Quote of the Day

"Dave Duerson, a friend of mine, I saw what the game did to the man. He shot himself in the chest with his Man of the Year award sitting right next to him."
-- A character on HBO's "Ballers," explaining concussion risks to his NFL-playing son. ("Ballers," HBO, 9/17)
Monday September 18, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 5 Print This Issue

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  • Orange Crush

    Fox drew a 15.9 overnight for the Broncos' 42-17 victory against the Cowboys

    Cowboys-Broncos was the bellweather NFL game in Week 2, as Fox drew a 15.9 overnight for the matchup featured in the late national window yesterday. The game stretched into primetime due to an hour-long lightning delay. CBS carried the national window in Week 2 last year, drawing a 13.6 for a telecast featuring Colts-Broncos. Two years ago, Fox had Cowboys-Eagles in the national window and drew a 17.8 overnight. Last night, NBC drew a 12.6 overnight for Packers-Falcons, marking the lowest Week 2 “SNF” overnight since Steelers-Browns drew an 11.9 in ’08. Packers-Falcons, which featured the first regular-season game at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, was down 8% from Packers-Vikings in Week 2 last year, which featured the fir ...

  • Drawing The Line

    ESPN's Skipper sends memo to employees regarding political discourse as WH weighs in.

  • Pump The Brakes

    Jerry Jones calls report that he is impeding Goodell's contract extension an "exaggeration."

  • You're My Home?

    Plenty of empty seats at Rams, Chargers games on Sunday.

  • Atlantic Drift

    ACC Network to be based out of Bristol, not Charlotte.

  • Fists And Fury

    Alvarez-Golovkin delivers on promise for action, but questionable judging steals the show.

  • I've Got A Blank Space

    MLS-record crowd latest example of Atlanta United's smash debut.

  • No Ordinary Joe

    Newgarden’s IndyCar title could help series become more relevant with millenials and fans stateside.

  • There's No Place Like Home

    The Islanders draw a playoff-like crowd for Sunday's preseason game at Nassau Coliseum.

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