Quote of the Day

"I enjoy baseball and a beer and a bag of popcorn there. But, rest assured, I'm not going to buy a baseball team or have an interest in it."
-- N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, shooting down rumors he might invest in the Mets. (ESPNNY.com, 2/10)
Friday February 11, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 105 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Revving On All Cylinders

    Gores reportedly has tentatively agreed to deal worth $420M

    Platinum Equity Chair & CEO Tom Gores "has struck a tentative deal to buy the Pistons from Karen Davidson," according to a source cited by Tom Walsh of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. The "tentative agreement, which must be approved by the NBA, may be announced as early" as Friday. The agreement was reached Thursday night at the office of a Birmingham, Mich., law firm "after several days of intense bargaining over details." The total value of the deal, which "includes the team, the Palace of Auburn Hills and DTE Energy Music Theatre," is expected to be announced at $420M. Current ownership is "expected to retain a minority stake of perhaps 10% for up to several years." NBA Commissioner David Stern reportedly is "familiar with the deal ... and s ...

  • Delay Of Game

    NFL owners, players not making much headway on CBA talks.

  • Raising The Roof

    Metrodome will get a new $18.3M roof after damage caused by snowstorm.

  • Out At The Plate

    Cal-Berkeley officials cut baseball, men's gymnastics.

  • Trying To Turn The Corner

    NASCAR officials hope '11 season rebounds from recent drops in attendance, ratings.

  • The Jumpman Cometh

    Denny Hamlin signs endorsement deal with Nike's Jordan Brand.

  • Third Time's The Charm?

    Financially challenged UFL will kick off third season in '11.

  • Long Time Coming

    UFC sells 42,000 tickets during presale for Toronto debut in April.

  • Pushing The Limits

    NBC looking to up the ante on 30-second ads for Super Bowl XLVI.

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