Quote of the Day

"What’s next, Moscow, Cape Town? It’s ridiculous with this situation. We have too many bowls."
-- ESPN’s Mark May, on the possibility of postseason college football games being played in international locations like Ireland, the Bahamas and Dubai. ("College Football Live," ESPN, 6/11)
Wednesday June 12, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 192 Print This Issue

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  • Be The Ball

    The USGA in an attempt to "shake golf out of its slow-playing doldrums" today unveiled a new campaign centered around a line from the movie "Caddyshack," according to Bill Pennington of the N.Y. TIMES. The USGA initiative includes "five comedic 30-second videos" starring Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Clint Eastwood, Paula Creamer and Annika Sorenstam. The "centerpiece of the videos and the faster-play movement" is a line by Rodney Dangerfield. Woods is seen "painstakingly pausing over a putt" as a wider camera angle reveals he is "at a miniature golf course where children waiting behind him yell: 'Hey, while we’re young.'” Palmer "says the same thing as Eastwood overthinks a shot standing along the ocean, drawing on ...

  • Remember The Alamo

    NBA Finals overnights continue to trend down; Game 3 down 4%

  • Taking Bids

    Learfield Sports up for sale due to high rights costs.

  • A Bonzer Idea

    Dodgers, D'Backs reportedly to open '14 MLB season in Sydney.

  • Taking Off The Glasses

    ESPN blames limited adoption for ending its 3D efforts.

  • Spreading The Wealth

    Is the NFL mulling having multiple host cities for the Draft in the same year?

  • Waiting In Vain

    Lengthy lines at PNC Park's entry gates result from the Pirates' new security measure.

  • Getting An Early Start

    Coca-Cola signs four Olympians to participate in build-up to Sochi Games.

  • Changing On The Fly

    NBC, CBC prepare for alterations to NHL Awards ceremony.

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