Quote of the Day

"You can get two sources to say the moon is made out of green cheese."
-- Orioles President of Baseball Operations Andy MacPhail, on a USA Today story citing two sources as saying that MacPhail plans to leave the organization after his contract expires Oct. 31. (Baltimore SUN, 8/31)
Wednesday August 31, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 245 Print This Issue

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  • London Bridge

    Ebersol returning to NBC Sports after resigning five months ago

    Former NBC Sports Chair Dick Ebersol is "returning to the sports division as a senior adviser" to his successor, Mark Lazarus, on NBC's "SNF" and '12 London Olympics coverage, according to Sandomir & Carter of the N.Y. TIMES. Ebersol, who resigned from NBC Sports in May, "will contribute ideas to Lazarus about production of the NFL games this season and the London Olympics." Any "further involvement will be up to Lazarus, but Ebersol is expected to attend" the Games next summer. NBC yesterday also appointed "Today" Producer Jim Bell to replace Ebersol as Exec Producer of the network's Olympics coverage, and Bell's "long experience at NBC Sports" was "among the reasons for his hiring." Sandomir & Carter note NBC Sports "had several i ...

  • Fantastic Foursome

    PGA Tour releases a new series of ads highlighting the personalities of four players.

  • Down On The Farm

    AEG continues offensive, exposes conflict of Farmers Field critic/County Supervisor’s wife.

  • Summer Of Slam

    Several top NBA players wow a capacity crowd during an exhibition game in Baltimore.

  • Worth The Investment

    Patriots show off the new Putnam Club section of Gillette Field.

  • The Devils' Arcade

    Arizona St. athletic department COO Patterson’s salary on par with that of AD Lisa Love.

  • Wayne's World

    NHL Kings turn the clock back by dropping purple and returning to the Gretzky-era colors.

  • Father Time

    Channel 4 San Diego begins layoffs after saying it will not air Padres in '12.

  • Fish Out Of Water

    Dolphins' plan to honor '08 UF team draws plenty of reax on afternoon TV.

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