Quote of the Day

"The league just hates this. It's the ultimate distraction. They hate it."
-- NBC’s Al Michaels, on player protests during the national anthem. ("SNF," NBC, 11/5)
Monday November 6, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 41 Print This Issue

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  • Leaving The Plains

    Jacobs has guided Auburn to a total of 12 national championships during his tenure

    Auburn AD Jay Jacobs is "stepping down" on June 1 -- "or sooner" if a successor is in place, according to Josh Vitale of the OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS. Auburn President Steven Leath in a statement said that Jacobs will "continue to have a role" as AD Emeritus. Jacobs' decision "comes on the heels of a tumultuous few months that have seen scandal after scandal affect the athletic department." A former softball player in May "filed a Title IX complaint against then-softball coach Clint Myers and his son," while men's basketball associate head coach Chuck Person was "arrested and charged with six counts of federal corruption" on Sept. 26 amid the FBI's probe of college hoops . More recently, former Auburn assistant tra ...

  • Neutral Zone

    Protesting NFLers request mediation with Goodell, league officials and team owners.

  • Horsing Around

    Could Breeders' Cup return to Del Mar after successful debut?

  • Drop Dead Gorgeous

    GSP's win in his UFC return after four years caps an entertaining card at MSG.

  • You Can Go Home Again

    Tony Romo plays it safe in first Cowboys broadcast with CBS.

  • Warriors' Way

    Pepsi lands pouring rights, branded club at Chase Center.

  • Passing The Eye Test

    CBS enjoys its best football weekend of the year, helped by LSU-Alabama winning Saturday primetime.

  • Lane Change

    Matt Kenseth won't race in NASCAR's Cup Series next season after failing to find a ride.

  • Hunger Strike

    Crew loses deal with Wendy's due to possible move to Austin.

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