Quote of the Day

"I run this track, and I'm comfortable sitting in any seat at the track. I wanted fans to see me sitting there with them."
-- Daytona Int'l Speedway President Joie Chitwood, on sitting for part of the Daytona 500 in the grandstand area where fans were injured by debris following the Nationwide Series crash on Saturday. (Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL, 2/26)
Tuesday February 26, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 117 Print This Issue

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  • Fishing For Answers

    Loria says the Marlins' TV contract will not allow them to spend $100M again

    Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria yesterday in his first public comments in more than three months reaffirmed that the team "is not for sale" and said that breaking up a team that finished last in the NL East "was necessary for the franchise to move forward," according to Manny Navarro of the MIAMI HERALD. Loria said the reason he has kept quiet since trading several high-priced players, including SS Jose Reyes and Ps Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, is because he wanted to “decompress” and get out of the way of “a runaway train” of negativity. Loria: "I have a sense of (the public anger). I’m sorry we built this amazing ballpark and fans are feeling the way they do. But we did this for a reason." The Marlins' pay ...

  • Throw The Book At Him

    Weiner says MLBPA may expand penalties for PED violations.

  • Rock Of Ages

    Newark, Devils reach Prudential Center development deal.

  • Cleanup Time

    NASCAR, DIS not hiring outside agency to investigate crash; injured fans contact law firm.

  • Retired To The Stable

    Controversial Preakness Stakes mascot Kegasus unlikely to return to promote event this year.

  • Calming The Masses

    FAU president agrees to meet with students following protests over GEO Group Stadium name.

  • Flipping Out

    Dr Pepper taps Olympic gymnast to promote low-calorie drinks.

  • Block Party

    Dikembe Mutombo makes a refreshing return to the spotlight in Geico ad.

  • Lead The Charge

    James Baker named honorary chair for Houston's SB bid.

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