Quote of the Day

"At his heart Roger can be a cold son of a bitch. I think the people on the other side of the negotiating table are going to hear that in the coming months."
-- NBC Sports Group Chair Dick Ebersol, on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, 2/7 issue)
Thursday February 3, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 99 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Let's Get Serious

    Pash calls for intensive, ongoing negotiations regarding new CBA

    NFL Exec VP & General Counsel Jeff Pash raised the possibility yesterday that the NFL may not lock players out on March 4, when the CBA is set to expire. While it has been widely expected that the NFL will lock players out after midnight, Pash said during an update on CBA negotiations, "If you are making progress (toward a new deal) you can stop the clock." Pash spent much of the press conference calling for more negotiations and saying that both players and the league would be hurt economically the longer there is no agreement. Bob Batterman, the league's outside labor attorney, talked to reporters after the press conference and explained that it was possible to extend the deadline if the two sides were close, although he did not chara ...

  • Don't Tune It Out

    Mets' stake in SNY might not be off the table after all if Wilpons can't land team investors.

  • Go Your Own Way

    AEG teams with Outbox Technology for ticket venture.

  • Hold Your Horses

    L.A. City Council gives "sober reception" to AEG stadium.

  • Houston, We Have Liftoff

    MLS Dynamo ready to break ground on their new stadium Saturday.

  • Taking A Dip

    SI inks marketing deal with Nissan for swimsuit issue.

  • On The First Tee

    Peter Jacobsen Sports moves into player rep business.

  • Ben There, Not Doing That

    Roethlisberger's issues likely to keep Corporate America away even with SB win.

  • Roger That

    SI cover story on Goodell paints him as very open to communication, firm in his stances.

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