Quote of the Day

“ESPN needs to do a better job of putting people on air who know what they are talking about.” 

--Lilo Stainton, a spokesperson for New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, responding to disparaging comments made by Barry Melrose about Newark (STAR-LEDGER, 11/7). 

Wednesday November 7, 2007 Vol. 14 — No. 41 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Pats Slated For Consecutive Weeks On NBC

    Details of the NFL's flexible schedule have come to light, and the league is faced with some interesting decisions. The NFL has chosen Patriots-Bills for primetime on NBC on November 18, and the Pats are also slated to play the Eagles the following Sunday night. Should the Eagles game not be moved, that would mark the Pats' last appearance on NBC, meaning the net would not be able to feature the team during a run at an undefeated season.

  • National Outrage 
    Front-page WASHINGTON POST report says DC officials irked over team holding major events outside of district.

    Capacity For Change 
    London 2012 Olympic stadium plan calls for 80,000-seat stadium that can be reduced to a 25,000-seat multi-purpose venue after Games. 

    Instigating Call 

    ESPN’s Barry Melrose apologizes after comments about area outside Prudential Center draw Newark mayor’s ire.

    The Raven, Never More 
    Sports industry veteran Dennis Mannion named new Dodgers COO.

    World Party 
    Premier League's int'l broadcast rights revenue on track to surpass that from domestic deals.

    Following In Footsteps 
    Le Coq Sportif inks Bulls F Joakim Noah as company eyes return to U.S. market; KangaRoos to be re-introduced in U.S.

    Dry Run 
    Pimlico Race Course ending longstanding policy allowing fans to bring in outside alcohol to grandstand, clubhouse. 

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