Quote of the Day

"New England has kind of turned into that team where you'd rather hang it up, as a player in your last years, than play at."
–- Former MLS player and current NBC Sports Group soccer commentator Kyle Martino, on why the Revolution are unable to attract top-tier talent. (BOSTON magazine, 4/ '14 issue)
Thursday March 27, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 136 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • United We Stand

    Colter and CAPA are seen as having scored an early victory with the decision

    The "stunning decision" made yesterday by National Labor Relations Board Regional Dir Peter Sung Ohr that Northwestern Univ. football players on scholarship are employees of the school has the "potential to shake up the world of big-time college sports," according to a front-page piece by Alejandra Cancino of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Ohr's 24-page ruling stated that the athletes "may seek collective bargaining status" and can "hold an election to decide whether to unionize." Experts said that the ruling could "have wide impact beyond Northwestern's locker room, potentially influencing other players, schools, and state and federal agencies." The decision also "opens the door for athletes with scholarships at public universities to move more ...

  • Sharp-Dressed Fans?

    Officials of the Cardinals' Ballpark Village are already facing backlash due to its dress code policy.

  • Coming Of Age

    MLB unveils state-of-the-art Replay Operations Center in N.Y.

  • Devil's In The Details

    Police records indicate Jim Irsay failed multiple sobriety tests.

  • Sign Of Respect

    The NFL hopes to clean up its in-game image, namely by eliminating taunting.

  • Sounding Off

    Sounders fans are frustrated about ticket prices for the team's Levi's Stadium game.

  • No Place Like Home

    Pistons relocating NBA D-League team to Grand Rapids.

  • Early Bird Gets The Worm

    Darlington Raceway expecting attendance boost from NASCAR's schedule change.

  • Revolutionary War

    Krafts receive criticism for mismanaging MLS Revolution.

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