Quote of the Day

"One of the reasons we’re about football is that’s where the money is. As great as basketball is going, it’s largely at capacity."
-- Indiana Univ. AD Fred Glass, on building the school’s football program. (INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 8/27)
Tuesday August 27, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 246 Print This Issue

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    Olbermann was critical of modern journalists in his opening segment

    "Olbermann" debuted last night on ESPN2, opening with a segment titled "As I Was Saying," in which host Keith Olbermann riffs on one of the day's sports topics. Olbermann in his opening segment referenced N.Y. Daily News reporter Manish Mehta recently tweeting about Jets coach Rex Ryan potentially losing his job, noting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "chimed in" on the topic. Olbermann: "By tomorrow, it could be the president, and 48 seconds into a show I promised wouldn't be about politics, I'm talking about the governor and the president!" He continued, "While I don’t like Rex Ryan, he must be wondering -- even in this time of media madness where controversy has replaced reporting, and at least one dying medium is doing everything s ...

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  • Name Your Price

    DirecTV surveying consumers on Sunday Ticket pricing plans.

  • Wait & See

    Fans bemoan U.S. Open for long lines, wait time amid event's increased security measures.

  • No Assembly Required

    Indiana AD Glass focuses on enhancing Memorial Stadium, not new hoops arena.

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    Octagon agent Peter Carlisle stays true to his Maine roots.

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    ESPN, Turner looking to exit NASCAR TV deal early.

  • What Stays In Vegas

    UNLV athletics struggling to balance its $30M budget.

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