Quote of the Day
align="center">“They’re trying to build the league around him and he has not spoken a word in a commercial. Nike needs to showcase his personality, and I’d like to know more about him.”
TNT’s Charles Barkley, on Nike endorser and Cavaliers F LeBron James (“The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch,” CNBC, 4/6).
Rights & Wrongs
Fox Network Group President & CEO Tony Vinciquerra not happy with MLB selling streaming wireless content.
Re-examination of land acquisition costs for Nationals’ ballpark could lead to delays or even force DC to find another site.
The People’s Champion
NBA inks China Mobile as official telecommunications provider in China.
The Last Temptation
Cubs choose dollars over tradition, become last MLB team to install rotational signage behind home plate.
Pacific Life Open co-owners reach deal to buy out IMG’s 50% interest in tourney.
Average MLB player salary hits record high after last year’s drop.
Sirius adds four years of live Wimbledon coverage to roster of sports properties.