Quote of the Day

"I think he is the No. 1 celebrity in the state of Virginia."
-- Virginia Gutter Inc. Owner Ryan Boitnott, on Virginia Tech football coach and company spokesperson Frank Beamer. (ROANOKE TIMES, 9/30)
Friday September 30, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 15 Print This Issue

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  • Around The Horn

    MLB regular-season game audiences were a mixed bag among national TV partners in ’11. Fox once again averaged a 1.8 rating and 2.7 million viewers for its Saturday regional coverage, flat in ratings compared to the last two seasons, but slightly up in viewership. The net’s three primetime windows helped buoy the numbers again this year. ESPN averaged a 1.5 U.S. rating and 2.3 million viewers for its 23 exclusive “Sunday Night Baseball” telecasts, up 7% and 5%, respectively, from a 1.4 rating and 2.177 million viewers last year (24 telecasts). The net’s Aug. 7 Yankees-Red Sox telecast was the net’s best MLB audience this season with 4.7 million viewers. Overall, ESPN’s 69 regular-season games, which ...

  • Holding Serve

    All England Club CEO Ian Ritchie reportedly the frontrunner to lead the ATP World Tour at a crucial time.

  • Now Or Never

    Cancelation of regular season NBA games possible if progress not made this weekend.

  • Back In Court

    Former Liverpool Owners suing Fenway Sports Group over ouster from EPL club.

  • Beware Of Dog

    Congress wants to know why NFL, union delayed HGH testing.

  • Can You Feel The Beat?

    Coca-Cola taps British music producer Mark Ronson to lead global marketing campaign around '12 London Games.

  • Landing On The Green

    Tiger Woods' commitment to play in next week's Frys.com Open has driven ticket sales to an all-time high.

  • Brazilian Getaway

    A weekend in Rio de Janeiro with GMR's Celso Schvartzer.

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