Quote of the Day

"We were as surprised as everybody. We got a call from our editors telling us that this decision had been made to pull out of the partnership. A lot of it didn't really make much sense to us. "
-- ESPN’s Steve Fainaru, on the net’s decision to cut ties with Frontline’s “League of Denial” documentary. (MMQB.SI.com, 10/7)
Tuesday October 8, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 19 Print This Issue

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  • Facing The Facts

    Billed as the "hidden story" of the NFL and concussions, Frontline's "League of Denial" investigation offers "no jaw-dropping revelations," according to Nathan Fenno of the WASHINGTON TIMES. The program, which debuts tonight at 9:00pm ET on PBS, is a "methodical, sedate assault of uncomfortable fact after uncomfortable fact that sends an unmistakeable message to those unfamiliar with the crisis or unwilling to engage. This matters." Each minute of the film builds a picture of the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell "that couldn’t be less flattering." The children and widows of men "whose minds and lives unraveled" from concussions in the league are the "most powerful part of the two-hour film, the tear-stained reality of losing your fa ...

  • Win Or Go Home

    TBS rides a postseason tripleheader of elimination games to an 11% ratings increase over the comparable day last year.

  • Broad Street Bullies

    Is there a culture problem within the Flyers organization?

  • Picking Wildflowers

    Rose Bowl taking bids for next phase of renovations.

  • Have Ball, Will Travel

    As the NBA continues to up its int'l efforts, Jeremy Lin and his Rockets teammates get the rock star treatment in the Philippines.

  • Equipment Check

    Riddell profits remain steady despite concussion epidemic.

  • Golden Ticket

    Kaepernick retains top-selling NFL jersey as he shifts his marketing work to IMG.

  • Road Hazards

    Did Grand Prix of Houston organizers unnecessarily put drivers and fans in harm's way with the set up of their street course?

  • At Your Fingertips

    The new Fox Sports Go live-streaming app hits iTunes.

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