Quote of the Day

"The NCAA had better get ready for the battle to continue in court. Or worse -- Capitol Hill."
-- CBSSPORTS.com’s Dennis Dodd on the NCAA’s report on the Univ. of Miami. (CBSSPORTS.com, 2/19)
Wednesday February 20, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 113 Print This Issue

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  • Money Talks

    Mayweather has averaged over 1 million PPV sales per fight since '06

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather “rejected a multi-fight deal from longtime television partner HBO to sign with archrival Showtime,” according to Kevin Iole of YAHOO SPORTS. The first bout under the terms of the six-fight deal “will be on May 4 in Las Vegas on Showtime pay-per-view against Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden.” Terms of the deal were not available, but Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe said the deal Showtime offered, "from top to bottom, was substantially better than what we received from HBO.” Iole noted the deal is “a coup" for Showtime Sports Exec VP & GM Stephen Espinoza and a "body blow to HBO.” Mayweather had been with HBO “from the beginning of his career,” a ...

  • Believe You Me

    NFLPA's Foxworth says lack of trust has stalled progress on issues between union, league.

  • Don't Rush The Process

    RGIII responds to backlash from adidas' "All in for Week 1" ad.

  • It Pays To Be A Winner

    Ravens raise season-ticket prices following Super Bowl win.

  • Welcome To Owlcatraz

    Some left "unsettled" by FAU's stadium naming-rights deal with prison company GEO Group.

  • The New Normal

    Chris Paul, Blake Griffin see Q ratings rise due to presence in national ad campaigns.

  • Nine Lives

    ESPN will commemorate Title IX's anniversary with a new documentary series.

  • The Missing Link

    Lacking sponsors, Basketball HOF postpones fan voting to '14.

  • A One, And A Two, And A...

    The Cubs plan on putting more of a Chicago-centric focus on the 7th inning stretch.

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