Quote of the Day

"It’s not a message movie. It’s a proper movie, movie. Kevin’s journey is remarkable and raises a lot of questions about how to live and how to accept the challenges in life and how to take curveballs and play difficult hands gracefully. How to be a family. How to be an athlete. There’s lots of rich food for thought."
-- Director Lucy Walker, on "The Crash Reel," an HBO documentary about former Olympic hopeful Kevin Pearce. (THE DAILY)
Monday July 15, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 215 Print This Issue

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  • Already Paying Off

    Cano as part of the deal will join Pepsi's "Live for Now" campaign

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  • Quick Out Of The Blocks

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  • The Road To Recovery

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