Quote of the Day

"You can be quite confident you're going to see a much greater range of important sports on Versus in the immediate years to come."
-- NBC Sports Group Chair Dick Ebersol. ("NHL Hour," Sirius XM Radio, 4/21)
Friday April 22, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 155 Print This Issue

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  • The Ultimate Warrior

    Warrior Sports will begin producing Liverpool shirts for the '12-13 season

    EPL club Liverpool has landed the "biggest kit deal in the history" of the league, securing a US$41.3M-a-year contract with Warrior Sports, according to Andrew Kennedy of GOAL.com. The agreement doubles the US$19.8M deal the club currently has with adidas, which "opted not to match the offer." The deal also surpasses the previous British record of US$38.5M annually paid by Nike to Manchester United. Warrior Sports, a subsidiary of Boston-based New Balance, is "prominent in the lacrosse world." The company "will take over production of Liverpool shirts in time for the 2012/2013 season, with the agreement believed to a be a long-term contract" ( GOAL.com, 4/22 ). In London, Ben Smith notes Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool’s owner, has in rece ...

  • Goal Line Stand

    NFL rejects firm's request to rep a group of players seeking to join suit against league.

  • Kind Of Blue

    MLB likely to have support of courts should McCourt fight for control of Dodgers.

  • Jumping Through Hoops

    Stern reiterates 22 of NBA's 30 teams likely to have a loss for the season.

  • Stay Tuned

    Ebersol says NBC/Versus will pursue additional rights deals.

  • The More The Merrier

    Selig says MLB playoffs could expand to 10 teams by '12.

  • Fathers Of Mine

    Padres TV partner Channel 4 preparing to lose the team's rights next year.

  • All-Access Pass

    D'Backs become latest MLB team to debut Wi-Fi at ballpark.

  • Bear Essentials

    Cal hopes to make newly revived baseball program profitable moving forward.

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