Quote of the Day

"If I were them, I wouldn't touch the same-sex marriage issue. I wouldn't touch abortion."
-- 776 Original Marketing CEO and former USOC CEO Jim Scherr, on topics athletes and sports execs should stay away from publicly. (N.Y. TIMES, 5/12)
Thursday May 12, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 168 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Love Is Strong

    The WTA today unveiled a new ad campaign with the tagline "Strong is Beautiful," featuring 38 current and up-and-coming stars. The campaign includes TV, print and digital ads, along with social media efforts, and will appear in 80 markets over the next two years.

  • Two-Year Wait

    NBA's latest proposal postpones hard salary cap until '13-14.

  • Million Dollar Baby

    Fiesta Bowl will maintain its BCS status, but fined $1M.

  • Follow The Leader

    UFC will pay fighters incentives for adding Twitter followers.

  • The Fifth Wheel

    As the Players gets underway, its global relevance is under scrutiny.

  • Sorting Out The Thrash

    Winnipeg likely to turn sole focus to Thrashers with Coyotes staying put.

  • College Prospects

    Cowboys launch new merch company; ink deal with USC.

  • Controlling Their Destiny

    Vikings would be in charge of many aspects at new stadium.

  • Picking Up The Pen

    Rick Burton discusses the inspiration behind his first book.

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