Quote of the Day

"If a bunch of guys get together and hurt themselves, they're done. The team has no responsibility. The team can release the player and not pay him anything."
-- Chiefs C Rudy Niswanger, on the need for NFL players organizing workout sessions during the lockout to be cautious of injuries. (K.C. STAR, 3/27)
Monday March 28, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 136 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Hoop Dreams

    CBS earns 9.7 overnight for Kentucky's victory over North Carolina

    CBS earned an 8.5 overnight Nielsen rating for its two NCAA men’s basketball Regional Final games yesterday. Kentucky’s win over North Carolina, which gave the Wildcats their first trip to the Final Four since ’98, drew a 9.7 overnight from 5:00-7:15pm ET yesterday, down 2% from the comparative window in ’10 but up 26% from ’09. The day’s first game, which saw No. 11 seed VCU stun top-seeded Kansas, drew a 7.5 overnight from 2:15-4:45pm. That game was even with the comparative game last year and up 27% from ’09. Butler’s upset of Florida on Saturday to earn the school’s second straight Final Four trip earned a 6.6 overnight rating from 4:20-7:06pm, while UConn’s win over Arizona drew a 5.8 overnight from 7:06-9:27pm.

  • Casting A Line

    Anaheim officials release $75M proposal to lure NBA Kings.

  • Deal Or No Deal?

    McLane denies it, but sources claim agreement near to sell Astros.

  • Give & Take

    NFL players today are expected to file their reply to league's brief in antitrust case.

  • Fantastic Four

    Four NHL teams to open '11-12 season overseas, not six.

  • Higher Flyers

    Flyers installing price increase for majority of tickets next season.

  • Back In The Game

    FX to air package of 14 college football games this fall.

  • Crowd Pleaser

    Auto Club Speedway officials pleased with turnout for lone Sprint Cup race.

  • Point Guard

    Why the N.Y. Times Magazine thinks "Easy Dave" better suited than Goodell to handle lockout.

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