Quote of the Day

"When we published that piece three years ago, I would have never predicted that actually next week, in front of the Supreme Court, the legality of the New Jersey state law permitting, in essence, sports betting within the boundaries of their state is being argued."
-- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, on legalized sports betting after writing an Op/Ed for the N.Y. Times on the subject in '14. ("Golic & Wingo," ESPN Radio, 11/27)
Monday November 27, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 55 Print This Issue

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  • Orange Crushed

    Schiano's connection to Penn State was cited by many upset Tennessee fans

    The Univ. of Tennessee yesterday "backed out of a deal" to make Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano UT's new football coach after "unprecedented social media backlash to reports," according to Dan Wolken of USA TODAY. A source said that UT was "reassessing its situation after both sides essentially were bullied out of the deal." UT AD John Currie flew to Columbus yesterday in "hopes of culminating the deal and bringing Schiano back to Knoxville for a news conference." The paperwork was in the "process of being finalized when the decision was made to reassess the situation." Part of the backlash "stems from Schiano's connection to Penn State and Jerry Sandusky" ( USA TODAY, 11/27 ). In Knoxville, Blake Toppmeyer notes a ...

  • Too Much Stuffing

    NFL can't avoid low ratings for slate of Thanksgiving games.

  • Clearly Canadian

    The Argonauts claim the Grey Cup in front of a snow-covered crowd at TD Place Stadium.

  • Time And Place

    Ducks criticized for video featuring a naked Ryan Kesler.

  • Grass Hoppers

    NFLPA may look into FedExField playing surface after complaints.

  • Can I Get An Encore?

    Top teams, fan turnout make first Phil Knight tourney a success.

  • From City To City

    The Warriors debut new "The Town" uniforms honoring the team's current home, Oakland.

  • Mountain Song

    Record crowds flock to the women's ski World Cup's first trip to Vermont in nearly 40 years.

  • Strange Love

    Alex Ovechkin's vocal support of the Kremlin puts the Capitals and NHL in a difficult spot.

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