Quote of the Day

"Things aren’t perfect and easy, no. But a lot of people would like to have our problems."
NASCAR Chair & CEO Brian France, on the organization’s declining ticket sales revenue (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 7/8)
Monday July 9, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 213 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Great First Serve

    This year's match was up 48% over last year's Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal men's final

    ESPN earned a 3.1 overnight Nielsen rating for Roger Federer’s win over Andy Murray in yesterday’s men's final at Wimbledon from 9:00am-2:15pm ET, up 48% from a 2.1 overnight last year on NBC for Novak Djokovic’ win over Rafael Nadal. The 3.1 rating is also up from a 1.9 rating in ’10 for Nadal’s win over Tomas Berdych. Meanwhile, ESPN earned a 2.5 overnight for Serena Williams’ defeat of Agnieszka Radwanska in the Wimbledon women's final on Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm ET, up 14% from a 2.2 rating on NBC last year for Petra Kvitova’s win over Maria Sharapova. For the complete Saturday Wimbledon window from 9:00-2:00pm, ESPN earned a 2.0 overnight, up from NBC’s 1.8 rating last year. The &rsq ...

  • Blazing New Trails

    Blazers' Larry Miller resigns, will rejoin Nike's Jordan Brand.

  • Democratic Process

    ESPN programs will soon feature more political ads thanks to new deal with NCC Media.

  • Under Caution

    NASCAR points to economic woes as the reason for big drop in ticket sales in recent years.

  • Going For Broke

    NBA columnist writes free agent model isn’t broken, it’s owners “who are willing to be mediocre” that is problem.

  • Feeling The Impact

    MLS Impact reduce ticket prices after miscalculating the market.

  • The Individual Mandate

    UFC will expand fighters' health insurance coverage to include pre-existing injuries, conditions.

  • Reaping The Rewards

    Andy Murray may have lost the Wimbledon final, but his run could result in more sponsorships.

  • By George!

    ESPN's Bodenheimer watches Wimbledon from Royal Box.

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug