Quote of the Day

"I've never been as ashamed of the sport of boxing as I am tonight. I'm going to make a lot of money on the rematch, but this was outrageous."
-- Top Rank Chair Bob Arum, who promotes both Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao, on Bradley's controversial split decision win over Pacquiao. (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 6/10)
Monday June 11, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 191 Print This Issue

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  • The Mane Event

    Belmont Stakes saw second-largest day for on-track wagers

    A total of 85,811 fans trekked to Belmont Park for the third leg of the Triple Crown, “the sixth largest crowd ever to attend a day at the races there,” according to Steve Myrick of the THOROUGHBRED TIMES. That figure marked the "largest crowd ever to attend the Belmont Stakes when, as it turned out, there was no Triple Crown on the line.” NYRA said that it “expected more than 100,000 fans," but that was before the unexpected withdrawal of I'll Have Another. Track officials reported $13.8M in wagers on-track, "second only" to the $14.5M bet in '04, when 120,139 attended the event to see Smarty Jones fall short of the Triple Crown. NYRA said total handle from all sources for the 13-race card was $96.5M, the "third lar ...

  • Selling The Drama

    ABC, ESPN riding ratings momentum into the NBA Finals after another record for Heat-Celtics.

  • Take A Licking

    Timothy Bradley's controversial defeat of Manny Pacquiao marks the latest black eye for boxing.

  • Mining For Gold

    Some 49ers fans upset that prices of reserved seats will double at new stadium.

  • Bird's Eye View

    Twitter makes its foray into TV advertising with NASCAR-themed ads during Pocono 400.

  • Protect This House

    Baltimore-based Under Armour signs 10-year deal for naming rights to Ravens' training facility.

  • Pooling Of Interests

    With a growing endorsement portfolio, Ryan Lochte is in line to be America's next Olympic superstar.

  • Tales From The AL East

    Yanks plan for post-Stubhub era; Red Sox set sellout record; Phillies fans take Camden Yards.

  • Tying The Knot

    CBS' Jim Nantz weds Courtney Richards on the seventh hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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