Quote of the Day

"Having an NBA franchise is not a day job. It’s a day job, it’s a night job, it’s a morning job. You think about it all the time, the things you should do."
-- Hawks Owner Tony Ressler, on not anticipating the rigors of the role when he bought the team in '15. ("Open Court," NBA TV, 10/6)
Friday October 6, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 20 Print This Issue

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  • Agent Of Shield

    NFL owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell are negotiating over how much severance he should receive in his new contract in the event it is terminated during the planned five-year extension, sources said. Goodell is set to earn more than $30M annually in salary and bonuses, a sum he has routinely exceeded in his current deal, which runs through March '19. But he wants to ensure he would receive most of the low nine figures that he would be due to receive from '19-24, even if for some reason the owners let him go, sources said. It is one of the primary issues holding up the deal, one source said. The agreement was thought to be nearly complete earlier in the year. Falcons Owner Arthur Blank leads the league's compensation committee, which has ...

  • End Of The First Quarter

    Sunday NFL TV viewership continues to slide, though ESPN's "MNF" sees gains.

  • Hot And Ready

    First regular-season game at Little Caesars Arena draws rave reviews from Gary Bettman.

  • Showing Their Cards

    Despite appearances, Louisville athletics fails to turn profit.

  • Ohio Players

    Browns taking novel approach with profits from retail outlets inside FirstEnergy Stadium.

  • Big Business

    Fox' addition of Big Ten football already paying dividends via audience, market share.

  • Voted Off The Island?

    It seems apparent the Miami Open will leave Key Biscayne for Hard Rock Stadium in '19.

  • While The Iron's Hot

    Predators look to capitalize on surprising '17 Stanley Cup run.

  • The Cowboy Way

    MLB Network's Kevin Millar plans to balance the weekend between playoffs, family time.

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