LeBron James Rejoined Cleveland Cavaliers with a Two-Year Contract

LeBron James accepted a two-year contract with his earlier as well as first team Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. According to the ESPN sources, LeBron James rejoined Cleveland Cavaliers with a deal worth $47 million. In his contract $23 million for the first year and 24 million for the second year on player’s option.

This deal again reveals the future plan of James to keep the flexibility of year to year, just to take the advantage of constantly increasing salary cap every year.

He has already cleared his decision of joining Cavs, but he made it official on the first day of NBA contract signings. As per the deal, he allowed himself to be open for next year to take another salary cap jump.

30 year small forward James joined NBA with Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003 and scored record 25 points in his debut game against Sacramento Kings. He played his first 7 seasons with Cavs before becoming a first unrestricted free agent in July 2010.

In July 2010 he signed a contract with Miami Heat and led his new side to the two consecutive NBA Championships in 2011-12 and 2012-13. He won 4 awards of Most Valuable Player of NBA and two MVP award for NBA Finals.

Two times Olympic gold medal champion James again become a free agent in June 2014 after revoking his contract with Heat. This time he signed a contract with his first team Cleveland Cavaliers again with a deal of two years worth $42.1 million with an extra option of becoming a free agent in 2015, which he did this time also. read more

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TV Channels Broadcasting Rights La Liga 2015-16

Brand new season of La Liga will start on Friday, 21 August 2015 and will end on Sunday, 15 May 2016. This will be the 85th of the first division of the Spanish football.  Here is the complete list of TV Channels Broadcasting Rights and their TV Schedule Showing La Liga Season 2015-2016.

La Liga broadcaster in Spain for Season 2015-2016:

In Spain, Telefonica has exclusive rights to show all games La Liga of season 2015-2016. Telefonica will telecast all the matches of on a single platform (Movistar +Services).

Telefonica secured the deal for La Liga rights which is worth of €600m for season 2015-2016 which is higher than €588m that were paid for the domestic broadcast of last season.

The new deal for the La Liga is signed to level the field with the English Premier League, which has the most lucrative broadcasting deal in the European domestic football.  As per new TV rights, the TV money is shared equally among all  the all 20 Clubs of La Liga following the model of English Premier League of Tv rights and distribution.

The deal was announced by the LFP professional league and the telecom giants Telefonica on 10, July 2015.

Worldwide Coverage of La Liga Season 2015-2016:

The Overseas TV rights for La Liga for season 2015-2016 has sold in the deal of €500m.

  • In The UK, SKY Sports retained the rights for showing La Liga after agreeing the deal for next three years while fending off the strong interest from its main competitor BT Sport.
  • Sky Sports is showing La Liga for last Twenty years. The new deal is worth of around £60m
  • beIN Sports has agreed a new landmark deal to telecast the La Liga season 2015-2016 in The USA. The previous deal was expired at the end of last season.
  • beIN Sports new deal for La Liga rights is for next five years and this deal will run until 2020.
  • beIN Sports has also acquired rights to broadcast La Liga in the Middle East and most of the African Countries.

—->>Sony KIX has sealed the exclusive rights to broadcast La Liga for next three seasons in Subcontinents. As per deal, the channel holds the exclusive rights to broadcast the league to the India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives starting from Season 2015-2016.

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US Open 2015 Prize Money Breakdown

In a Press release by Official USOpen.org website, First time in the history of Grand Slam Titles, US Open Tennis Prize money has increased up to $40 Million. Total Prize Money increased by 10% and Summed to $42.3 Million.

Each Round in US Open 2015, Single’s money increased by 10%, Doubles prize money increased by 8%. On 14th July 2015, USTA announced that total purse for 2015 US Open increased by $4 million dollars which will bring the total amount to $42.3 million dollars and from 2014 US Open it is increased by 10%. 

US Open 2015 Prize Money Breakdown

“We continue our commitment to ensuring that the US Open offers one of the most lucrative purses in all of the sports,” said USTA Chairman of the Board and President Katrina Adams. “As we have stated, total player compensation at the US Open will reach $50 million by 2017.”

Men’s and Women’s Single Winner will earn $3.3 million Dollars. This is the largest money earned by any player in US Open history. Each round of the singles competition will see double-digit percentage increases in last year’s record payouts, with the minimum increase of 10 percent for the champions and up to a 14.4 percent increase in the round of 32.

Both the men’s and women’s doubles champions will earn $570,000, the highest in US Open history, and overall doubles prize money has been increased by 8.4 percent. The US Open Qualifying Tournament will now offer more than $1.7 million in prize money, a 12 percent increase over 2014.

In the last three years, US Open main draw prize money has increased by 67 percent. This year’s US Open is scheduled for August 31 through September 13, with the US Open Qualifying Tournament beginning on August 25. read more

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New England Patriots Players Salaries and Contracts 2015

New England Patriots Players/Roster Salaries and Contracts 2015: The New England Patriots are the Super Bowl Champions, a team that has won five Super Bowls since 2001. Maintaining such a team while keeping in mind the salary cap is a huge task. The Patriots’ schedule, along with their State Run Media followers, has recently led people to believe that they might actually be on the verge of insolvency. Yet, the entire situation is quite sceptical. Having used about 82% of their salary cap last season, they do have a cap space of $16 million approx to save them from insolvency.

