LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood loves a feel-good story, so it makes sense that Pacific 12 Conference officials have chosen the Fox Studio lot for their annual football media day.
Commissioner Larry Scott can stand before the cameras this morning and talk about a record-setting $3 billion television deal. He can remind everyone about bringing Colorado and Utah into the fold and establishing a conference championship game.
"I feel very good about the last year," Scott said. "There's just a lot that is exciting."
LOS ANGELES -- The list of potential buyers for the Dodgers -- should Major League Baseball or a divorce court force a sale -- features all the usual suspects.
Forbes 400 types who have amassed personal fortunes large enough to afford every sports fan's dream. That includes men such as Eli Broad and Tom Gores, who do not have much experience when it comes to owning a team.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- It was late last year and Brian Kelly had just taken over as the Notre Dame football coach.
With the season still months away, Kelly showed up at halftime of an Irish basketball game to meet his new fans. Grabbing a microphone, he stirred thunderous applause with talk of quickly jump-starting a fallen program.