Quote of the Day

"It's easier for the fans to find the car on the racetrack. It's easier on Smithfield and all our sponsors to stand out."
-- RPM co-Owner Richard Petty, on the team's No. 43 Sprint Cup Series car going with a "Petty Blue" paint scheme for the majority of the season. (ESPN.com, 2/27)
Thursday February 28, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 119 Print This Issue

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  • Mark My Words

    Emmert said concerns about his job security were "irrelevant"

    NCAA President Mark Emmert yesterday “described not the past month but his tenure as ‘challenging’ under the current, shifting landscape, ‘a roller coaster of successes and scandals that have crossed over college sports in pretty much every dimension,’” according to Greg Bishop of the N.Y. TIMES. Emmert said, “I don't think anyone could have predicted the number of issues that have surfaced. The frustration is you take two steps forward on the reform agenda and something explodes and you get knocked back. We’re making great progress, but it has been much more tumultuous than any of us expected.” Emmert “dismissed" whether he feared for his job security, categorizing the question "a ...

  • Lowe's & Behold

    Home improvement chair will stay on Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 ride through '15.

  • Hollywood Empire

    Fortune profiles Guggenheim Partners, calls company a "powerhouse on the prowl."

  • Round-The-World Ticket

    With the MLS season starting Saturday, Garber lays out a 10-year plan to reach elite status.

  • Bigger Fish To Fry

    Samson defends Loria, but is apologetic for Marlins' situation.

  • Musical TV Chairs

    Braves move local telecasts to Fox RSNs, Padres still can't reach deal with TWC.

  • A Clean Look

    The four tennis Grand Slams pledge to double funds toward drug testing.

  • Dog Days Of Summer

    The Indians announce concession prices for this season will be reduced.

  • Blue Plate Special

    RPM, Smithfield Foods bring back Petty Blue paint scheme for Almirola's No. 43 Ford.

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