Quote of the Day

"We all had a bad feeling about this place in particular just because of the high banking and how easy it was to go flat. We knew it could happen."
-- IndyCar driver Oriol Servia, on the fear of a major crash occuring during yesterday's Izod IndyCar World Championships like the one that claimed Dan Wheldon's life. (AP, 10/17)
Monday October 17, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 26 Print This Issue

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  • Gone Too Soon

    All three network morning shows today led with story about Wheldon's death

    The death of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon during yesterday’s Izod IndyCar World Championships has transcended sports and is being treated as one of the day’s top news stories. All three network morning shows led today with Wheldon’s death. ABC’s “GMA” featured a live interview via satellite with ESPN’s Jamie Little and IndyCar driver Alex Lloyd from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The beginning of the second hour featured ABC’s Ryan Owens reporting live from LVMS. NBC’s George Lewis, CBS' Bill Whitaker and CNN's Carlos Diaz also all reported live from the track this morning. CBS' "The Early Show" included a live report with SI.com's Bruce Martin from the track and former IndyCar driver Lyn St. J ...

  • Split Decision

    With divorce settled, Frank McCourt’s next big foe is Selig.

  • One New Message

    NBA players declare unity but feel they are not getting out their message.

  • Food For Thought

    McDonald's is close to finalizing eight-year extension as IOC TOP sponsor.

  • Patriot Games

    The Patriots' 20-16 win over the Cowboys draws Fox' highest-rated late window since '02.

  • For The Defense

    Henry’s angry defense on Boston radio begins to change tone of Red Sox coverage.

  • Sweet '16

    Jon Gruden signs five-year extension to stay with "MNF."

  • On The Heels Of Change

    UNC goes outside the family in tabbing Cunningham as new AD.

  • Hootin' And Hollerin'

    FAU opens new on-campus stadium to a near-sellout crowd.

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