Quote of the Day

"The fact that they just tore me apart was just heartbreaking. They didn’t even do their research. They called me the ‘Anna Kournikova of track.’ I am the American record-holder indoors. I have two world indoor titles and just because I don’t boast about these things I don’t think I should be ripped apart by media."
-- U.S. hurdler Lolo Jones, appearing on the verge of tears, discussing the N.Y. Times article that debated her marketability against her on-track success. ("Today," NBC, 8/8)
Wednesday August 8, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 235 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Ladies First

    The U.S. female swimmers won 14 medals overall and eight Gold Medals

    U.S. women's soccer F Alex Morgan's 123rd-minute goal against Canada in the semifinals Monday "served as an exclamation point to 10 days of unprecedented dominance by American female athletes and an affirmation on the 40th anniversary of Title IX that women have made great strides in sports," according to Michelle Kaufman of the MIAMI HERALD. As of yesterday evening, the U.S. women "had outperformed the U.S. men, winning 20 gold medals to the men's 10, and 36 overall to 29." Sports Management Resources President Donna Lopiano said, "There is no doubt in anybody's mind this is a direct function of our having the strongest sports law in the world as far as gender equity." The American female swimmers "had their most successful meet since the ...

  • Blocked Shot

    Global community rails against Stern's idea on Olympic changes.

  • I Shall Call It Mini Me

    BMW's in-stadium Minis raising concerns about sponsor activation in Games venues.

  • Boston Flee Party

    One writer calls on John Henry to sell Red Sox, who are "growing more unlikeable by the day."

  • The Roar Of The Lions

    Penn State drops just two two spots in CLC's annual rankings for '11-12 school year.

  • Can You Keep A Secret?

    Bob Iger hints at ESPN's global strategy in Disney earnings call.

  • Calling On The Lefty

    Phil Mickelson says he is a "substantial" investor in the O'Malley group's bid for the Padres.

  • Royal Flush

    All eyes are on leagues' battle with NJ over sports betting.

  • Presidential Party

    Jordan, Stern and other ballers set to host Obama fundraiser.

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug