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).
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.
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.
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.
Premier League's int'l broadcast rights revenue on track to surpass that from domestic deals.
Pimlico Race Course ending longstanding policy allowing fans to bring in outside alcohol to grandstand, clubhouse.