Quote of the Day

"You can make a case that because of Bountygate, because of the hit the franchise (took), he might have had more leverage in this negotiation than any NFL player has ever had at any time."
-- N.Y. Daily News columnist Mike Lupica, on QB Drew Brees signing a five-year, $100M deal to stay with the Saints. ("The Sports Reporters," ESPN, 7/15)
Monday July 16, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 218 Print This Issue

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  • Dropping The Gloves

    Fehr made it clear that salary rollbacks "aren't going to happen under his watch"

    The NHL BOG met in Toronto Friday and sources said that the league is "not only demanding the players accept a cut in their percentage of the gross from the current 57 percent to 46 percent, but also recalculating the definition of Hockey Related Revenue so the pot from which the owners and players share would be drastically reduced," according to Larry Brooks of the N.Y. POST. In addition, the NHL proposal "would reduce the team ceiling (the cap number) from the current $8 million over the midpoint to $4 million over the midpoint while maintaining the club floor at $8 million below the midpoint." Reports indicated that the NHL -- "which declared a record $3.2 billion in revenue for 2011-12 -- is calling for a five-year term limit on all co ...

  • Born In The USA

    Ralph Lauren says Team USA unis for '14 will be made in U.S.

  • Over Before It Begins

    Pac-12, Big Ten call off scheduling agreement set to start in '17.

  • Coming Up Roses

    Rose Bowl will get $80M a year from ESPN for media rights.

  • Pirates' Booty

    The Buccaneers announced they will take full advantage of the NFL's new relaxed blackout policy.

  • Jolt From Bolt

    Puma looks to Usain Bolt to shift the company's focus from lifestyle clothing to sportswear.

  • Leap Of Faith

    Packers propose "ambitious" renovation of Lambeau Field Atrium.

  • Ready Or Not, Here We Come

    London Games officials brace for first Olympic arrivals at Heathrow Airport.

  • Brow Down

    Hornets rookie Anthony Davis signs first pro endorsement deal in agreement with Nike.

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