Quote of the Day

"The NHL and NHLPA were at such odds five months ago they couldn’t even start their season on time. And the fact they would come together and jointly be a part of this movement to end homophobia shows how seriously they’re taking this issue."
-– Outsports.com co-Founder Cyd Zeigler, on the two entities announcing a partnership with the You Can Play Project. (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/12)
Friday April 12, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 151 Print This Issue

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  • When Art Imitates Life

    Legendary Pictures' "42," a biopic of Baseball HOFer Jackie Robinson, hits theaters nationwide on Friday. The film was directed by Brian Helgeland, produced by Thomas Tull and stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and Harrison Ford as Dodgers President & GM Branch Rickey. It is currently trending at 73% approval at RottenTomatoes.com ( THE DAILY ). SPORTING NEWS' David Steele wrote the movie "passes on the temptation to further buff the mythology and polish the bronze statue that represents Robinson in so many minds nearly 70 years after he integrated the national pastime." It "portrays him, instead, as a person -- an exemplary one, to be sure, but one who did exemplary things within the context of living the joys and pains of a ...

  • Joining The Cause

    NHL partners with You Can Play to fight homophobia in sports.

  • Target Practice

    NASCAR in the future will closely examine race sponsorship deals on brand impact.

  • Banking On It

    NFL Panthers, city reopen talks for stadium redo financing.

  • On The Hook

    Dolphins could net loss of $14M in '14 amid debt and upgrades.

  • The Sky's The Limit

    Golfer Justin Rose will appear in ad campaigns for British Airways as part of new sponsorship.

  • That Dog Will Hunt

    UConn unveils a more fierce Husky logo, mascot.

  • There's No Place Like Home

    USA Track & Field will return to Eugene, Ore., for '16 Olympic Trials.

  • Third Time's A Charm?

    The latest attempt to launch a domestic women's pro soccer league begins Saturday.

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