Quote of the Day

align="center">“I think the game’s indestructible. It’s been battered over the years by all sorts of things. The ’94 strike, the loss of the World Series — it came back in good shape.”

— Former MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent, on the state of baseball (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 4/3).

Monday April 4, 2005 Vol. 11 — No. 132 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • After a tumultuous offseason, Opening Day could not come soon enough for MLB, which is hoping attention will now turn toward the field of play. Meanwhile, THE DAILY’s latest Most Marketable survey shows that players impacted by the scandal — namely Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Jason Giambi –-have seen their appeal to Corporate America plummet since our last survey in ’03, and players like Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez, whose names have not been tarnished, have distanced themselves from the rest of the field.

  • 98 Degrees
    CBS scores best Nielsen overnights in six years for Saturday’s Final Four coverage.

    Public Defender
    Dodgers shake up business staff after wave of bad press for Owner Frank McCourt.

    “Now” And Again
    Bob Costas returning to sports-only fare with new monthly series on HBO.

    Green Beane
    New A’s Owner Lewis Wolff hands GM 5% stake in the team.

    Major League Too
    BUSINESSWEEK reports Phil Mickelson’s $20M in off-course money trails only Tiger Woods among current athletes.

    Party Of Five
    Licensed Nationals merchandise ascends MLB ranks.

    Sand Save
    LPGA denies possible move to N.Y. to appease potential replacements for Ty Votaw.

    Riding The Rails
    ESPN.com floats Dan Doctoroff as possible successor to NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue.

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