Quote of the Day

"I'm not sure that it's worth whatever the marketing advantage would be. … The Draft had its own little spot there where it took up all of the oxygen in the sports world."
-- ESPN’s Bill Polian, on changing the date of the NFL Draft.
Thursday May 8, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 167 Print This Issue

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  • Event Planning

    Typically 3,500 fans and at least 1,000 media types attend the NFL Draft

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday said that officials from several cities "have spoken to him about moving the draft" and he would not "rule out changing venues, perhaps as early as next year," according to Bob Glauber of NEWSDAY. Goodell: "We want to share the draft experience with as many communities as possible. There's been a lot of interest in Chicago and Los Angeles -- and other markets by the way -- from the mayor on down." He said that the league "wouldn't immediately have a formal bidding process for hosting the draft." Instead, it "would be a decision made at the league level" -- at least for now. Goodell: "We will probably hand pick our solution for next year. At some point we may get to that stage (of bids). But we want t ...

  • Steady As She Goes

    IOC, NBC/Comcast opt for stability with Olympic media deal.

  • Defendng Their Turf

    The Players Championship could be moved back from May to March.

  • Catching Them Off Guard

    A Congressional hearing questions the National Guard's motorsports deals.

  • All In The Family

    Sterling's wife says she is entitled to retain Clippers.

  • Out With The Old

    Roger Goodell says Bills will need new stadium.

  • According To Jim

    Colts' Irsay actively involved in Indianapolis Super Bowl bid.

  • Georgia On My Mind

    Braves, Cobb County finalizing details, while GA State eyes Turner Field development.

  • Musical Chairs

    Uncertainty around title sponsor, locale could leave Match Play off '15 PGA Tour schedule.

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