Quote of the Day

"I don't ever want to be in a position where guys who didn't believe in this sport 15 years ago are telling me what to put on PPV. But if you go into a negotiation, I'd say everything is on the table."
-- UFC President Dana White, on everything being on the table when it comes to upcoming media-rights talks. (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 8/3)
Friday August 4, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 233 Print This Issue

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  • Family Matters

    Jones had many options to choose from as his presenter before choosing his wife

    Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES was "lost for words" when talk turned to "why he chose his wife GENE to be his presenter" when he is inducted into the Pro Football HOF on Saturday, according to Clarence Hill Jr. of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. It began with him "explaining pillow talk with his wife of 54 years." She has had a "front row seat to his rise from being a college football player at Arkansas to an insurance salesman, owner of a Shakey’s Pizza chain, to oil and gas prospecting en route to joining the NFL as a rebellious outsider" when he bought the Cowboys in '89 before "morphing into the most powerful man in the NFL and ultimately a Hall of Famer." Jones had "many options to choose as a presenter," including sons STEPHEN and ...

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  • Two Sides Of A Coin

    WME-IMG gets wiggle room with recent investment; agency planning next big purchase?

  • The Kids Stay In The Picture

    Red Sox ownership reportedly told Dave Dombrowski to keep top prospects at the trade deadline.

  • Making It Rain

    Adidas ready to go all-in on marketing after strong Q2.

  • Staying In The Pack

    T'Wolves' Glen Taylor now says he intends to keep franchise.

  • All The Bells & Whistles

    The NFL Panthers unveil revamped field and premium levels as part of major upgrades.

  • Road Runner?

    D-backs president says team wants to be in Phoenix, but MLB has "ultimate authority."

  • Look Closer

    MLS' Video Assistant Referee debuts with weekend matches.

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