Quote of the Day

"If we lock a few Phillies fans out, so be it. They can be angry all they want."
-- Nationals COO Andrew Feffer, on limiting group sales for a May series against the Phillies as part of the team's Take Back the Park campaign. (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 2/28)
Wednesday February 29, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 121 Print This Issue

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  • Rising Tide

    Crews used the powdered detergent to clean jet fuel leaked by the damaged dryer

    NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya’s crash into a truck hauling a jet dryer during the Daytona 500 on Sunday “ended up giving Tide huge sums of money in free advertising,” according to Kristi Dosh of ESPN.com. Crews used the powdered detergent “to clean jet fuel leaked by the damaged dryer, giving the brand exposure for at least a half hour on national television.” Tide got the free advertising “without being a NASCAR sponsor.” NASCAR said that Tide is “not an official partner, and officials are not aware of any sponsorships with drivers, either, although parent company Procter & Gamble is involved with the sport.” While the Twitterverse was “abuzz with Tide mentions, the @Tide ...

  • Getting Face Time

    Facebook will stream coverage of ESPN3 conference tournaments.

  • Politically Correct

    NFL avoids conflict with DNC, will open season on a Wednesday.

  • Shipping Out

    There will not be an encore of last year's Carrier Classic in San Diego.

  • Trading Rings For Links

    NBC Olympic producer Molly Solomon to be Golf Channel Exec Producer.

  • The Caged Bird Sings

    Will Keselowski’s Daytona Twitter binge be a game changer for sports and social media?

  • Riddle Me This

    John Moores has "no clue" what's holding up his Padres deal.

  • Lern-ing Curve

    Aston Villa loses US$86.1M during last fiscal year, a record under Randy Lerner.

  • Grip It And Grin It

    PGA Tour picked pros for Brian Roberts, Mike Glenn at Pebble Beach for a reason.

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