Quote of the Day

"We're not happy about it, but we’re going to have to make the most of it. The only way around it is creating massive risk for a nationally televised NFL game. "
-– MLS Sounders GM & minority Owner Adrian Hanauer, on the club playing a home playoff game Saturday night on the Seahawks’ football surface. The Seahawks play at home Sunday afternoon. (SEATTLETIMES.com, 10/31)
Friday November 1, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 38 Print This Issue

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  • Eighth Wonder

    A majority of NFL TV partners are seeing audience gains for game coverage through the halfway point of the season. NBC’s games have averaged a 13.1 rating and 22.1 million viewers, marking the best average for an NFL primetime package through eight weeks in 17 years -- dating back to 23.9 million viewers in ’96 for ABC’s “MNF” coverage. “SNF” continues to be the most-watched primetime show on all of TV. The net was able to benefit from having one less day of MLB competition this year. Week 7’s Broncos-Colts game had no MLB game up against it, while last year’s Week 7 game (Steelers-Bengals) had NLCS Game 6. “SNF” also has now topped World Series Game 4s three times in four ye ...

  • Shaking Things Up

    MLS Earthquakes, not 49ers, will be first to play at Levi's Stadium.

  • Houston, We Have A Problem

    Dynamo fans filled less than half of BBVA Compass Stadium for Thursday's playoff game.

  • California Dreamin'

    NBC Sports execs are pushing for the Breeders' Cup to be held at Santa Anita annually.

  • Run To You

    Security will be at a high for N.Y. Marathon, but execs say it won't impact TV broadcast.

  • Sitting On A Gold Mine

    49ers' TE Vernon Davis agrees to a deal with plans of selling shares of his future earnings.

  • Green Thumb

    New EA golf game could put focus on courses, not players.

  • Animal Instincts

    Why MLS Galaxy President Chris Klein will be spending the night before the playoffs at the zoo.

  • I Approve This Message

    Mitt Romney supporting Boston's bid to host '24 Olympics.

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