Quote of the Day

"I think if you're a season ticket holder, you'll have to recognize that this is the most expensive stadium ever built and the largest financing ever undertaken. So everything we do is to help to mitigate the high costs."

--Jets President Jay Cross, when asked if the team plans to sell PSLs to the new stadium at the Meadowlands (Bergen RECORD, 9/6).

Thursday September 6, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 238 Print This Issue

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  • Saints-Colts Game Gets NFL Season Underway

    The NFL season is upon us, and the league desperately wants to move past all of this summer's controversy and put the focus back on the gridiron. In DC, Michael Wilbon writes that shouldn't be a problem, as "nothing in sports seduces Americans the way the [NFL] does.” Our panel of journalists agrees, with NFL Network's Adam Schefter saying fans "just want to watch some games." Today, we offer the first of two special issues with pieces on Roger Goodell's first year as Commissioner, league sponsors and media partners, the challenges faced by the Jaguars and Falcons, the stadium efforts of the Giants, Jets and 49ers, new books by NFL personalities, and a chat with Qwest exec Rich Karlis.

  • Fore-Lorn 
    Tiger Woods, Ernie Els latest to criticize Tim Finchem for not consulting players on FedEx Cup playoffs format.

    He'll Take A Dozen 
    Dan Beebe named Big 12 Commissioner three months after the departure of Kevin Weiberg.

    Lane Change  
    Joe Gibbs Racing's move to Toyota called “true beginning of the manufacturer’s foray" into Nextel Cup.

    Shock Waves 
    Game One of Mercury-Shock WNBA Finals plays to sparse crowd at Palace of Auburn Hills.

    Jockeying For Position 
    Former NYRA CEO Terry Meyocks named Jockeys’ Guild National Manager.

    Orange Crush 
    Fans snap up memorabilia around Univ. of Miami’s final season at the Orange Bowl.

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