BIG3’s Jermaine Taylor opens up about Achilles injury and wants to inspire others}

from big3.com: Jermaine Taylor was taken early in last year’s BIG3 draft by the Ball Hogs. A team that needed a do-it-all player that could play and defend multiple positions, Taylor was just that for Rick Barry’s squad. “Besides being one of the most athletic players in the BIG3, he’s really hungry, humble and wanting to prove himself on this stage.” Ball Hogs captain Brian Scalabrine said. Promised a lot of minutes, looking as good as ever, Taylor was ready and felt he’d breakout. Taylor had worked tirelessly to get…

Read More

Nike and Major League Baseball announce 10-year deal

Friday, Major League Baseball and Nike announced they had reached a ten-year agreement that will make the athletic giant the officials provider of on-field apparel and merchandise beginning in 2020. Baltimore, Maryland based Under Armour struck a ten-year deal with Major League Baseball to be the uniform provider, but had to back out of the deal. They will remain one of MLB’s footwear providers. Nike will replace the current jersey designer, Majestic and Fanatics will distribute Nike’s MLB apparel and products to consumers, which was a similar role Fanatics was…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More