Quote of the Day

"We know a lot of eyes are on us. We have to do a good job and develop this product very respectfully and according to the local regulatory regime here in New Jersey."
-- Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment CEO Norbert Teufelberger, on Bwin gaming brand PartyPoker’s new sponsorship deal with the 76ers, Devils and Prudential Center. (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 1/10)
Friday January 10, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 82 Print This Issue

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  • Transfer Window

    NBC begins its final season of MLS broadcasts on March 8

    ESPN and Fox Sports have emerged as the front runners to sign a new rights deal with MLS, according to several sources. The sides are in advanced negotiations that would have MLS double its rights fees to an annual average of $70M per year for at least eight years. The two channels have been negotiating a joint bid with MLS, though sources caution that no deal is signed; the two sides are continuing to negotiate specific deal points. A source with direct knowledge of the negotiations said, "There's still a lot of work to be done on this. Don't write this as a done deal." One of the sticking points holding up the negotiations appears to center on the length of the deal. NBC Sports Group Friday said that it pulled out of the bidding process, ...

  • Jay Crew

    Did Dan Snyder finally get it right for Redskins in appointing Jay Gruden coach?

  • Seeking Greener Pastures

    Notre Dame reportedly will make an apparel deal with Under Armour for all team sports.

  • Northern Lights

    Trio of int'l signings should bring life and luster to Toronto FC.

  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

    George Pyne, Ben Sutton leaning toward staying at IMG following WME acquisition.

  • Navigating By The Stars

    The Astros' Reid Ryan faces numerous challenges in his first full year, chief among them TV carriage.

  • End Of The Line

    Dan Dierdorf will call his final NFL game for CBS Saturday with Colts-Pats.

  • A Ray Of Sunshine

    NFL's Ray Anderson to take over Arizona State athletics.

  • Lay The Smackdown

    DirecTV may cut ties with WWE after launch of online network.

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