Quote of the Day

"Nobody at the time wanted to pay the bill for him. That’s just how simple it was."
-- Richard Petty Motorsports Owner Richard Petty, on why the NASCAR team did not pursue Kurt Busch to drive the No. 43 Sprint Cup car for the '12 season. (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 1/12)
Friday January 13, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 88 Print This Issue

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  • The Eye Of The Storm

    Broncos-Patriots could top ratings records despite being played on Saturday night

    The Broncos-Patriots AFC Divisional playoff game Saturday night on CBS is projected to draw "enormous -- and possibly record-setting -- Nielsen ratings," according to Chad Finn of the BOSTON GLOBE. The barrage of numbers that "suggests this game will be a ratings behemoth is relentless." It is "not out of the realm of possibility that tomorrow’s game tops last year’s Patriots-Jets matchup as the most-watched divisional playoff game ever." CBS' Phil Simms, who will call the game with Jim Nantz, said, "If you took our game, this Patriots and Denver game, and we put it on at 4:30 on Sunday, it would definitely be all time, especially if the outcome is in jeopardy. But it being Saturday night, I don’t know" ( BOSTON GLOBE, 1/ ...

  • Return Of The Mac

    McDonald's renews its TOP sponsorship with the IOC through the '20 Olympics.

  • Finding The Fairway

    FedEx reportedly close to re-upping with PGA Tour for season-long points race.

  • Hurry Up And Wait

    Emotions high as vote to approve Padres sale to Moorad tabled.

  • Quick Change

    Usain Bolt mocks Sir Richard Branson in new ad campaign for Virgin Media.

  • Say Hello To The Spotlight

    Shahid Khan's definition of a true fan is creating a mini-controversy in Jacksonville.

  • Taking A Pass

    College bowl games saw a 15% viewership drop from last season.

  • The Sound And The Fury

    Many entry-level UFC participants claim they are "fighting for crumbs."

  • That's Levitation, Holmes

    Could Scott Van Pelt land at NBC Sports Net when deal expires?

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