Quote of the Day

"It's not a job you do from an office. You can't be a good business partner to somebody if you're in Florida all the time."
-- LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan, on traveling to all 24 official tour events during his first year in the position (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 12/15).
Wednesday December 15, 2010 Vol. 17 — No. 66 Print This Issue

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  • HBO "24/7" On Winter Classic Offers Unprecedented Access To Teams

    "24/7" Series Promises To Offer Unfiltered Look At Penguins, Capitals

    HBO's "24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic" series debuts tonight, and the "word is this hockey version of 'Hard Knocks' may set a few eyeballs on fire with stuff never seen before on television -- on and off the ice," according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The show marks the "first time a network, not beholden to a league it's in partnership with, will be given regular-season access." NFL teams featured in HBO's "Hard Knocks" already "know what to expect" based on previous seasons, but "that connection with HBO did not exist" for the NHL. HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg said, "That didn't matter. If anything, it was the opposite. The NHL is starved for attention. They are all over us. It's the NHL tha ...

  • A Deal In The Desert

    Glendale approves arena lease agreement, paving way for Hulsizer to buy Coyotes from NHL.

  • Don't Make Too Much Of It

    Billy Hunter plays down potential NBPA decertification, says it is "pretty far off."

  • The Great Outdoors

    TCF Bank Stadium begins preparations for Vikings Monday nighter after Metrodome is deemed unplayable.

  • Brushback Pitch

    MLB denies A-B's claim it had binding agreement to continue sponsorship deal.

  • The Tribe Has Spoken

    Indians lowering ticket prices, offering incentives in effort to win back fans.

  • A Penalty On The Play

    Broadcast nets all see college football ratings declines this season; ESPN flat.

  • Merry Cliffmas Baby

    Philly retailers scrambling to ready Cliff Lee merchandise for last-minute holiday sales.

  • Globe Trotter

    IMG hires Bobby Sharma to develop int'l basketball business, including league in India.

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