Quote of the Day

"I would sell now. I think the league's peaked."
-- FS1's Colin Cowherd, on what he would do if he owned an NFL franchise. ("Speak For Yourself," FS1, 12/18)
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 71 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Changing Of The Guard

    Becker becomes one of the highest-ranking female execs in the NFL with the move

    Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson has decided to "step down immediately, turning over his role" to team COO Tina Becker after initially  announcing plans on Sunday to put the team up for sale  following the season, according to a front-page piece by Jourdan Rodrigue of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Becker, in her 20th year with the team, will "take full control of the day-to-day management of the Panthers." The announcement came shortly after NFL VP/Communications Brian McCarthy "confirmed that the league would continue its investigation into Richardson." A former Panthers cheerleader, Becker became the group’s coordinator in '99 and became the team's Dir of Entertainment from '12-14. In '14, Becker was promoted to Exec Dir of the O ...

  • Looking For A New Captain

    ESPN is tasked with finding someone to lead it into the future -- could Bodenheimer return permanently?

  • Netting A Winner?

    Signs point to Nashville landing one of MLS' two expansion slots.

  • Junior Mint

    The NBA looks into creating a youth championship comparable to the Little League World Series.

  • Winning Is Everything

    The Jags' first playoff appearance since '07 sees sellout crowds, increased apparel sales.

  • The Defense Never Rests

    Adidas adds P.K. Subban to its impressive roster of NHL endorsers.

  • Salt Of The Earth

    SLC has its sights on hosting the Winter Olympics again in '30.

  • Candy 'Canes

    Miami's hoops team sells out of season tickets for the third-straight year.

  • Wishing Him Well

    ESPN employees take to Twitter reacting to John Skipper's resignation.

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