Quote of the Day

"In the last six weeks, I've seen what they are capable of. I'm glad I'm at a different place. "
-- Former ESPN college football reporter Bruce Feldman, on leaving the net for CBS. ("The Dan Patrick Show," 9/1)
Friday September 2, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 247 Print This Issue

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  • Alexander The Great

    Ovechkin's previous endorsement deal with CCM expired earlier this week

    IMG Managing Dir, Senior VP & Head of Global Consulting David Abrutyn said that Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin “has signed a long-term endorsement deal with Nike,” according to Tarik El-Bashir of the WASHINGTON POST. Ovechkin’s previous endorsement deal with CCM “expired earlier this week.” Abrutyn said, “I can confirm that Alex has signed a long-term global partnership with Nike. Alex is going to be supporting all of the products that Nike makes -- apparel, footwear, performance apparel, casual wear, accessories and other elements of the Nike family of products.” Ovechkin on Tuesday is scheduled to hold a news conference, and Abrutyn “would not comment on the reason.” El-Bashir noted Ove ...

  • Welcome To The Family

    Fox Sports appears to be launching net for Padres games.

  • I Bid You Farewell?

    Reported $1.2B offer for Dodgers from group with Chinese ties puts McCourt, MLB on the spot.

  • Parting Shots

    Bruce Feldman torches ESPN after leaving to join CBS.

  • Shifting Gears

    Days after announcing huge college deal, UPS appears ready to drop primary sponsorship of Ragan's Sprint Cup car.

  • Tee Party

    New TV deals with CBS, NBC secure the PGA Tour's near future and allow flexibility to expand digital efforts.

  • The More We Get Together

    Mets targeting family, friends for small investments after cutting off talks with David Einhorn.

  • Enough Is Enough

    Player deaths put onus on NHL to consider changes.

  • Purple People Eater

    Vikings stadium plan in trouble with calls for voter input.

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