Quote of the Day

"We can’t allow entertainment, commercial or celebrity interests to overrun sport at all levels. Believe me, I’m not against commerce. And I’m not against celebrity. But we can’t let it overrun everything at every level. If we do so, we will fail to accomplish at each level what we are responsible for accomplishing. For all of us who benefit from professional sports, let’s be certain to recognize -- without having to be paid to do so -- the impact and value of supporting youth, collegiate and Olympic sports."
-- Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. (THE DAILY)
Thursday May 24, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 181 Print This Issue

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