Quote of the Day

"I think it's true. It's true of most big institutions these days. It's hard to say that Congress has much of the benefit of the doubt. I daresay even parts of the media. We're in a moment in time where there is lots of skepticism."
-- NCAA President Mark Emmert, on SEC Commissioner Mike Slive's comment that college sports have "lost the benefit of the doubt." (CBSSPORTS.com, 8/8)
Tuesday August 9, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 229 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Footsteps In The Dark

    Under Armour is introducing the “biggest campaign yet for its athletic shoes,” with commercials scheduled to begin airing "this week on prime-time and cable and network television." The "Footsteps" campaign, via Twofifteen McCann, S.F., includes television, print, online and social media activation and includes UA's "signature crisp, heart-pounding advertising style."

  • Going Over The Syllabus

    College presidents gather for NCAA summit to address myriad issues.

  • Commercial Enterprise

    NBA owners may ask for cut from player endorsement money.

  • To Tell The Truth

    DirecTV responds to Comcast claims, says ads are truthful.

  • Canadian Pride

    Blue Jays trying to market in all corners to become Canada's national MLB team.

  • The San Francisco Treat

    Jerry Rice the latest former NFLer to join ESPN as analyst.

  • World View

    The Herbalife World Football Challenge averaged more than 41,000 fans for the 14 matches.

  • Moving On Up

    Sellars, Ackerson among those getting promotions at Fox Sports.

  • Picture This

    U.K. beach volleyball players sign deal to put smartphone barcodes on bikini backsides.

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