Quote of the Day

"Sex sells, and NASCAR needs something like that. At this point in the game, you have to use whatever you’ve got to get your name out there. I don’t think you need to be (attractive), but by golly, it helps."
-- NASCAR driver Angela Cope, on Danica Patrick's move to the NSACAR Nationwide Series next year. (FOXSPORTS.com, 8/25)
Friday August 26, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 242 Print This Issue

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  • Horns A Plenty

    The Longhorn Network launches Friday evening, but "barring last-minute deals with cable or satellite providers, it's possible University of Texas fans nationwide won't be able to tune in," according to Gary Dinges of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN. As of late Thursday, only Verizon FiOS had "signed up to carry the cable channel," and that contract does not "take effect until Sept. 1." LHN execs said that they are "confident additional deals will be announced soon -- perhaps even before" Friday's debut broadcast. LHN VP/Production Stephanie Druley said, "I would just tell people be patient. This is what happens. I know people are probably tired of hearing that, but it's the truth." While FiOS service "is available in North Texas, Central Tex ...

  • Daddy Dearest

    Danica credits Go Daddy's support as a big factor in making the jump to NASCAR full-time.

  • Lambeau's Big Leap

    Packers unveil $143M renovation project for Lambeau Field.

  • South By Southwest

    Texas A&M officially "exploring their options" outside Big 12.

  • Buffalo Wings

    New deal sees Sabres' arena renamed First Niagara Center.

  • Somebody's Watching Me

    NFL officials heading to Bay Area to monitor weekend's games.

  • Under The Sea

    Mardy Fish hooks a new sponsor on the eve of the U.S. Open, signing with Bumblebee Tuna.

  • Foot Action

    Fox may air first live EPL game on U.S. network TV during Super Bowl Sunday.

  • Think About The Ink

    Opinions vary on Richardson's request of Cam Newton.

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