finals is the most watched and highest-rated ever on ABC through four games. Last week Saturday, history was made as American Pharoah won the Belmont Stake. He became the first
This morning, 2x NCAA Champion and 5x NCAA All-American track star, Curtis Beach announced his plans to partner with Nike as he embarks on his professional athletic career. Beach, a 2014 Duke University graduate and decathlete, began training with the World Athletics Center in Phoenix, AZ last September. Prior to attending Duke, Beach won the USATF National Jr.
Wasserman Media Group has signed top-ranked amateur golfer, Patrick Rodgers, according to a tweet earlier Tuesday afternoon from the Wasserman Twitter account. Rodgers — a Stanford University product — declared his intention to turn pro a few months ago. Despite his decision, Rodgers plans to return to Stanford at some
On August 18, 2011 the UFC announced they had reached a seven-year agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. Within minutes of that groundbreaking announcement both managers and fighters began to wonder what major brands would enter into the MMA market now that the UFC had secured a network television deal.