MLB rookie phenom Mike Trout has signed his first major endorsement deal with start-up nutritional drink company BodyArmor Superdrink. Per the deal, Trout will be paid, but he’ll also receive a small equity stake in the company, which projects $10 million in sales this year. Several other athletes also endorse BodyArmor, including Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul.
He’s arguably the most popular and most marketable player in the National Hockey League, yet Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby barely cracks the Bloomberg “Sportfolio” / Horrow Sports Ventures Power 100, coming in at No. 63, in this year’s Bloomberg “Sportfolio” / Horrow Sports Ventures Power 100, finishing behind nine other MLB players. 49 in the Bloomberg “Sportfolio” / Horrow Sports Ventures Power 100 is commendable, the Griffin eye test makes his ranking lower than expected.
Patrick Ivey and Josh Stoner are co-authors of Complete Conditioning for Football. Here they discuss how training at the college level differs from high school, how often coaches should evaluate players and modify their training, the FASTER training program, the mental aspect of training, and more. Read more about Complete Conditioning for Football here.
Rookies took the sports world by storm in 2012, resulting in four first-year players making the 2013 Bloomberg “Sportfolio” / Horrow Sports Ventures Power 100. The highest-ranked rookie is Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who came in at No. The next rookie on the Power 100 is Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, ranking 63rd on the list.
Another Major League Baseball season gets underway, as the Houston Astros join the American League, interleague play occurs every day, and the average franchise is valued at a record $744 million. Boosted by lucrative national and local TV contracts, franchise values increased a whopping 23% this offseason. Beyond just Trout and Harper, a total 14 MLB players made this year’s Bloomberg “Sportfolio” / Horrow Sports Ventures Power 100.
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Procedure: Keep your fists together and place your hands directly behind the starting line and in front of your front foot. A right-handed athlete places his left foot forward; vice versa for a left-handed athlete. Procedure: Take the hand on the side of the front foot and place it about a foot in front of the line for balance.