Quote of the Day

"We recognize if we don’t connect with the next generation of fans, we are dead."
–- Red Sox COO and Fenway Sports Group President Sam Kennedy, on the team’s digital strategy partnership with Sapient Corp. (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/31)
Monday March 31, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 138 Print This Issue

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  • Tougher Than The Rest

    Selig gives the players association credit for passing tougher penalties

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig today lauded the league's new drug-testing policy, saying there is "no question we have the toughest testing program in American sports." MLB and the MLBPA on Friday announced increased testing protocols and penalties for use of PEDs. A first-time violation now yields an 80-game suspension, up from 50 games; a second-time violation warrants a 162-game suspension, up from 100 games; and a third violation remains a lifetime suspension. Players violating the policy also will be ineligible to play in the postseason that season or receive playoff shares. Appearing on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Selig said, "The players’ association played a very constructive, active role in that process, and I give them ...

  • Farm Aid

    A World Series win is not causing the Red Sox from altering its plan of cultivating home-grown talent.

  • Keep It Short & Sweet

    MLB teams using video-sharing app Vine to reach younger demo.

  • Changing Pace

    Verducci discusses move to Fox' top MLB team, three-man booth.

  • Common Wealth

    Kentucky's dramatic win to earn an unlikely ticket to the Final Four boosts CBS' Elite Eight coverage.

  • Best Of Intentions

    Chargers, San Diego mayor begin talks over stadium project.

  • Cutting Ties

    The Eagles' abrupt release of DeSean Jackson could be the signal of culture change in the NFL.

  • Warm Welcome Home

    NHL clubs see small post-Olympic attendance gains.

  • From The Update Desk

    NBCU promoting Stanley Cup Playoffs with faux-newscast campaign featuring Nick Kroll.

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