Quote of the Day

"We’re going to have to see what Tampa Bay has, because I can’t completely put my faith in the idea that if we just build a stadium it’s going to work."
-- Rays Owner Stuart Sternberg, on a new ballpark potentially driving up attendance numbers. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 57 Print This Issue

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  • Another Tough Day

    The long-rumored ESPN layoffs are taking place this morning, as the company is eliminating around 150 jobs. An ESPN source said the job cuts are mainly coming from the studio production, digital content and tech groups. In a memo sent to employees this morning, ESPN President John Skipper said the cuts “generally reflect decisions to do less in certain instances and re-direct resources." Skipper: "We will continue to invest in ways which will best position us to serve the modern sports fan and support the success of our business.” The layoffs, which impact less than 2% of ESPN's 8,000 employees, come as the media industry is trying to figure out how to grow in an era of declining subscriber numbers and increasing sports rights f ...

  • Halfway Home

    MLS names Cincy, Detroit, Nashville and Sacramento as four finalists for expansion.

  • Circle The Date

    Kraft, compensation committee eye Dec. 13 for Goodell deal.

  • The Hook Of Eli

    Critics say Giants' handling of Eli's benching goes against what the franchise stands for.

  • Steal My Sunshine

    NFL gate down 2.5% through Week 12; L.A. teams struggling.

  • Lost In The Phog

    Kansas' impending $191M deal with Adidas remains unsigned amid the ongoing scandal.

  • Biscuits In The Basket

    Scoring is up in the NHL this season, with a crackdown on slashing seen as the cause.

  • Cut The Mustard

    The Redskins' front office is firmly against wearing the team's Color Rush uniforms.

  • Giving Back

    NFL's "My Cause, My Cleats" campaign returns this week.

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