Quote of the Day

"I think that’s the standard company rule. Every 15 minutes of every program -- regardless of what sport is being aired -- Tim Tebow must be mentioned."
-- ESPN's Bob Wischusen, responding to broadcast partner Dan Dakich wondering during a college basketball game why the Jets were not playing Tebow. ("Butler-Xavier," ESPN, 11/13)
Wednesday November 14, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 47 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Cutting Bait

    Reyes (l) and Bonifacio are part of about $160M in salary coming off Marlins' books

    Seven months after opening a new $515M ballpark and touting the "most expensive roster of players in the history of the franchise, the Marlins dumped payroll" by agreeing to trade SS Jose Reyes, Ps Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, OF Emilio Bonifacio and C John Buck to the Blue Jays, according to sources cited in a front-page piece by Clark Spencer of the MIAMI HERALD. In return, the Marlins will receive seven players -- highlighted by SS Yunel Escobar -- and around $160M in salary relief. The Marlins now have salary commitments of "barely more than $19 million for the upcoming season" -- $11.5M of that belongs to P Ricky Nolasco, while Escobar is owed $5M next season. The Marlins’ "entire four-man infield from April has now been trade ...

  • Getting Personal

    Could Dayton, Vikings dispute over PSLs cause crack in stadium deal?

  • Coming Off The Bench

    TiVo inks Tebow as media din grows around rarely used QB.

  • Let The Games Begin

    NBC's Jim Bell turns full-time focus from "Today" to Sochi.

  • Time For Another 18

    The LPGA Championship will again be played in Rochester with local grocer Wegmans returning as a sponsor.

  • Marching Orders

    The NCAA is planning tributes to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the men's basketball tourney.

  • Based On Merritt

    Timbers Owner acknowledges “mistakes” during trying year.

  • Bold Is The New Black

    The NBA unveils the various jerseys 10 teams playing on Christmas Day will wear.

  • Sorting Out The Facts

    How will Hunt Sports Group handle issue surrounding Doug Quinn?

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