Quote of the Day

"Tennis is second worldwide as far as popularity. Frankly, it’s just in the U.S. that it’s not. Americans like watching sports that they know."
-- Andy Roddick, on the ATP’s dwindling number of U.S. events. (WASHINGTON POST, 7/28)
Monday July 29, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 225 Print This Issue

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  • On-Deck Circle

    Sources said if Reinsdorf sold the White Sox, the team would fetch more than $800M

    White Sox and Bulls Chair Jerry Reinsdorf said that upon his death, control of the White Sox would "pass to the executors of his will, and he has 'strongly suggested' that they sell the team" when that happens, according to Hopkins & Harris of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Reinsdorf already had "raised questions about the team's future when he said in May that he recommended to his three sons that they sell the family's interest in the Sox after he dies." Both franchises "undoubtedly will feel the impact when he leaves the city's sports scene." But while the Bulls' future "seems straight and clear" -- his son Michael has been President & COO since '10 -- Reinsdorf "never has offered details about what's ahead for the Sox franchise." Reinsdor ...

  • Covering Every Angle

    NBC will debut a 360-degree red zone view for select football games at AT&T Stadium.

  • Brick By Brick

    ESPN overnight for NASCAR's Brickyard 400 up 13% without Olympic competition.

  • Tip Of The Iceberg

    CBA negotiations were a hot topic of discussion during WNBA All-Star weekend.

  • That's The Ticket

    Lions become first NFL team to leave Ticketmaster for Veritix.

  • Toeing The Line

    How will NBC address Russia's controversial anti-gay laws during its Olympic coverage?

  • Fantastic Four

    NBPA reportedly narrows search for Exec Dir down to four.

  • Five For Fighting

    Pac-12's Larry Scott joins call for NCAA restructuring.

  • Joining Forces

    Ad giants Omnicom, Publicis to merge in hopes of boosting digital presence.

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