Quote of the Day

"One thing I’ve learned in life, you get to the fork in the road and have the easy way or the hard way. Most of the time, the hard way is the right way."
-- Jaguars Owner Shahid Khan, on the team not targeting big-name free agents this offseason. (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 3/19)
Wednesday March 20, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 134 Print This Issue

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  • Service Points

    Men's finals now will take place on Sundays starting in '15

    The USTA today announced that U.S. Open prize money will increase to $50M by ’17, "roughly double what it was last year," according to Howard Fendrich of the AP. The USTA also will "permanently schedule the men's semifinals on Friday and men's final on Sunday" as of '15. As part of an “unprecedented” five-year agreement with the ATP and WTA, the USTA also is making an additional $4.1M increase to this year's prize pool, "on top of an already-record" $4M increase announced in December . That brings the total payout” for '13 to $33.6M. The USTA “does not plan to pay for the higher prize money with a similar leap in ticket prices.” USTA Exec Dir & COO Gordon Smith said, "Frankly, we'll take so ...

  • Out Of The Park

    WBC's third iteration draws tournament record attendance.

  • Not So Fast

    Current Big East's deal with ESPN could be terminated if more realignment takes place.

  • We're Not Going Streaking

    ESPN, TNT face restrictions on future game broadcasts during Heat's winning streak.

  • Money Matters

    MLB could eliminate pension plans for non-players.

  • Bucking Tradition

    Alderman suggests Cubs take down iconic scoreboard in order to appease rooftop owners.

  • Let's Have Some Fun

    Plans to re-energize the Pro Bowl include NHL-style draft, new compensation set-up.

  • For What Ale's You

    Univ. of Minnesota out over $15K after first year of alcohol sales.

  • Take Two

    ASU will let fans choose features on latest Sparky mascot.

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