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Shaq’s Retirement Announcement A Slam-Dunk for Tout

by on Jun.02, 2011, under ALL, NBA

 

When Shaquille O’Neal announced his retirement on Wednesday June 1, 2011 he didn’t have a big press conference or have his own show, as LeBron James did with the “The Decision. Instead, the Big Shamrock informed his fans of his departure from the game he so proudly graced through his twitter feed via a post on Tout.

Tout, a site that allows users to make short 15-second long videos and share them with their friends, launched a little more than a month when founded by CEO Michael Downing. The start-up site boasted (continue reading…)

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Jordan Brand Signs First Female Baller

by on May.18, 2011, under ALL, OTHER

Maya Moore NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament - Final Four - Semifinals

For those of you who recognize who the woman in this picture is, I give you props. В With the low women’s basketball ratings, not many people could look at the picture above and correctly name the athlete right away; However, I recommend you get to know her very soon because she will be the next fresh face of the Jordan Brand.

Ok, I don’t want to hurt your brains any longer so I’ll tell you it is, it’s… (continue reading…)

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Game 1 is in the Record Books

by on May.17, 2011, under ALL, NBA

Whether you are rooting for the Miami Heat or the Chicago Bulls in the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals, America is loving this match up between D Rose and the Bulls against King James and the Heat.

The Heat-Bulls game 1 matchup on Sunday May 15, 2011 got off to a record start on TNT. В The long anticipated matchupВ showed some of the most impressive numbers in the TV Ratings. В In fact, the Bulls 103-82 victory on TNT was announced to be the most-viewed basketball game in cable history, with more than (continue reading…)

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Gus Johnson is Taking his Talents to… Fox?

by on May.11, 2011, under ALL, OTHER

Say it isn’t true!

Gus Johnson is leaving CBS after 16 years, where he was noted for his enthusiastic play-by-play calls of the NCAAВ men’s basketball tournament, for Fox Sports.

At Fox, Johnson willВ team this season with analyst Charles Davis for Big 12, Conference USA and Pac-12 games on FX; a conference championship game; and the Cotton Bowl. Starting in 2012, they’ll call games on Fox under its new deal with the Pac-12.

Johnson will work (continue reading…)

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Sheets by Bron?

by on May.09, 2011, under ALL, NBA

Lebron James launches 'Sheets' energy strips

All it takes to ball like LeBron James is practice, work ethic, and Sheets Energy Strips?

The Miami Heat All Star will be launching a new product called Sheets energy strips, a caffeinated product that dissolves when placed on the tongue.

The product dissolves instantly delivering hours of (continue reading…)

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VIDEO: The Blake Show Starring Blake Griffin & Andy Richter

by on May.08, 2011, under ALL, NBA

The 2010-2011 NBA Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin teamed up with Nike to air his own late-night talk show. Along with the comedian Andy Richter, Griffin aired the show Thursday, May 5 at the Nike Vault in front of a very small (continue reading…)

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Subway Signs Former Alabama RB Mark Ingram, Surprising?

by on Apr.20, 2011, under ALL, NCAAF, NFL

This has been a busy offseason for former Alabama RB Mark Ingram. В After just getting the cover of EA Sports NCAA Football 12 yesterday, he now has inked a deal with Subway restaurants.

The 2009 Heisman Trophy winner will be a spokesperson for Subway restaurants, starting with activity around next week’s NFL Draft. Ingram will make appearances, blog and do a PR tour for the QSR in N.Y. next week. For the past several years, (continue reading…)

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LeBron James Named Audemars Piguet Watch Ambassador

by on Apr.10, 2011, under ALL, NBA

Even after a negative public perception of LeBron after “The Decision”, it looks as though LeBron’s marketability has not really been affected. В The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player is still getting endorsement deals!

High-end Swiss watch brand,В Audemars Piguet, has announced a partnership with Miami Heat small forward/guard LeBron James. В The 7-time NBA All Star will beВ Audemars Piguet’s newest global brand ambassador.

King James will be wearingВ Audemars Piguet timepieces representing the brand on the (continue reading…)

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VIDEO: “The LeBrons” – EPISODE 2: “Stay on the Court”

by on Apr.10, 2011, under ALL, NBA

Here is the second episode of “The Lebrons.” Check it out!

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VIDEO: Nike x Foot Locker x Cool Kids Get Fresh Air

by on Apr.08, 2011, under ALL, NBA, NFL

Check out the video for a track the Cool Kids put together for Nike and Foot Locker featuring Amar’e Stoudemire, DeSean Jackson and Chris Bosh.

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