Daily Top 10: Sports Industry Trends for February 26

By Megan T. Brown on February 26, 2016

Which big names in the industry are all talk, and who never backs down for a challenge? What field star may have missed his calling on the stage? We’ve got the who’s who in today’s roundup of trending sports stories.


Neymar 5-Year Contract Extension Reported Amid Rumours

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Neymar's future looks bright—the striker has signed a new, five-year contract with Barcelona.

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Dana White: Conor McGregor really will fight anyone, any time, anywhere

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McGregor doesn't just talk a good game. The champion has never hesitated to go up against a last-minute replacement opponent.

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Sources: Kaepernick requests trade from 49ers

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The recovering player's decision is contrary to new 49ers coach Chip Kelly's impression Kaepernick wanted to return to the team.

AP Photo/Ben Margot via ESPN


Curry Gives Shoes to Young Fan After Historic Game

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The reigning MVP presented his shoes to a fan celebrating his birthday after Thursday's Orlando Magic game.

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Cheryl Tiegs criticizes 'Sports Illustrated' for putting full-figured model on cover

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In her criticism, Tiegs expressed concerns for full-figured women, claiming a waist over 35 inches isn't "healthy in the long run."

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Duke star Allen again seen tripping opponent

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The incident marked the second opponent tripped by the Duke guard in the past month.



Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt – finally

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Messi's biggest fan received some signature swag from the world's best player himself.



Reddit Poll Names Most-Hated CFB Team in Every State

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Who do you love to hate? Looks like the Ohio State Buckeyes could use a friend (or two, or three).

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Guti Says Neymar 'Deserves Oscar' for Diving, Criticises Dani Alves, Jordi Alba

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The former Real Madrid star is not impressed with Neymar's theatrics.

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Curry sets record with 3 in 128th straight game

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The Golden State Warriors star's shot broke an NBA record—and that's not the only incredible feat Curry achieved in the game.

Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo via ESPN