Quote of the Day

"That’s part of the sport. We get paid huge money to do it and most of the time you get paid big money it comes with a lot of risks involved and we’re compensated. We know that risk when we step on the ice so you go along with it, so everybody just shut up!"
-- NHL Panthers RW Krys Barch, on talks to eliminate head shots from the game. (SUN-SENTINEL.com, 3/12)
Tuesday March 13, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 130 Print This Issue

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  • Ready To Rock

    Northwestern Mutual is rolling out its largest marketing campaign during March Madness

    Northwestern Mutual Dir of Brand & Advertising Chad Dern, whose company is the NCAA's newest corporate partner, says that during this year's men's basketball tournament the company will roll out its "largest marketing and advertising initiative" yet. The financial service provider's 20-story home office in Milwaukee tonight will be lit to spell out "NCAA," and when the NCAA tournament’s “First Four” games begin on truTV tonight, they will be presented by Northwestern. That is quite a change in approach for what used to be known as “the quiet company.” Dern: “It’s really exciting around the office today. It’s a milestone for us, and at a company that’s 155 years old, you don’t h ...

  • Signing Off?

    Erin Andrews' future at ESPN is up in the air, as she has no current scheduled assignments.

  • On The Infield

    Dodgers bidders down to six as MLB eliminates Alan Casden.

  • Crying Wolff

    Lew Wolff says rumors the A's are on the market are "made up."

  • If The Shoe Fits

    Nike brands sponsor 52 of 68 teams at the NCAA men's tourney, down from 55 last year.

  • Caught Offsides

    The NFL comes down hard on Redskins, Cowboys for front-loading contracts during the uncapped '10 season.

  • Their Luck Runs Out

    The Mass Lottery will not come out with a new Red Sox-themed scratch game this year.

  • Leader Of The Pack

    Blue Jackets lead NHL Western Conference in attendance gains this year despite abysmal record.

  • Driving Off

    NASCAR Media President Paul Brooks will step down May 4.

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