Quote of the Day
align="center">“This is more than a blemish. It’s a major stain. The Tour will survive. Other races will go on. The sport won’t come to a screeching halt. But I don’t know how it’s going to bring in new sponsors.”
OLN cycling analyst Frankie Andreu, on Tour de France winner Floyd Landis’ “B” sample testing positive for synthetic testosterone (Portland OREGONIAN, 8/6).
- deal ends a nearly two-year-old carriage dispute between the MSO and RSN. The lack of games on television was a major hindrance to efforts by the Nationals’ new ownership group to build a fan base and establish the franchise’s presence in its new home.
Goodell remains favorite to succeed Tagliabue as NFL owners convene in Chicago.
NBC’s overnight Nielsens down slightly for return of NFL, Nextel Cup’s Allstate 400.
Comcast-Spectacor hires Sal Galatioto after two groups show interest in buying 76ers.
Boards Of Education
David Stern pushes plan for NBA-backed basketball academy.
If There’s A Will ...
“Talladega Nights” tops expectations with $47M opening weekend.
To “B” Continued
Floyd Landis on the morning talk show circuit to continue proclamations of innocence.
Throwing Gas On The Fire
Dispute heightens between car manufacturers and F1.
MLBAM hires Kenny Gersh as Senior VP/Business Development.