Dark clouds hovered over Maracana Stadium at dusk, with a sudden wind tugging at flags and whipping the Olympic flame. Then a drenching rain began to fall.
Jumping into the new arms race in college sports – schools battling for massive sponsorships – UCLA has landed what is believed to be the biggest shoe and apparel deal in NCAA history. The 15-year, $280-million contract with Under Armour was scheduled to be announced at noon Tuesday, university...
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