Quote of the Day
“If there’s going to be a deal made, they’re the ones who have to make it happen.”
Mario Lemieux, saying NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow must be part of 11th-hour negotiations to save the season (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, 2/1).
- City Of Jacksonville Takes Center Stage
As Super Bowl XXXIX Draws Near
TSN reports luxury tax, profit sharing to be part of NHL’s new proposal to NHLPA.
ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS reports Emmitt Smith will retire and join Reggie Fowler’s group in bid for Vikings.
Policy tells L.A. TIMES he’s interested in being part of NFL’s return to L.A.
Be A Sport
ESPN helps fuel Disney earnings above expectations.
Acquisition of Sosa helps Orioles sell 5,000 season tickets over the weekend.
& Rip It
Hamilton’s cornrows patterned after Goodyear tire in PR stunt that could lead to new deal.
Cowboys reach lease deal with Arlington that will keep club in new stadium for 30 years.
Otto leaving Cubs due to reduced role at CSN Chicago; Sutcliffe exits Padres’ booth to focus on ESPN.