Quote of the Day

"The league is very popular, but I think we do have to be careful you don't over-saturate the market, particularly in prime time. The ratings continue to be strong, but you have to step back and make sure you're doing the right thing."
-– Packers President & CEO Mark Murphy, on the NFL adding Thursday night games to broadcast TV this season. (GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE, 7/25)
Friday July 25, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 221 Print This Issue

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  • Justice For All?

    Rice has been a leading Ravens player for work in the Baltimore community

    The NFL in its two-game suspension of Ravens RB Ray Rice on Thursday "believes it was following the lead that the courts set up," according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The league believes -- "right or wrong -- that this is a situation where the courts did not allow Ray Rice to do any jail time, did not fine him, did not even order him to serve any probation." He was ordered "into anger management classes." However, the decision "opened up" NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to a "lot of criticism all across the social media world." Goodell has yet to issue discipline for several other cases that fall under the personal conduct category, including 49ers LB Aldon Smith, Panthers DE Greg Hardy and Colts Owner Jim Irsay ( "SportsCenter," ESPN, 7/ ...

  • Maximum Exposure

    Time Warner Cable agrees to carry SEC Network at launch.

  • Extended Banking Hours

    The Jaguars and EverBank agree on a new 10-year naming-rights deal extension.

  • It's Either Him Or Me

    Chris Paul threatens to boycott if Sterling remains with Clippers.

  • Hark The Sound

    UNC launches new program for athletes who leave school early to return and finish their degrees.

  • Put On The Wait List

    NJ F1 race pushed back again, this time until at least '16.

  • Run To The Hills

    Kraft says the lack of a team in L.A. "isn't good for the NFL."

  • Leader Of The Pack

    Jimmie Johnson leads all NASCAR drivers in TV exposure.

  • Left Behind

    NESN to drop simulcast of "Dennis & Callahan," but claims it's not because of Minihane.

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