Ready for kick-off

The National Football League and its players’ association agreed to end the lockout earlier today.

The end of the lockout calls for celebration around the NFL world.

Now the frenzy of signing draftees, free agents, and renegotiating current players contract begins. This will prove to be a crucial time for all teams to cut and add key players in order to put their squad in position for a run at the Super Bowl.

Players are allowed into their team facilities beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET.

Teams will be reporting to training camp in the next couple of days.

‘Yao’ Ming Dynasty comes to an end…

Reports show that after 9 seasons in the NBA, Houston Rockets Center Yao Ming is calling it quits.

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The 30-year-old’s contract expired after this past season and because of the multiple injuries he has dealt with over the years, it’s about time.

Yao only played in 5 games last season after only missing two games in his first three years in the NBA.

The Shanghai-native averaged 19 points, nearly 10 Rebounds, and two blocks per game throughout his career.

No we can only wait and see if China will still vote him in to the All-Star game.

Much Props: Michael Vick and Nike

Nike and Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick have agreed on an endorsement deal once again.

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This time the star quarterback and the equipment giants have agreed to a four-year deal.

Vick was already signed to an endorsement deal with Unequal Technologies after his run-in with the law but the Nike deal has seemingly made a bigger splash in the media.

Although some people are angered by the endorsement deal, these people must understand that the mistreatment of a human being is a lot more harmful than the dogs involved with sentence Vick served. The treatment of Vick throughout the whole process has now finally changed tide with this signing.

Everyone can now move on with the past since Nike already has. Now the both deserve respect for leading the way.

Much Props.