Quote of the Day
"If the Yankees are the evil empire, the Dodgers are the Death Star -- bigger, badder and a hell of a lot more expensive than anything else."-- Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan, on the Dodgers’ payroll, which likely will be in excess of $220M for ’13. (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 12/9)
The NFL has been a league that has "talked about player safety, player conduct and the value of 'protecting the shield,'" but in the aftermath of the second death of an active NFL player in two weeks, it is "time to rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand," according to Jeffri Chadiha of ESPN.com. Cowboys DT Josh Brent has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter following a drunk-driving accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown. That comes just one week after the murder-suicide involving Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher. The "dirtiest of the NFL's little secrets -- drunken driving, domestic violence and guns -- have become major headlines," and the time for "relegating them to se ...
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