Quote of the Day

"The way they did it was just total class. Anyone watching, if you didn't have a tear in your eye, man, I don't even know."
-– Baylor men's basketball coach Scott Drew, on his former player Isaiah Austin being an honorary draftee at last night’s NBA Draft in the wake of being diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome. (CBSSPORTS.com, 6/27)
Friday June 27, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 202 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Afternoon Delight

    With a 9.7 local rating Thursday, N.Y. led all markets for the first time this tournament

    ESPN earned a 6.3 overnight rating for Thursday afternoon’s Germany-U.S. FIFA World Cup match, ranking below the U.S.' previous group stage matches against Ghana (7.0) and Portugal (9.1). Both previous matches bled into primetime on the East Coast. The 6.3 overnight still marks the third-best men’s soccer match overnight rating in ESPN’s history. Coverage peaked toward the end of the match from 1:45-2:00pm ET with a 9.5 overnight. With a 9.7 local rating, N.Y. led all markets for the first time this tournament, as DC took the top spot during the Ghana and Portugal telecasts. San Diego ranked second for Germany-U.S. with an 8.6 local rating, followed by Sacramento with an 8.3 ( Austin Karp, Assistant Managing Editor ). ...

  • The End Of The Line

    Sandy Barbour out as Cal AD amid budget concerns and a declining football program.

  • A Night To Remember

    Silver lauded for making Isaiah Austin an honorary draft pick.

  • Cavalier Fashion Sense

    Andrew Wiggins makes headlines for both going No. 1 and his unique draft-day suit.

  • Bill Me Later

    Simmons draws ire on social media for NBA Draft analysis.

  • Then, Now And Always

    Jabari Parker's arrival, new ad campaign give Bucks hope for stronger ticket sales.

  • Survive & Advance

    An increasing soccer presence boosts Nike's Q4 profit by 5%.

  • The San Francisco Treat

    Harding Park to host its second Presidents Cup in '25, as well as '20 PGA Championship.

  • Take A Bow

    Why FanVision's Ted Van Zelst will be onstage instead of at a racetrack this weekend.

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug