Gillette received almost $4 million in equivalent advertising in the first 24 hours because of the press conference backdrop featured behind both Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady on Thursday.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver is the most influential person in sports business, while NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's influence has waned, according to an annual list published Monday by SportsBusiness Daily.
Colts QB Andrew Luck is the best-selling jersey in women's cut in the NFL, according to data compiled by Dick's Sporting Goods. Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson were close behind. And Johnny Manziel? Not so much.
Since it became clear that the Chicago Cubs were going to land Joe Maddon as their new manager, the bets started rolling in for the Cubs to win the World Series, and in turn, the odds continued to rise.