Quote of the Day

align="center">“If I have the good fortune of winning the 500 again and they give me a bottle of soy milk, I'm going to throw it at them.”

— IRL driver Eddie Cheever, on PETA asking Indy Motor Speedway to insist on the Indy 500 winner to drink either soy milk or orange juice instead of the traditional dairy milk
(CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 5/14).

Monday May 14, 2001 Vol. 7 — No. 157 Print This Issue

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  • The battle in Tampa Bay for control of the Devil Rays rages on as Managing General Partner Vince Naimoli spent his weekend feverishly denying a N.Y. TIMES report that the team will not meet tomorrow's payroll. Naimoli says the report is "full of errors," but his partners say that they will not fund the payroll until Naimoli is completely removed from his position. Also, while Naimoli says he is still calling the shots, the search for a new COO continues.

  • The Rating Game
    Lakers-Kings draws solid 7.2/15 overnight Nielsen rating on NBC yesterday.
    Blues-Avs earns 1.6/4 on ABC, up 7% from last year.
    With early tee-time for charging Tiger, Byron Nelson gets 3.9/10 on CBS.

    Bottoms Up
    Court documents filed in Raiders v. NFL reveal new facilities crucial to NFL teams' bottom lines.

    Can't Be 20 On Sugar Mountain
    Stern upset at NBPA's refusal to agree to age limit.

    Different Goals?
    WUSA CMO Lee Berke departs over a "difference in management philosophies"; set to launch N.Y.-based firm.
    TWIN-BILL: Soccer double-header draws big in DC.

    X-Filed
    WWFE stock sees bump after cancellation of XFL; Meanwhile, pundits analyze where the league went wrong.

    The Falcon's Crest
    Rookie QB Michael Vick inks shoe deal with Nike.

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