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  1. Mavs a little step closer to landing LeBron

    Tim MacMahon

    The pie-in-the-sky scenario at least seems a little more possible after Mark Cuban's trip to Cleveland. The shameless "Shark Tank" promoter sarcastically claimed his Ohio visit was related to the reality TV show, but he was there to meet with LeBr...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  2. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    Getty Images Sources: Paul Prefers Magic to Knicks Chris Paul could see himself playing with the Orlando Magic, according to ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard. Paul believes the Magic, with Dwight Howard, would be a better fit for him and could o...

    Blog | July 24, 2010
  3. Tim Donaghy's questionable punditry

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Louis Lanzano The star and, increasingly, promoter of NBA referee conspiracy theories. The league is rigged! That's what a lot of people seem to believe. Kobe Bryant gets this call, or doesn't get that one. This team is David Stern's chose...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  4. Floyd Mayweather Jr. on radar for Nov. 13 Manny Pacquiao bout

    Dan Rafael

    Newly elected Filipino congressman Manny Pacquiao will fight Nov. 13, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said on Wednesday. And if Arum and Pacquiao have their way, the fight will be against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  5. Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather can be saved, promoter says

    Dan Rafael

    An impasse over drug testing to be used in the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather welterweight title bout can be overcome if Mayweather agrees to allow agencies that oversee testing in the NBA, NFL and MLB to handle the testing.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  6. Alleged assault by Braylon Edwards of Cleveland Browns subject of...

    The NFL is investigating whether Cleveland Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards violated the league's conduct policy following accusations he assaulted a friend of LeBron James outside a nightclub.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2009
  7. Boxing promoter Duva partnering with Chinese team

    Boxing promoter Dino Duva sat inside Workers Indoor Arena during last summer's Beijing Olympics and watched the Chinese team win two gold medals, a silver and a bronze in a surprising show of strength.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2009
  8. With No. 3 pick, Wolves not turned off by allegations against May...

    If the Minnesota Timberwolves pass on Southern California's O.J. Mayo with the third pick in the NBA draft, it won't be because of allegations the freshman received cash and gifts from a promoter in violation of NCAA rules.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  9. NCAA to investigate Mayo after getting 'new information'

    Saying the NCAA has "new information," president Myles Brand promised to investigate former Southern California basketball star O.J. Mayo, who allegedly received thousands of dollars in gifts from money given to an event promoter by a sports agency.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  10. Get the belt outta here!

    Belts, belts and more belts. For months, I have been regularly receiving press releases from fledgling promotional company Silverhawk Boxing announcing its events and results. I appreciate being kept in the loop and I am all for promoters giving it ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2007
  11. NBA All-Star Weekend Parties

    Henry Abbott

    I just got a spam comment promoting a website called It's timely. In light of the recent talk about William Wesley as a party promoter, and the discussion FreeDarko started about All-Star Weekend, this site really hammers home the magn...

    Blog | January 19, 2006
  12. William Wesley, Party Promoter

    Henry Abbott

    It was a tiny little mention. One article about Dennis Rodman's appearance at The Iguana Club in 1997 described William Wesley as a "promoter." More and more people who were close to the Bulls in the 1990s tell me that is how William Wesley made a n...

    Blog | January 13, 2006
  13. William Wesley as Dennis Rodman's Promoter/Heavy

    Henry Abbott

    On March 13 1997, the Bulls played at Philadelphia and beat the 76ers 108-104. Later that night, Dennis Rodman appeared at The Iguana Club for a some kind of "live and uncensored" act. Near the end of the event, some women from the audience started t...

    Blog | January 04, 2006
  14. Kenny Smith organizing hurricane relief all-star game

    Former Houston Rockets guard Kenny Smith is working with a promoter to organize a Sept. 11 charity basketball game benefiting Hurricane Katrina victims.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2005
  15. Phil vs. Kobe II: This time it's for all the marbles

    Ray Ratto

    Phil Jackson's rematch with Kobe Bryant is the kind of drama boxing promoters dream about.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2005
  16. Suit is second filed by Marsh

    An entertainment promoter has filed a $15 million lawsuit against Cavaliers star LeBron James, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2003