Quote of the Day

"What's more detrimental to a team: a guy that is going out every Friday night, drinking, putting bad things in his body and has a game 36 hours away, or a guy on his day off flies to New York, an hour and a half flight, and talks a little football?"
-- Bears WR Brandon Marshall, on his decision to join Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” panel on a weekly basis in N.Y. (Showtime, 9/2)
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 249 Print This Issue

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  • Laying Down The Law

    Irsay's driver's license was revoked for one year and 40 days

    The NFL yesterday suspended Colts Owner Jim Irsay for six games and "fined him $500,000" after he pled guilty to a misdemeanor count of impaired driving stemming from his March arrest, according to a front-page piece by Mark Alesia of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. The suspension begins at 5:00pm ET today and "prevents Irsay from attending practices or games." Irsay, an "avid user of Twitter, is also prohibited from using social media and doing interviews." The fine was the "maximum under current NFL rules and tied for fourth-largest in league history." Late yesterday morning, a Hamilton County (Ind.) judge "accepted Irsay's guilty plea to one count of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated." Irsay's sentence includes "one year of probation, during ...

  • A Different Route

    The family of the late Junior Seau decides to opt out of the NFL's concussion settlement.

  • Seeing Red

    ESPN tackles all angles of 'Skins debate in "OTL" special.

  • Day Job

    FanDuel closes on $70M round of venture capital financing.

  • Fashion & Fairways

    Ralph Lauren lands a deal to outfit U.S. Ryder Cup participants until at least '20.

  • Check Out Time

    Visa promoting new digital wallet initiative with Larry Fitzgerald.

  • The Sky Is The Limit

    A Garth Brooks concert could force the WNBA Sky to switch venues for the Finals.

  • Bootleg Play

    UGG Australia taps Patriots QB Tom Brady to star in three new spots during the NFL season.

  • The Marshall Plan

    Brandon Marshall candid about past in Showtime debut.

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