Quote of the Day

"In the '90s, we really didn’t have competitive balance. We thought we did and said we did but we know that we didn’t. But we know we have it today. "
-– MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, on finding competitive balance in the league. Twenty-seven of the 30 MLB teams have made the postseason since '00. ("Mike & Mike in the Morning," ESPN Radio, 4/1)
Monday April 1, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 142 Print This Issue

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  • Handle With Care

    CBS opted not to show the replay of Ware's injury during its halftime show

    Louisville G Kevin Ware suffered a compound fracture of his right leg during the first half of yesterday's Regional Final against Duke, and CBS' response "was textbook -- it let its pictures do the talking," according to Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY. After Ware went down, broadcasters Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg "quickly realized it was time to largely shut up." CBS "couldn't really avoid showing a replay of the injury, given that TV coverage should at least give viewers access to anything they'd see if they were in the stands." The net also was "sensible" during its halftime studio coverage. Host Greg Gumbel said there would be no replay -- "with the severity of that injury, we are not going to be showing it here." However, the CBS shots ...

  • It's In The Cards

    CBS overnight up 25% for Sunday's Tourney doubleheader.

  • Ready For The First Pitch

    MLB commish Bud Selig enters Opening Day touting the league's competitive balance.

  • Hook, Line & Sinking

    Marlins execs predicting another year of operating debt after losing record $47M in '12.

  • Let The Good Times Roll?

    The Red Sox hope a new cast of characters offers a change for a disgruntled fan base.

  • Follow The Leader

    National MLB writers discuss Twitter impact with THE DAILY.

  • Give Or Take

    Visa extends World Cup deal through '22 under new terms.

  • Migratory Birds

    NFL Cardinals on quest for training camp site after Northern Arizona Univ. bows out.

  • Recognizing Reinsdorf

    Reinsdorf to receive SBJ/SBD Lifetime Achievement Award.

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