Quote of the Day

"We need a businessman who understands more than the inherent problems of owners and of labor. That person must excel in understanding media, entertainment, competition and business as well as the sport."
-- Red Sox Owner John Henry, on finding a replacement for MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. (BOSTON HERALD, 8/10)
Monday August 11, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 233 Print This Issue

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  • Image Is Everything

    Emmert does not think there is a current violation of antitrust laws

    NCAA President Mark Emmert yesterday said the organization "will appeal" U.S. District Court judge Claudia Wilken's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that the NCAA cannot stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses. Emmert said, "Yes, at least in part we will. No one from our legal team or the college conferences' legal teams think this is a violation of antitrust laws and we need to get that settled in the courts" ( "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," ABC, 8/10 ). NCAA Exec VP & General Counsel Donald Remy in a statement said, "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated antitrust laws. We will also be seeking clarity from the district court on some details of the ruling" ( LATIMES ...

  • Night Ranger

    CBS rides Rory McIlroy's win in a thrilling PGA Championship to a ratings jump of 36%.

  • On A Full Charge

    Chargers stadium could have renewed life in downtown plan.

  • Where There's Smoke

    Stewart sponsors could feel effects of incident; no criminal charges filed so far.

  • Concerns Continue

    A crash at Watkins Glen renews the call among NASCAR drivers for more safety changes at the track.

  • Calm Before The Storm?

    Bud Selig denies any in-fighting ahead of MLB commish vote.

  • Transfer Window Is Open

    Soccer show "Men in Blazers" leaving ESPN for NBCSN.

  • Party Crasher

    Jerry Jones says no conflict with Blandino "networking" with 'Boys.

  • Taking His Rightful Place

    David Stern strikes a conciliatory chord during his Basketball HOF induction speech.

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