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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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04/15/14
Tonight's Events....

The inaugural Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will be played at Holman Stadium at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Fla., featuring the Single-A Florida State League Lakeland Flying Tigers and Brevard County Manatees. Former MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent  will address the crowd pregame with h ...

04/15/14
Biden On Marathon: "We Own The Finish Line"

An invitation-only crowd of about 2,500 attended today's ceremony at Hynes Convention Center to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ( AP, 4/15 ). Vice President  Joe Biden  spoke during the gathering about next Monday's '14 Boston Marathon: "On Patriots Day ...

04/15/14
Twitter Me This....

Turnkey Intelligence Senior VP Steve Seiferheld : “I really like Joe Buck, but why does FOX continue to believe he is only person who can do play-by-play? Ditto CBS, Nantz. #sportsbiz #pga.” Blogger Shawn Courchesne : “For all those readers who regularly ask me ...

04/15/14
"Hillsborough" Airs Tonight On ESPN

ESPN tonight will air “Hillsborough,” a documentary directed by Daniel Gordon that details the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster during the '89 FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, at 8:00pm ET. The film leads off the net’s “30 for 30: Soccer S ...

04/15/14
Tweet Pic Of The Day....

The official feed of Roush Fenway Racing posted this image of Greg Biffle 's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 16 Ford decked out with a Boston Strong logo on the hood.

04/15/14
Populous To Design Orlando MLS Stadium

MLS expansion club Orlando City SC and the city of Orlando today announced the selection of Populous as the lead architect and Barton Malow as the construction manager for a new stadium. The club also named ICON Venue Group its owner's representative overseeing the project. Construction is expected ...

04/15/14
Quick Hits....

"I dropped out of San Jose State and didn't have a chance to enjoy the full college experience. Doing this, even for a day, is a way to make up for that" – Beyond Games CEO Nick Bhardwaj , on bidding $11,700 to coach in Arkansas State's spring game despite not having an affiliation with the s ...

04/15/14
Daily Download....

Fresh off the announcement of his extension with adidas , Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard appears in this star-studded ad for the shoe brand and retailer Foot Locker alongside some of the best NFL and NBA players to have gone without a championship.

04/15/14
Luvo Signs Deal To Sponsor Yankees

Food brand Luvo today formally announced a sponsorship deal with the Yankees, in which Luvo meals will be offered in select locations at Yankee Stadium. The brand also will receive permanent signage in the Yankees' bullpen, and will have the ability to use team marks in advertising. Yankees SS Dere ...

04/15/14
Daily Digit....

$1M – Average amount every MLB, NFL and NBA player pays in federal taxes. Federal taxes owed by those athletes will exceed $3B in '13 ( USATODAY.com, 4/15 ).

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