Quote of the Day

"If they don’t clean this mess up quickly, it’ll have a significant impact on sponsors and others around the sport, more congressional hearings."
-- Torrenzano Group Chair & CEO Richard Torrenzano, on the risk that the ongoing concussion and bullying issues pose to the NFL’s prosperity. (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/17)
Monday November 18, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 49 Print This Issue

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  • School Ties

    Pre- and postgame Final Four shows will be simulcast across three channels

    Turner Sports and CBS "will produce three different telecasts" for each of the two NCAA men's basketball national semifinal games, each with its own set of announcers, according to John Ourand in this week's SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The "traditional national telecast will run on TBS, while TNT and truTV will carry the same games at the same time with announcers and camera angles customized to each specific team." TNT and truTV also "will produce different halftime shows that will be focused on the different teams in the Final Four," while pre- and postgame shows will be "simulcast across all three channels." Turner officials "have not decided what types of talent they will pursue and maintain that all options for using unique personalit ...

  • Whole Kit 'N Kaboodle

    Braves' proposed ballpark plans include transit, retail, dining.

  • Put It In Drive

    NASCAR sets Nationwide title sponsorship terms, hints Sprint Cup schedule could change.

  • Setting The Pace

    The second edition of the F1 U.S. Grand Prix draws a sizable crowd to Circuit of the Americas.

  • Putting Up A Fight

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addresses calls for the league to ban fighting.

  • The Price Is Right

    Red Sox raise ticket prices, introduce variable pricing model.

  • I've Got Your Back

    Jay Z said to be "intimately involved" in Cano's free agency.

  • Right On Schedule?

    Questions still linger over whether the PGA Tour's wraparound schedule was successful.

  • Help Wanted

    NFL to pay Super Bowl volunteers for the first time following lawsuit against MLB.

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