Quote of the Day

"We’re using a private enterprise -- a non-profit private enterprise with private money largely -- to build this attraction smack in the middle of an already very active tourism and business travel district."
-- College Football HOF President & CEO John Stephenson, on the museum possibly outdrawing all other sports HOFs in the U.S. (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION, 8/24)
Monday August 25, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 243 Print This Issue

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  • Chicago Hope

    ABC's rating for South Korea-Illinois marks a 35% increase over last year

    ABC earned a 3.5 overnight rating for the South Korea-Illinois Little League World Series World Championship yesterday, the highest for the net since '09. The figure is up 35% compared to last year’s championship game, when Japan defeated California. Saturday’s Illinois-Nevada U.S. championship game garnered a 3.6 overnight, the highest for a LLWS game on ABC since '09. That figure is a 71% increase over last year’s California-Connecticut matchup. Finally, ABC earned a 1.7 overnight for Saturday’s South Korea-Japan Int’l Championship, up 6% from a 1.6 overnight last year for Japan-Mexico ( Josh Carpenter, Staff Writer ).  HITTING PAY DIRT : In Chicago, Ed Sherman writes the "big winner" of the LLWS w ...

  • Satellite Of Love

    NFL on verge of deal with DirecTV for Sunday Ticket.

  • On Solid Ground

    49ers have few issues with new turf at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.

  • Feeling The Heat

    Cox instructed to pull "Slap Ya Mama" hot sauce ads from Saints game broadcasts.

  • School Spirit

    College Football HOF opens to rave reviews in Atlanta.

  • A Dolphin Tale

    Dolphins make Dan Marino's return to the franchise official.

  • Stan's The Man

    Yonex re-signs Stan Wawrinka to the most lucrative endorsement deal in company history.

  • Over The Horizon

    Graeme McDowell leaving longtime management company as his business grows.

  • Rally Point

    Daytona's first Rallycross race leaves fans, drivers and execs wanting the series to return.

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