Quote of the Day
align="center">“I liked hearing him say that he couldn’t breathe his first time out there. That’s how I feel tonight.”
- playing to mixed reviews today, which mainly focus on Tony Kornheiser’s new role. One critic calls Kornheiser “snarky, but not irritating,” while another writes it “sounded like he’d done enough prep work to reasonably comment” on the Raiders-Vikings preseason game. But Paul Farhi, Kornheiser’s colleague at the Washington Post, writes his performance “was enough to make one yearn for Dennis Miller,” and another pundit adds the broadcast “left us wondering why ESPN didn’t just stick” with its old Sunday night team.
NFL returns scaled-back version of sponsored vignettes to broadcasts.
Randy Lerner’s plans for Premier League club include full takeover.
Phonak shuts down Floyd Landis’ former cycling team due to lack of buyer.
Study of San Diego’s finances uncovers question about Petco Park bonds.
Shaq’s Li-Ning deal will span China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
FSN Ohio reportedly paying Cavaliers $25M in new TV deal.
Season-ticket sales for Stanley Cup champion up 60%.
SportsBusiness Journal names Arn Tellem most influential sports agent.
Dikembe Mutombo rallies support around his $29M hospital in Africa.
Sunshine Go Away Today
Jillian Barberie out as weather correspondent on Fox’ NFL pregame show.