Quote of the Day

"We apologize Gillette, we truly do."
-- Red Sox LF Jonny Gomes, after ESPN's Chris Berman noted razor sales are down in the Boston area after many members of the Red Sox decided to grow out their beards. ("Baseball Tonight," ESPN2, 10/23)
Thursday October 24, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 32 Print This Issue

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  • Sox It To Me

    Game 1 opened with an 8.5 rating, up 13% from the initial tune-in from '12

    The World Series got off on a good note for Fox, as the net earned a 9.4 overnight rating for the Red Sox’ 8-1 win over the Cardinals in Game 1 last night. That is up 7% from last year’s Giants-Tigers opener, though it is down from a 9.6 overnight for the Cardinals-Tigers opener in ’11 and a 10.4 rating for Giants-Rangers Game 1 in ’10 (both aired on a Wednesday night). Last night’s game is projected to give Fox a win in primetime and deliver the net’s highest-rated program for the current TV season to date. Wednesday night is also projected to be Fox’ best Wednesday night since an episode of “American Idol” in March.  Game 1 opened with an 8.5 rating, which was up 13% from the init ...

  • Split Decision

    Sources say a package of eight NFL broadcasts could go to cable starting in '15 or '16.

  • Pick Of The Litter

    Cowboys, Dolphins, Lions add star power to '14 U.K. games.

  • Money On My Mind

    Vikings stadium contractor struggling to meet budget.

  • Our Lips Are Sealed

    Riddell won't comment on report NFL is ending its sponsorship.

  • Stalling In Pit Lane

    Izod IndyCar Series viewership plunges 22% on ABC and NBCSN.

  • Ahhh, Freak Out

    The Giants' deal with Tim Lincecum could have been a way to keep fans happy.

  • Sunshine Statement

    Florida State ticket prices skyrocket with QB Jameis Winston leading the team's 6-0 start.

  • It's My Life

    Bon Jovi will be first non-sports entity to get banner at Air Canada Centre.

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