Quote of the Day

"I read that the Fox guys think happy days are here again and I’m happy that happy days are here again for them. Sorry they were not happy before because the days at ESPN have been happy for quite some time and this is another happy day for ESPN."
-– ESPN President John Skipper, referencing the recent promo for Fox Sports 1 while announcing Keith Olbermann’s new show on ESPN2. (SI.com, 7/17)
Thursday July 18, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 218 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Moving Off Campus

    Analysts think the NCAA is trying to limit its legal exposure to class-actions lawsuits

    EA Sports Exec VP Andrew Wilson yesterday posted a statement online that the company will continue to develop and publish a college football video game despite the NCAA's decision to end its contract licensing its name and logo for EA Sports' "NCAA Football" franchise. Wilson wrote, "Our relationship with the Collegiate Licensing Company is strong and we are already working on a new game for next generation consoles which will launch next year and feature the college teams, conferences and all the innovation fans expect." The NCAA in a statement yesterday said, "We are confident in our legal position regarding the use of our trademarks in video games. But given the current business climate and costs of litigation, we determined pa ...

  • Second Chances

    Media critics contend ESPN’s hiring of Olbermann is smart, with low risk and only upside.

  • San Diego's Most Wanted

    Padres' search for new CEO started six weeks ago and ended with Mike Dee on Friday.

  • Where The Buffalo Roam

    Colorado ponies up to hire MLB Rangers' Rick George as AD.

  • Maintaining The Status Quo

    Tiger Woods agrees to another long-term sponsorship deal with Nike.

  • Changing Landscapes

    How will leadership change at Turner impact David Levy?

  • How The Southwest Was Won

    ESPN cites Austin's ability to keep costs down as a key reason it landed the X Games.

  • Cup Runneth Over

    Lawton Logan joining Silver Chalice in Senior VP role.

  • Service Fault

    Yonex ends its sponsorship of Caroline Wozniacki after she is seen with a blacked-out racket.

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