Quote of the Day

"Last night I’m trying to think about Howard Cosell saying, ‘Hello again everyone and welcome to Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California. The end of civilization as we know it.'"
-- NBC's Al Michaels, on Qualcomm Stadium being temporarily renamed Snapdragon Stadium to promote the company’s new product. ("Ravens-Chargers," NBC, 12/18)
Monday December 19, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 72 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Patriot Games

    CBS won the night in primetime behind 33-minute NFL overrun

    CBS earned a 19.5 overnight Nielsen rating for its NFL national window yesterday afternoon, which featured Patriots-Broncos in 79% of markets. That rating marks the best NFL overnight on any net this season and best regular-season figure since CBS earned a 22.5 overnight for Patriots-Colts in Nov. ’07.

  • Turn It Over

    NASCAR close to reclaiming digital rights from Turner Sports.

  • Raising The Flag

    New Jaguars owner wants to "actively pursue" international game.

  • One Big Headache

    Are the NHL's rising concussion numbers a statistical coincidence or evidence of an epidemic?

  • Dragon Juice

    Snapdragon Stadium makes its debut in San Diego.

  • Making His Mark

    N.Y. Times looks at how Mark Lazarus is putting the Ebersol era “behind NBC."

  • Seeing Is Believing

    Senators fans are getting their wish, as the team will debut a new scoreboard next week.

  • A Pirates' Life For Me

    The Pirates' annual fan fest draws near-record crowd in its December debut.

  • Dry Ice

    Florida DOT sponsors NHL Panthers game, so team limits alcohol sales.

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