Quote of the Day

“I always wonder how you’ll do the crossword puzzle on the Internet.”

— Former N.Y. Times sportswriter Ira Berkow, on more newspaper content moving online (THE DAILY).

Thursday March 15, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 121 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • NCAA Tournament's Beginning Brings Up
    Business Issues Around College Hoops 
    As we all look forward to seeing how our selections fare, there is also plenty of business news around the start of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. In today’s issue: brands look to individual schools’ Web sites to augment national marketing plays; the debate continues around the NBA’s 19-year-old age minimum; THE DAILY presents our annual list of shoe and apparel deals; New Orleans reiterates it’s ready to host big events; and some question whether John McCain is being disingenuous by inviting visitors to his Web site to make their tournament picks.

  • Foreign Correspondence
    NBA considers staging future All-Star Weekend in Europe.

    Keeping The Drive Alive
    Ford’s ten-year extension with Cowboys includes training camp naming rights.

    Fighting Chance
    UFC talks with ESPN; inches closer to HBO deal.

    Addition By Subtraction
    Tiger defends limited playing field of new PGA Tour stop in DC; Mickelson, media implore complaining players: don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

    Bench Warrant
    Upshaw says NFL, NFLPA near agreement on conduct policy.

    Star Trek
    Nike using nearly all its big- name athletes in Asian advertising push.

    Eddie & The Cruisers
    TMS President Gossage denies latest rumors that have him going to IRL.

    In His Own Words
    THE DAILY goes One-on-One with the former N.Y. Times sportswriter Ira Berkow.

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