Quote of the Day

“People are beginning to understand that it’s the fastest growing sport in this country and it's yet to reach its potential.”

-- AEG Chair Phil Anschutz, on the future of soccer in the U.S. (THE DAILY). 

Thursday March 20, 2008 Vol. 14 — No. 126 Print This Issue

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  • Tip It Up

    NCAA Tourney Kicks Off
    Plenty of business angles surround this year's March Madness as play gets underway. CBS kicks off its exclusive game coverage with new and improved HD offerings, as well as an enhanced MMOD package, which over the next three weeks is expected to rake in around $23M in ad revenue and far exceed the '07 record of 1.4 million unique users. Meanwhile, San Antonio officials assert confidence the Alamodome can withstand a storm during Final Four weekend similar to the one that hit the Georgia Dome. In other news: USA TODAY's Christine Brennan proposes pairing the women's Final Four with the men's event, Nike is the top footwear provider for teams in both the men's and women's tourneys and THE DAILY goes One-On-One with NCAA's Greg Shaheen.

  • Shoe Money Tonight
    Nike's Q3 profit jumps more than 30% on strong overseas sales, beneficial currency exchanges.

    Exchange Rate 
    Red Sox heading to Japan after team, MLB reach settlement in coaches' bonus dispute.

    Lighting The Fire 
    Olympic torch still passing through Tibet, Mt. Everest, despite ongoing Tibetan protests.

    Harlem Nights
    AEG Chair Phil Anschutz honored for soccer contributions at black-tie fundraiser.

    No Horsing Around
    Michigan approves proposal to build state's only thoroughbred track in Detroit.

    Step By Step 
    Nike, adidas include Chinese elements in shoe, apparel designs to woo China's consumers.

    The Right Formula
    The BBC's new five-year F1 TV deal ends ITV's 12-year association with circuit.

    Don't Look Back
    MLB's new Department of Investigations conducting background checks on clubhouse employees. 

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