Quote of the Day

"This is not meant to be a reality series. We didn't think a show full of F-bombs would fit what the Giants are about."
-- MLB Giants President & COO Larry Baer, on the debut tonight of “The Franchise,” Showtime's new show chronicling the team's '11 season. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday July 13, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 209 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Seeing Stars

    Fox earned a 7.9 overnight Nielsen rating for last night's MLB All-Star Game from 8:30-11:30pm ET, marking the event's lowest overnight rating ever. The telecast did lead Fox to its best primetime rating since the "American Idol" finale in May and also gave Fox a win among all nets in primetime last night. The 7.9 overnight is down 13.2% from a 9.1 rating last year and down 24% from the game in '09.

  • Take Me Out To The Ballgame

    Bud Selig offers his candid thoughts on MLB labor, realignment and much more.

  • All-Out Blitz

    James Harrison shares some candid thoughts about Roger Goodell.

  • Whiskey & Milk?

    Crown Royal near deal to title sponsor Brickyard 400.

  • Save For A Rainy Day

    NBA players get escrow cash for first time as their cut from '10-11 season will fall short of 57%.

  • Caught In A Rundown

    Dodgers already spent entire '11 rights fee from Fox.

  • You Won The Battle....

    NHL, Molson Coors score favorable ruling, but Labatt will continue legal pursuit.

  • A Timely Decision

    SI opts for Jeter, not U.S. women, on cover over timing issue.

  • They Might Be Giants

    Showtime's "The Franchise" offers humor, inside access.

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