Quote of the Day

"This product is a worse product because they're being hyper-sensitive to this billion-dollar issue. The thing is you’re not protecting Drew Brees from a concussion. You're protecting him from a cut lip."
-– ESPN’s Trent Dilfer, on the NFL’s decision to penalize 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks for a hit Sunday on the Saints QB. ("Monday Night Countdown," ESPN, 11/18)
Tuesday November 19, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 50 Print This Issue

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  • Greener Fairways

    Nager also had a stint as USGA General Counsel from '06-08

    USGA President Glen Nager will "leave the organization for good when his second one-year term expires Feb. 8" after he lost a "power struggle to bring broad organizational changes," according to Ron Sirak of GOLF DIGEST. Sources said that those changes included a "bid to create a long-term chief-executive position." Nager's plan, presented in September during the Walker Cup, "not only failed, but its audacity unified a group not unfamiliar with political infighting and coalesced support" for USGA Exec Dir Mike Davis and incoming President Thomas O'Toole Jr., both of whom "would have had diminished roles under the proposed restructuring." Sources said that Nager "wanted O'Toole removed from the 15-person Executive Committee and passed over a ...

  • Beach Boys

    LeBron confirms he is interested in joining David Beckham's efforts to bring a club to Miami.

  • Smile, You're On Camera

    NBCSN to air series around NHL's stadium games, Olympics.

  • Flashing Lights

    Are 49ers overselling the energy efficiency of Levi's Stadium?

  • The Cat's Meow

    Aided by a controversial ending, "MNF" gets 11.2 overnight for Patriots-Panthers.

  • Rules Of A Duel

    Steve Bornstein, Mark Shapiro advising rival bids for IMG.

  • On The Dean's List

    UNC officials are in expanding discussions on major renovations to the Dean Smith Center.

  • A Slow Build

    Ducks officials are bullish on an expected bump after the new year.

  • High Tide

    Alabama is increasingly strict when it comes to defending use its trademarks and logos.

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