Quote of the Day

"With the players we have now? In another year or two people are going to look back and say, 'Jeffrey, you were a genius."
-- Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria, on criticisms about his ownership style. (SI, 3/25 issue)
Friday March 22, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 136 Print This Issue

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  • A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    The opening Thursday of the NCAA Tournament averaged a 5.8 overnight Nielsen rating across CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV, marking the best first Thursday for the tournament in 22 years. The 5.8 overnight is up 4% from a 5.6 rating last year. The early primetime window was the top window with a 7.4 overnight, up 9% from a 6.8 last year. The late primetime window averaged a 6.4 overnight, down 6% from last year. This year's late primetime window featured VCU's 46-point win over Akron and Syracuse's 47-point win over Montana. The first window of the day (early afternoon) delivered a 4.1 overnight, marking the second-best rating for the time slot since the tournament expanded to four telecasts in '91. The late afternoon window earned a 5.5 overnight, ...

  • Kingdom Come

    Peter King signs new contract with SI to launch own website; will be joined by Greg Bedard.

  • Boiling Point

    Heat's win streak drawing record ratings for Sun Sports.

  • Where In The World Is...

    Was Tim Leiweke visiting Toronto this week or not?

  • Cat Scratch Fever

    Michael Jordan wants to lead by example, spearheading the Bobcats' efforts to be more involved in the Charlotte community.

  • The Last Hope?

    Warriors investor Ranadive unveiled as new lead in bid to keep Kings in Sacramento.

  • Switching Gears

    IndyCar CEO Mark Miles hopes to put a troubling offseason on the backburner for the season opener this weekend.

  • Under Pressure

    Players' push could lead French Open to increase prize money.

  • Bronx Blessing

    YES Network's Opening Day campaign considers what it means to be "Blessed," as it touts the fortunate footing of the Yankees fan.

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