Quote of the Day

"The network has to have latitude to cover all issues, the good and bad, and do it in a fair, objective manner. I think the presidents and chancellors understand that and are willing to accept that."
-- Mississippi State Univ. President Mark Keenum, on the SEC Network's editorial policy regarding news within the conference. (CBSSPORTS.com, 7/15)
Wednesday July 16, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 214 Print This Issue

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  • Captain America

    Jeter was greeted by a huge ovation when he first stepped to the plate

    The MLB All-Star Game at Target Field last night "rightly became a celebration" of Yankees SS Derek Jeter's career, according to Steve Buckley of the BOSTON HERALD ( 7/16 ). In N.Y., Mark Feinsand notes Jeter "was greeted by a huge ovation when he stepped to the plate to lead off the bottom of the first, the familiar recorded voice of Bob Sheppard announcing his arrival." Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy backed away from the plate and Cardinals P Adam Wainwright "put his glove on the rubber and stepped to the back of the mound, giving Jeter his moment as the shortstop waved to the fans, tipping his helmet to them three times" ( N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 7/16 ). NBC’s Joe Fryer reported the "line that separates American League and National League ...

  • When The Stars Align

    Fox praised for handling of Jeter's farewell, but criticized for lack of Gwynn tribute during ASG.

  • Quite The Catch

    Mike Trout appears to have all the characteristics needed to become the new face of baseball.

  • Heir Bud

    Bud Selig expects his replacement as MLB Commissioner to be named by January.

  • Double Trouble

    GoDaddy to debut first ad with both Danica, Tony Stewart.

  • Strip Search

    NBA considering mid-season tourney to be held in Las Vegas.

  • Top Of The Hill

    DC finishes as ESPN's best local market for World Cup ratings.

  • Lace Up Your Skates

    New Hockey Canada President Tom Renney puts emphasis on grassroots growth.

  • Reasonable Doubt

    Jay Z is drawing praise for his prowess as an agent, but some claim he is riding CAA's coattails.

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