Quote of the Day

"It’s not fun to watch when you go through your whole pitching staff and wind up bringing a utility infielder in to pitch. As much as it’s nice to talk about being at an 18-inning game, it takes time."
-- MLB Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre, on potential changes to extra inning rules. (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 2/8)
Thursday February 9, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 104 Print This Issue

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  • Passing The Torch

    Costas (r) said he will be watching when Tirico takes over the Olympic beat

    Bob Costas is stepping down as primetime host of NBC Sports Group's Olympic coverage, ending a record-setting run that saw him host 11 Games for the network since '92. Mike Tirico will replace Costas as the net's full-time primetime host starting with next year's PyeongChang Games. “This is a great way to pass the torch from one iconic figure to someone who’s on his way to becoming an iconic figure in the sports broadcasting world,” said NBC Broadcasting & Sports Chair Mark Lazarus. The change means Costas is unlikely to travel to future Olympics, though he may produce some pieces and provide voice-overs for some stories. Costas also will stop hosting “Sunday Night Football,” which he has been doing from th ...

  • Gaming The System

    NBA, 2K launching e-sports league in early '18.

  • Scoring Position

    MLB considering automatic baserunner in extra innings.

  • The Theater At MSG

    Latest Knicks drama has Oakley shoving security near Dolan.

  • Vertical Leap?

    Sources say Wojnarowksi close to leaving Yahoo for ESPN.

  • Get With The Program

    Big 12 BOD to withhold 25% of future revenue payments to Baylor.

  • Tire Patch

    Cavaliers partner with Goodyear for jersey sponsorship.

  • Sharp Shooter

    Stephen Curry stands by Kevin Plank after discussing his Trump comments.

  • PAC Men

    WME-IMG announces plans for a political action committee, with contributions for both parties.

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