For weeks and months, the 49ers have sent a crystal clear message with every move they've made involving Aldon Smith and his repeated troubles: If you're valuable enough as a player, they'll ignore just about anything.
As CBS enters its final week of airing the U.S. Open, let’s look at some of the moments that have made the tennis tournament one of the signature events for the Tiffany Network. The U.S. Open stayed with CBS through some of the network’s best times and even during a period when it lost the NFL, college football and MLB.
The NFL has grown tremendously under Roger Goodell, who began his ninth year as commissioner Monday. Revenues, which topped $10 billion in 2013, are projected to reach $16.1 billion by 2018 and remain on path to reach Goodell’s goal of $25 billion by 2025. His understanding of the league as a business and brand are keys to its continued growth. Read the rest at Sporting News