Quote of the Day
“The last time I checked, OLN was a hunting, fishing and camping network with some cycling and boats thrown in.”
ESPN Exec VP/Programming & Production Mark Shapiro, on Comcast’s interest in recasting OLN as a national competitor to ESPN (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/27).
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UPS signs on to sponsor ’08 Beijing Olympics, Chinese national teams.
Vodafone, David Beckham end US$1.74M-per-year deal.
Chair of Japanese players union says country will not participate in World Baseball Classic.
Chicago Mayor gives go-ahead for city to bid for 2016 Games.
Property owners sue city of Arlington over use of eminent domain for stadium.
The Action Studio
Bravo’s James Lipton appearing alongside athletes in commercials for DC Shoes.
Senate disclosure shows Bucks Owner put money borrowed from NBA credit facility into personal trust.
Auburn football team buys New Balance’s pitch to fit players individually in move away from Nike.
Republican sources say Yankees P Leiter mulling run for public office.