Quote of the Day

"I suppose I could stomp my feet and say that’s not fair, but one thing I learned about this business a long time ago is you’re only as good as we are collectively in operating this business. I don’t think that taking another year in the Southeast is that burdensome."
-- NHL Jets co-Owner Mark Chipman, on the league dropping its plans to realign conferences beginning with the '12-13 season. (WINNIPEG SUN, 1/8)
Monday January 9, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 84 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Rocky Mountain High

    Broncos-Steelers overnight rating up 6.1% over comparable game last season

    The Broncos' 29-23 OT win against the Steelers in the late window yesterday on CBS earned a 25.9 overnight Nielsen rating, the highest-rated Wild Card game in 24 years, dating back to a 26.7 overnight for NBC’s Seahawks-Oilers in ’88. The 25.9 rating is up 6.1% from a 24.4 for the comparable Packers-Eagles matchup on Fox last year, and up 37.8% from an 18.8 for CBS’ Ravens-Chiefs broadcast last year, which aired in the early window.

  • Shaking Up The Status Quo?

    The current BCS system could be drastically different in two years.

  • The Division Bell

    NHLPA won't consent to realignment, wants more talk on travel, playoffs.

  • Joining The Party

    Disney family, L.A. investor Ressler emerge as possible bidders for Dodgers.

  • A Day At The Park

    Theme park will let 49ers build stadium, parking lots on site.

  • Fade To Black

    New Vikings Stadium in Arden Hills? It doesn't look good.

  • Putting Himself First

    Packers VP Jason Wied resigns following leave of absence.

  • Burning Down The House

    Jim Rome is leaving ESPN after eight years, with CBS Sports Network his likely landing spot.

  • The Host With The Most

    Charles Barkley's latest "SNL" appearance draws a mixed bag of reviews.

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