Joey sure knows his sports. Earlier today, he returned to ESPN’s First Take and joined Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless’ discussion on New York Jets’ Rex Ryan and Tim Tebow.
With the NFL Draft going down today, here’s a promo for it featuring Nas. From the looks of it Andrew Luck is going to be the first pick. We’ll find out later tonight.
NBA star Chris Paul shows off his skills on the court while Common narrates over his “The Believer” track for the 2012 Jeep Wrangler and USA basketball team’s new commercial.
Wale returned to First Take this morning on ESPN. In this clip, he talks about the New York Knicks chances in the NBA playoffs. Later in the broadcast, he said he will cut his hair off if Quaterback Tim Tebow starts 6 games for the New York Jets.
It was announced today, Rocawear has partnered with the New York Yankees. As part of the sponsorship deal, the clothing brand will be branded in the stadium and promoted this season.
“Rocawear announced today a sponsorship with 27 time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. For the 2012 season, Rocawear will have branded signage in Yankee stadium and integrated promotions throughout the season. Jameel Spencer, EVP Marketing, men’s division, Iconix Brand Group, Inc., commented, “Jay-Z has been a long-time fan of the Yankees, regularly attends games and has even included his favorite team in song lyrics, so this was a natural partnership. Rocawear, along with Jay-Z are very excited to be working with the Yankees for the 2012 season. We feel another championship in ’12!”
While on Sway In The Morning, Shaq spoke on recording with some of the game’s top MCs. He also recalls recording his track with B.I.G. and making him re-write his verse due to its explicit content. Too bad, Sway and Dev couldn’t convince him to rap. Do remember, Shaq can rap.
Previously: ESPN’s Outside The Lines: Shaq & Biggie
Former NBA star, Magic Johnson, has recently closed a deal to purchase the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2 billion. Not only is it the biggest purchase in sports history, he also becomes the first Black owner in Major League Baseball. Showtime!