Quote of the Day

"We are really interested in Mexico. It's a huge broadcast market. If we can find the right location, it is possible to support a team in Mexico economically."
-- MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, on potential expansion sites. (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 10/30 issue)
Thursday October 22, 2015 Vol. 22 — No. 30 Print This Issue

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  • Hoop Dreams

    Silver said the NBA is not considering withdrawing from the daily fantasy industry

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver yesterday "called for federal regulation of daily fantasy operators" and said that the league will "continue its partnership with FanDuel despite multiple investigations into industry trade practices and questions over the legality of the contests under federal and state gambling laws," according to Fainaru & Fainaru-Wada of ESPN.com. Silver said that he is "'nervous' about the recent developments but welcomed the growing scrutiny as a path to regulation that will protect fantasy players." Silver: "There should be a regulatory framework; there should be increased transparency for consumers. I think it would ultimately aid the industry. In fact, I think we're seeing the marketplace impacted, because there's n ...

  • Tough Days In Bristol

    ESPN cuts impacting all areas, shows net not immune to problems in cable industry.

  • A Real Head Turner

    TBS scores record ratings for the Mets' NLCS sweep over the Cubs.

  • Stay With Me

    Nike re-ups with Texas for 15 years, worth just under $200M.

  • Backing Up The Brinks Truck

    Tristan Thompson's new deal means the Cavaliers will pay the NBA's second-highest luxury tax.

  • A Whole New World

    Yahoo signs 30-plus advertisers for stream of London NFL game.

  • The Sons Also Rise

    Murdoch brothers committed to growing Fox Sports.

  • Course Management

    Las Vegas PGA Tour event's new ticket offerings focus on raising attendance, not necessarily revenue.

  • Makes Me Wonder

    Maroon 5 now rumored to be in talks with NFL about SB halftime.

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