Quote of the Day

"If the biggest challenge facing us is improving how to get people into the track, then, you know, that's not the worst thing in the world."
-- Kentucky Speedway GM Mark Simendinger, on traffic jams for the track’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday keeping some fans from attending the event. (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER, 7/11)
Monday July 11, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 207 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Unlucky In Kentucky

    One day after traffic backups "marred the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway, officials apologized and promised it would not happen again," according to a front-page piece by Kevin Kelly of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. They also said that they "would 'announce a policy' within a week for ticketholders who missed the Quaker State 400 because of heavy traffic."

  • Solo's Cup

    ESPN earns 2.6 overnight for U.S. women's dramatic World Cup win over Brazil.

  • In The Red Zone

    NFL, players reportedly aim to have CBA ready by July 21.

  • Deep In The Heart Of Texas

    Ousted Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg approved as a potential buyer for the Stars.

  • On Your Mark

    Steinberg follows Casey Close, joins Excel Sports Management.

  • The Bronx Is Earning

    Yankees reaping benefits of Jeter's 3,000th hit, with early returns "exceeding World Series sales."

  • Bill Of Rights

    Simmons wants David Stern to “start thinking outside the box again."

  • Seal Of Approval

    Woody Johnson helps Mitt Romney raise campaign funds.

  • Back, Back, Back...

    State Farm hoping new-and-improved Home Run Derby format will catalyze a revival tonight.

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