Quote of the Day

"Did you anticipate that Atlanta would be a good soccer market a year ago? Did you anticipate Orlando would be a good soccer market a few years ago? Portland?"
-- Crew Chair Anthony Precourt, on the untapped potential for Austin as an MLS market. (AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 10/19)
Thursday October 19, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 29 Print This Issue

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  • That's For Another Day

    Goodell hopes the league can bring down the number of protesting players

    NFL owners left two days of meetings in N.Y. "agreeing to let their players protest, but to work with them on the social issues they are trying to address," according to Ken Belson of the N.Y. TIMES. Owners spoke among themselves for several hours yesterday with no "specific resolution" proposed to "strengthen the league’s rules on the anthem, and only a handful of owners expressed a desire for measures that would penalize players who did not stand." Most owners said that they "wanted every player to stand for the anthem, but recognized that it would be misguided for the league to mandate it." NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: "We are not looking to get into politics." He declined to say whether the protests "had affected the league&rsq ...

  • Safe At The Plate

    Dodgers close to breaking even thanks to postseason journey.

  • Let It Rip

    Nike is reviewing how LeBron's jersey split down the middle during its regular-season debut.

  • For Love Of Country

    Landon Donovan is showing interest in becoming the next U.S. Soccer President.

  • Everything's Bigger In Texas

    AT&T Stadium could present a new blueprint for how to host the NFL Draft.

  • The Buff Bombers

    Yankees make jump into esports, buy stake in Echo Fox.

  • No Double Dipping

    Immortals out of NALCS; did Overwatch ties pose conflict?

  • Cool As Ice

    Int'l growth, early NHL sales help boost StubHub's Q3 revenue.

  • Pat On The Back

    Riley's impact on Heat strong as ever entering club's 30th year.

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