Quote of the Day

"I've got more compelling, true, non-fiction I want to read."
-- Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino, on whether he will read former manager Terry Francona’s book. (BOSTON HERALD, 2/6)
Wednesday February 6, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 103 Print This Issue

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  • One For The Money

    A dozen new Olympic events are being introduced by the IOC at the Sochi Games

    NBC expects the ‘14 Sochi Games to be profitable, a marked reversal from the $223M loss from the '10 Vancouver Games reported by former network owner GE. Speaking during a press conference yesterday, NBC Sports Group Chair Mark Lazarus said Olympic advertising sales are "pacing extremely well." He added, "This will be a very good moment (financially) for our company." Lazarus said the net's ad sales and distribution deals, including a first-ever Winter Olympics deployment of every event live on digital platforms, have made it possible to avoid similar losses in Sochi. NBC's sales team has benefited from having an extra night of primetime programming to sell. The IOC added a dozen new sports events, such as snowboard slopestyle and tea ...

  • That's Going To Cost You

    ESPN part of reason Disney posts lower Q1 earnings, but Iger still bullish on raising rates.

  • The Cats' Meow

    Jaguars announce major changes for the team's logo, stadium and ticket-pricing plans.

  • Get Your Passports Ready

    It appears "highly likely" NHLers will be allowed to play in Sochi.

  • Running The Wildcat

    Northwestern reaches deal for Wrigley Field to host an assortment of games.

  • Follow The Leader

    Kobe Bryant calls for NBA stars to be more active in union.

  • And Here's Your Host....

    Sources: Regis in "serious" talks to host show on Fox Sports 1.

  • Your John Hancock, Please

    Media outlets continue to ramp up their coverage of National Signing Day.

  • What's Past Is Past

    Lucchino opens book about “Lessons Learned” from disastrous '12 season.

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