Quote of the Day

"Zdeno, you said you won't be picking all right wingers. Does this mean you won't be picking Tim Thomas?"
– The Globe & Mail's David Shoalts, after Bruins D Zdeno Chara said his strategy for Thursday's NHL All-Star Game draft would be to choose from all positions and not load up on talent from one position, like right wing. (NYTIMES.com, 1/26)
Friday January 27, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 98 Print This Issue

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  • On The Clock

    LOCOG will have combination force of police, military and security guards

    The Opening Ceremony of the London Games is exactly six months away, and LOCOG still has some “major challenges -- transportation and security -- but organizers say that long before the final torch is lit ... they’ll be ready to go,” according to NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk. The “main venues are finished, on budget and on time.” Gosk: “Among the highlights of the $11 billion project: A sleek velodrome; an aquatic center christened with a dive from one of Britain's Gold Medal hopefuls, Tom Daley; and the centerpiece, the main stadium that will hold 80,000 cheering fans.” A “massive operation is getting ready” in terms of security. There will be a “combination force of police ...

  • This Space Available

    Super Bowl advertisers show less enthusiasm for NBC's live stream than sold-out TV broadcast.

  • The Bear Necessities

    Coca-Cola's polar bears are returning to Super Bowl spots, though the game will dictate which ads air.

  • Bueller? Bueller?

    Matthew Broderick reprises role as Ferris Bueller for Honda CR-V Super Bowl spot.

  • Cold Hard Facts

    Who's not at the NHL All-Star game in Ottawa is drawing as many headlines as who is there.

  • Power Play

    NBC Sports Net sees 11% boost in NHL viewership.

  • Bucking The Trend

    Bucs "think outside the box," name Greg Schiano head coach.

  • Scream Queens

    Aussie women's final features game's "two loudest screamers."

  • On Broadway

    HBO tackles Joe Namath's celebrated life with a new documentary.

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