Quote of the Day

"I've been hearing that we should strike while the iron is hot, as though Jeremy's a one-hit wonder. People don't know what we should do, but they're on TV pretending they do. "
-- NBA agent Roger Montgomery, who reps Knicks G Jeremy Lin. (N.Y. TIMES, 3/10)
Monday March 12, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 129 Print This Issue

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  • The 68 Sound

    Overnight ratings are down for CBS' NCAA men's selection show on Sunday

    CBS earned a 4.0 overnight Nielsen rating for the NCAA men’s basketball selection show yesterday from 6:00-7:00pm ET, down 9% from a 4.4 rating last year. That figure is also down from a 4.8 overnight in both ’10 and ’09. ESPN also earned a 1.4 overnight for its "Bracketology" show from 7:00-9:00pm, down 22% from a 1.8 rating last year ( Austin Karp, THE DAILY ). In Tampa, Tom Jones writes CBS' selection show is "good for one thing: revealing the bracket." Expecting "anything more has become unrealistic." CBS "drags out the announcements so long that there is very little time left in the hour show to really dive into the brackets." The "Infiniti NCAA Hardcourt Brackets" show on truTV after the CBS show was ...

  • Plot Twist

    Two groups want to buy A's, keep team in Oakland -- but Lew Wolff says club "isn't for sale."

  • What's My Name?

    Whitecaps, sponsor Bell threatened with legal action over "Bell Pitch" name for BC Place.

  • Summer Solstice

    NHL labor talks won't begin in earnest until season ends.

  • Loving Cup

    The NHL this week is debuting its newest postseason marketing campaign.

  • Still Raring To Go

    Dodge says it has no plans to leave NASCAR despite Penske's withdrawal.

  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody

    U.S. ice dancers Meryl Davis, Charlie White hope to break through into public consciousness.

  • Stop And Go Route

    AFL gets players back after brief labor standoff.

  • Too Big To Fail?

    Did Epic Poker League grow too quickly to succeed?

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