Quote of the Day

"We have to give him a chance to do his job. Candidate Trump made a lot of promises. Now we just hope President-elect Trump, soon to be President Trump -- hopefully he can make this world a better place for us to live in."
-- TNT's Shaquille O'Neal ("Bulls-Heat," TNT, 11/10)
Friday November 11, 2016 Vol. 23 — No. 45 Print This Issue

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  • Garden Party

    UFC 205 at MSG is expected to have a paid gate in the $18M range

    New Yorkers are "eating up" the first UFC event in the city, as fans are talking about Saturday's UFC 205 at MSG "on street corners and in bars, restaurants and hotels," according to Kevin Iole of YAHOO SPORTS. UFC President Dana White for years heard questions as to when MMA would "be legalized in New York." UFC 7 was held in Buffalo in '95, but then-Gov. George Pataki banned MMA in '97. It took nearly 20 years until current New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in April legalized the sport. White said legalizing MMA in New York "took longer than it should have," but he thinks that is making Saturday's event "bigger." He said that he "rarely soaks in the atmosphere, but said that will change on Saturday." White: "I’m going to look around a ...

  • Beauty & The Beast

    Disney sees slight uptick in Q4 profit margin, but rising ESPN costs hurt cable sector.

  • Break Dancing

    NFL could trim ads in order to shorten game broadcasts.

  • Before The Storm

    NFL pregame viewership lags along with game ratings.

  • Take That

    Execs hope moving "First Take" from ESPN2 to ESPN will jump start sagging ratings.

  • Patriot Games

    A rowdy crowd will await the U.S.-Mexico World Cup qualifier in Columbus.

  • Stand By Me

    Jaguars fans remain loyal to a team that continues to underperform.

  • Tokyo Drift

    '20 PGA Championship may take place in May due to Olympics.

  • Give Peace A Chance

    TNT’s NBA crew share honest, frank thoughts on election.

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