Quote of the Day

"We want to get the word out that MLS isn't a joke."
-– Red Bulls D Tim Ream, following the team winning the Emirates Cup trophy with a 1-1 draw against Arsenal at the EPL club's Emirates Stadium. (NYTIMES.com, 8/1)
Monday August 1, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 222 Print This Issue

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  • House Of Style

    Referendum also needs approval from Nassau legislators, watchdog group

    Nassau County residents today will "take to the polls to vote for or against their county taking out a $400 million bond" to build a new arena for the Islanders, "along with other 'sports-entertainment' venues," according to Brett Cyrgalis of the N.Y. POST. Islanders Owner Charles Wang "has done everything in his power -- including blurring the line of electoral politics -- in order to try and get his beloved franchise a new home on Long Island." Wang said, "You don’t take anything for granted, but I think we have got some momentum. We’ve gotten our message out, despite (negative) sound bites. It’s going to be very tight, but we’ve worked very hard getting here." Wang would not disclose the "exact amount of ...

  • Remote Control

    ESPN earns a 3.7 overnight rating for its '11 Sprint Cup debut with the Brickyard 400.

  • Road Rules

    Ford going to "unprecedented measures" to keep free agent-to-be Carl Edwards.

  • Parental Control

    Versus to become NBC Sports Network on Jan. 2.

  • Loveline

    Will interest in condensed free agency this year push NFL to change going forward?

  • Headbangers Ball

    Lew Wolff becomes first team owner to call for Frank McCourt to sell the Dodgers.

  • 120 Minutes

    Following World Cup breakthrough, Hope Solo signs a multiyear deal with Gatorade.

  • The Real World: Austin

    Early '12 calendar has new U.S. F1 race in November, not June.

  • A Shot At Love

    Latest N-Scores have Dirk topping NBA marketable players.

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