Quote of the Day

"Some of the things they see, they believe, are bullshit. Our signage is wallpaper for them today. We need to understand them."
-- A-B InBev VP/Consumer Connections Lucas Herscovici, on marketing to millenials. (THE DAILY)
Thursday November 5, 2015 Vol. 22 — No. 41 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • $tars And $tripes

    McCain and Flake examined 122 contracts between the Pentagon and sports leagues

    A report from U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) "slams the Pentagon" for paying $6.8M to pro sports leagues for "patriotic events," according to Rebecca Kheel of THE HILL. The pair "examined 122 contracts between the Pentagon and various sports leagues, including $49,000 for the Wisconsin Army National Guard to sponsor performances of 'God Bless America'" at Brewers games; $20,000 for the NFL Jets to "honor one to two New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers as hometown heroes at each home game; and $1,500 to honor five Air Force officers" at a Galaxy game. Paying for these activities "would be outlawed by the National Defense Authorization Act coming to the House floor this week." The NFL has "promised to c ...

  • Octopus' Garden

    Added fan amenities at the Red Wings' new arena have construction costs now at $627M.

  • Getting A Cold Shoulder

    Weather said not to be a reason CFP staying in south and west, but not everyone is buying that.

  • Beltway Battle Continues

    Nationals considering appeal of MASN ruling in favor of Orioles.

  • Soldier On?

    Bears hope ad sales will lead to $300M for stadium upgrades.

  • Pitching Machines

    Positive buzz for Petco Park's nine-hole golf course has others teams wanting in on the action.

  • No Commitment Issues

    Silver: WNBA has full support of NBA despite Richie's departure.

  • Stand By Me

    NFL will not alter Super Bowl plans despite Houston's repeal of non-discrimination law.

  • Age Is Just A Number

    Jury awards T.J. Simers $7M in suit against L.A. Times.

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