Quote of the Day

"You will always have those memories forever. Well, technically, the NCAA owns the memories. But at least you got the meal plan."
-- Rapper/entertainer Drake, talking to members of the UConn men's basketball championship team during his monologue to open the '14 ESPY Awards. (ESPN, 7/16)
Thursday July 17, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 215 Print This Issue

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  • A Big Leap Forward

    Packers officials expect the pro shop to make an additional $1-2M a year

    A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today at the new Packers Pro Shop at Lambeau Field, which is "21,500 square feet of glamour, kitsch and cuteness offered with big-city style," according to a front-page piece by Richard Ryman of the GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE. The shop has Packers gear for "tiny quarterbacks, linebackers and cheerleaders; furniture and fridges for those Packers basements; a wall of hats -- 36 linear feet of headgear -- jerseys, jerseys and jerseys, and everywhere photos of Packers history." It is "more than twice as large as the one it replaced," and is "angular, open, bathed in natural light and visually stimulating." New elements include "non-Packers items, such as Lucy, Kuhl and Cutter & Buck merchandise, as well as a ...

  • Minority Report

    Bucks reveal six new minority investors from local area.

  • Gridiron Gains

    The CFP will allow Power Five conferences to make nearly double what they got from the BCS.

  • Thirsty Thursday

    CBS says "Thursday Night Football" can be on par with NBC's "SNF" ratings.

  • Hitting The Mute Button

    WEEI host apologizes, but under fire for Erin Andrews remarks.

  • Playing The Odds

    The NBA is reportedly mulling changes to its Lottery to make it more equitable for teams.

  • King Of The Castle

    Poll: LeBron tops MJ as America's favorite athlete.

  • Role Models

    Amid sagging football attendance, SEC execs look to Sporting KC for assistance.

  • "You Beat Cancer By How You Live"

    Stuart Scott steals the spotlight at the ESPYs with an inspiring speech detailing his battle with cancer.

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