Quote of the Day

"Over 215 million people watched the Olympics on NBC. To give you an idea of how big that is, that is 215 million more people than usual that watch NBC."
-- NBC's Jay Leno. ("The Tonight Show," NBC, 8/13)
Tuesday August 14, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 239 Print This Issue

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  • On The Mark

    Aresco reportedly is leaving CBS Sports to become Big East Commissioner

    CBS Sports Exec VP/Programming Mike Aresco “will be officially announced” later this afternoon as the new Big East Commissioner, according to sportswriter Mark Blaudschun. Aresco has been “a guiding force in CBS’s college coverage and will be placed to guide the Big East through its new televison pact.” Although there were reports that ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas “had jumped into the mix, those proved to be just that -- rumors.” Another possibility “that emerged late Monday night was Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick,” but he “quickly took his name out of the mix.” There was speculation surrounding Big East Senior Associate Commissioner for Football &a ...

  • Numbers Never Lie

    From daytime to primetime, the download on NBC's Oly ratings.

  • Coast To Coast

    From Salt Lake to Charlotte, how the Games fared locally.

  • Submerged In Success

    Michael Phelps appears in ads for French fashion label Louis Vuitton.

  • Grab A Seat On The Couch

    U.S. Olympians already making appearances on the talk show circuit.

  • Cancellation Notice

    Rams officials cancel planned London games in ‘13 and ‘14.

  • Stars And Stripes

    How long is NFL comfortable keeping replacement referees?

  • A Tale Of Two Cities

    Despite similar records, there is a noticeable disparity at the gate for the A's, Giants.

  • Respect My Authority

    MMA brand RYU tabs former Sports Authority exec David Campisi as CEO.

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