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  1. Avicii, Wyclef, Carlos Santana and Alexandre Pires to Perform World Cup Closing Anthem

    7:16 am PDT 03/28/2014
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    Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez will open the international soccer tournament with the official World Cup song, "We Are One." READ MORE

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  2. Docu-Drama Planned on Disgraced German Soccer Boss Uli Hoeness

    4:21 am PDT 03/20/2014
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    The president of top German team Bayern Munich was last week sentenced to three and a half years in jail for tax fraud of nearly $40 million. READ MORE

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  3. Kobe Bryant and Nicki Minaj Pose for ESPN Magazine (Exclusive)

    8:17 am PST 01/21/2014
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    Rappers and sports figures come together for the publication's music issue, which also pairs Calvin Johnson with Detroit native Eminem and Chris Paul with Kendrick Lamar. READ MORE

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  4. Discovery Communications Starts Early Eurosport Takeover Talks

    6:27 am PST 11/21/2013
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    Discovery, which paid French broadcaster TF1 $222 million for a stake in the pan-European sports network, currently has an option to take majority control in late 2014. READ MORE

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  5. Bill Maher's Basketball Games, Jerry Bruckheimer's Hockey Club: Hollywood's Amateur Sports

    7:00 am PDT 08/16/2013
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    Luc Robitaille's celebrity shoot-out draws stars and execs every year in Sundance, while Maher's game attracts the likes of Sarah Silverman and Woody Harrelson: "If you don't have a jump shot or can't tell a joke, you're out." READ MORE

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  6. A Day in the Life of CAA's Very Own Jerry Maguire

    6:00 am PDT 08/16/2013
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    Recently named one of the 10 most powerful people in hockey by Sports Illustrated, Pat Brisson keeps his clients -- including $100 million kid Sidney Crosby -- happy the old-fashioned way: by working for them 24/7. READ MORE

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  7. Ray Lewis, Shannon Sharpe and the Business of Turning Athletes Into Broadcasters

    5:00 am PDT 08/15/2013
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    The ex-Raven Ray landed a seven-figure salary on ESPN as live sports continues to explode and jocks who can talk find themselves among sports' most-wanted free agents. READ MORE

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  8. Dr. Jerry Buss' Storied History as Lakers Owner -- and What's Next for the Team

    11:03 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    He was the perfect sports owner for L.A., a Hollywood playboy whose flashy teams won titles and turned courtside into A-list real estate. Now, in their first profile since their father died in February, siblings Jim and Jeanie Buss reveal their complicated relationship, awkward power-sharing and the plan to reboot a storied team. READ MORE

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  9. Super Agent Arn Tellem: How I Helped Jason Collins Come Out (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    The legendary sports rep sounds off on the Lakers' woes, what happens when a client is caught using performance-enhancing drugs and what he learned from wife Nancy about talent. READ MORE

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  10. L.A. Lakers Drama: Owners Jeanie and Jim Buss on Power-Sharing, Phil Jackson and Filling Dad's Shoes

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    In their first profile since Jerry Buss died in February, his son and daughter reveal their complicated relationship and the plan to reboot their storied team. Says Kobe, "The shoes they're stepping into are so huge and epic." READ MORE

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  11. Olbermann, Puig, Durant and Vonn: 4 Covers for THR's Inaugural Sports Issue (Poll)

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    ESPN's prodigal host joins the Dodgers' Cuban phenom, the Oklahoma City Thunder star forward and the glamorous Olympic downhill skiing star on four separate covers for the issue, which features 22 pages of exclusive content, including the first detailed profile of Jeanie and Jim Buss and the battle for the future of the L.A. Lakers and the inside story of Ol READ MORE

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  12. Why Fox Sports Paid $1 Billion for Golf

    10:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    The upstart ESPN challenger has big plans to jazz up the U.S. Open, with more cameras and technical innovation, the network's co-president Eric Shanks tells THR, with an eye toward "things that maybe haven't been done before." READ MORE

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  13. Keith Olbermann's Triumphant Return to ESPN

    9:02 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    During his first infamous stint at the sports network, the tempestuous anchor didn’t just burn bridges, he "napalmed" them, according to one exec. Now back and helming a new late-night show, he shares his hopes for his second go-round, how he made amends, and what he really thinks of Al Gore. READ MORE

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  14. 10 All-Star Female Sports Reporters

    9:01 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    Erin Andrews, Charissa Thompson, Hannah Storm, Lesley Visser and Mary Carillo dish on the sexism, fashion faux pas, and the stigma of being called "Sideline Barbie." READ MORE

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  15. THR's Sports Issue: Exclusive Portraits of the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Olympian Lindsey Vonn

    9:01 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    The New York Yankees' Robinson Cano, the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant and the Washington Redskins' Robert Griffin III also pose for The Hollywood Reporter's annual sports issue. READ MORE

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  16. Hollywood's Multibillion-Dollar Sports Rights Boom

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    THR's guide to who is paying how much for what. READ MORE

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  17. Keith Olbermann Defaces A-Rod; Reveals Apologies, Drama Behind ESPN Return

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    He once "napalmed" his former network. Now he's back, helming a new late-night show, and divulging the full back story of how he said sorry, to whom and his true feelings for Al Gore (hint: there is name-calling). READ MORE

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  18. Keith Olbermann Uncensored: 'Sorry About Your Testicle,' Lance Armstrong

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    The provocative sportscaster-slash-pundit takes on five of the biggest controversies of the day, from Alex Rodriguez's PED scandal to Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel. READ MORE

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  19. Female Sports Reporters Erin Andrews and Hannah Storm on Rampant Sexism and Fashion Faux Pas

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    It's never been easy on the sidelines, but, as the veterans and newcomers with whom THR spoke testify, it's always been worth it. READ MORE

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  20. New York Yankees' All-Star 2nd Baseman Robinson Cano's THR Photo Shoot

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2013
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    Dominican Republic born New York Yankees 2nd baseman Robinson Cano plays ball during his photo shoot with The Hollywood Reporter. The five-time all-star has won two Golden Glove Awards and was part of the Yankees team that won the 2009 World Series. READ MORE

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