Quote of the Day

"Things are bad. It's like dictators, you know. You know, in America, we really don't believe in them."
– Bears CB D.J. Moore, on the growing divide between NFL players and Commissioner Roger Goodell. (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 82)
Thursday August 2, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 231 Print This Issue

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  • Time To Act Responsible

    Goodell said he is disturbed by the increased number of NFL player arrests

    While the NFL has been "quiet publicly" about a string of player arrests recently, privately, Commissioner Roger Goodell "has been working with the union to solve the mess," according to Mike Freeman of CBSSPORTS.com. Goodell last week met with NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith, and the meeting "was kept mostly quiet but it could be one of the most important of both men's tenure." Goodell said, "We are going to do some things to combat this problem because some of the numbers on DUIs and domestic violence are going up and that disturbs me. When there's a pattern of mistakes, something has got to change." Player arrests in recent years "are rising, going from 42 in 2010, 44 in 2011 and 48 so far this year." Goodell said that he wants to "streng ...

  • Numbers Game

    Media's tone changes as NBC’s Olympic ratings, biz on the rise.

  • Utah Blaze

    Why is Salt Lake City an Olympic TV hotbed? Can you guess which city rates No. 2?

  • Hanging By A Moment

    Boris Johnson is reveling in the Olympic spotlight, even when he's left dangling from a zip line.

  • Direct From Gotham City

    Dale Jr.'s "Dark Knight Rises" paint scheme tops latest diecast sales list.

  • Cracks In The Ice

    Are first fissures forming in NHL talks over team statements?

  • Building Blocks

    The Penguins call on AEG's experience as an event promoter to manage Consol Energy Center.

  • Kauff Syrup

    Royals, county at odds over spending of taxpayer funding.

  • You Can Call Me Al

    Mysterious Haymon tops Yahoo list of boxing’s most powerful.

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