Quote of the Day

align="center">“The notion that because one player got knocked cold in a fight, that’s going to touch off a debate about eliminating fighting, to me is silly.”

— Ducks Exec VP & GM Brian Burke, on NHL Exec VP & Dir of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell saying it is time to examine banning fighting in the league (CP, 3/24).

Monday March 26, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 128 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Goodell Presiding Over First Owners
    Meetings As Commissioner
    As he presides over the NFL owners meetings for the first time as commissioner, Roger Goodell is expected to take on two of the most pressing issues facing the league – revenue sharing and player behavior. After months of acrimonious debate among clubs, the revenue-sharing committee has reached a consensus on how to distribute up to $900M of the league’s riches, and its recommendation is expected to be rubber-stamped by owners this week. Also, with buy-in from the union after a spate of off-field incidents, Goodell is expected to announce a new disciplinary policy for players.

  • Oh Won’t You Stay
    Saints, Louisiana reach deal to keep team in New Orleans at least four more years.

    Quarterback Change
    Ron Jaworski replaces Joe Theismann in “MNF” booth.

    And Then There Were Four
    CBS’ overnight average through Sunday slightly ahead of last year’s tournament.

    Stan ...
    Kroenke reportedly in talks to buy ITV’s stake in Arsenal.

    ... And Deliver
    DHL adds All-Star Fan Fest in extension of MLB sponsorship.

    Default Mortgage
    Ameriquest asks out of NASCAR sponsorship with Greg Biffle.

    Fists Of Fury
    Colin Campbell’s suggestion to begin conversation about banning fighting slow to gain traction around NHL.

    Cosmo-politan
    William Morris Agency signs deal to rep soccer legend Pele.

    Re-Entering The Ring
    Weekend afternoon Antonio Tarver bout marks ABC’s first boxing broadcast since ’00.

    Peyton’s Place
    Manning shows comic side in role as “SNL” host.

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