Quote of the Day

"Our goal is to get people excited about A’s baseball, get them to laugh a little bit and get them intrigued to come out to the ballpark."
-- A's C Stephen Vogt, on helping create the team's annual TV spots this year. (THE DAILY)
Tuesday April 5, 2016 Vol. 22 — No. 146 Print This Issue

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  • A Real Buzzer Beater

    Villanova's win is the second-best college basketball overnight ever on cable TV

    Villanova's last second win over North Carolina last night in the NCAA Tournament championship game delivered a combined 12.0 overnight across TBS, TNT and truTV. The game was the first-ever title game on cable TV. The 12.0 overnight, which counts the main feed on TBS along with Team Streams on TNT and truTV, is down sharply from a 17.1 overnight on CBS last year for Duke-Wisconsin, which was the best for a title game in 18 years. CBS drew a 12.9 overnight for UConn-Kentucky in '14. While Villanova-UNC was the lowest-rated men's title game since '09, it was not the lowest-rated title game on record. CBS drew below a 12.0 overnight for title games in '09, '06 and '04. Raleigh-Durham drew a 29.9 local rating for the game last night, while Ph ...

  • And Your Bird Can Sing

    Twitter paying $10M for one-year NFL Thursday streaming deal.

  • The Basketball Diaries

    Villanova's national title validates new-look Big East, quiets critics.

  • Weather Or Not

    Indians taking flak for afternoon postponement of Opening Day amid frigid temperatures.

  • Time To Toughen Up

    Smoothie King Center is shaking up its security protocol after a breakdown last week.

  • Rise To Me

    ISC reports strong Q1 earnings on the back of Daytona Rising.

  • Fun At The Park

    Bryce Harper channel his inner Donald to get his point across about reinvigorating baseball.

  • Trust Company

    Some MLB teams are letting players write and star in ad campaigns.

  • Ahead Of The Curve

    SBJ profiles industry's young stars in Forty Under 40 issue.

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