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Why Madden NFL Dominates Release Month Sales - Even After 20 Years

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By CCN Markets: In a move that surprised absolutely no one, Madden NFL 20 pounded its way to the dominant position in US game sales figures during its release month. By now Madden has become so entrenched in the yearly gaming cycle that it's the twentieth consecutive year publisher EA pulled off the feat, according to analyst firm NPD Group. But why is Madden NFL systematically top of the pack...

Wayne Rooney's Move to English Championship Club Is Not About MLS

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Wayne Rooney has agreed to leave MLS franchise D.C. United for English Championship club Derby County. England's record goalscorer is expected to take up a player-coach role in the second tier of English football. The 33-year-old moved to the MLS in June 2018 from Premier League side Everton. He reportedly signed a two-and-a-half-year deal worth $13 million with D.C. Rooney has already scored 25...

Mark Cuban's Botched Miami Trade: Miscommunication or Revenge?

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Mark Cuban recently told the Miami Herald that his botched trade with the Miami Heat was a “miscommunication.” While there is no hard evidence to the contrary, the simplified story from the Dallas Mavericks owner leaves room for questions.  The trade materialized during the Miami Heat’s attempt to acquire Philadelphia 76ers star Jimmy Butler in June. The Heat needed to match his incoming salary...

English Football Giant Newcastle United Scores Crypto Trading Sponsor

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Newcastle United  F.C. – one of the top-tier Premier League football teams in England – now has a new crypto trading sponsor. Newcastle United Scores Crypto Partnership According to a press release published today, StormGain becomes Newcastle United's new Official Sleeve Partner, showing off the cryptocurrency trading platform's brand name on the football team's shirts in 2019/2020. As part of...

NBA & CryptoKitties Creator Team Up, Could Bring Blockchain to Masses

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The National Basketball Association has long been known as one of the most progressive sports leagues in the world. They’re continuing their forward-thinking today with the announcement of the new blockchain-based game, NBA Top Shot. The NBA, along with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), has teamed up with Dapper Labs to create a blockchain-based marketplace for NBA highlights...

Zinedine Zidane Scores FIFA 20 Ultimate Edition Cover

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EA Sports announced today that retired French soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane will be featured on the cover of the Ultimate Edition of FIFA 20, slated for release in September. The one, the only, Zizou 🤩 🙌 On the cover of the #FIFA20 Ultimate Edition and in #FUT20 as an ICON 💪 Pre-Order the Ultimate Edition by August 5 to get a guaranteed #OTW player -> pic.twitter.com/DNbkzNQxHT — EA...

Jeremy Lin's $65 Million a Cold Comfort as NBA Champ Hits Rock Bottom

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Former New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin had a public meltdown recently. He revealed that he feels he's at "rock bottom" but just keeps sinking lower and lower as the NBA has seemingly "given up" on him at age 30. That's despite him earning many millions, winning an NBA championship, and becoming Harvard's most famous athlete. It's quite the turn of events for Jeremy Lin, who was once known for...

Can Steve Ballmer Please Replace Justin Sun as Crypto's #1 Hype-Man?

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By now you’ve seen Los Angeles Clippers owner team chairman Steve Ballmer get absolutely “PUMPED” at a press conference introducing Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Ballmer’s teary-eyed, euphoric sequel to his legendary “developers, developers, developers” speech broke the internet on Wednesday, inspiring YouTube comments like “cocaine is a helluva drug,” and headlines like Deadpin’s “Steve Ballmer...

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