Quote of the Day

"There's a handful of owners who want to get it done today, as opposed to waiting until tomorrow, to have any sort answer."
-- ESPN's Michael Eaves, on the NFL's L.A. relocation decision. ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 1/12)
Tuesday January 12, 2016 Vol. 22 — No. 86 Print This Issue

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  • Alabama Shakes

    ESPN last night drew a 15.8 overnight rating for Alabama’s fourth national football title in seven years. The Crimson Tide's 45-40 win over Clemson is down 15% from the inaugural CFP National Championship last season, which saw Ohio State defeat Oregon 42-20. While down sharply from last season, Alabama-Clemson is ESPN’s third-best overnight since it began airing college football’s national title game in '11. It also was higher than four title games on broadcast TV during the BCS era. Southern markets dominated the rankings last night. Birmingham led all markets with a 59.2 local rating, followed by Greenville-Spartanburg -- Clemson's home market -- with a 39.0. Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Col ...

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    Six-owner committee formally recommends Carson project.

  • Fanning The Flames

    NHL's Bettman tells Calgary to get moving on new arena, but mayor isn't receptive.

  • Stop The Violence

    Following one particularly vicious playoff game, Peter King reminds players to protect themselves.

  • Anxious Birds

    Cardinals awaiting MLB's response for hacking incident.

  • Right On The Money

    Jordan Spieth ends Tiger Woods' 13-year reign atop Golf World's all-earnings list.

  • One For The Money

    DFS sites score legal victory with stay of injunction in New York.

  • New World Order

    Eurosport expanding rapidly under control of Discovery.

  • Action News

    WMG brings in 40 new clients with the acquisition of the The Sports Syndicate.

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