Quote of the Day

"I would say, 'Choose your partner wisely.'''

-- English Premier League club Liverpool co-Owner George Gillett, when asked if he would maintain his share of the team with co-Owner Tom Hicks (THE DAILY).

Thursday March 13, 2008 Vol. 14 — No. 121 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • USOC Chair Ueberroth Delivers WCOS Keynote Address
    The IMG World Congress of Sports is underway on the California coast, and some of the major players in the industry are speaking out on a variety of subjects. During a one-on-one interview yesterday, DirecTV CEO Chase Carey admits the satellite provider was not overly happy with the NFL’s decision to simulcast the Patriots-Giants regular-season finale on NBC and CBS. Also, USOC Chair Peter Ueberroth notes the organization should decide on a HQs location within two months, and Ari Fleischer says his new sports media training agency, run jointly with IMG, is in response to the “increasingly competitive sports news environment.” Other such luminaries are scheduled to opine on a variety of topics today. For the latest news from the conference, as well as video interviews with selected attendees, please visit www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/wcos.

  • Big League Chew?
    William Wrigley Jr. downplays possibility of buying Wrigley Field naming rights in family's first public comment on the matter.

    Comic Relief
    George Lopez' reign as host of Bob Hope Classic ends amid rumors Arnold Palmer could be replacement.

    Need For More Speed
    SMI reports $20.2M loss for Q4 '07 as year net income down 65% from '06.

    Bucking A Bronco
    Ted Sundquist out as Broncos GM after 16 years with the team.

    Direct Kick
    Swiss judge reveals almost $135M in bribes allegedly paid to FIFA officials.

    Ming Dynasty
    Yao's endorsement deals intact ahead of Beijing Games despite broken foot.

    Name Dropping
    The Big Lead co-Creator and Editor Jason McIntrye reveals his identity.

    Can't Buy My Love
    David Stern unhappy about how NBA teams, players abuse buyout option in contracts.

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