Quote of the Day

"I am going to disagree with just about everything you said. The charge that ESPN is exhibiting significant political bias in its programming is just completely exaggerated."
-- Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger, responding to a question at the company's annual shareholders meeting. (L.A. TIMES)
Thursday March 9, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 124 Print This Issue

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  • Taking Their Stance

    Penny cannot be fired by the USOC, as only the board of USA Gymnastics can do that

    Officials within the USOC say USA Gymnastics President & CEO Steve Penny "must resign so the national governing body can move forward in the midst of a sex abuse scandal," according to sources cited by Christine Brennan of USA TODAY. More than 360 cases in which gymnasts "accused coaches of sexual transgressions over 20 years have been reported," and more than 80 gymnasts "have come forward with sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar, the national gymnastics team physician" from '96-'15. The USOC "cannot fire Penny -- only the board of USA Gymnastics can do that -- but the USOC holds great sway as the organization in charge of oversight and governance of all national governing bodies, including USA Gymnastics." In that role, the ...

  • New Money

    Moonves: Google, Facebook will be in on next NFL bidding.

  • The Path Of Khan

    Jaguars' local TV ratings, fan interest dipped during disappointing 3-13 season.

  • Rhymes With Orange

    Jim Boeheim uses ACC Tournament's debut in N.Y. to rip Greensboro as event host.

  • Counting Down The Days

    Workers are putting the finishing touches on the Braves' new SunTrust Park.

  • Lace Up Your Skates

    Speculation on who will buy Adidas' CCM Hockey mounts.

  • In Too Deep?

    Jim Miller cites rights deals, “dynamic change” for ESPN's looming personnel cuts.

  • Popular Opinion

    Harden, Westbrook may have a leg up in the NBA MVP race due to marketing campaigns.

  • Golden Gloves

    Longtime boxing promoter Lou Duva passes away at 94.

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