Quote of the Day

"It would have been a very awkward situation for the commissioner and the league to go into New Orleans with Sean Payton serving the last week of his suspension."
-- NFL Network's Albert Breer, on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reinstating the suspended Saints coach prior to Super Bowl XLVII, which will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (NFL Network, 1/22)
Tuesday January 22, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 92 Print This Issue

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  • Payton's Place

    New Orleans residents have been urged to be gracious toward Goodell

    The NFL today announced that Commissioner Roger Goodell has “reinstated” Saints coach Sean Payton “from his season-long suspension, effective immediately,” according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com. The two met yesterday, with Payton “acknowledging his responsibility for the actions of his coaching staff and players” for the team's bounty scandal. Payton can “resume his coaching duties immediately,” which means he will be “able to attend the Senior Bowl this week and get back in the Saints' facility to start preparations for the offseason.” Reinstating Payton now “possibly eases some of the tension between the NFL and the city of New Orleans" before Super Bowl XL ...

  • Just The Beginning

    NBA Kings move to Seattle still facing "significant hurdles."

  • A Bigger Piece Of The Pie

    Stephen Ross’ bid for AEG part of larger sports play.

  • Star Search

    MLB on Wednesday reportedly will award the '15 All-Star Game to Cincinnati.

  • Gold Rush

    49ers merchandise sales are soaring en route to the team's first Super Bowl in 18 years.

  • What The Doctor Needed

    Dale Jr., Richard Petty to will star alongside each other in new Goody's ads.

  • Under The Lights

    IndyCar announces '13 TV schedule, highlighted by ABC's first primetime race.

  • Take It Down A Notch

    The Brewers' payroll for first time under Mark Attanasio goes down.

  • It's Nothing Personal

    Francona denies book written to poke at Red Sox owners.

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