Quote of the Day

"Eventually, that app can possibly become or may possibly become the only way you watch ESPN."
-- Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger, on the ESPN OTT service scheduled to launch in ’18. (RELIABLE SOURCES, 10/3)
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 17 Print This Issue

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  • Charting A New Course

    Jeter indicated that he will be very hands-on when it comes to the Marlins

    Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman held their first press conference as Marlins owners yesterday, and while the pair "pledged to make fans their 'No. 1 priority,'" they "provided few other specifics about what direction they intend to take both on and off the field," according to Clark Spencer of the MIAMI HERALD. There was not much about how they "intend to energize a franchise that has gone eight years without a winner and lags near the bottom of the majors in attendance," and both repeatedly expressed the need to "invigorate a largely disenchanted fan base that has had little to cheer about from one losing season to the next." Despite the opening of a new ballpark in '12, the Marlins have ranked "no better than 27th in home attendance du ...

  • Hitting Top Speed

    F1's move to ESPN likely will result in additional exposure for its drivers, sport.

  • Hands-On Approach

    Bob Iger admits he was personally involved in not disciplining Jemele Hill over Trump tweets.

  • With The First Pick....

    The NBA ditches the All-Star Game's East-West format in favor of a team draft process.

  • Judge & Jury

    ESPN wins primetime night with Yankees' Wild Card win.

  • Handle With Care

    Interim UL AD Tyra has difficult job amid NCAA investigation.

  • Hope Springs Eternal?

    FS1 drops controversial Knicks subway ads after just one day.

  • Bigger Fish To Fry

    Miami-Dade County delays Dolphins event bonuses, citing need to pay off Marlins Park debt.

  • Cove-rt Operation

    Could 17th hole at Phoenix Open become as rowdy as 16th?

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