U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
The Daily's Hot Reads For Tuesday: Push To Talk
Published March 5, 2013
Under the header, "How One Man Gave The NFL Its Modern Mythology," NBC SPORTS' Joe Posnanski writes, "Steve Sabol's NFL Films opened America's eyes to the 'elusive magic' of the sport that rules today's entertainment landscape" (NBCSPORTS.com).
With the reality show "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" set to premiere on E! next month, the ORLANDO SENTINEL's Shannon Owens writes Lochte "ultimately wants to give back to his sport by using his visibility to increase the popularity of swimming in America to the levels of football, basketball and baseball" (ORLANDO SENTINEL).
The L.A. TIMES' Bill Dwyre writes Int'l Tennis HOFer-elect Charlie Pasarell "has long been tennis' answer baseball's Field of Dreams. Pasarell built it, and they came. Actually, Pasarell kept building, and the players kept coming. No singular sensation for this visionary of the sport" (L.A. TIMES).
- A look at some NFL players' off-the-field startup businesses.
- Writer draws inspiration from Nike's latest TV ad campaign.
- Colorado ski resorts adopt alternative energy technologies.
- If Big East sells its name, what should remnant call itself?
- If PEDs are an issue in NBA, testosterone could be big problem.
- MLB Network, Army Reserve team up for apprentice program.
- Profile of IMG Sports & Entertainment President George Pyne.
- Big Ten's Jim Delany talks women's sports with Val Ackerman.
- What if Dennis Rodman were to handle more U.S. diplomacy?
- O'Neill CEO Toby Bost on lessons learned from "Undercover Boss."
- ESPN's NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little is a new mother.