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Nike's Rory McIlroy Deal Soars Far Past Tiger Woods' Old Contract

On Monday, Nike announced that it had inked a new contract with Tiger Woods' heir apparent, golf's new No. 1 player, Rory McIlroy, in a deal that dwarfs Tiger's. Rumors put its value at between $100 million and $250 million. Here's why Nike is going all in on the Irish prodigy.

Dwyane Wade Dumps Jordan for Chinese Shoe Brand

In early October, Dwyane Wade, of the NBA Champion Miami Heat, left Jordan Brand, where he had been since 2009, and signed a contract with Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning. Now details about that deal have emerged: Wade will endorse his own brand for the company, creatively called Wade.

Nike's New NFL Deal Bulks Up Its Sports Cred on the Gridiron

The NFL showed off its new uniforms from Nike Tuesday, and there's buzz building before they even reach stores. You may not notice much difference between old and new gear, but even for a linebacker-sized company like Nike, this NFL deal is big business.

Gear Winners: Lululemon vs. Under Armour vs. Nike

Each one of this sporting trio of stocks is riding high. The question is whether one or more of them can keep the surge going. We'll look at the pros and cons of Lululemon, Under Armour and Nike, and let you decide for yourself which ones are most likely to score for your portfolio.

Swoosh, There It Is: Buy Nike, Sell Under Armour

Reebok's $25 million settlement with the FTC won't cause German footwear giant adidas to bat an eye, but there is an activewear contest worth watching for investors -- the battle between Nike and Under Armour, whose mirror-image trajectories have brought them into direct competition. Read on to find out why the swoosh is still the better bet.

Under Armour Investors Sweat the Small Stuff

Under Armour blew past analysts' sales estimates and, even better, upped its annual sales forecast. But although those performances certainly looked good, the company actually burned cash in the quarter, pouring money back into its inventory. Investors need to watch this.

Three Things to Watch During Earnings Season

Earnings season is near, and investors, as always are worried. Don't fret too much, though: Odds are that your company will come out on top on the bottom line -- because most do. But what will separate the winners from the whiners for the coming quarter? Here are the three key factors.