Quote of the Day

"You're not an elected official, and if you want to be in control of the city, go run in an election."
-- Coyotes RW Shane Doan, on Goldwater Institute officials appearing to hold up the sale of the team to Matthew Hulsizer. (WINNIPEG SUN, 3/10)
Thursday March 10, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 124 Print This Issue

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  • Crunch Time

    Smith claims the information NFL is offering would be meaningless

    NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith last night said that the "financial details the NFL has offered" to the union "are insufficient," according to Saraceno & Mihoces of USA TODAY. Speaking after the two sides finished their 14th day of mediation, Smith said, "The information that was offered wasn't what we asked for." The owners are seeking an $800M annual giveback, and Smith said, "According to our investment bankers and advisers, that information would be utterly meaningless in making a determination about whether to write an $800 million check to the National Football League in the first year (of a new agreement), $800 million in the second year, $800 million in the third year, $800 million in the fourth year and $800 million in the fifth ...

  • Heading In The Wrong Direction

    Air Canada threatens to pull NHL sponsorships if no actions taken on head shots.

  • Down For The Count?

    STAR-LEDGER reports HBO's frustration with sports division could lead to changes.

  • Stick Figures

    Bauer offering up about 33% of company in IPO.

  • March Of Dimes

    Powerade capitalizing on NCAA deal this month with "biggest marketing program" ever.

  • Stepping Up To The Big Leagues

    Montreal Impact planning for $23M stadium expansion ahead of MLS debut in '12.

  • Ticket Takers

    Jaguars planning to feature fans on season tickets as part of efforts to sell seats.

  • Eye On The Tiger

    Nike signs top NFL Draft prospect Nick Fairley.

  • Mustang Sally

    WaPo's Jenkins sounds off on NFL owners, greed.

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