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February 6, 2022

Liz Cambage is Leaving Las Vegas, Commits to Sparks

Liz Cambage dropped a bomb this week as she excoriated the WNBA’s player pay and treatment of its players in the wake of the news that The Aces had agreed to pay Becky Hammon $1 million for her new role as head coach and GM of the team. Many fans believed that this indicated that Cambage was on her way out of Vegas, and they were proven correct. Reports indicate that Cambage has agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Sparks, where she will join Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike. At this time it is not clear if the arrangement is a free agency deal or a sign-and-trade with the Aces. 

TurboTax and Coinbase Team Up to Allow Crytpo Tax Refunds

Tax season is upon us. As you prepare your returns in the run up to April, this year you’ll have a new option for your refund. TurboTax, the popular tax preparation platform, will allow users to receive their refunds in cryptocurrency through an exclusive partnership with Coinbase. Don’t have a crypto wallet yet? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered – learn everything you need to know about how to get yours set up

WWE Surpasses $1B in Profits with Historic Year

The WWE is back. The organization posted its fourth-quarter earnings, which revealed the most profitable year in history at $1.1 billion. It was the first time that the WWE eclipsed $1 billion without adjusting for inflation. Revenue also increased by 30% to $310.3 million. As it looks to the future, the WWE anticipates continued growth through a number of avenues of potential expansion, including licensing in international markets. 

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Lewis Hamilton Makes Social Media Appearance, Hints at F1 Return

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team had begun to prepare itself for the departure of its star driver from the sport. However, on Saturday, Sir Lewis Hamilton returned to social media after an extended hiatus, simply captioning the photo, “I’ve been gone. Now I’m back!” the Formula 1 season is set to kick off in Bahrain in March, and insiders believe that the 37-year-old Hamilton will be back behind the wheel. 

Bubba Wallace Prepares for Daytona with New Apparel Line with Columbia 

All eyes are on Daytona and the starting line of the NASCAR season. One of the best drivers in the sport, Bubba Wallace, revealed his new partnership with outdoor sportswear company Columbia. The collab includes a new clothing line — The Bubba Wallace Collection — featuring colors from 23XI Racing . Wallace becomes the first athlete with a signature collection for the outdoor sportswear company. This season marks Wallace’s second with Michael Jordan’s 23XI Racing, and in recent years, he’s assembled a deep portfolio of sponsors. In addition Columbia, Wallace is endorsed by Toyota, McDonald’s, Door Dash, Dr. Pepper, and more.  

Listen to Bubba Wallace in conversation with Rich Kleiman on the Out of Office podcast.

Tianna Hawkins Goes Off in Athletes Unlimited Play

Week Two of Athletes Unlimited basketball has proven to be just as fun and dynamic as the opener. Tianna Hawkins’ 38 points – 17 of which came in the fourth – lifted Team Brown over Team Russell 98-85. Hawkins will serve as team captain for the Gold Team next week, as her play qualified her for the league’s ultimate honor. Last week, Hawkins signed a free agency deal with the Connecticut Mystic