Quote of the Day

"That's a bad idea -- whoever did that hasn't been between the lines."
-- Red Sox P John Lackey, on the team experimenting with having the PA announcer recite the count after every pitch. (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/12)
Wednesday March 12, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 125 Print This Issue

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  • Slow & Steady

    Ackerman says lots of work remains, but the big items have been addressed

    Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman said that she is "pleased with the first season of the new league," according to Zach Braziller of the N.Y. POST. Ackerman "admitted there is a possibility of expansion down the road." However, she said that the league’s presidents "favor the 10-team, round-robin format" for the Big East Tournament. Ackerman: "We’re among the best (conferences in the country)." She added that she expects this week "to build on the memories the Big East Tournament created over the years, and establish new rivalries in the years to come" ( N.Y. POST, 3/10 ). In N.Y., Zach Schonbrun profiles Ackerman's first nine months on the job and notes she is still operating out of a temporary HQ on the "24th floor of the P ...

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  • No Vacancy

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  • Show Carnival

    Brewers LF Ryan Braun signs first post-suspension endorsement deal with an upstart cleat company.

  • Let Freedom Ring

    Cap-rich teams like the Browns, Bucs and Broncos make early splash in NFL free agency.

  • The Road Less Traveled

    With larger footprint, will ACC Tourney go outside Greensboro more often?

  • Full Court Press

    CBS, Turner's ad inventory for NCAA tourney 95% sold.

  • Dream On

    Giants, Jets drop litigation against the American Dream Meadowlands project.

  • Testing...One, Two

    Red Sox experiment with calling pitch count over PA system.

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