Quote of the Day

"It used to be you'd show up, do TV, print media, maybe do something quirky. Nowadays, the tracks are finding ways to make it fun for us."
-- NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, who went fishing with pro angler Jimmy Houston yesterday in an outing set up by Daytona Int'l Speedway as a way to promote next month's Coke Zero 400. (Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL, 6/13)
Thursday June 13, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 193 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Sign Of Things To Come?

    Game 1 overnight was up 100% from the Kings-Devils opener last year

    NBC earned a 4.8 overnight rating for the Blackhawks’ 4-3 triple OT win over the Bruins last night, which ended at 1:00am ET. The game marks the best figure for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final since Red Wings-Flyers in '97 earned a 5.2 overnight on Fox, and it was up 100% from a 2.4 overnight for the opening Kings-Devils game last year. Bruins-Blackhawks peaked at a 10.5 rating during the 10:30pm window, which included the end of regulation, and is expected to deliver NBC a win in primetime among all networks. Game 1 earned a 28.1 local rating in Boston and a 25.1 in Chicago. Rounding out the top five markets were Providence-New Bedford (18.5), Buffalo (8.5) and Milwaukee (6.1) ( Austin Karp, Assistant Managing E ...

  • A Decision Coming?

    Bettman hints Coyotes' future could finally be determined by end of the month

  • Net Loss

    ESPN cancels two shows; Schwab, Hoenig among layoffs.

  • Moving Mountains

    The Rockies are considering renovations to Coors Field that add a restaurant, party deck.

  • Friends In High Places

    Star-studded Fox Sports 1 ad to debut during MLB All-Star Game.

  • Cats Out Of The Bag

    UK, in part to cover coaches' salaries and new facilities, raises athletic budget $12.5M.

  • Claims Submission

    UFC fighter Ronda Rousey stars in a new ad for online insurance company Insureon.

  • Bigger Isn't Better

    NCAA reversing mandate that tournament regional games be played in domes.

  • Trott's Shots?

    MSG adding Isles-themed bar to Nassau Coliseum proposal.

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