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UFC is worldwide now?

by on Aug.31, 2010, under ALL, MMA

It feels like Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) just blew up over night.В  Just a few years back, I could have never imagined this full contact sport would become this popular among everyday people.В  I mean, everybody wants a piece of MMA hype now.В  Even, Boston Celtic Center Shaquille O’Neal has been seen supporting MMA Fights recently.В  Today, Ultimate Fighting Challenge (UFC), the popular MMA promotion company, has so many fans it is unbelievable.В  That’s exactly why, the UFC is expanding its presence worldwide.

UFC, which hosts most of the top-ranked fighters in the world and produces numerious events, has decided to head to Asia.В  That’s right!В  (continue reading…)

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VIDEO: Head & Shoulders insures Troy Polamalu’s Hair

by on Aug.30, 2010, under ALL, NFL

What does it mean to have your hair insured? I’ve never heard of anyone getting their hair insured.В  But apparently, its possible.В  According to ESPN, shampoo brand Head & Shoulders announced today that they are taking out a $1 million dollar insurance policy on Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu’s trademark hair.

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America’s lovin’ “Shaq Vs”

by on Aug.30, 2010, under ALL, NBA

Ok, who’s a fan of the big fella? I mean, who’s a real fan? Someone who is a fan of a player, sticks with that player regardless of how many minutes he plays or what team he plays for. Whether Shaq is playing for Lakers, Heat, Cavaliers, or Celtics, the real fans stick with him through thick and thin. I personally have always been a big fan of Shaquille O’Neal since he was NBA Rookie of the Year in 1993 with the NBA Orlando Magic to his recent days starring in reality television.

What I love most about Shaq (continue reading…)

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MLB Teams financial statements leaked out!

by on Aug.26, 2010, under ALL, MLB

This is a first. Never has there been such open access to such detailed financials of MLB teams. It really does show that the world we live in is dominated by the openness and freedom of the internet. Some may question whether it is a good thing, but it is what it is.

People are fascinated by the WikiLeaks, Deadspins, and TMZ’s of this world, whether we agree with what they do morally or not. But we all love to see.

Click on the “Continue Reading” button below, and you will find a link to Deadspin.com and the financial statements it was able to obtain from various baseball teams including the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Boy do they make some money!
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Fantasy football play costs U.S. businesses millions

by on Aug.26, 2010, under ALL, NFL

Alright guys, its time for your favorite time of the year! YES, fantasy football is back. And, what better way to show your friends how well you manage a football squad, then to join in on the fun. I know from experience, this is the best way to show the people in your league who the top dog is in the world of fantasy football. There is a reason the same few people are always in the top percentage!

Although, it’s fun to manage, keep track, and update your team roster, the truth of the matter is that fantasy football is time consuming. In fact, it gets in the way of work. According to a report from consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., fantasy football has been estimated to lose U.S. companies as much as (continue reading…)

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UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste to pose for Playboy

by on Aug.26, 2010, under ALL, OTHER

I know, I know. We’ve been putting a lot of good-looking half naked women as our article display pictures, but how can you complain? I mean, seriously, these girls are hot and they’re making SportsBiz headlines. In fact, what do you think hooked into this article right now. But whether or not you came for the beautiful girl on the cover, we would like to inform you UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste will be posing for Playboy.

According to UFC President Dana White, “She’ll be on the November cover of Playboy.” Arianny Celeste will become the second UFC Octagon girl to grace the cover of the adult magazine (Rachelle Leah was the first).

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VIDEOS: Dwyane Wade is an undercover nerd?

by on Aug.25, 2010, under ALL, NBA

Yup, Dwyane Wade has teamed up with Gatorade for a series of hilarious videos in which he has become an undercover nerd. Don’t believe me? Take a look for yourself. If you were at Dicks Sporting goods, Would you be able to tell if this really was NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade?

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Ochocinco is getting his own cereal?

by on Aug.24, 2010, under ALL, NFL

What’s left for Chad Ochocinco to get involved in? He already has his own TV show (Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch), was featured on “Dancing with the Stars” last season, launched his own Ochocinco app, and now is going to have his own cereal line? (continue reading…)

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VIDEOS: Li Ning Commercials with NBA Players

by on Aug.24, 2010, under ALL, NBA, OTHER

Chinese Athletic Company Li Ning is quickly making their presence known globally. Their recent signing of Evan Turner is starting to turn heads and the opening of their new U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon, is creating a buzz for the company. Li Ning is definitely on the right path in taking over the U.S. market. Sources are even claiming they are on the same boat as NIKE and adidas; Which i could not believe just a year ago. I wonder just how far Li Ning will go?

I wanted to share few of the commercials they have with some fairly well-known NBA Players: Shaq, Damon Jones, and Chuck Hayes. All who have now switched over to the Chinese Athletic Brand.

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Evan Turner sings shoe deal with Ni(ke)… Li-Ning?

by on Aug.23, 2010, under ALL, NBA

Seems that China has been dominating the sportsbiz news wires recently. Li-Ning has signed a long-term endorsement deal with Evan Turner, the #2 pick of this past years NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.

To put Li-Ning into perspective, they generated over $1.2 billion in sales last year. That is more than Under Armour. (continue reading…)

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