Quote of the Day

"Who thought of this one? We can't get anybody there when the Mets are here, so when they're 3,000 miles away, we're going to get you to sleep on the grass and meet Mr. Met and you're going to be happy and you're going to pay us."
-- WFAN-AM’s Mike Francesa, on the Mets' annual fan sleepover at Citi Field on July 19. ("Mike Francesa," WFAN-AM, 6/17)
Wednesday June 18, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 195 Print This Issue

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  • Cancellation Notice

    The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office this morning canceled the Redskins' trademark registration, "calling the football team’s name 'disparaging to Native Americans,'" according to Theresa Vargas of the WASHINGTON POST. The case, which "appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, was filed on behalf of five Native Americans." The ruling "pertains to six different trademarks associated with the team, each containing the word 'Redskin.'" The ruling "does not mean that the Redskins have to change the name of the team," but it "does affect whether the team and the NFL can make money from merchandising because it limits the team’s legal options when others use the logos and the name" on merchandise. Native ...

  • A New Lease On Sun Life

    The Dolphins finally see their stadium renovation deal pass as team execs eye the '19 Super Bowl.

  • Working Out The Kinks

    Early returns for Brazil's World Cup look good, but logistics continue to be a concern.

  • The Show Must Go On

    Potential protests have not scarred FIFA sponsors from activating around the World Cup.

  • Loaded Questions

    NCAA dealt blow during cross-examination in O'Bannon trial.

  • Horse Play

    Keeneland is tabbed to host the Breeders' Cup for the first time in '15.

  • Straight To The Top

    Bettman gets involved as Sharks attempt to rework local TV deal.

  • Change You Can Believe In?

    The Brewers are behind a mock political ad urging fans to vote Jonathan Lucroy into All-Star Game.

  • Pillow Talk

    Francesa goes on rant against Mets' sleepover event at Citi Field.

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