Quote of the Day

"Go take up your issue with Roger Goodell, the owners and the union … if you want to go play professional football, if you want to go be an employee. If you want to go play professional basketball, go the D-league, knock yourself out."
-- Texas men's AD Steve Patterson, on college athletes possibly forming a union.
Wednesday April 2, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 140 Print This Issue

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  • Call Me Maybe

    Bochy used manager's challenge minutes before blown call at homeplate

    MLB's replay system is a "shiny new toy -- one that came with jagged edges for the Giants" during last night's game against the D-Backs, making it the "focus of the evening," according to Harry Schulman of the S.F. CHRONICLE. With the Giants leading 4-2 in the fifth inning and D-Backs CF A.J. Pollock on first base with two outs, Giants P Matt Cain "made a pickoff throw," and 1B Brandon Belt "applied a tag." Giants replay reviewer Shawon Dunston "saw something on replay to warrant a challenge" and informed manager Bruce Bochy. The ensuing 3-minute official review "seemed interminable," and "ultimately, it went nowhere," as the safe call was upheld. The "long replay delay left Cain hanging on the mound," and Bochy said that he was "hopin ...

  • Big Gulp

    Coca-Cola's World Cup campaign is company's largest marketing initiative yet.

  • Kind Of Blue

    Dodgers get fan backlash from SportsNet LA carriage issue.

  • Product Placement

    MLB announces a multiyear extension with PepsiCo.

  • Studying Abroad

    Texas AD Steve Patterson sets his sights on playing games in Mexico City and Dubai.

  • Fashion Faux Pas?

    USSF, Nike unveil new away kits to mixed reaction.

  • Channel Surfing

    Michael Strahan reportedly joining ABC's "GMA," but will keep Fox Sports role.

  • Three's Company

    New LPGA event goes without a title sponsor, but signs three ambassador partners.

  • With These Rings...

    Probst appointment with IOC commission could signal improved relations.

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