Quote of the Day

"What would you rather do: Lose and not have any people there or lose and have Tim Tebow as your quarterback and have people there. Because they're going to lose either way. So why not sell some tickets?"
-- ESPN's Dan Le Batard, on the possibility of the Jaguars signing the free agent QB. ("Highly Questionable," ESPN2, 9/16)
Tuesday September 17, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 4 Print This Issue

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  • Take It At Face Value

    Prices for the cheapest Super Bowl tickets will drop $100 next year

    The NFL for Super Bowl XLVIII is "on the verge of approving a plan that would more than double the prices the league charges for the most coveted Super Bowl tickets," according to Matthew Futterman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. NFL execs said that club-level seats in the mezzanine with access to indoor restaurants are "likely to cost about $2,600," compared to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans "where the top tickets went for $1,250." The execs also said that the "next-cheapest tranche of seats (those in the lower bowl) would cost about $1,500 ... up from $950 for the second-tier seats sold in New Orleans." They added that a "committee of NFL owners studying the matter is likely to approve the plan this week." NFL VP/Communications Brian McCarth ...

  • Put A Smile On

    Victor Cruz becomes the latest NFLer to sign with McDonald's.

  • Undivided Attention

    NBA Kings, local affiliate to broadcast home opener sans commercials.

  • Don't Call It A Comeback

    Could Montoya's return be just the spark IndyCar needs?

  • Creating A Bear Market

    The Grizzlies have launched a new "Greater Memphis" marketing campaign on billboards in the area.

  • Money On My Mind

    Emmert says NCAA will revisit idea of student-athlete stipends.

  • Sky High

    After a record low last season, attendance at WNBA games saw a slight uptick in '13.

  • Hook, Line & Sinker

    How does Loria plan to address Marlins' front-office turmoil?

  • Three's Company

    CLC adds Dockers, Carhartt, G-III Starter brands as partners.

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