Quote of the Day

"We had, obviously, a lot of challenges this week. There were a lot of things we were trying to deal with. But there is no excuse. When you put on an event like this, you know you are going to have those challenges."
-- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, on the issues surrounding putting on Super Bowl XLV, including not having seats for 400 fans who had tickets to last night's game. (THE DAILY)
Monday February 7, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 101 Print This Issue

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  • The Cheese Stands Alone

    The 47.9 for Packers' win ties '87 Giants-Broncos as best Super Bowl overnight ever

    Fox earned a 47.9 overnight Nielsen rating for the Packers' 31-25 win over the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV last night, tying it with the Giants-Broncos matchup in '87 as the best Super Bowl overnight ever. The 47.9 rating is up 3.2% from a 46.4 overnight for Saints-Colts in Super Bowl XLIV on CBS last year. The telecast earned a 59.7 local rating in both Milwaukee and Pittsburgh, marking the second-highest rating for a single market in Super Bowl history, behind only a 63.0 local rating in Chicago for Super Bowl XX. Host market Dallas-Ft. Worth earned a 53.7 local rating for the game. Fox' pregame show from 2:00-6:30pm ET earned a 12.2 overnight, marking the best Super Bowl pregame overnight in eight years ( THE DAILY ). A J ...

  • Seat's Taken

    A last-minute issue leaves 400 SB ticket holders without seats at Cowboys Stadium.

  • That Hits The Spot

    Doritos, Bud Light tie atop annual USA Today Super Bowl ad meter.

  • All Eyes On Us

    Goodell, Smith have "beneficial" CBA meeting as NFL's countdown to March 4 begins.

  • Rotten Apple

    Wilpons, Katz face a steep climb to keep control of Mets in wake of Madoff lawsuit.

  • Keep The Hits Coming

    DiMaggio merch line coming in '12 for 70th anniversary of streak.

  • San Francisco Treat

    Giants draw record FanFest crowd of 40,000-plus.

  • Feature Film

    A "proud and humbled" Ed Sabol elected to Pro Football HOF.

  • I Gotta Feeling

    The Black Eyed Peas bring back "sexy and wholesome" to Super Bowl halftime show.

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