Quote of the Day

"Warrior is a company that prides itself on being 'edgy' but this is too far."
-- MLL Charlotte Hounds MF Jovan Miller, on league sponsor Warrior Sports using "#NinjaPlease" in an ad campaign. (WCNC.com, 11/8)
Friday November 9, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 43 Print This Issue

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  • Follow The Leader

    BCS' rights fee likely will approach what NCAA makes on March Madness

    ESPN is close to securing media rights for the entire college football playoff system, with industry sources pegging the new 12-year BCS package at $500M a year. That means ESPN would own college football's postseason for a total of $7.3B over 12 years, beginning with the '14 season. That figure, which averages to around $608M per year, takes into account the $215M annual payout ESPN has committed to the "contract" bowls -- the Rose presented by Vizio, Champions and Discover Orange -- in addition to the playoff package. Sources say the TV committee, made up of five commissioners, must ultimately approve the deal before it becomes official. A final version of the contract has not yet gone before the TV committee. However, sources say ESPN an ...

  • Same As It Ever Was

    Go Daddy announces its two Super Bowl ads will once again feature Danica Patrick.

  • Doing Just Swimmingly

    Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross seems to have hit his stride in running the organization.

  • Banner Year

    New Browns CEO discusses his role in team's front office.

  • Headed To The Beach?

    Maloof denies report Kings met with Va. politicians about moving.

  • Working The Baseline

    USTA begins push to gain public support for planned expansion.

  • Building Together

    Lowe's renews sponsorship with Bobcats, will increase its level of engagement.

  • All In A Day's Work

    SMT: From Erin Egan to Paul Tagliabue to entrepreneurs.

  • Dennis The Menace

    Palace Pres & CEO Dennis Mannion discusses his weekend.

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