Quote of the Day

"That would be great. I’m going to do all I can to not give them a headline to keep them alive."
-- Rutgers AD Julie Hermann, during a recent journalism class on the prospect that the Newark Star-Ledger could go out of business. (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 4/7)
Monday April 7, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 143 Print This Issue

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  • A Change Of Pace

    Emmert was in agreement with some of the issues brought forth by CAPA

    NCAA President Mark Emmert yesterday during his annual State of the NCAA address said unionizing students is a “ridiculous idea” to solving the problems of intercollegiate athletics, according to Chris Dufresne of the L.A. TIMES. Emmert said, “It would blow up everything about the collegiate model of athletics." He said the notion of unionization would “strike most people as a grossly inappropriate solution to the problem" ( LATIMES.com, 4/6 ). USA TODAY's Dan Wolken notes Emmert acknowledged that the "relationship between schools and college athletes is headed for some measure of change." But he said, "You're either a student at a university playing your sport or you're an employee of that university." Emmert ...

  • The Truth About Cats & Dogs

    Turner sees dip in Final Four audience, but games set record for college hoops on cable.

  • Get Your Facts Straight

    NU coach educating players to vote against unionization.

  • Boston's Finest

    TD Garden will begin $70M renovation project this summer.

  • Bird's-Eye View

    Source: Atlanta to be awarded MLS franchise that will have close ties to Falcons.

  • Customer Satisfaction

    Braves set to unveil new ticket amenities at Turner Field.

  • Added To The Fall Schedule

    Tracy Wolfson is named CBS' sideline reporter for its new Thursday NFL package.

  • Stepping Into The Ring

    Top Rank, PlayStation sign wide-ranging sponsorship deal.

  • Shout It Out Loud

    Kiss' AFL draws over 12,000 to Honda Center, but the game's rock concert atmosphere is grabbing headlines.

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