Quote of the Day

"This was a chance for the NFL to define itself against such slurs. Moments like this of possible definition don't come around all the time."
-- ESPN's Tony Kornheiser, on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell not suspending Eagles WR Riley Cooper after he was seen on video using a racial epithet. ("PTI," ESPN, 8/1)
Friday August 2, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 229 Print This Issue

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  • Life In The Fast Lane

    Fox will air 16 NSCS races, 14 NNS races and the entire CWTS season through '24

    Fox Sports and NASCAR closed a new $3.8B TV rights agreement that adds three Sprint Cup races, 14 Nationwide Series races and two years to the deal the broadcaster cut with NASCAR last fall. The $3.8B price tag is $1.4B greater than the eight-year deal Fox signed with NASCAR last year. That eight-year, $2.4B agreement included 13 NSCS races and the entire Camping World Truck Series through '22. The new 10-year deal gives Fox 16 NSCS races, 14 NNS races and the entire CWTS season through '24. NASCAR and Fox declined to comment on terms of the agreement. Between '15-22, NASCAR will collect more than $8.2B in media rights from Fox and NBC, which signed a 10-year, $4.4B deal two weeks ago. The networks together will pay an average of $820M a ye ...

  • Catch-22

    Roger Goodell is called out for not suspending Riley Cooper for saying a racial epithet.

  • You Cannot Be Serious!

    John McEnroe to promote Dove's N.Y. Marathon sponsorship.

  • Deja Vu All Over Again

    Despite new park, Marlins ticket sales are mirroring team's last season at Sun Life Stadium.

  • Branding On The Bayou

    The Pelicans' new jerseys feature colors meant to symbolize different facets of the N.O. community.

  • The Final Countdown

    The clock is ticking on the CBC's negotiating window for "HNIC."

  • Orange Crush

    Syracuse may move its basketball court to the middle of the Carrier Dome when Duke comes to town.

  • Semi-Charmed Life

    Vitriol toward Peter Angelos dissipating as owner hits 20 years in Baltimore.

  • Yankee Doodle Dandy

    New "Bronx Bombers" play to open Off-Broadway.

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