Quote of the Day

"Great drivers are hard to come by. But in this current climate, money’s harder. You can find another driver. It’s hard to find more money. I hope it doesn’t get to that point for Kyle Busch."
-- ESPN's Marty Smith, on M&M's issuing a statement over the weekend that it was "disappointed" in Busch's actions during Friday's Camping World Truck Series race that resulted in him being benched for Sunday's Sprint Cup race. ("NASCAR Now," ESPN2, 11/7)
Tuesday November 8, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 43 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Tick, Tick, Tick....

    A group of NBA owners "held a conference call Monday to express their displeasure with the 50/50 revenue offer" NBA Commissioner David Stern presented to the NBPA Saturday night. The deal, which the union "sees as an 'ultimatum' offer, calls for players to receive anywhere between 49 and 51 percent of basketball-related income."

  • Courting Compromise

    MLB agrees to auction plan for Dodgers, the "biggest of several concessions" made to McCourt.

  • Back For More

    Best Buy purchases 30-second Super Bowl spot for second year.

  • Don't Believe The Hype

    Royals deny reports of selling naming rights, though team says it needs to consider all sources of income.

  • The Road To Indianapolis

    Visa's latest promo to support its NFL sponsorship includes sweepstakes for trip to Super Bowl XLVI.

  • Break On Through

    UFC hopes Fox debut this weekend can bring MMA into the mainstream sports consciousness.

  • Let's Go Bowling

    College HOF's Gary Stokan steps down, will focus on Chick-fil-A Bowl duties.

  • Riding A High

    NFL Net sees best distribution numbers since '06.

  • Looks Can Be Deceiving

    Raiders fans hope new PR initiative will help clear up negative perceptions.

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