Quote of the Day

"You don't need people who are friends or think alike or your genre of friendship group to be on your staff. You need someone outside of that group."
-– Basketball HOFer Phil Jackson, on why Bobcats Owner Michael Jordan has been unsuccessful as a front-office exec. ("The Seth Davis Show," CAMPUSINSIDERS.com, 10/27)
Tuesday October 29, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 35 Print This Issue

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  • Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

    Woods' loss of the EA deal leaves him with two sponsors from before his scandal

    EA Sports last night said it is parting ways with Tiger Woods for its golf videogame, ending one of the gaming industry’s most prominent athlete endorsements after more than 15 years. The company said it is instead developing a golf game for the forthcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4 without Woods, but did not disclose further details regarding potential licensed intellectual property beyond its existing, exclusive deal with the PGA Tour. The golf title also has been buttressed in recent years by the use of marks and imagery from Augusta National Golf Club. EA Sports had been one of Woods’ staunchest corporate supporters during his sex scandal-related troubles of ’09-10, and Woods’ connection to “Tiger Woods PG ...

  • Fast Out Of The Gates

    NBC's quick start puts it on track to sell out '14 Sochi Games ads.

  • The Countdown Begins

    With just 100 days left, questions remain as to whether Russia is ready for the Olympics.

  • Lester We Forget

    Red Sox-Cardinals Game 5 earns 10.0 overnight, easily topping ESPN's "MNF."

  • Find New Roads

    Looking to avoid fan backlash, MLB pulls Chevy's "Silverado Strong" promo from World Series Game 5.

  • Camera Ready

    NBA, teams eye marketing potential as Stats LLC's SportVU tech goes league-wide tonight.

  • Look Who's Talking Now

    Media writers opine on NBA studio shows, chemistry on set.

  • Crowning Glory

    Lagardère augments golfer list with Crown Sports purchase.

  • Count On Me

    MLS sees its second best attendance total since inception.

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