Quote of the Day

"When you have a good alternative, at some point you take the alternative."
-- Islanders Owner Charles Wang, on the team moving to Barclays Center in '15-16 instead of building a new arena on Long Island. (NEWSDAY, 10/25)
Thursday October 25, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 32 Print This Issue

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  • Panda Power

    World Series opener leads Fox to best primetime figure since "Idol" finale

    The Tigers-Giants World Series opener last night earned the second-lowest Game 1 overnight on record. Fox earned an 8.8 overnight from 8:00-11:30pm ET, down 8% from a 9.6 for Cardinals-Rangers Game 1 last year. It marks the second-lowest World Series opener ever, behind only the Cardinals-Tigers opener in ’06, which aired on a Saturday night. Last night’s game peaked during the 9:00pm and 9:30pm half-hours with a 9.7 rating. The telecast started with a 7.5 rating in the 8:00pm half-hour and was only down 3% heading into the 10:00pm hour, when a lopsided score led the net to finish with a 7.5 rating in the 11:00pm half-hour. Despite the lower overall number, Fox did win the night among all nets, averaging a 9 ...

  • City Slickers

    The Islanders may have some long-term stability after agreeing to move to Barclays Center.

  • Turning Up The Heat

    Is Fehr’s strategy to have league “sweat it out" a bit more?

  • Baseball Down Under?

    MLB reportedly planning to start '14 season in Australia.

  • Clearing The Air

    Mariners issue apology for miscommunication over increased season-tix prices.

  • Through Thick And Thin

    Saints players submit to NFL declarations in support of Vilma.

  • French Twist

    Tour de France announces plans to keep its 100th anniversary race entirely within country borders.

  • Going Mainstream

    Columnist: Sporting KC “putting on a virtual clinic on how to connect with a community.”

  • Going The Distance

    Bonner Paddock discusses quest to become first person with CP to complete Ironman World Championship.

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