Quote of the Day

"I'm headed for the draft. It's the only thing I really care about. To be honest, I don't know what the NFLPA is doing."
-- NFL Draft prospect and former UCLA S Rahim Moore, on the NFLPA suggesting players not attend the actual draft and instead go to an alternative event being planned. (L.A. TIMES, 3/17)
Thursday March 17, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 129 Print This Issue

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  • Tangled Up In Blues

    Checketts says he hopes to find buyer that will keep Blues in St. Louis

    Blues Chair Dave Checketts yesterday revealed that he "has decided to put the team and Scottrade Center lease up for sale," and "all 100 percent of the team/lease is available," according to Bernie Miklasz of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Since last May, Checketts has "sought investors to replace the roughly 70 percent of the franchise owned by TowerBrook Capital Partners." Checketts said that he had "lined up financing to take over TowerBrook's shares but negotiations reached an impasse," as the parties were unable to agree on the "value of the shares held by TowerBrook." He said, "The bottom line is I've been unable to make a deal with them. As a result, I've got to turn from being a buyer to a seller." Checketts and his investment firm, S ...

  • To Tell The Truth

    Ugly rhetoric ramps up with free agent Kevin Burnett calling Goodell a "liar.”

  • Different Strokes

    NFL Cardinals plan 35% pay cut during lockout; Panthers to have no layoffs or furloughs.

  • In The Presence Of Royalty?

    NBA Kings trademark names with Royals nickname in both Anaheim and L.A., the latest sign the Maloofs are eyeing a move.

  • Too Much Of A Good Thing

    With the NCAA Tournament getting underway en masse today, critics are calling the First Four a "buzzkill" and a "failure."

  • Big Money, No Whammy

    Big 12-Fox cable deal to increase 350% in value.

  • Blocked Shot

    Governor declines $10M for Bradley Center renovations.

  • Utility Player

    MD company sponsoring Bryce Harper's minor league at bats.

  • Hitting The Virtual Links

    A light-hearted, personable Tiger makes the media rounds to promote the latest edition of his EA Sports video game.

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