Quote of the Day
"This isn't five years ago, with eye candy on the sidelines. We established ourselves as reporters, professionals.
Now, you've completely
-- NBC's Andrea Kremer, on ESPN reducing the roles of female "MNF" reporters Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya
(USA TODAY, 2/13).
McNamee (l), Clemens (r) Testify In DC
Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee are both under fire on Capitol Hill, being asked time and time again this morning to remember they are “under oath” as they testify before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. Committee Chair Henry Waxman said, "If Mr. McNamee is lying, then he has acted inexcusably and made Mr. Clemens an innocent victim." Waxman, who acknowledged he considered canceling today's hearing, added, "If Mr. Clemens isn't telling the truth, then he has acted shamefully and unconscionably smeared Mr. McNamee. I don't think there's anything in between."
David Stern considering plans for five-team NBA European division over the next decade.
I Don't Like Mondays
NBC's Kremer, Gaudelli rip former employer ESPN for reducing roles of Kolber, Tafoya, overall handling of "MNF."
CNBC snags unlimited access to Nike -- including Knight, Vietnam labor plants -- for documentary.
More Than Meets The Eye
CBS to rebrand CSTV as CBS College Sports Network, coinciding with March Madness.
Running Low On Fuel
Champ Car reportedly plans to file for bankruptcy, adding to rumors of impending merger with IRL.
Fit For Queens
Mets flaunt Citi Field to media, highlight ballpark's intimacy.
Steven Spielberg cites Darfur as reason for dropping out as advisor to Beijing Games.
AFL Philadelphia Soul form fan advisory board to help with various initiatives.