About The Author

Paul Sanford

Paul Sanford is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

Featured Story

TV Timeout: Mile-High Respect

Published in On The Ground on 07 / 23 / 14

NFL Network’s Mark Kriegel , on Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen : “If you're a fan of a team you look at, ‘Does this owner give us a reasonable chance to win or to compete in a Super Bowl?’ By that standard, Pat Bowlen's reign was an overwhelming, un...

Read More

More Stories by this Author

07/23/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Mile-High Respect

NFL Network’s Mark Kriegel , on Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen : “If you're a fan of a team you look at, ‘Does this owner give us a reasonable chance to win or to compete in a Super Bowl?’ By that standard, Pat Bowlen's reign was an overwhelming, un ...

07/22/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Making His Move

N.Y. Daily News' Frank Isola , on golfer Rory McIlroy : "Maybe he's not going to be Tiger Woods , but he's exactly what golf needs. He's a young guy, he's got a lot of personality … he doesn't take himself too seriously. When you had Tiger Woods, he was a little too neatly packaged" ( "Ar ...

07/21/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Never Say Goodbye

ESPN's Ron Jaworski said, “I know Jon Bon Jovi very well … (and he) always does the right thing. The right thing is to keep the Buffalo Bills in western New York. He will do that” ( "SportsCenter," ESPN, 7/21 ). GONE FISHING : N.Y. Daily News’ Mike Lupica , on Angels ...

07/08/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Picture Perfect

New Nets coach Lionel Hollins : “I'm very low-maintenance. I'm actually embarrassed when I drove up and saw the big billboard with my picture on it" ( "Brooklyn Nets Press Conference," YES Network, 7/7 ). COLT OF PERSONALITY : Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman , on the treatment of Br ...

07/07/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Cup Half Full

The N.Y. Daily News’ Mike Lupica said, "Do I think there's going to be some huge soccer boom like we had a tennis boom in the 1970s? I don't … (but) I do believe that soccer's going to become more popular” ( "The Sports Reporters," ESPN, 7/6 ). However, the Washington Post&rsquo ...

07/02/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Mixed Bag

CBS' Elaine Quijano said, "The Americans leave Brazil short of the ultimate prize, but their performance defied the pundits and turned millions of fans into believers"  ( "CBS This Morning," CBS, 7/2 ). But NBC's Dylan Dreyer said of the U.S. loss, "I was saying, 'I guess I don’t hav ...

07/01/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Frankly, A Renaissance Man

N.Y. Daily News’ Bob Raissman said of late Mets and Orioles exec Frank Cashen , "He wasn't just a baseball guy. This guy was a lawyer, he ran brewery, he was a sportswriter and he had major success in baseball. This was kind of a renaissance man" ( "Daily News Live," SNY, 6/30 ). COME ...

06/30/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: No Kidd-ing

ESPN Radio’s Mike Golic said of Jason Kidd , "Here's a guy who played and had an incredible career, walked into coaching which seems to be the trend now and all of a sudden wants to run the whole organization. I'm not going to lie, if I'm running an organization that's a big no-no to me" ( ...

06/09/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: Horse Play

California Chrome co-Owner Steve Coburn , on his apology for comments following the Belmont Stakes: “I wanted so much for this horse to win the Triple Crown for the people of America and I was very emotional. … (But) it's a learning process for us and I'm going to do better. I'll prom ...

06/05/14
On The Ground: TV Timeout: The L Word

NFL Network's Willie McGinnest said of the NFL not using Roman numerals for Super Bowl 50, "The NFL is tastemakers. We create the category" ( "NFL Total Access," NFL Network, 6/4 ). ESPN's Keith Olbermann said, "I seriously doubt that after one year of freedom from the pretentious nonsense of t ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug