Quote of the Day

"You talk to players. It's not the city. It's not the team. It's the ballpark. And there are no fans there."
-- MLB agent Scott Boras, on players not wanting to sign with the A's largely due to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. (FOXSPORTS.com, 1/20)
Friday January 21, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 90 Print This Issue

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  • The Horse Whisperers

    The 60-second Super Bowl spot for Stella will continue brand's campaign that started in '10

    Anheuser-Busch's Super Bowl XLV ad plans include a 60-second spot featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales and a separate ad for Stella Artois, the "first time A-B has pushed an import during the Super Bowl," according to Todd Frankel of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The 60-second Stella ad set to air during Fox' coverage of the Feb. 6 game is a "sign of A-B working more closely with its corporate parent, Anheuser-Busch InBev." A-B President Dave Peacock said, "The brand has done really well. It's gotten to the point where the awareness is good." Meanwhile, Frankel notes the Clydesdales commercial is "so good, apparently, that A-B is teasing it with two 15-second commercials to run during this weekend's NFL conference championship games." A-B pur ...

  • Keep 'Em Coming

    Goodell calls recent meeting with Smith "positive," but more talks needed to reach CBA.

  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Steve Kerr expects to work NCAA conference tourney game to practice with new CBS partners.

  • Telling It Like It Is

    Bob Kain challenges USA Today story on Ted Forstmann, IMG.

  • Social Interaction

    Jets using social media outlets to increase team's profile, generate new forms of revenue.

  • Lone Star

    Is Texas network bad for long-term health of Big 12?

  • Seeing Is Believing

    Capitals ratings up 35% since appearing on HBO's "24/7" show.

  • You Spin Me Right Round

    Deadspin may be guilty of unsportsmanlike conduct at times, but the site's traffic keeps increasing.

  • Dr. Vegas

    Kings co-Owner Gavin Maloof hopes to spend the weekend partying at the Palms.

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