Quote of the Day

"Maybe this was their plan the whole time, to sign all these guys to these big contracts knowing full well they’re not going to pay the value of them."
-- Wild C Zach Parise, who signed a 13-year, $98M deal during the offseason, on the owners rejecting three counteroffers from the NHLPA. (STARTRIBUNE.com, 10/18)
Friday October 19, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 28 Print This Issue

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  • American (League) Made

    ALCS Game 4's 30.6 rating in Detroit was its best postseason figure this year

    TBS wrapped up the ALCS Thursday with the Tigers’ sweep of the Yankees. The four-game set, which included two day games and two primetime games, averaged a 4.5 overnight Nielsen rating, up 36% from the six-game Cardinals-Brewers NLCS last year on the net. That series had five primetime games and only one day game. Thursday afternoon’s ALCS Game 4 drew a 4.1 overnight from 4:00-7:45pm. The game drew a 30.6 local rating in Detroit, which is the market’s best figure for a postseason game this year. N.Y. earned an 8.7 local rating. Meanwhile, a non-competitive game and competition from “Thursday Night Football” led to a sharp drop for Fox’ NLCS Game 4 on Thursday night. The Cardinals’ 8-1 win over the ...

  • Questions Abound

    Will things get "ugly" or is there a path to 50-50 deal? And why didn't Fehr run the numbers?

  • Fine Print

    What will Fichtenbaum change as Time Inc. Sports Group Editor?

  • What The People Want

    White Sox, Toronto FC appease fans by reducing tix prices.

  • Hungry For Seconds

    Salt Lake City is encouraged to submit a bid for the '26 Winter Games.

  • When The Dust Settles....

    LeBron among NBA stars who will have to revamp their pregame rituals under new point of emphasis.

  • Still The One

    The curious PR game continues with Go Daddy and Danica.

  • My Kinda Party

    Jason Aldean to play Fenway, Wrigley next spring.

  • Scott's Turf

    The USOC CEO is making family time a priority this weekend.

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