• truTV to Debut UPLOAD WITH SHAQUILLE O’NEAL on 2/21

    Shaquille O’Neal is about to put his own hilarious spin on online videos when truTV’s brand new series Upload with Shaquille O’Nealpremieres Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Each week on the show, Shaq and his comic friends – co-hosts Gary Owen (Think Like a Man) and Godfrey (The Mr. Men Show) – will…

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  • Rick Fox To Film In Bahamas

    January 04, 2013 Scieska Adderley Guardian Business Reporter One of the country’s most famous sons is looking to bring his sports and entertainment company to The Bahamas following extensive talks with the prime minister. Rick Fox, former professional basketball player turned actor and businessman, has returned to his native land…

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  • “Uncle Drew” featuring Kyrie Irving

    Pepsi’s “Uncle Drew” campaign featuring Kyrie Irving was the second most watched ad of 2012, according to Adweek.com.

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  • The rise of Kyrie Irving

    Amin Elhassan [ARCHIVE]ESPN InsiderDecember 26, 2012 It was September 2010 and I was serving as the Phoenix Suns’ assistant director of basketball operations. Grant Hill, having recently returned from a summer sabbatical at Duke, walked into the training room. “I just saw the best player in the nation,” he said…

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  • YouTube’s 20 Most Watched Ads of 2012

    Nike, Pepsi and VW lead the way; Old Spice places most spots overall  By Tim Nudd Nike, Pepsi and Volkswagen, three global marketers that are old pros at creating blockbuster video content, produced the three most-watched commercials on YouTube this year, according to the video site’s 2012 Ads Leaderboard—a list of…

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  • Kyrie Irving scores career-high 41 in black Zorro-like mask

    Matt Eppers, USA TODAY Sports 11:38p.m. EST December 15, 2012 (Photo: Anthony Gruppuso, USA TODAY Sports) In the end, the power of Zorro wasn’t quite enough to cool off the red-hot Knicks. Cavaliers second-year point guard Kyrie Irving sported a black protective mask over his face Saturday night at Madison Square…

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  • Red Sox agree on 3-year deal with Shane Victorino

    By Scott LauberTuesday, December 4, 2012 – Updated 1 hour ago   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Shane Victorino is in Maui, where he is hosting a charity golf tournament this weekend. And today, he got a new job. Victorino has agreed in principle on a three-year, $39 million contract to play…

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  • Shaquille O’Neal Hawks New Jewelry Line on Fifth Avenue

    MIDTOWN — Size certainly matters in the world of jewelry. But on Monday, it was one massive celebrity salesman who caught shoppers’ eyes, rather than the usual baubles and gemstones. Basketball giant Shaquille O’Neal, who stands 7 foot 1 inches tall, posed as a sales associate at Zales onFifth Avenue Monday — name…

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  • NBA: Harrison Barnes’ dunk over Nikola Pekovic goes viral on YouTube

    On Saturday, Golden State Warriors rookie forward Harrison Barnes dunked overMinnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic in “Jordan-esque” fashion in the Warriors’ 96-85 win at Oracle Arena in Oakland. The video is among YouTube’s trending clips and generated over 100,000 views in less than 24 hours. Driving in the middle of the lane, Barnes elevated over the rim and dunked over a…

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  • Cavs’ Kyrie Irving positioning himself as marketing superstar, too

    By Jason Lloyd Beacon Journal sports writer Published: November 17, 2012 – 11:55 PM | Updated: November 18, 2012 – 06:33 PM As Kyrie Irving inches tantalizingly closer to that elite class of players in the NBA, he is also creeping toward another elite, equally lucrative status within the league: A…

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