Quote of the Day

"I don't anticipate monstrous changes to the department."
-- Incoming Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson, on his plans for the athletic program. (ESPN.com, 11/7)
Friday November 8, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 43 Print This Issue

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  • Myth Busters

    Sony Pictures Classics' "The Armstrong Lie," a documentary about Lance Armstrong's PED usage and subsequent fall from grace, opens in select cities on Friday, and it is an "enthralling, clear-eyed and penetrating examination not only of a fallen hero, but of drive, moral relativism and the cult of personality," according to Claudia Puig of USA TODAY, who gives the film three-and-a-half stars. The film was directed by Alex Gibney, and stars Armstrong, Wall Street Journal reporter Reed Albergotti and Betsy Andreu, the wife of Armstrong’s former friend and teammate, Frankie Andreu. Armstrong's "galling hubris is all there for audiences to watch, absorb and puzzle over" in the film. Gibney in the documentary incorporates footage and inte ...

  • Thirsty Thursday

    Thursday night's trio of marquee NFL and college games generate strong ratings.

  • Cat's Cradle

    Jaguars close in on approval of $63M EverBank Field upgrades.

  • In Or Out?

    Number of interested IMG bidders unclear after second deadline passes.

  • Let Me Live That Fantasy

    Drew Brees to appear in Visa's latest "My Football Fantasy" ad.

  • New York State Of Mind

    Syracuse looks to keep its place in the hearts of New Yorkers despite its ACC move.

  • You Sent What?

    The Home Depot apologizes for racist tweet in connection with ESPN's "College GameDay."

  • No Love Lost

    Olbermann's N.Y. media war escalates as Francesa weighs in.

  • Get The Ball Rolling

    Whitlock, Hoke help fund Ball State students' football trip.

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