Nike to assume Under Armour’s 2020 MLB Uniform Deal

The rich get richer. NIke currently has uniform deals with the NBA and the NFL and according to a Sports Business Journal report, the Beaverton, Oregon based sports giant is closing in on the completion of an agreement to take over Under Armour’s upcoming Major League Baseball uniform contract. UA inked a ten-year deal in 2016 to become the official supplier of on-field unis for Major League. In 2017 the agreement was moved up to 2019, but in mid-April the date was again altered, this time to 2020. By no…

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Yankees-Marlins reportedly agreed on Giancarlo Stanton deal

Source: Stanton from #Marlins to #Yankees is “virtually done.” Close to finish line. Hear #Marlins will get at least Starlin Castro plus good but not top prospects if completed. Again physical review can still be part of this so nothing final, but close. — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) December 9, 2017 sources: yankees and marlins have a deal for giancarlo stanton — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 9, 2017 According to Jon Heyman of Fanrag Sports, the Marlins and Yankees have agreed on a deal that will send the 2017 National League…

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A spot-on, hard-hitting and truthful take on the Cam Newton situation.

This piece on the Cam Newton situation that is insightful, and call is like it is. It comes to us from Tay Jordan and our friends over at theblackjuice.com. Head over and check out their informative, thought-provoking articles. Why Cam Newton Backlash is Bull**** and You Don’t Even Care About Sexism

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Post Game Apologies for Blown Calls are an Insult 

The closing stages of the January 21st game between the Chicago Bulls and the Sacramento Kings caused the league to have to issue a post game statement regarding the events of the contest. To clarify what happened, with under a minute to go in a game tied at 99, Dwyane Wade steals the ball from Garrett Temple, he soars in for a dunk, which he missed. Demarcus Cousins was near Wade as the swooped in for the attempted dunk, but didn’t make contact with him( I am making more contact…

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Nike Releasing Special Michael Johnson Zoom Pegasus 33’s

To commemorate and celebrate legendary Track&Field athlete Michael Johnson and his performance in the 1996 Olympics,where he took home the gold in both the 200m and 400m,  Nike is releasing a special edition of it’s Zoom Pegasus 33 running shoe. A striking gold on the Swoosh, tongue branding and at the top half of the midsole, pay homage to the gold spikes Johnson wore during those games. The mismatched red and blue pair pays a patriotic nod to the Stars and Stripes. The Nike Zoom Pegasus 33 “Micheal Johnson” will…

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UNC refreshes look and logo

Over the course of 18 months Nike and the University of North Carolina collaborated on a joint project to refresh the school’s logo and looks for all 28 of its varsity teams. “We are excited to once again partner with Nike, one of the most recognizable brands in the world, to help us refresh and refine our marks and logos,” said University of North Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham. “The changes are subtle, but they celebrate our history and create consistency as we further seek to distinguish ourbrand. This is…

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