Quote of the Day

"When I played, we never had opportunities with our helmets off to show who we were. Now casual fans are saying, 'There’s the funny guy, there’s the shy guy, there’s the skinny guy.'"
-- NHL VP/Hockey & Business Development Brendan Shanahan, on the league trying to show more of the players' personalities. (THE DAILY)
Monday January 31, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 96 Print This Issue

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  • Money Talks

    Fred Wilpon stressed that his family intends to maintain day-to-day control of Mets

    The Mets announced Friday that owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon are actively considering the addition of "one or more" minority investors to the club and have retained Allen & Co. Managing Dir Steve Greenberg, already a Mets board member, as an advisor in the process. The Wilpons said they intend to remain majority owners and day-to-day operators of the club. Fred Wilpon said the club is considering the sale of roughly a 20-25% stake in the club, an asset that would be worth $214.5M based on Forbes' estimated value of $858M for the entire team last year. Team sales typically garner a premium, however, for controlling interest -- something the Wilpons said they did not envision giving up in any transaction. The search for additional funds ...

  • Divide And Conquer

    The NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft breathes new life into a stale event.

  • Just A Matter Of Time

    Sabres sale to Pegula could close by end of week; Bettman confident in Coyotes sale.

  • Taking Sides

    CBS will not air NFLPA ad during college All-Star Game Saturday.

  • Calling The Shots

    NFL Network chief Steve Bornstein out-earned Goodell last year, making $12.65M.

  • Getting Better With Age

    Winter X Games 15 sets attendance record with 114,200.

  • Cry For Help

    Bengals seek $43.6M from county for stadium renovations.

  • Elementary, My Dear Watson

    CBS sees a 54% jump for Farmers Insurance Open final round overnight.

  • I Can Be Your Hero

    NHL targets boys 9-14 with Guardian Project superheroes.

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