Quote of the Day
"Neither one wanted to make the financial investment to make it into what it could have become. It was a textbook example of how not to do a network in that you have two equal, 50 percent owners."-- Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson, on recently shut down network The Mtn. being co-owned by CBS and Comcast. (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 7/26)
Learfield Sports, the multimedia rights holder at Penn State, said it will not immediately seek to restructure its contract with the athletic department in the aftermath of the NCAA’s harsh penalties against the PSU football program. Learfield President & CEO Greg Brown said yesterday he is taking “a wait-and-see approach” on how his company’s business might be impacted by the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the fallout from the sanctions. “Penn State is certainly one of our larger properties and it’s very significant to us,” Brown said. “But I don’t lay awake at night worrying about whether Penn State will treat us fairly. Does this create stress? Yes. Are we worried about it? Yes. But P ...
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The Marlins claim trading Hanley Ramirez to the Dodgers is not a sign of another fire sale.
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