Quote of the Day

"If you lose your sponsors, all you have is a building and bunch of tools that are worth 10 cents on the dollar. They want to create, I believe, a more permanent value for their businesses."
-– FoxSports.com's Tom Jensen, on the collaboration of nine NASCAR teams to form the Race Team Alliance. ("NASCAR Race Hub," FS1, 7/7)
Tuesday July 8, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 208 Print This Issue

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  • Step By Step

    Former players can opt out of the settlement if they want to continue with lawsuits

    U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody yesterday "approved a preliminary settlement between the NFL and lawyers for the more than 4,500 retired players who sued the league" over concussion-related issues, according to Ken Belson of the N.Y. TIMES. Brody's consent means that the "more than 20,000 retired players and their beneficiaries can now vote on the deal, which includes a promise from the NFL to pay an unlimited amount of awards to players with certain severe neurological conditions." Legal experts "expect it will be approved because the new settlement addressed the main concern" that Brody had with the original plan. That deal included $765M for "cash awards, medical testing and education." A revised settlement "remove ...

  • Orange Crush

    Syracuse cancels IMG contract, but may negotiate new deal.

  • Still Flying High

    The Seahawks' run of success continues with a three-year sponsorship deal with Outerwall.

  • Speed Trap

    Race Team Alliance met with skepticism over viability.

  • Cheaper By The Dozen

    Texas A&M acquires 12th Man domain to host athletics site.

  • Full Yellow Jacket

    Georgia Tech's athletics budget for next year up 10%.

  • Suds In The Bucket

    Target Field introduces DraftServ, a self-serve beer machine that lets fans decide the size of their brew.

  • That Was Quick

    Just two weeks after being hired, Tribbett resigns from Redskins.

  • Body Language

    ESPN The Magazine's annual "Body Issue" hits the Web Tuesday.

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