Quote of the Day

"I've talked to Mike Slive more the last few days than I've talked to my wife." 

-- APSE Legal Affairs Committee Chair John Cherwa, on discussions with the SEC Commissioner about changing the league's media policy (Baton Rouge ADVOCATE, 8/28).

Friday August 28, 2009 Vol. 15 — No. 238 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Cowboys' Video Board To Remain In Place

    Jerry Jones gets the ruling he wanted from Roger Goodell, who states that if footballs hit the mega video board that hangs over the field at JerryWorld, the down will be replayed and the clock will be reset. Goodell says the league will continue to work on a long-term solution to the issue. But SI’s Peter King on Twitter states, “Jones wins staredown over videoboard. NFL now set up for Tropicana Field-like ground rules for new stadium. Bad decision.” Another post on Twitter states, “This is great news for people that like seeing re-punts and game delays.” Meanwhile, in a new feature called “First Time, Long Time,” THE DAILY speaks with longtime Dallas sports personality Randy Galloway about listener reaction on local sports talk radio to the new Cowboys Stadium, and Galloway tells us, “I love this story … Jerry is totally dug in. And for all the screaming from national media and prominent NFL people, Jerry is just in one of those 'bleep you' modes.” 

  • Game Misconduct?
    NHLPA Exec Committee to address growing frustration with Paul Kelly's leadership, could ultimately vote to remove him.

    Bean Sprouts
    ESPN continues push into local markets with new Boston-specific site; Media Workshop in Bristol debuts hologram technology.

    If At First You Don't Succeed ... 
    SEC releases final version of new media policy, loosening restrictions on blogging, video use. 

    The Eagle Has Landed
    Michael Vick returns to "semistanding ovation," surprisingly few protesters outside stadium.

    A New Workout Plan
    UFC taps Men's Fitness editor to lead new magazine, set to launch by November; officials continue pursuing Vancouver PPV Card. 

    Don't Be Chi
    Report indicates potential Chicago Games staff would grow from 43 next year to 1,388 in '16.

    Pen Is Mightier
    Pilot Pen tourney uses Food & Wine Festival, seminars with Georg Riedel to draw new fans.

    Oil Rig 
    Proposed Edmonton downtown arena project about "revitalizing a district," not just arena.

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