Quote of the Day

"There’s a big difference between engaging in hate speech or vulgar offensive language and a sign that says ‘go Dustin Pedroia’ or ‘I love you Andrew Benintendi.’"
-- Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy, on handling signs brought into Fenway Park on an individual basis. Fans who brought a banner into the park Wednesday referencing racism were ejected. (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/15)
Friday September 15, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 4 Print This Issue

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  • Playing His Trump Card

    President Trump on Friday "demanded an apology" from ESPN after the net's Jemele Hill earlier in the week "called the president 'a white supremacist,'" according to Nolan McCaskill of POLITICO. Trump tweeted, "ESPN is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth!" Trump's tweet was his "first comments on the dispute." White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday called Hill’s tweets "outrageous" and suggested they amounted to a "fireable offense" ( POLITICO.com, 9/15 ). The AP notes ESPN did not immediately "issue a response to the president's comments." ESPN has acc ...

  • Packing A Punch

    Saturday's Alvarez-Golovkin fight has boxing purists calling it the best the sport has to offer.

  • Talk Is Cheap

    Moonves says upcoming CBS sports OTT service will focus on news and results, not debate.

  • Party Like It's 1999

    The Indians' record win streak begins to draw sellout crowds to Progressive Field.

  • Back To The Future

    Univ. of Tennessee announces the return of "Lady Vols" branding.

  • Coming To The City

    ESPN's "GameDay" next week is heading to the football hotbed of ... Times Square?

  • Put It On My Card

    Credit union could replace Qualcomm on San Diego stadium.

  • Running The Bases

    Fenway Park adding marathon to unique events it has hosted.

  • Triple Break Point

    "Battle of the Sexes" is one of several tennis movies making the festival rounds.

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