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TV Timeout: Friday Night's Alright For Fighting
September 5, 2013 02:11 PM
THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT: CBSSN’s Doug Gottlieb was not impressed with the NFLPA partnering with the "Uber" mobile app to help players find a ride to avoid drunk driving incidences, saying, "The NFLPA is kind of taking credit for an app that pre-existed. All players had to do was call a number that was already in their phones. Now all they have to do is press a button that’s in their phones” (“Lead Off,” CBSSN, 9/4).
LICENSE TO DRIVE: NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said Stewart-Haas Racing co-Owner Gene Haas is a "self-made millionaire that's never had a business partner as such, and he just shoots from the hip as he goes." Busch: "We talked at Indianapolis, we even talked a year ago about this potential type of move. Tony (Stewart) was hung-up with the broken leg. It wasn't quite the formal discussion of it, but Gene Haas was like, 'Hey, I'm going to roll with this'" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 9/4).