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Quote of the Day

"We're not going after ESPN. ESPN's a place where all the rest of us could only dream to be."
-- NBC Sports Chair Dick Ebersol ("Inside Track," Bloomberg TV, 4/20).
Wednesday April 20, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 153 Print This Issue

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  • Figure Skating

    Bettman said that it was clear that NHL would remain on NBC, Versus

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman yesterday called the league's 10-year, $2B deal with NBC and Versus the "most significant" in league history, according to Ira Podell of the AP. Bettman said, "When we looked at the entire package and the relationship, it was clear we were going to stay with the incumbent. But it's nice to go out and find out you're pretty." He added, "I never had any regrets with the deal we had with NBC." Versus in the current contract "pays the NHL about $75 million per year but NBC doesn't pay at all because of a revenue-sharing agreement with the league." However, NBC Sports Group Chair Dick Ebersol said, "Our run of not paying anything for a number of years is over with this deal. We are paying a substantial part, not the ...

  • Ready Or Not...

    Saints-Packers to kick off NFL season in primetime on Sept. 8, assuming owners and players reach deal.

  • The Right Formula?

    News Corp., Carlos Slim reportedly weighing bid for F1, though Ecclestone says there are no plans to sell.

  • Lakefront Property

    Browns propose mixed-use development that includes athletic fields, sports medicine facility.

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Insurance returns to NASCAR with Hendrick Motorsports sponsorship.

  • Into The Blue

    Dodgers hire Soboroff as Vice Chair to improve fan experience.

  • It's Business Time

    Leiweke wants stadium deal with L.A. City Council by summer to show NFL city is serious.

  • Fresh Face

    Mark Ingram is latest NFL Draft prospect to sign with Subway.

  • Another Round?

    PGA Tour Texas Open hopeful Valero will extend title deal.

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