New England Patriots Players Salaries and Contracts

As on October 1, the New England Patriots had $120 million in commitments to 57 of their players. The NFL salary cap has been set up to $143 million this year by the NFLPA. Apart from this, the Patriots do have a carryover cap amount of $6 million. But, it’s likely to be earned as incentives from adjustments that had amounted to a negative $4.5 million, further reducing its cap space. Major sponsors this season for the Patriots at the Gillette stadium are Gillette, Bank of America, EMC, Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and Verizon.

It is theorized that the Patriots have benefited majorly from Aaron Hernandez’s grievances settlement. The patriots received a credit of $1.184 million for the grievance settlement as an incentive. This helps in increasing the gap in the salary cap amount.

Another key aspect is the renewal of Rob Gronkowski’s contract of $56 million over the next four years. They guaranteed Gronkowski’s $4.75 million salary and $250,000 off-season workout bonus in February. Gronkowski is one of the highest paid players of the New England Patriots. read more

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WrestleMania 32 may be the Biggest WrestleMania Ever at AT&T Stadium

WrestleMania 32: Next Year may see the Biggest WrestleMania WWE event in 2016 which could become the Biggest WrestleMania ever in the history of WWE. In 2016, WrestleMania is happening at AT&T Stadium, Arlington on 3rd April. This is the biggest Pro Wrestling event after Royal Rumble in the world. AT&T Stadium has the capacity to held biggest event in the history of WWE. This stadium can handle up to 1,00,000 Audience. Last time this stadium handled 1,08,300 people in 2010 NBA All-Star game.

The biggest WrestleMania attendance is up to 93,173 which was in 3rd WrestleMania at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan in March. This event also holds the record of the highest audience in a live event in North America. This record was broken by 2010 NBA game described above.

WrestleMania is a week long event with a series of short events from Championship matches to Hall of Fame. WWE has always introduced something new in WrestleMania. But we have to see the Power Couple in WWE Right now – Triple H and Stepney McMohan what they do this time.

WWe has some bigger plan in terms of making money to spreading their business worldwide where people love to watch WWE. This time, WWe has decided to go to India in January just before the Royal Rumble 2016. WWE in India to take place on 15th & 16th Jan 2016. Tickets have been sold and there is a great response in welcoming WWE in India.

WWE has increased the Stadium size for such big event like WrestleMania in past 10 years from Madison Square Garden to AT&T Stadium. In 2006, WrestleMania has the attendance of 17,000 due to less capacity Stadium at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. But after that, they never have attendance less than 70,000 in any year and this they have targeted of 1,00,000. read more

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First Pro Fight of Vijender Singh vs Sonny Whiting on 10 Oct in Manchester

Vijender Singh India’s renowned boxer will enter into Pro Boxing with his 1st fight against Sonny Whiting on 10 October in Manchester Arena, England. This is the most awaited fight for Vijender and whole India as Vijender is 3rd Pro boxer of India after Gurcharan Singh and Dharmender Yadav. Both two previous Pro Boxers of India didn’t get much success. Watch First Pro Fight of Vijender Singh vs Sonny Whiting Live here.

Vijender Singh VS Sonny Whiting Live Telecast in India:

Singh vs Whiting Steam will be telecasted Live on Sony Six at 9:30 PM IST. This fight will include 4 round of 3 minutes. Fight time is on Saturday, October 10, 2015 – begins at 9:30 PM with the Main Fight at 10:20 PM on Sony SIX. You can watch Pro Boxing fight in India on Sony Six TV and Online on LIVSports.

Vijender Singh First Fight vs Sonny Whiting on 10 Oct in Manchester

Vijender Singh will Fight for double world title card which is WBO World Lightweight title defend by Terry Flanagan against Diego Magdaleno. On another side, Liam Smith facing John Thompson for the WBO World Super-Welterweight Championship. You can watch both fights Live & Exclusive on LiveSportsReviews.com and Boxnation.

Vijender Singh History: He is for winner Bronze Medal at 2008 Beijing Olympics. 30-year-old Singh is from Bhiwani district of Haryana. He is now based in Manchester taking training from renown coach Lee Beard and has been training alongside stable mates Jack Catterall, Adrian Gonzalez and Jimmy Kelly and all are features in Pro Boxing.   Don’t forget October 10 pic.twitter.com/j6IBKNxInt — Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) September 23, 2015 read more

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Premier League Prize Money Table 2015/2016 [Finalised]

The Premier League distributed £1.6 billion among the all 20 Clubs of Top Flight of English Football for season 2014-15 as part of Prize Money. The Premier League Champions Chelsea pocket nearly £99 million for the season 2014-15, which is record money received by any team during a single campaign. While the Queens Park Rangers who finished bottom of the table were handed £64.8 million.

