Quote of the Day

"I'm not a patient person by nature. I want immediate results and immediate upsides. But I think the reality of professional sports is that things don't change overnight."
-- 76ers Majority Owner Josh Harris, on his decision to rebuild all aspects of the organization. (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 9/30)
Monday September 30, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 13 Print This Issue

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  • Winter Wonderland

    NBC Sports Group Exec VP/Sales & Marketing Seth Winter said that NBCUniversal has sold $800M "in advertising for the 2014 Winter Olympics" in Sochi, according to Michael McCarthy of AD AGE. The "windfall for the Sochi games tops the previous Winter Olympics mark" of roughly $750M in ad sales for the '10 Vancouver Games and '02 Salt Lake City Games. NBC said that the Olympics are "attracting fewer advertisers who are spending more on exclusivity." The net said that its total ad sales for the Sochi Games "might approach" $970M with "local support." NBCU set the sales record despite “concerns going into Sochi that Russia’s anti-gay laws will cause skittish advertisers to hold back or drop their buys." But Winter said ...

  • Product Placement

    Is the NFL fully invested in the idea of permanently placing a team in the U.K.?

  • Man, Oh, Manning

    Denver's rout of the Eagles earns Fox top NFL ratings this year.

  • Houston, We Have A Problem

    What will CSN Houston's Chapter 11 filing mean for Astros, Rockets games?

  • Love The Drake

    MLSE is teaming up with Toronto-born rapper Drake in an effort to help reshape the Raptors' image.

  • See You Later?

    The NFL is threatening to move all Super Bowl XLIX events out of Glendale.

  • Warrior Dash

    Under Armour signs Stephen Curry from Nike to make him the face of its basketball brand.

  • Taking The Wheel

    Amway Center taps Fields Auto Group for club naming rights.

  • Brought To You By....

    THE DAILY presents part one of a week-long look at sponsored segments for NFL broadcasts.

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