Quote of the Day

"I love the fact that we're going to go to war with Syria and it's like a little note in the corner."
-- CBSSN’s Doug Gottlieb, on Time magazine putting Johnny Manziel on the cover of this week's issue. ("Lead Off," CBSSN, 9/5)
Friday September 6, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 252 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Lightning Crashes

    NBC earned a 16.2 overnight for the Broncos’ 49-27 win over the Ravens in the NFL Kickoff game Thursday night, down 2% from a 16.5 overnight for Cowboys-Giants last year, which aired on a Wednesday night due to a conflict with the Democratic National Convention. The game is down 6% from a 17.2 overnight for Saints-Packers in ’11, which aired on a Thursday. The Kickoff game peaked at a 17.7 overnight in '10 for Vikings-Saints. Despite the drop, NBC easily won primetime last night. The Ravens-Broncos game marked the best Thursday primetime overnight for any program on any net since the '12 London Games. The game earned a 43.9 local rating in Denver and a 37.6 rating in Baltimore ( Austin Karp, Assistant Managing Editor ). ...

  • Suds In The Bucket

    A-B signs long-term deal with Cubs, Wrigley Field.

  • Fanning The Flames

    New Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke insists he is happy with his new role.

  • Comfort Zone

    Quicken Loans execs get upgraded seating at Ford Field in new deal with Lions.

  • Money, That's What I Want

    Time magazine's cover story this week brings the issue of paying college players to a fever pitch.

  • Paint By Numbers

    Valspar signs on as title sponsor for Tampa's PGA Tour stop.

  • Legends Of The Fall

    Patriots' TV ratings, ticket sales appear unfazed despite rocky offseason.

  • September Swoon

    The Indians are seeing attendance slumps at home despite still being in the playoff hunt.

  • Spread The Word

    ESPN uses church to promote Clowney, SoCar-Georgia game.

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