Quote of the Day

"The brilliant idea of giving everybody veto power … probably not working out too well."
–- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Marvin Isgur, on a clause stipulating the Rockets, Astros and Comcast must agree on major decisions regarding the future of CSN Houston. (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/8)
Wednesday January 8, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 80 Print This Issue

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  • Suspicious Minds

    Dolphins are expected to look outside franchise to find replacement for Ireland

    Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland's six-year run in the position ended yesterday, concluding a tenure that "featured no playoff appearances in the past five seasons, numerous personnel decisions that backfired and heavy criticism from frustrated fans," according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. A source said that Ireland "was going to lose much, if not all, of his decision-making power" if he did not agree to mutually part ways. Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross intended to hire an exec "with personnel authority over Ireland, a situation that was not acceptable to Ireland." Ross "immediately will begin a search" for a new GM.  He "intends to keep coach Joe Philbin, but Philbin is not expected to assume considerably more responsibility in personn ...

  • Love Me Tender

    Lindsey Vonn's absence from Sochi should have little effect on sponsor plans.

  • The Wonder Of You

    NBC hopes other Olympians can fill the void left by Vonn -- and bring viewers.

  • All Shook Up

    The LPGA announces a season-long points race culminating in a $1M winner's payout.

  • Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

    The Panthers unveil plans for new video boards and escalators at Bank of America Stadium.

  • Don't Be Cruel

    ESPN has no more Megacasts planned but expects to bring multiple feeds back.

  • It's Now Or Never

    Spots already being sold for NBC's broadcast of '15 Super Bowl.

  • Stuck On You

    IMG's first football season as WVU's multimedia partner surpasses expectations.

  • That's All Right

    WMG's Jez Ratliff talks global marketing challenges.

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