Quote of the Day

"He's not afraid. He's totally aware of the whole situation. There isn't going to be any unknown."

-- Golfer Helen Alfredsson, on new LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan (GOLFWEEK.com, 10/28).

Thursday October 29, 2009 Vol. 16 — No. 34 Print This Issue

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  • Phillies' Game One Win Draws 13.8 Overnight

    Fox predictably is seeing a huge ratings jump over ’08 for the Phillies’ 6-1 win over the Yankees in the opening game of the World Series -- the 13.8 overnight Nielsen rating is 34% higher than Philadelphia’s Game One win over the Rays last year. Among the highlights from last night’s game might be the umpires huddling up in the fifth inning and correctly calling an odd double play. After a postseason that has seen its share of missed calls, it is refreshing to see the men in blue on the field get one right. While that might slow the calls for an expanded use of instant replay, it is unlikely to stop them all together. But Bud Selig during a rare late-night TV appearance says replay just “breaks the pace of the game.”

  • The Bucs Stop Here?
    Nine-figure losses from Madoff scheme reportedly forcing Glazers to run Buccaneers on shoe-string budget, may lead to a sale.

    Adjusting The Game Plan
    Jets slashing some ticket prices for opening season in new stadium due to lack of demand.

    From Tee To Green
    New LPGA boss Michael Whan meets with the press to discuss his big task at hand.

    Fat Tuesday
    TNT earns most-viewed NBA opening night in its 26 years airing games; Flyers-Caps gives Versus its highest-rated NHL telecast ever. 

    Tangled In The Web
    Blazers offering refunds to fans who sat through team's less-than-ideal online streaming debut.

    Caught In A Rundown
    Jamie McCourt contends she is ready and able to buy Dodgers, but Frank says no thanks.

    Only Have Eyes For You
    Brett Favre fans rejoice -- Fox will have a camera dedicated solely to No. 4 for his return to Lambeau Field this Sunday.

    Boston Public
    Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck opens up to THE DAILY about his weekend plans.

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