Quote of the Day

"We weren't looking to something to grab a headline. It just fit. There was no hesitation."
-- BTN President Mark Silverman, on Lisa Byington becoming the net's first female football play-by-play announcer. (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/14)
Thursday September 14, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 3 Print This Issue

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  • Lords Of The Rings

    Garcetti (l) said the decision shows the IOC's willingness to embrace change

    The IOC’s official announcement yesterday that the Games will return to Paris in '24 and L.A. in '28 is a "triumph for two iconic cities with deep Olympic histories and unique and innovative views on how to reinvent the Games and reconnect them with a younger audience," according to a front-page piece by Scott Reid of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. The unanimous vote at the IOC meeting in Lima, Peru, caps L.A.'s "unlikely four-year pursuit of the Games and marks an embattled IOC’s acknowledgement that it must make dramatic change in order to survive." At least six of the last 10 Olympic host cities have "finished in the red, their combined deficits" totaling more than $18B. Additionally, eight cities have "withdrawn bids ...

  • Steering The Ship

    Jemele Hill situation is latest example of ESPN fending off calls of a perceived liberal bias.

  • Mixed Messages

    NFL Week 1 shows the trend of players protesting during the national anthem could be waning.

  • 21 Pilots

    The Indians' record-breaking win streak has fans filling up Progressive Field.

  • Saddle Sores?

    Calgary still open to talks for NHL arena despite Flames pulling out.

  • Changing The Menu

    Levy to take over concessions at the Trop from Centerplate.

  • Here To Stay

    Chris Ilitch says his family has no plans to sell the Tigers.

  • Four Corners Offense

    North Carolina puts Smith Center upgrades on the back burner.

  • Show And Tell

    The Penguins continue the tradition of having players personally deliver tickets to fans.

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