Quote of the Day
"Basketball is an emotional thing for me; we're dealing with one of my better friends in the world in David Stern."
NBC Sports Chair Dick Ebersol, on one difficulty of opting out of the deal to carry the NBA
("Squawk Box," 12/4).
- Group Will Dig Into Why
The Brewers Traded Sexson
Under fire from fans, media and politicians since former President Ulice Payne publicly expressed concern over the team's plans to cut payroll to as low as $30M next season, the Brewers have agreed to open their books to a panel of three local businessmen. While legislators still seek a state audit, Milwaukee chamber head Timothy Sheehy said, "The ballclub has given us full access to any and all financial information that we determine is necessary. ... We're going into this with our eyes wide open and no strings attached."
Phoenix City Council, mindful of new Glendale Arena, approves $17M America West renovation.
Talk The Talk
Tagliabue airs his views on "Playmakers" controversy on HBO's "Inside The NFL."
Pull Back On The Throttle
Analyst sees OWRS' latest move as signal it is trying to get out of CART deal.
L.A. Coliseum execs certify environmental impact report, claim leg up in bid for NFL.
Jump On Board
THE DAILY goes One-on-One with skateboarder turned director Stacy Peralta.
Redskins push the envelope in leading NFL in sponsor revenue.
Strength In Numbers
More games helps baseball again pace sports attendance.
Fresh Squeezed Juice
USATF board approves lifetime ban for steroid use.