Quote of the Day

"We already were questioning the wisdom of racing in other series, especially sprint cars. But I think Tony’s injury probably is the straw that broke the camel’s back."
-- Fox NASCAR analyst Darrell Waltrip, on Tony Stewart’s injury at a sprint car race. (CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.com, 8/6)
Wednesday August 7, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 232 Print This Issue

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  • Searching For Answers

    Searching "Johnny Manziel" located a page with Texas A&M No. 2 jerseys

    A customer yesterday on the NCAA's e-commerce website, ShopNCAASports.com, looking for "one of the many Texas A&M No. 2 or South Carolina No. 7 jerseys for sale" would have discovered "the best way to find them was to type in the words 'Johnny Manziel' or 'Jadeveon Clowney' into the search box," according to Litman & Berkowitz of USA TODAY. That comes after Collegiate Licensing Co., one of the defendants in a pair of lawsuits concerning the use of college athletes' names and likenesses, said on Monday in a court filing that "products bearing college athletes' jersey numbers do not represent actual college athletes." Though ShopNCAASports.com is operated by Fanatics, "it is branded with the NCAA's official logo and links prominently ...

  • There's A Rap For That

    DirecTV's new commercial sees Peyton and Eli Manning show off their rap skills, with mostly rave reviews for the comedic effort.

  • Viking Funeral?

    NFL unlikely to fine Wilfs despite embarrassing civil suit loss.

  • No Hollywood Ending?

    The revamped Rockets earn a boost in national TV games, but the underachieving Lakers still get their share.

  • Crash Course

    Could Tony Stewart's injury during a sprint car race change the way NASCAR teams draw up their driver contracts?

  • ACES Wild

    MLB set to investigate agents linked with Biogenesis clinic.

  • Migration Patterns

    Atlanta reaches a land deal with one of two local churches, putting a preferred Falcons stadium site back in play.

  • Hot Dog!

    ESPN advertising fees help lift Disney's Q3 earnings.

  • The Tweet Life

    Twitter Media's Ben Grossman dishes on the company's plans.

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