Quote of the Day
“Big men win titles, and forwards and guards win Madison Avenue.”
-- Strategic President Peter Stern, when asked whether Greg Oden or Kevin Durant will be more marketable in five years (THE DAILY) .
Blazers To Take Oden With Top Pick
Red Sox-branded car the centerpiece of Roush Fenway Racing's "coming out party" in New Hampshire this weekend
Visa pays $170M for FIFA sponsorship, $10M less than it originally bid, after six-month delay.
Keeping Up Appearances
AOL looks to skew younger by using blog-like design for news and sports sites.
Running Up The Flag
Pirates taking measures to control the message in effort to downplay fan protest scheduled for Saturday.
Canadian government passes unprecedented trademark law to protect 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Tribal arena plan met with silence by Sonics.
An Elephant Never Forgets
BOSTON GLOBE reports Mitt Romney turns Salt Lake Olympic ties into $1.5M in campaign financing.
Predators’ Chris Mason pledges to buy ten season tickets to help team meet ticket threshold to keep it in Nashville.