Quote of the Day

"If we ever go down the path of establishing an employee-employer relationship, we will have lost our way forever."
-– Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, on paying college athletes. (CHRONICLE.com, 10/8)
Thursday October 10, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 21 Print This Issue

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  • Reading The Defense

    Snyder wrote he has listened carefully to the commentary and perspectives on all sides

    Redskins Owner Dan Snyder yesterday offered his "most detailed defense to date of the Redskins name," writing a letter to fans explaining his stance on the issue, according to Shin & Steinberg of the WASHINGTON POST. Snyder  writes in the letter that while he respects the "opinions of those who are offended by the team name ... we cannot ignore our 81-year history." Tens of thousands of fans and season-ticket holders "began receiving e-mails and letters from Snyder on Wednesday, four days after President Obama added his voice to the decades-long debate over the team name." The "often-combative" Snyder in the letter took a "softer, more personal approach than he has in the past." He also "rejected any negative characterization ...

  • Growth Spurt

    Nike expects revenue to reach $36B by FY '17.

  • Time Of The Season

    The PGA Tour season starts its moved-up season today with the Frys.com Open.

  • Fertile Ground

    Warriors further expand their marketing efforts in China.

  • All Eyes On Me

    ESPN sees its primetime viewership rebound in Q3.

  • Taking Their Cuts

    How did ESPN, FS1 differ in NLDS Game 5 coverage?

  • Quack Attack

    The Ducks tonight will introduce fans to their new Grand Terrace shopping and dining hub.

  • Right On Track

    After years of talk, Bristol Motor Speedway appears set to hold Va. Tech-Tennessee CFB game.

  • Pinstripe Performers

    New Yankees-themed Off Broadway play "Bronx Bombers" draws mixed reviews.

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