Quote of the Day

"The golf associations have to get together and step it up. You have to have blood testing, simple as that."
-- Greg Norman, on pro sport of golf needing to increase its drug-testing procedures. (THE AUSTRALIAN, 4/29)
Monday April 29, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 162 Print This Issue

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  • Turning Over A New Leaf

    Leiweke said MLSE would be interested in the NFL, but it's not a priority

    When it comes to "sports-business free agents," Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment "landed the biggest of them all" by hiring former AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke to the same position, according to David Shoalts of the GLOBE & MAIL. Leiweke said that the challenge of "bringing the Stanley Cup to Toronto for the first time since 1967 and turning around the perennially woeful Raptors was what attracted him to the job." Leiweke "came to be friends" with MLSE Chair Larry Tanenbaum and former MLSE President & CEO Richard Peddie "when they worked together in the NHL and MLS." Peddie said, "He has the amazing ability to keep a lot of balls up in the air. He only knows one gear, that’s the forward gear, a high-speed gear ...

  • Filly Stake

    Churchill Downs secures Longines as the first presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Oaks.

  • Green Screen

    Ivy League teams with NeuLion to launch digital network.

  • Old Habits Die Hard

    Tebow dominates ESPN coverage once again following his release from the Jets.

  • Throwing Heat

    SNY seeing a noticeable ratings jump when Matt Harvey pitches for the Mets.

  • Shark Attack

    Greg Norman calls golf's current drug-testing procedures a "disgrace."

  • Two Is Better Than One

    Yahoo-NBC duo tops ESPN in March comScore traffic reports.

  • Jumping In Again

    Omaha fends off bigger cities to retain Olympic swim trials.

  • Yo, Adrian!

    "Rocky the Musical" set to debut on Broadway in March '14.

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