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How The North Face is moving to compete with Patagonia

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The global outdoor apparel market is a $12 billion industry. For more than a half century The North Face has competed in the space, outfitting mountain climbers and skiers. But the outdoor recreation brand is now hoping to become a......

College sports earns poor grade for racial, gender hiring practices

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Editor’s note: Richard Lapchick is a human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, expert on sports issues, scholar and author. Opportunities for people of color and women to be hired in college sports are still not where they need to be for real diversity, equity and inclusion on too many......

Kansas City Chiefs fans donate over $300,000 to Buffalo children’s hospital following playoff win over Bills

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs the ball during the AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs on January 23rd, 2022 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. William Purnell | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images......

Comcast beats earnings expectations, but falls short on new internet customers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Comcast reported fourth-quarter earnings Thursday that beat analyst estimates on the top and bottom line but missed on high-speed internet customer net additions. Shares initially rose on the report but fell as much as 6% during the company’s earnings call.......

Roman Reigns, Joe Buck, Jim Nantz | The Sports Illustrated Media Podcast

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First up on Episode 374 of the SI Media Podcast is WWE superstar, Roman Reigns. The Universal Champion talks about his recent bout with Covid, his favorite Royal Rumble memories, working with his friend, Seth Rollins, his suit and sneaker collections, his relationship with Jon Moxley and whether he’d fight......

Sports world pays tribute to Kobe on two-year anniversary of his death

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Lakers star Kobe Bryant died two years ago Wednesday in a helicopter crash that killed nine people, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Bryant was 41 at the time of the accident, traveling to his youth sports academy for a basketball game. On Wednesday, those from around the sports world paid tribute......

Trans athletes like Lia Thomas are destroying women’s sports in way as unfair as doping cheats – stop this woke insanity now!

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Piers Morgan The demonstrably scandalous Lia Thomas situation is being allowed to continue because most people are simply too scared of the cancel culture woke warriors to put their heads over the parapet and say: “STOP THIS INSANITY!” Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

Tech, gambling and alcohol helped the NFL earn almost $2 billion in sponsorships this season

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The National Football League is nearing $2 billion in partnership fees, the most in professional sports. Agreements from betting firms and technology companies helped the NFL lure a record $1.8 billion in sponsorship revenue, sports partnerships consultancy firm IEG told......

42.7 million people watched the Kansas City Chiefs’ thrilling win over the Buffalo Bills

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) reaches for the game winning reception over Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Matt Milano (58) during the AFC Divisional Round playoff game on January 23rd, 2022 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.......

Antonio Brown, lawyer will join HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Tuesday night

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador Antonio Brown and his lawyer, Sean Burstyn, are appearing on HBO‘s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Tuesday. Before the full show, a short clip was released.  In the video, Brown doubled down on his claim that he was......

Trans athlete bans: Why are lawmakers preventing trans boys and men from playing in male sports?

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTg2OTMwMjcxNzkzMTk0NDg4/dcovlucesquival_h.jpg Julie Kliegman Luc Esquivel wants to beat you at golf. “I want to beat everyone,” he adds, laughing but clearly not joking. “I just love it,” he says. “I just want to get better.” Luc has played with his father, Mario, since sixth grade, and in middle school, while......

Legendary Sports Illustrated photographer James A. Drake dies at 89

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Longtime Sports Illustrated photographer James. A. Drake died at 89 on Jan. 10, according the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Gary Miles.  Drake spent nearly four decades at SI beginning in 1959, and his photos graced the magazine’s cover 79 times.......

NCAA, college sports and a heated fight for the future

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If anyone knows the issues within the NCAA, it’s Betsy Mitchell. She was an athlete at one of college athletics’ richest juggernauts, Texas, has been a coach at Division I’s lowest tier and now is the athletic director of one of the NCAA’s smallest schools, Division III Caltech. She intimately......

University of Michigan reaches $490 million settlement with hundreds who say they were sexually assaulted by Robert Anderson, former sports doctor

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The University of Michigan has agreed to a $490 million settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the school, those involved in the agreement said Wednesday. Robert Anderson worked......

Sports Betting’s Next Big Election Battles Are in California

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David W. Chen and Gabriella Angotti-Jones TEMECULA, Calif. — Legal sports betting in the United States accelerated in 2021 as a flurry of states either overcame legislative logjams, as Ohio did just before Christmas, or signed off on online wagering, as New York did just after Election Day. But those......

Deported Djokovic in Serbia as Australian Open begins

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Deported Djokovic in Serbia as Australian Open begins – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Tennis star Novak Djokovic returned to his home country of Serbia after he was deported from Australia and not allowed to compete in the Australian......

Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya says ‘nobody cares’ about Uyghur genocide in China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON – Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya triggered a backlash on social media after saying during a recent episode of his podcast that “nobody cares” about the ongoing human rights abuses against the......

Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 2022

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There’s no denying it: all athletes’ bodies are built to meet the unique demands of each sport and withstand the rigors of the game. At the elite level, physical fitness and conditioning is ever present. But what happens when you level the playing field and compare athletes of all shapes......

Shams vs. the ‘Woj bomb’: Sports reporters are duking it out for scoops on Twitter, and their value is soaring

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shams Charania, NBA basketball reporter Source: Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Stadium Shams Charania’s primary job is straightforward: break news on the National Basketball Association. It’s not a new occupation, but historically it’s never been a particularly lucrative one. Social media and......

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