Quote of the Day
align="center">“I have seen cow pastures that look better than that.”
Nationals President Tony Tavares, on the playing field at RFK Stadium (WASHINGTON TIMES, 10/1).
- in front of a league-record crowd in Mexico City, the other before a loud but short-of-capacity audience in San Antonio. NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wants to stage at least one regular-season game each season on foreign ground, and he will seek the buy-in of ownership this week. Meanwhile, there were empty seats in the Alamodome for the Saints’ first game in San Antonio, but the home-field advantage was clearly on their side, and Saints Owner Tom Benson ambitiously predicts sellouts for the team's two remaining games in the city.
T-Mobile signs three-year, $100M-plus deal to become NBA’s telecom service provider.
Buoyed by record-tying Yankees-Red Sox game, Fox looks toward MLB’s postseason.
Thirst For Speed
Coca-Cola looking to break into F1 via sponsorship or team ownership.
Partners In Time
On the eve of the NHL’s relaunch, Gary Bettman tells Larry King CBA is a “win-win” for league and players.
Out of Gas
ISC has deal to buy Pikes Peak; plans to ship races and grandstands to other tracks.
Mark McGwire says during first public appearance since March he will not talk about steroids again.
Split The Bill
Denny’s to title sponsor PBA through at least ’07-08 season.
GE Olympics exec Lewis named President of hospitality company Jet Set Sports.
Coffee Is For Closers
THE DAILY introduces its quarterly sports-related Stock Tracker.