Quote of the Day

"Everybody understands they owe it to the players to get back to their families. They have families who are in shelters."
-- Cowboys Exec VP, COO & Dir of Player Personnel Stephen Jones, on canceling the Cowboys-Texans preseason game. (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 8/31)
Thursday August 31, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 253 Print This Issue

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  • First And Ten

    Indiana opens its season at home against No. 2 Ohio State tonight in a game that serves as an "unprecedented opportunity for IU to sell itself in a national marketplace -- college football -- that rarely acknowledges it," according to Gregg Doyel of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR.  The game is sold out and ESPN's "College GameDay" will air from the school for the first time, making it quite possibly the biggest IU football game in the "last half-century or so." It likely will be "more electric than any game in the history of IU football." ESPN will implement its Megacast for the game , which will see the game "broadcast on seven different ESPN platforms." After ESPN "told IU two weeks ago that it would broadcast this game on its parent network ...

  • Like A Good Neighbor

    Cowboys to host Houston telethon in place of preseason finale.

  • Too Much To Ignore

    ESPN's Cunningham leaves booth due to dangers of football.

  • Friends With Benefits

    UCLA is pouring record resources into competing for fans in the crowded L.A. marketplace.

  • Hurry-Up Offense

    Fox set to begin airing six-second ads during NFL games.

  • Off To The Races

    Mello Yello renews NHRA title sponsorship through '23.

  • Rev Theory

    Andretti Autosport stays with Honda, but loses Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato.

  • Progressive Talks

    Indians, MLB still talking about Chief Wahoo resolution.

  • Cinderella Men

    A new campaign for Alvarez-Golovkin takes fans back to the glory days of boxing.

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