Quote of the Day

"It's B.S. I mean, it's pretty obvious what players certain media outlets want to have plugged in."
-- Braves P Tim Hudson, referring to what he deemed to be ESPN campaigning for Dodgers RF Yasiel Puig to win the fan vote for the final spot on the NL All-Star team. (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION, 7/8)
Monday July 8, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 209 Print This Issue

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  • The British Empire

    Murray became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years

    Andy Murray yesterday won his first Wimbledon title and the victory could “open up” his “earning potential,” according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG NEWS. Branding consultant Jonathan Gabay said that the victory, the first by a Brit in 77 years, could “triple Murray’s earnings" of around $12M (all figures U.S.) annually from endorsements and prize money. Gabay said, “A British man winning Wimbledon hasn’t happened for such a long time. The sky really is the limit for him.” brandRapport Sports Marketing Dir Nigel Currie said that Murray “may be able to pull in as much as” $74M a year ( BLOOMBERG NEWS, 7/7 ). In London, Sam Marsden notes Murray’s win “wil ...

  • Philadelphia Bound

    76ers name former MSG exec Scott O'Neil as team's new CEO.

  • Howard's End

    The Rockets win the sweepstakes for free agent C Dwight Howard.

  • Under The Dome

    What’s next for Rams after stadium renovations rejected?

  • Quiet Riot

    Some pundits wonder when Patriots execs will publicly address the Aaron Hernandez issue.

  • Blank Check

    Despite cap drop, NHL teams spend big as free agency opens.

  • A Lasting Impression?

    Will top-flight soccer or MLS return to Las Vegas after melee?

  • Fields Of Dreams

    New Balance jumps into MLB after years away from sport, sponsoring 40% of players.

  • Case In Point

    Casey Wasserman's influence on sports profiled in N.Y. Times.

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