Quote of the Day

"We weren’t strong enough football-wise and we got picked apart."
-– Former Big East Commissioner Mike Tranghese, on the seven Catholic schools leaving the conference. (ESPN.com, 12/17)
Tuesday December 18, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 72 Print This Issue

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  • Shirts & Skins

    Griffin's Redskins jersey surpassed Brett Favre's for the top spot overall

    Redskins rookie QB Robert Griffin III's No. 10 jersey "has sold more than any other player's in a single season since the NFL started keeping track six years ago," according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. The metric is based on "sales of jerseys on the league's official Internet store, NFLshop.com." While the NFL will not provide specific sales numbers, it did say that Griffin "moved into the top spot by overtaking Brett Favre." Rovell noted what makes Griffin's accomplishment "even more impressive is that the NFL's fiscal year runs from April 1 to March 31, meaning that he has the league's highest-selling jersey with 3½ months to spare." For December, Redskins merchandise sales on Fanatics.com is up 252% compared to the same dates la ...

  • Across The Dial

    Bears, Giants, Eagles top Arbitron’s local radio rankings.

  • Splitting The Pie

    Dodgers talk with MLB about revenue sharing of new TV deal.

  • What's Trending Now?

    How Nielsen will analyze Twitter traffic with new rating metric.

  • Critics' Choice

    A survey of media writers finds NBC's Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth among the most-liked NFL analysts on TV.

  • Cost Of Doing Business

    MASN is suing Korn/Ferry for "botching the hiring of a potential high-level sales executive."

  • Gone Fishin'

    Bassmaster Classic inks Tulsa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as presenting sponsor, going local for the "Super Bowl of fishing."

  • Citi Slickers

    The Mets see a decline in ballpark-related revenue for a third straight year, now down more than 40% since Citi Field opened.

  • Out Of Bounds

    Columnist apologizes for referencing David Stern’s faith in criticism of Christmas games.

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