Quote of the Day

"That’s great for Atlanta. I’m excited for them. "
–- Jaguars coach Gus Bradley, a staunch opponent of his team appearing on "Hard Knocks," giving a deadpan reaction to the Falcons landing on the show. (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 6/13)
Friday June 13, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 192 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On Top Of The World

    DC led all U.S. markets with a 5.1 local rating for the Croatia-Brazil match

    ESPN earned a 3.2 overnight rating for the opening match of the FIFA World Cup on Thursday afternoon, which saw host nation Brazil come back and defeat Croatia 3-1. The 3.2 overnight is the best for a World Cup opening match on record (dating back to '’98). The rating also is up from a 2.1 overnight for the '’10 World Cup opener, which saw host nation South Africa draw with Mexico 1-1 early on a Friday morning. DC led all U.S. markets with a 5.1 local rating, followed by Boston with a 5.0 rating.

  • Holding Court

    Spurs' Game 4 blowout of Heat results in 10.6 overnight for ABC.

  • Streets Of Fire

    Kickoff to World Cup marred by angry protests across Brazil.

  • Penalty Kick

    N.Y. Times' Macur: Blatter the "face of corruption in his sport."

  • After Hours

    Hornets raise eyebrows as news of Rod Higgins' departure comes just after midnight Friday.

  • Knocking On Wood

    Falcons going on "Hard Knocks" despite coach not being a "big fan" of the show.

  • Dressed To Impress

    Fowler worked with main sponsor Puma/Cobra to pull off touching tribute to Payne Stewart.

  • At Full Strength

    SI recreates memorable 20-year-old cover to highlight NHL's huge year.

  • Pocono Payoff

    TNT sees its debut Sprint Cup broadcast for '14 leap 7% from last year.

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