How Premier League Prize Money is Awarded:

  • Each Premier Club gets the equal share of TV Rights revenue which includes both domestic and overseas television deals.
  • All twenty teams are awarded an equal share of centralized sponsors.
  • Extra money is distributed to all teams based on the League position and number of games shown live on TV in the United Kingdom.
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    UFC 197 Fights announced McGregor-dos Anjos and Holm-Tate March 5

    UFC 197 has some bigger main fight cards for their viewers on March 5 event. They will feature Conor McGregor for the lightweight title (155 pounds) with Rafael dos Anjos and Holly Holm defend her title against Miesha Tate. UFC has some great fight cards in 2015 as Holly Holm vs Ronda Rousey at UFC 194 and McGregor-Aldo at UFC 193 take this to biggest level. The March 5 event is organized for Rio De Janeiro which is now may be shifted to MGM Grand or Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas where Holly Holm and McGregor is the main cards.

    There is a catch in Mcgregor fight is that He will retain his featherweight title and fight for the lightweight belt. According to Dana White UFC President, if any fighter will change his weight class then he has to abandon his title but McGregor promised to UFC that he will continue to play in both the weight class category and defends belts in 145 and 155 pounds. If he becomes successful in beating dos Anjos at UFC 197 then he becomes the first MMA fighter to hold multiple belts.

    “Conor has said he’d like to win the 155 belt, fight four times a year, and defend both belts,” White told Fox Sports 1.

    White from Fox Sports also said that Holm will fight for UFC 197 title before her title rematch with Ronda Rousey. Although Holm vs Rousey match is expected in June 2016 in UFC 200. This is what Holm wished to fight in Summer than sooner of 2016.

    McGregor who has a record of [19-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC] will face lightweight title holder dos Anjos [25-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC] in 155 pounds category. It is interesting to see that whether McGregor wins the title or not. read more

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    Real Madrid vs Man City Live Stream Free [Champions League]

    Watch Real Madrid vs Man City Live Stream Free Champions League 4 May 2016 Live on Ten Sports India, beIN Sports USA, Sky Sports 3 UK, & Movistar TV Fútbol in Spain. Return of Cristiano Ronaldo is still not confirmed but it is being said that he will make a return. Although Benzema is out from the Wednesday night squad against City.

    After 2-0 loss to Germany side VFL Wolfsburg, they will now play against Eibar on 9 April at Santiago Bernabeu. They are at no. 3 in La Liga table just one point behind Atletico. They can easily cover them and reach to second place.

    After beating Barcelona in El-Clasico on 2nd April 2016 by 1-2 Away game, they are on the fly. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 29 league goals and 42 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid in the 2015-16 season. They will play vs Eibar on 9th April at home. On 12th April, they will play once against vs Wolfsburg at Santiago Bernebau.

    Next Match: Real Madrid vs Man City Uefa Champions League
    Date: 4-05-2016 Wednesday
    Kick-off Time: 12:15 am IST +1, 7:45 PM BST UK Time
    Match Prediction: Real Madrid 2-1 Man City

    They have played with AS Roma in Champions League on 17 Feb midweek and then they will against Malaga on 21 Feb in La Liga and thereafter with Atletico Madrid in Madrid derby on 27 Feb at home. Real Madrid now needs to win the game continuously otherwise they will be left behind Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga 2015-16 title race. They won the last game by 10-2 huge win over Rayo Vallecano.  They are currently at No. 1 La Liga Standings with one point plus from Barca and Atl Madrid. read more

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    New England Patriots Players Salaries and Contracts 2015

    New England Patriots Players/Roster Salaries and Contracts 2015: The New England Patriots are the Super Bowl Champions, a team that has won five Super Bowls since 2001. Maintaining such a team while keeping in mind the salary cap is a huge task. The Patriots’ schedule, along with their State Run Media followers, has recently led people to believe that they might actually be on the verge of insolvency. Yet, the entire situation is quite skeptical. Having used about 82% of their salary cap last season, they do have a cap space of $16 million approx to save them from insolvency.

    New England Patriots Players Salaries and Contracts

    As on October 1, the New England Patriots had $120 million in commitments to 57 of their players. The NFL salary cap has been set up to $143 million this year by the NFLPA. Apart from this, the Patriots do have a carry over cap amount of $6 million. But, it’s likely to be earned as incentives from adjustments that had amounted to a negative $4.5 million, further reducing its cap space. Major sponsors this season for the Patriots at the Gillette stadium are Gillette, Bank of America, EMC, Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo, and Verizon.

    It is theorized that the Patriots have benefited majorly from Aaron Hernandez’s grievances settlement. The Patriots received a credit of $1.184 million for the grievance settlement as an incentive. This helps in increasing the gap in the salary cap amount.

    Another key aspect is the renewal of Rob Gronkowski’s contract of $56 million over the next four years. They guaranteed Gronkowski’s $4.75 million salaries and $250,000 off-season workout bonus in February. Gronkowski is one of the highest paid players on the New England Patriots. read more

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