Quote of the Day
"Don't we need companies advertising now more than ever, whether that’s on a stadium or a race? What has happened is grandstanding by Congress and grandstanding by the media has held up various companies for ridicule."
-- Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage, on calls that companies receiving TARP funds should not title sponsor sports events (STAR-TELEGRAM, 2/26).
TARP Recipients Under
Fire For Sports Spend
Details begin to emerge of Vincent's e-mail correspondence over agent information.
RBS to cut 50% of annual sports sponsorship spending, with F1 hit "harder than most."
Knight In Shining Armor
Rutgers names CBS College Sports Network Exec VP/Content Tim Pernetti as AD.
Taking A Bite Out Of The Apple
Yankees drop price of 600 obstructed-view bleacher seats in new ballpark to $5.
MLB Network sees first blunder, missing opening 15 minutes of Giants-Indians game.
Sky's The Limit
Sky TV to title sponsor U.K. cycling team, aiming for inclusion in '10 Tour de France.
Former USOC exec Steve Roush to lead new business group for TSE Consulting.