Quote of the Day
"Jerry may not have a choice."
-- Dolphins Owner Wayne Huizenga, on Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones saying he will not take his team abroad to play a regular-season game ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 10/25).
Wembley Stadium Set To Host Giants-Dolphins
The Giants and Dolphins are in London to give Europeans an authentic taste of American football, and the NFL seems to have the early buy-in of players. But not even every owner is convinced these excursions are in their best interest (read: Jerry Jones), and the league has been greeted by a lukewarm reception in England. BBC Dir of Sport Roger Mosey says, “I wouldn’t pretend that the nation is absolutely engrossed by Dolphins against Giants."
David Stern to alter anti-gambling rules after all refs found to be in violation of current code.
Reebok to debut TV ad featuring Boston athletes during Fox’ World Series Game Three on Fox.
Breeders’ Cup debuts new two-day format at Monmouth Park; ESPN pushes event using multi-platform approach; THE DAILY catches up with Greg Avioli.
Starbucks ends relationship with Sonics one year after Chair Howard Schultz’ sale of team.
AEG, City of Houston close to finalizing plan for 22,000-seat soccer-specific stadium.
Republican Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani top recipient of political donations from MLB players, executives.
Magic tap former Wild VP/Sales & Service Steve Griggs as Exec VP/Sales & Marketing.