Quote of the Day

"We’re not going to be a challenger to NASCAR right away, but certainly I think over time we can get back to that position."

-- Champ Car driver Graham Rahal, on the unified IRL/Champ Car series
(SI.com, 2/28).

Thursday February 28, 2008 Vol. 14 — No. 111 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Stern (c) Defends Leagues' Rights To Congress
    The ties between Washington and sports continue to become more intertwined with the most recent developments in the fight against performance-enhancing drugs. During yesterday's appearance of commissioners and union heads on Capitol Hill, NBA Commissioner David Stern is one of the more outspoken panelists, defending the rights of leagues "to police themselves." Also, Roger Clemens' legal problems continue to worsen -- the Justice Department is asked to investigate whether he made false statements under oath. Meanwhile, WADA President John Fahey claims the first effective test for HGH will be ready in time for the Beijing Olympics.

  • Maybe If We Ask Nicely
    MLBAM, MLBPA file petition with Supreme Court seeking to overturn defeats in CDM Fantasy Sports case.

    A Slice Of The Pie
    CBS signs multi-year partnership with ProElite to broadcast four live MMA events annually.

    Sweet Sixteen
    MLS expected to award expansion franchise to Philadelphia, set to begin play in 2010.

    March Classic
    Red Sox-Dodgers exhibition at Coliseum could become largest crowd ever for MLB game.

    Chicago After Dark
    Cubs looking to add more night games, concerts at Wrigley in continued efforts to increase revenue.

    Agent Of Change
    Peter Schaffer reportedly leading effort to form PGA Tour players' union bankrolled by NFLPA.

    Community Watch
    THE DAILY unveils latest installment of "SportsWatch," analyzing sports coverage across various media during November.

    In Memory
    W.C. Heinz, author of "Run to Daylight" and "The Professional," dies at 93.

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