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Is Darrelle Revis the NFL’s Most Savvy Negotiator?

Having negotiated three deals, including a $39 million guarantee with the Jets, maybe so

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL negotiated a five-year, $70 million contract with the…

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Serena Williams Turns Up the Glamour on Cover of New York Magazine

The star athlete talks upcoming U.S Open and life after tennis

The star athlete Serena Williams stuns on cover of New York Magazine, talks upcoming U.S…

By Brittany Dandy

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NFL’s Ryan Broyles: A Million-Dollar Man Living on $60,000 Budget

Detroit Lions wide receiver advocating for financial fitness for peers and youth

Ryan Broyles of the Detroit Lions seeks to change league pattern of baller bankruptcy with…

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Final Bout? Mayweather Confirms Next Opponent, Team Says It’s the Last

Critics say he's set for yet another "easy" win against Andre Berto Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to fight Andre Berto Sept. 12 in Las Vegas, and…

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Rockets Star James Harden a $200 Million Adidas Man?

Brand trying to snatch MVP runner-up from Nike

Adidas has offered Rockets’ James Harden a $200 million deal to leave competitor Nike.

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Mel Farr, Former NFL Running Back and Business Titan, Dies at 70

Top BE 100s entrepreneur was an auto industry leader and minority dealer advocate

Mel Farr, former Detroit Lions running back and black business titan whose company dominated the…

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The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs Made Some Big Moves

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp.

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SoulCycle Is Going Public

Boutique lifestyle and fitness brand 'SoulCycle' files to go public

The company’s growth has been tremendous – beginning with one studio in New York City,…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Rise of Female Coaches in Men’s Sports

Becky Hammon and Jen Welter are making history in the NFL and NBA.

Similar to Hammon, Welter’s accomplishments on and off the field to this point definitely make…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension Following Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't waiver on Tom Brady ban

Mr. Brady instructed his assistant to destroy the cellphone that he had been using since…

By Michael Tolbert

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NBA Announces Single Game PPV Option

NBA becomes first league to offer per game PPV

Teasing the new PPV structure earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said ‘…most people…

By Michael Tolbert

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WNBA’s Oklahoma Shock Approved To Move To Dallas

The move has been approved but not without opposition

Team owners hope the move to the larger Dallas market will improve the franchises profitability,…

By Michael Tolbert

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LeBron James Inks New Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announces partnership with Lebron James' production company, SpringHill Entertainment

Adding to his legacy and joining the ranks of other iconic NBA players turned business…

By Michael Tolbert

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NBA Players Association Holds First Annual Basketball Players Awards

The NBPA Basketball Players Awards happened Tuesday night in Las Vegas

NBA players speak frankly and emotionally about what it means to be recognized by their…

By Michael Tolbert

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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices.

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL teams to incorporate…

By Michael Tolbert

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Michael Jordan Headlines 2015 FIBA Hall Of Fame Class

FIBA announces this year's class of Hall of Fame inductees

The international basketball governing body FIBA announced that Michael Jordan will headline its 2015 class…

By Michael Tolbert

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery Leaves For Under Armour

After 18 years, the team's president is leaving the organization

Long time Mavericks executive Terdema Ussery ends a successful tenure in Dallas to join sports…

By Michael Tolbert

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Star-Studded Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 Airs Tonight

Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 airs live on Nickelodeon at 8 p.m. ET

Nickelodeon brings out the stars for its second annual Kids’ Choice Sports awards show.

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

Judge rules against the NFL team, ordering the cancellation of its trademark

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins are just one of many professional teams that still…

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2 NFL Players Lose Fingers In Separate Firework Accidents

Both suffer career altering injuries over holiday weekend

Following amputation surgery, there is no set timetable for either players return to the field.

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