Quote of the Day

"You are talking about a 10 percent reduction in payroll. I don't see that as an outrageous concept. I never have."
-- Yankees Managing General Partner & co-Chair Hal Steinbrenner, reiterating his plan to cut the Yankees' payroll before the '14 season. (ESPNNY.com, 10/1)
Tuesday October 2, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 15 Print This Issue

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  • Double Play

    Fox reportedly can move its LCS game to cable, but World Series will stay on broadcast

    MLB today officially announced its media rights extensions with Fox and Turner worth $6.8B over eight years. As part of new deals, Fox will average $525M per year for its package, which includes the World Series, All-Star Game, one LCS and two LDS. Turner will average $325M a year for its package that includes one LCS, two LDS, 13 regular-season, exclusive Sunday afternoon games and more digital rights. Including the $700M per year deal that ESPN signed in August, MLB will make $12.4B from its media rights over eight years, more than doubling its annual media rights haul to $1.55B per year. MLB Network will pick up at least two games from Fox' LDS package. Sources said the net will pay Fox $30M per year for those games. Some changes in the ...

  • Message Heard Loud And Clear

    The Australian Open increases its total purse to AU$30M.

  • Have A Seat

    Falcons consider funding new stadium with PSL sales.

  • Another Man's Shoes

    Wade's rumored move from Jordan to Li-Ning confirmed.

  • Life In The Fast Lane

    Quicken Loans doubles its race commitment for Ryan Newman's No. 39 car next season.

  • The Shirt Off His Back

    Derek Jeter once again leads all MLB players in jersey sales; Harper and Trout make top five.

  • Three's Company

    A-10 doubles hoops exposure with new eight-year TV deal spanning three networks.

  • Running With The Devils

    Duke's Wallace Wade Stadium is set for a face-lift.

  • On The Move?

    Colorado St. eyeing on-campus football stadium; DePaul talking about new Chicago arena.

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