Quote of the Day

"We had felt that we might experience a windfall from the NFL lockout situation. That did not materialize. That was a strong reason to move our season back."
-- UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue, on the league delaying the start of its season by a month. (OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, 7/20)
Wednesday July 20, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 214 Print This Issue

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  • Taking Charge

    Brees (l) and Manning (r) are not seeking separate settlements in Brady v. NFL suit

    The NFL "will have to satisfy the 10 named plaintiffs in Brady vs. NFL antitrust case in order to complete" its new CBA with the NFLPA , but none of the players are "expected to derail any possible deal with their demands," according to ESPN.com. An NFLPA exec said, "Any media reports of a last-minute power play by players are misleading and erroneous. There are unresolved issues and we remain focused on resolving them." Colts QB Peyton Manning and Saints QB Drew Brees are two of the plaintiffs in the case, and agent Tom Condon, who reps both players, yesterday said that they "asked him to reiterate their support for all players and the NFLPA's negotiating team." Condon: "They haven't asked for anything individually and continue to be ...

  • Safety First

    Rangers making several changes to already compliant ballpark after fan's death this month.

  • Summer Vacation

    Full NBA bargaining session unlikely before August.

  • Hoop Dreams

    NBA takes "business as usual" approach in releasing schedule despite lockout.

  • Black & Gold?

    Raiders, 49ers once again discussing joint stadium.

  • Turning In The Right Direction

    TNT sees ratings, viewership gains for Sprint Cup package this season.

  • It's A Wildcat World

    Kansas State putting emphasis on "K-State" in effort to bring consistent look.

  • Low On Fuel

    First Baltimore Grand Prix unlikely to have title sponsor.

  • Stop, Trop & Roll

    Silverman, Maddon join chorus calling for new Rays ballpark.

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