Quote of the Day

"You’re going to have a tough time pulling guys away from watching their favorite universities, their favorite NFL teams, during this time of year. I don’t think us doing the playoffs really has that much of an impact on it."
-- Golfer Jason Dufner, on the competition facing the PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs in terms of drawing TV viewers. (N.Y. TIMES, 9/20)
Friday September 20, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 7 Print This Issue

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  • Drink In My Hand

    Jones' manager started seriously pursuing a deal with Gatorade in '11

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has signed a sponsorship deal with Gatorade, becoming the "first MMA fighter to represent the company in the Octagon," according to Andrew Potter of MMA WEEKLY. Jones' manager Malki Kawa said that Gatorade's logo now "will be prominently displayed on Jones' fight shorts." Jones goes up against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 Saturday night. Jones said, "It’s great that a company like Gatorade sees the value that their products bring to MMA athletes." Potter noted the deal is the "latest move that shows mixed martial arts has become a serious player in the sporting world" ( MMAWEEKLY.com, 9/19 ). FOXSPORTS.com's Mike Chiappetta reports the Jones-Gatorade deal "was carefully orch ...

  • Driver's License

    Michael Waltrip could let Truex leave the team if sponsorship is not found to replace NAPA.

  • Total Knock Out

    Mayweather-Alvarez becomes highest-grossing PPV fight.

  • We're Having A Party

    Four cities reportedly will bid on '16 CFP Championship.

  • Mr. Sandman, Bring Me A Dream

    MLB licensees are marking Mariano Rivera's retirement ahead of his last games at Yankee Stadium.

  • September To Remember

    Is FedExCup playoff format working to increase audiences?

  • Project Runway

    UA's latest "Maryland Pride" uniforms feature "no grab" fabric, hand-painted helmets.

  • Ahoy, Matey!

    Jolly Roger flags selling out as Pirates push toward playoffs.

  • A Hollywood Ending?

    Sparks Owner Paula Williams Madison relishing in team's WNBA playoff run.

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