Quote of the Day
"When your biggest attraction is beaten in 14 seconds by a last-minute replacement from the undercard, it does not help business."
-- CBSSPORTS.com's Denny Burkholder, noting Kimbo Slice's quick defeat to Seth Petruzelli on CBS' "EliteXC Saturday Night Fights" (CBSSPORTS.com, 10/5).
Sports Not Immune To Current Financial Crisis
Driving The Lane
AutoTrader.com acquires title sponsorship to Saturday's Nuggets-Suns outdoor game.
With This Ring ...
USOC appoints EA's Larry Probst as Chair to help develop and maintain ties with major U.S. companies, further multimedia efforts.
Around The Horn
TBS receiving solid reviews for MLB playoff coverage, as games are down from '07.
Music City Madness
Predators default on $40M loan as team ownership struggles to overcome Del Biaggio's bankruptcy.
Melnyk says NHL expansion to Europe is imminent; league off to a smooth start abroad.
Right Or Wrong?
VANOC criticized for banning humanitarian group because of distant conflict with sponsor.
Pedowitz report on NBA referees confirms Stern's assertion that Donaghy acted alone.
Waving The Yellow Flag
Tax evasion charges for Castroneves, Alan Miller create uncertainty among drivers.