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).
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.
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.
Joe Gibbs Racing's move to Toyota called “true beginning of the manufacturer’s foray" into Nextel Cup.
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.
Fans snap up memorabilia around Univ. of Miami’s final season at the Orange Bowl.
- NFL Season Preview
- Roger Goodell Has Busy First Year In Off...
- Peter King, Adam Schefter Talk NFL
- Goodell Most Influential Person In NFL
- Plans For Giants-Jets Stadium Unveiled
- Santa Clara Mayor Defends Bid For 49ers
- Jags Owner Discusses Finances, Sale Rumo...
- Falcons Dealing With Vick Fallout
- Spons-o-Meter: NFL 2007
- NFL Names & Faces
- NFL Media Notes
- NFL Media Rights Deals
- NFL Bookshelf
- Catching Up With Qwest's Rich Karlis
- NFL Week One Ticket Prices