Quote of the Day

"You can’t ask a team to be competitive and you can’t ask people to do things and then tie their hands and their legs. It’s just wrong. Somebody has to say it’s wrong, and I’m going to say it."
-- MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, on the Cubs’ legal battle with rooftop owners that has stalled the team’s $300M renovation of Wrigley Field. (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/24)
Thursday April 24, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 156 Print This Issue

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  • Making A Good First Impression

    CBS hoped to get strong rivalry games involving major-market teams

    The NFL revealed the '14 regular-season schedule last night, and for CBS' inaugural "Thursday Night Football" slate, the league on paper delivered a "much stronger package than they gave the NFL Network in previous years," according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. The schedule "features 14 divisional rivalries" and opens with Steelers-Ravens on Sept. 11. CBS Sports Group Chair Sean McManus said that he had "hoped to get strong rivalry games involving major-market teams, given that those factors are key for sales and high viewership." He said, "I had indications early in the process that we would be given a good first game and this is a really good way to start it off. ... I was also happy that we have the Patriots and Giants and a ...

  • Grin And Bear It

    Selig speaks out for Ricketts family, Wrigley renovation plans.

  • Swimsuit Season

    With his Speedo contract expired, who will Phelps be wearing in his return to the pool Thursday?

  • Hot In Here

    Heat, Miami-Dade mayor clash over arena lease agreement.

  • A Day At The Races

    Revenue up for CDI in Q1, but company still posts small loss.

  • Where The Wild Things Are

    Wild Owner Craig Leipold says the team could turn a profit if it advances past the opening round.

  • Brown Out

    Bernie Kosar off Browns preseason TV after last year's controversy.

  • Fore, Please!

    Royal Liverpool adds LED boards, horseshoe seating for Open Championship.

  • The Writing's On The Wall

    The success of Chinese tennis players like Li Na has stoked an investment influx in the sport.

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