Quote of the Day

"I really learned how a reality show can hurt a personal life. It all depends how they want to put a spin on it. If the producers or the guy that cuts and edits, if he wants to bash somebody or if he wants to make it look bad he can definitely do that."
-- Marlins P Heath Bell, on his participation in Showtime's "The Franchise." (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 8/22)
Wednesday August 22, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 248 Print This Issue

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  • Best Buds

    The deal marks A-B’s biggest sponsorship and extends its 33-year MLB partnership

    Anheuser-Busch and MLB Properties today announced a six-year renewal of the sponsorship agreement that designates Budweiser as the official beer sponsor of MLB. As part of the sponsorship, A-B will have exclusive rights within the malt beverage category to use MLB marks and logos. Budweiser also will be presenting sponsor of MLB Opening Week and the Player of the Month awards, as well as a cornerstone partner of the MLB Fan Cave. New in '12, Budweiser will be the presenting sponsor of the first-ever Wild Card Games, the single-elimination games between the two Wild Card teams from each league that will be played on Oct. 5 ( A-B ). MARKETWATCH's Sam Mamudi notes the deal "is the Budweiser brand’s biggest sponsorship and extends their ...

  • Super Mario

    Bills season-ticket sales up by nearly 6,000 from '11 season.

  • California Love

    USC unveils $70M John McKay student center, complete with facilities to appeal to recruits.

  • Devils In The Details

    Arizona State proposes on-campus retail, restaurant facility.

  • Staying Hydrated

    Gymnast Aly Raisman inks her first post-Olympics deal with Poland Spring water.

  • Bio Blast

    Joe Posnanski's book on Paterno hits shelves to lukewarm sales around State College.

  • Getting Off The Hock

    Showtime airing "Franchise" finale tonight, and it cannot come soon enough for some Marlins.

  • German Engineering

    Bundesliga tops world soccer league attendance; MLS 8th.

  • Morning Glory

    Michael Strahan reportedly ready to fill Regis Philbin's shoes on "Live!" every morning.

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