Quote of the Day

"The world is convinced that's all we do, that's all the NCAA cares about, that's all presidents care about, that's all you care about. How many times have you read that in the past 10 days alone: That's all this is about; this is about money."
-- NCAA President Mark Emmert, on college ADs allowing speculation about conference realignment to focus on financial matters. (USA TODAY, 9/27)
Tuesday September 27, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 12 Print This Issue

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  • Snow Business

    The NHL yesterday “formally announced the Flyers and Citizens Bank Park as the hosts for the 2012 Winter Classic against the Rangers, to be played on Jan. 2" at 1:00pm ET, according to Frank Seravalli of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. The league held a news conference at Citizens Bank Park, which “featured a makeshift rink dashed across the bases.” Ticket information for the 43,500-seat ballpark “has not yet been released, though Flyers season-ticketholders will have the option to purchase as many tickets as seats they own.” Rangers fans “will have an option to purchase tickets through the Rangers, and all remaining fans will be able to enter a lottery to purchase tickets.” The Winter Classic “ ...

  • The Blueprint

    Jay-Z will help create Brooklyn Nets' new jerseys for move in '12.

  • Golden Boy

    Warriors to introduce Rick Welts as new President & COO.

  • Realignment Priorities

    NCAA's Emmert upset realignment talk has focused on financial issues.

  • 'Boys Will Be 'Boys

    Cowboys' lone appearance on "MNF" this season delivers first week-to-week ratings gain for ESPN.

  • United We Stand

    Fisher preaches unity, patience in open letter to players.

  • Holding Court

    Pistons President calls for aggressive changes to Palace.

  • Weighing In

    FC Barcelona players say Nike jerseys too heavy when sweat-soaked.

  • Survey Says

    SGMA data shows team sports participation rose last year.

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