Quote of the Day

"It is a phenomenon and when you have these things, whether it's a Tiger Woods or a Tim Tebow ... you sort of hang on and hope the ride lasts a long time."
-- CBS Sports Chair Sean McManus, on the growing interest in Broncos QB Tim Tebow. ("The Jim Rome Show," 1/11)
Thursday January 12, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 87 Print This Issue

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  • Have A Little Faith In Me

    The ESPN Sports Poll found that Broncos QB Tim Tebow during the month of December became the 11th person to top the list of America’s favorite professional athletes since the poll launched in '94 -- and the fastest to make it to No. 1. Three percent of respondents ages 12+ said that Tebow was their favorite active athlete, followed by Lakers G Kobe Bryant (2%). A total of 1,502 people were polled. ESPN Sports Poll founder Rich Luker said to THE DAILY the speed with which Tebow "made it to number one is impressive," as it took Tiger Woods three years to get to to top, Heat F LeBron James "eight years and Kobe Bryant 11 years to make it to the top for the first time." Luker noted Basketball HOFer Michael Jordan ...

  • Engine Troubles

    Pistons this season seeing the team's lowest average attendance in 30 years.

  • Talk Of The Town

    MLB owners meet in Ariz., and an A's move to San Jose is on the "unofficial agenda."

  • Staying In The Dugout

    Dodgers are drawing a lot of bidders, but Fox isn't one.

  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

    The Winter X Games begin in two weeks, but will this year's event mark the last time Aspen plays host?

  • Travel Plans

    Pure Michigan signs on to title sponsor MIS Sprint Cup race.

  • So Fresh, So Clean

    Environmental group The Sierra Club is sponsoring upcoming hoops games at Kentucky, Indiana.

  • Deals For $1,000, Alex

    Analysts look at just what MLB's Bud Selig, PGA Tour's Tim Finchem have left to accomplish.

  • That'll Leave A Mark

    Yahoo’s Silver compares Raiders' Mark Davis to "Tommy Boy."

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