Quote of the Day

"They were having something of a quarterback dispute, and the team said that this is just going to incite our fans a little more to criticize us, even though it’s all fictional."
–- “Draft Day” director Ivan Reitman, on why the Jets pulled out of their role in the film. (More On This)
Friday April 11, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 147 Print This Issue

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  • Turning Over A New...

    Shanahan spent the past three years in the NHL office, but has not been a team exec

    NHL VP/Player Safety & Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan on Friday was named Maple Leafs President and "will be given the final say in all high-level hockey decisions made in the richest organization in the league," according to James Mirtle of the GLOBE & MAIL. Shanahan had "been courted by multiple NHL teams in the past year," and "talk in league circles was, after three tough-but-productive years, he had wanted out of the difficult disciplinarian job before next season." Coming "home to Toronto, where he grew up in the small community of Mimico, was too good of an opportunity to pass up." It is "expected major changes are coming to the management group underneath the newly created position." What he "walks into in Toro ...

  • Gridiron Goes Hollywood

    "Draft Day" reviews are mixed, while some critics feel the film is a long commercial for the NFL.

  • Take It To The Bank

    Indianapolis will keep the Pacers in town for at least the next decade.

  • Canadian Breakin'

    The CBC says it is done bidding on carriage rights for pro sports.

  • Designated Hitter

    MLB Network's Petitti now reporting to MLBAM's Bowman.

  • One Step Closer

    NBA Kings' arena plan gets OK from city planning commission.

  • Dollars & Sense

    Sounders F Clint Dempsey this season will make more money than the total payrolls of 15 clubs.

  • Perfect 10

    NCAA women's basketball championship game garners best viewership in a decade.

  • Augusta's New Member?

    Goodell spotted wearing green jacket at The Masters.

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