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Steph Curry, Klay Thompson to face off again in 3-point contest

Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson will continue their rivalry in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest in Toronto, bringing …

This time, Kobe Bryant exits New Orleans with a healthier outlook

NEW ORLEANS -- He lost another season here, the third straight, almost a year ago exactly. Kobe Bryant returned Thursday for the first time since …

Real-life Stephen Curry is better than video-game Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry has been putting up video-game numbers for the Golden State Warriors this season.<p>On Wednesday, Curry scored 51 points in a 13-point win …

Television Revenue is Killing the NFL Stadium Experience

The National Football League will make a little under $10 billion this year, over half of it coming from television contracts with four cable …

How Lebron James Has Used Technology To Build His Brand

LeBron James’ return to Cleveland is a reawakening of sorts. King James is using technology to reconnect with a fan base that was burning his jersey …

NBA to put first names on jerseys

If it's not last, it's first.<p>The NBA on Friday released the style of the 10 team uniforms that will be worn Christmas Day, and the backs of the …

Basketball
FIFA World Cup

'Dream Team' Of Marketers Returns Nissan To Super Bowl

This might be the best time for Nissan to return to Big Game TV advertising since its last appearance there in 1997. So that’s exactly what a dream team of experienced Super Bowl marketers is doing, after Nissan announced the purchase of a 60-second spot during Super Bowl XLIX on NBC, on February 1 …

7,500 pairs of LeBron Nikes stolen

He just did it.<p>A Memphis man has been charged with theft of property after driving away with a truck full of 7,500 pairs of the newest LeBron 12 Nike …

Italy aims to grow women's soccer

Top-flight women's matches could take place immediately prior to Serie A games in a bid to boost the women's game, according to plans announced by …

A Scary Sign That More Schools May Be Forced To Shut Down Football Programs

Earlier this month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced that they were shutting down the football program.<p>This is sad for the players, the coaches, the students, and the fans. But what is scary is that there are a lot of schools doing a lot worse than UAB.<p>In 2013, UAB's football …

College Sports

'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts see high-school basketball team disinvited from event

A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in nationwide protests over police killings of unarmed black men.<p>The boys and girls varsity basketball teams from Mendocino High School were disinvited from a tournament that starts on Monday at …

Golf Is Struggling In America

On weekends Mr Owens's 12-year-old course once swelled with golfers, but that ended when the economy sliced into the rough in 2008. He offers prices "affordable for rednecks", but bargains are not enough to bring back customers. "I sometimes believe that I could give golf away, and they still …

Golf

Rams owner planning L.A. stadium

LOS ANGELES -- The St. Louis Rams could be headed back to Los Angeles as early as 2016.<p>A year after purchasing 60 acres of land in Inglewood adjacent …

Whether We Met Him Or Not, We All Mourn Stuart Scott's Passing

I do not have cancer; I have never had cancer.<p>No one close to me has died from the disease. In fact, I have lived for 33 years blissfully distanced …

FaceTime

Under Armour Has High Hopes for Stephen Curry Shoe Launch in Battle Against Nike

If you want to be a player in the basketball shoe business, you need a star. And Under Armour hopes it found its man with the NBA's Stephen Curry, …

Basketball

College Football Playoff Quickly Becomes a TV and Social Media Power Player

College football, which culminates Monday night with its first playoff championship game, is either in the process of building its own version of the …

College Football

Duke Basketball Using SportVU Data to Build Interactive and Historic Database

Duke University has long stood for excellence, innovation, and success. A North Carolina institution known equally for its prestigious business, law, …

How Messi, The World's Most Expensive Football Player, Thinks About Money

But he won't come cheap. CIES Football Observatory rates Messi as the most valuable player in the world, with a price tag in the region of £172m. And then there's his annual salary - over $20m. Combined with sponsorship deals for Pepsi, Adidas and Turkish Airlines, The Daily Beast reckons he takes …

Soccer

HOK Completes Acquisition of 360 Architecture and Launches Sports + Recreation + Entertainment Practice

HOK announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kansas City-based 360 Architecture, a 200-person firm that is a leader in the design of …

NFL conference championships bring big ratings for Fox, CBS

Thanks to a shocking ending in Seattle and a dominant performance in New England, the NFL wrapped up its conference championships on Sunday with equally dominant ratings for Fox and CBS.<p>According to Nielsen, 49.8 million viewers tuned into Fox to witness Seattle's wild overtime win over the Green …

NFL
NFL

Seattle Seahawks Fans Are So Loud They Give Seismologists New Research

Amid all of the issues regarding the inflation of the New England Patriots’ footballs, the Seattle Seahawks have been flying under the radar–well, …

Geology
NFL