Quote of the Day

"At its core, these are high-profile, credible personalities that people enjoy watching on television. The idea of ‘Embrace Debate’ really has been overplayed. Good TV is good TV."
-- Fox Sports President & COO Eric Shanks, on not pivoting from the personality-driven shows on FS1 following Jamie Horowitz' departure. (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 7/10 issue)
Monday July 10, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 213 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Watch Out For Flying Baseballs

    Stanton, the defending champion, was the first player to accept an invitation

    The anticipated showdown tonight between Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton and Yankees RF Aaron Judge at the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Marlins Park "promises to be one of the most sizzling events of the All-Star festivities," according to a front-page piece by Michelle Kaufman of the MIAMI HERALD. Stanton, who won last year's event at Petco Park, was the "first player to accept an invitation" this year, "setting the stage for what should be a fun night for Marlins fans" ( MIAMI HERALD, 7/10 ). In N.Y., Zach Braziller notes "almost everyone’s attention is fixated" on Stanton and Judge for tonight's event. According to Ticket IQ, it is "more expensive" to see the Derby ($182) than the actual All-Star Game tomorrow night ($155) ( ...

  • Full Steam Ahead

    Shanks stresses Fox' editorial direction will not change following Horowitz' departure.

  • Run Of The Mills

    Griffin takes name out of running for Knicks front-office position.

  • Tennessee Honey

    Nashville enhances MLS bid by drawing record crowd to Saturday's Gold Cup matches.

  • Take A Chill Pill

    Viagra, Cialis cut spending on advertising for NFL games.

  • Fighting Words

    UFC's White: Nunes won't headline anymore after day-of withdrawal.

  • Going Nowhere Soon

    Bowlsby in line to stay as Big 12 Commissioner, says talks of conference decline overstated.

  • Seoul Searching

    Will there be enough rooms in time for PyeongChang Games?

  • I Guess This Is Growing Up

    Mark Cuban tells top Draft pick Dennis Smith Jr. to delete tweets from his account.

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