Quote of the Day
“Glad to know somebody has that kind of money right now.”
-- CNBC's Melissa Francis, on the Ricketts family favored to buy the Cubs, Wrigley Field and25% of Comcast SportsNet Chicago for $900M("Closing Bell,” CNBC, 1/23).
Stars On Ice
NFL urges 49ers to consider joint stadium project with Raiders.
Not Hungry For A First Course
NBC reportedly cutting prices by "as much as a third" for Super Bowl pregame ads.
Step Right Up
ESPN, Fox Soccer and Setanta emerge as serious bidders for EPL U.S. broadcast rights.
Fight For Your Right
Victoria officials announce US$3.3M plan to keep Aussie Open at Melbourne Park.
Flight Of The Phoenix
Coyotes CEO Jeff Shumway resigns as Owner Jerry Moyes pursues new investors.
Mixing Business & Pleasure
Cubs have "emotional significance" for Ricketts, who views acquisition as a "good investment that could pay off over time."
Winter X Games 13 draws lowest attendance in five years amid "persistent" rain, snow.
Jazz Owner Larry Miller undergoes double leg amputation due to complications from diabetes.