Quote of the Day

"I feel for those guys out there. They have been thrown into the fire on the biggest stage in the world. They're on a Fox national game and every mistake is being magnified. "
-- Ravens C Matt Birk, on the NFL's replacement refs. (Baltimore SUN, 8/18)
Monday August 20, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 246 Print This Issue

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  • First Time For Everything

    Rice will receive her green jacket when Augusta National opens in the fall

    Augusta National Golf Club has invited former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina-based financier Darla Moore to become its first female members "when the club opens for a new season in October," according to Doug Ferguson of the AP. Augusta National Chair Billy Payne said that consideration for new members "is deliberate and private, and that Rice and Moore were not treated differently from other new members." However, he "took the rare step of announcing two of the latest members to join because of the historical significance." He said in a statement, "It will be a proud moment when we present Condoleezza and Darla their green jackets when the club opens this fall. This is a significant and positive time in our clu ...

  • High Hopes

    NHL, NHLPA prepare for another round of talks this week.

  • Fast Translation

    Daytona 500 to be broadcast in Spanish for first time as part of deal with Fox Deportes.

  • Sugar And Spice

    Maria Sharapova's new candy line Sugarpova makes its debut.

  • Movin' On Up

    Sources: Jim Bell set to get a promotion after London Games.

  • The Place To Be

    Robert Kraft wants to expand Patriot Place to include housing units, a hotel.

  • Putting Its Best Foot Forward

    Foot Locker continues its run of success with a 59% jump in Q2 profits.

  • Head Games

    Sporting News takes a week-long look at NFL concussions.

  • Fear The Beard

    British Olympic hero Mo Farah signs on as the newest spokesperson for Virgin Media.

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