Quote of the Day

“We will win because the effort will be there, and the same thing goes in business.”

-- Redskins Owner Dan Snyder 
(L.A. Times, 8/20).

Monday August 20, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 227 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Bringing Down The House?

     Donaghy Has NBA
    In Tough Position

    Two leagues experienced different news this weekend when it came to the gambling issues confronting them.  For the NBA, the situation could get worse before it gets better, as former referee Tim Donaghy will reportedly reveal to federal prosecutors the gambling activities of up to 20 league refs.  For the NHL, the news is more positive, as Rick Tocchet was given two years probation for his role in an illegal sports gambling ring, a sentence that puts to rest concerns of a larger NHL gambling scandal.

  • Remote Control 
    NBA TV offers buyouts as it prepares for an unnamed media company to assume operations.

    Running With The Bulls 
    Beckham’s first MLS game at Meadowlands draws largest MLS crowd ever in N.Y.; nine-goal game called "great advert" for American soccer. 

    Hook, Line & Sinker 
    Tribune Co. hands Cubs P Carlos Zambrano a $91.5M extension, but were prospective new owners consulted?

    Systems Of A Down 
    WALL STREET JOURNAL examines NFL Network’s contentious talks with cable operators; one report says net's subs have reached 44 million. 

    Ship Comes In 
    PGA Tour signs Norwegian Cruise Lines to three-year official marketing partnership.

    The Return Of Heidi 
    CBC opts for Nick Nolte movie over completion of CFL game after power outage causes delay.

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