Quote of the Day

"We don’t sign big athletes and put them in our ad campaigns. What we do is make great product and get them to wear it, and when they like it, they continue to wear it and tell their friends."
-- New Balance President & CEO Rob DeMartini, on the company’s increased presence in the baseball marketplace. (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/20)
Monday October 21, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 28 Print This Issue

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  • Luck Of The Draw

    The Broncos and QB Peyton Manning continued to move the NFL ratings needle in Week 7. NBC earned a 17.3 overnight for the Broncos-Colts “SNF” telecast to lead all Sunday NFL windows. The figure for Manning’s return to Indianapolis marked NBC’s fourth-best regular-season overnight since it acquired the primetime package prior to the ’06 season. Broncos-Colts is also the best October NFL primetime overnight in 15 years, dating back to a 17.5 overnight for ABC’s Vikings-Packers “MNF” on Oct. 5, 1998. Last night’s game was up 48% from an 11.7 overnight for Steelers-Bengals in Week 7 last season, which aired against the Giants-Cardinals NLCS Game 6. Both Indianapolis and Denver set local ra ...

  • Victory On Yawkey Way

    Fox' Red Sox-Tigers LCS earns net best average since '10.

  • Mother Russia

    As Sochi's Opening Ceremony draws closer, NBCUniversal rolls out its first ad spots.

  • Eyes On The Future

    NBA close to TV Everywhere deals with Fox, NBC.

  • Spreading The World

    The NBA is taking preseason games abroad and to different U.S. venues in efforts to grow the brand.

  • Coming Up Short

    Barclays Center's operating income far lower than initial first-year projections.

  • Unexpected Exit

    Honda bows out as title sponsor of St. Petersburg IndyCar race.

  • All Together Now

    Long, Radakovich, Rice discuss CFP selection committee.

  • Fly Like An Eagle

    Jamie McMurray drives his Auburn-sponsored Chevy to Victory Lane at Talladega.

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