Quote of the Day

"Have I been known to throw a shoe at a TV? Oh, yeah. But my personality is I don’t like to show emotion publicly. The passion is there, but it wells inside."
-- Yankees Managing General Partner Hal Steinbrenner, on fans questioning his dedication to the team since he does not seem to act out like his late father. (N.Y. POST, 10/9)
Wednesday October 9, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 20 Print This Issue

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  • And The Winner Is....

    After more than a year of "intense lobbying by professional sports leagues, California has slammed the door on most athletes looking to file injury claims in the state, including those with serious brain injuries," according to Bensinger & Lifsher of the L.A. TIMES. Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday signed legislation that "significantly limits workers' compensation claims by pro players." It is a "significant victory" for the NFL, which "has been trying to reduce its financial exposure to concussions and other brain injuries." The league in August agreed to a $765M settlement with more than 4,500 former players, but the NFL's legislative win "could be far more valuable over the long term." It allows the league to "sidestep exposure to thous ...

  • Open Market?

    Crane open to splitting Astros' TV rights after CSN Houston debacle.

  • Cookie Monster

    U.S. soccer teams and players cash in with a new sponsorship by Oreo maker Mondelez.

  • Maybe Next Time

    Dallas, Miami are left out of Super Bowl LII decision.

  • What The Future Holds

    The Bills release the first renderings of Ralph Wilson Stadium's $130M renovation.

  • Over The Hump

    FS1 after nearly two months of operation crosses the 90 million homes threshold.

  • Powers Struggle?

    Texas expects a new AD before the end of the football season, but who will really be in charge?

  • Duck Soup

    Nike brings the college-style flair of its Oregon jerseys to the '14 Pro Bowl.

  • Benefits Plan

    Humpy Wheeler looks to find gold in the short tracks.

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