Quote of the Day

"Whenever the right thing has involved wearing something as stupid and different as a baseball cap, Major League Baseball has made sure it tried as hard as it could to not do that right thing."
-- ESPN's Keith Olbermann, on MLB’s decision making in allowing teams to wear alternative caps after tragedies. ("Olbermann," ESPN2, 9/18)
Wednesday September 18, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 5 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Dropping Its Title Insurance

    Nationwide currently sponsors three drivers in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series

    Nationwide Insurance will exit its title sponsorship of NASCAR's secondary series following the '14 season, but the company plans to increase its spending in the sport by sponsoring a Sprint Cup team, buying media, cutting track deals and maintaining its position as NASCAR's official insurer. Nationwide is in the sixth year of a seven year series title sponsorship. The title rights and media package cost approximately $8M a year. Nationwide CMO Matt Jauchius said the deal, which was signed in '07, had helped the company expand its business and earn the respect and trust of avid NASCAR fans. By increasing its sponsorship in the Sprint Cup, where it currently sponsors Roush Fenway Racing driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and continuing to endorse a ...

  • Paying Respects

    The Nationals honor the victims of the Navy Yard shootings during pregame.

  • Missing In Action

    Lew Wolff calls out A's fans over lack of support at the gate.

  • All Bets Are On

    How far will Gov. Christie go to legalize sports gambling in N.J.?

  • Phone A Friend?

    PGA Tour to review allowing fans to call in rules violations.

  • Revisionist History

    A new NFL rule regarding helmets will keep the Buccaneers from donning their creamsicle jerseys.

  • Splitting The Bill

    Cleveland conducting study to determine who's responsible for FirstEnergy Stadium upgrades.

  • Minor Details

    MiLB's Pat O'Connor talks surviving a tough economy.

  • Hello, Jerry

    Noted Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld helps call the team's game against the Giants.

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