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LOOK: Cucumber Produces A Sports 'Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.28.2013 | Sports

Somewhere a sports-branding expert is perhaps kicking himself for not coming up with the idea first. But it seems Mother Nature beat him to it. In ...

WATCH: Blake Griffin's Funny New Ad

Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

Meet D'arryl Drain, the scrawny shooter who knows how to get the best out of NBA superstar Blake Griffin -- even if he isn't trying to -- in a new com...

Is It the Shoes or the Soul? In Honor of Air Jordan on his 50th

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

As the congratulatory wishes come in to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Jordan, one the greatest basketball players of all time, I am struck by the iconic image of MJ in flight and what it represents for all of us.

What If Nike 'Air Jordan' Were Adidas 'Air Jordan'?

Misha Hyman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Sports
Misha Hyman

Whether by wearing baggy shorts, dazzling the crowd with mid-air-magic, sticking out his tongue, or his lethal fade away, no one was a trendsetter quite like Michael Jordan. What would have been the byproduct of Jordan signing with Adidas, instead of Nike, 28 years ago?

5 Lessons From the Alleged "Air Jordan" Sneaker Death

Christopher Emdin | Posted 01.07.2012 | Crime
Christopher Emdin

For parents, educators and youth, it's important to understand why these sneakers have such appeal, what the meaning behind this appeal is, and why it's important to avoid the trap of being a part of a machine that spawns financial irresponsibility and violence.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York
Len Berman

We try to deal with all the major issues in sports, such as, does sex help or hurt before a big game? According to French Open champ Francesca Schiavone, "For a woman, sex before a match... is fantastic."

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Maya Moore Jumps On Exclusive Jordan Brand | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.20.2011 | Sports

Maya Moore will be rocking new kicks from a very exclusive sponsor when she steps onto the court for the Minnesota Lynx’s first preseason game again...

WK Interact Does Dwayne Wade Billboard (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Despite the bad rap they get, billboards can still be impressive feats of artistic skill. Not every one of them is a giant crotch shot or ad for the ...

Marcus Jordan Wears Dad's Shoes, Blows School's $3 Million Adidas Deal

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ORLANDO, Fla. — A fight over the shoes Michael Jordan's son will wear at the University of Central Florida has cost the school any future sponso...

Marcus Jordan Could Cost College Millions Over Dad's Shoes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ORLANDO, Fla. — A fight over the shoes Michael Jordan's son will wear at the University of Central Florida could cost the school financially. F...

Dwyane Wade To Wear Air Jordan Shoe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

*** SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTO *** (AP) MIAMI — Dwyane Wade pleaded for years to join the Jordan Brand family, wanting to wear the shoe his idol mad...

Sustained Focus and Effort: Sports Clichés, the Election and Our Place in the World

Sean Hartofilis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Hartofilis

Our democracy has given us an opportunity to start again with renewed focus and effort. The past has happened. We must remember it and learn from it.

NIke Releases 23rd Edition Of Air Jordans

AP | Sarah Skidmore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

No other basketball shoe has changed the face of business, athletics and marketing like the Air Jordan. This month, Nike releases the 23rd edition, an...