Quote of the Day

"I learned long ago never to say never. But I would have great, grave trepidation."
-- MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, on the idea of Las Vegas becoming the home of a major league franchise. (ESPN THE MAGAZINE, 4/4 issue)
Wednesday April 6, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 143 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Court Is In Session

    The NFL legal road show gets underway this morning in a federal courtroom in St. Paul, where the league squares off against two sets of players seeking to lift the nearly month-old lockout and accusing the league of antitrust violations. The hearing began at 9:30am CT and should wrap up by noon. NFL lawyers are expected to brief the media after the hearing. At stake is not just whether the ‘11 season will start on time -- or at all -- but the economic and dispute resolution systems the league will operate under for years to come. Whenever Judge Susan Nelson decides, and sources within football say a decision might come as early as Monday, the loser is sure to appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, ensuring the legal drama does ...

  • Diaper Dandy

    CBS, Turner earn best ratings for tournament in six years.

  • Party Pooper?

    Fiesta Bowl, NCAA to meet later this month to discuss its status.

  • Frankly Speaking

    Dodgers execs meet with MLB reportedly in attempt to keep McCourt as owner.

  • Shine A Light

    Bud Light signs a multiyear extension of deal with UFC.

  • Kicked Out

    Coca-Cola drops ManU's Wayne Rooney as endorser.

  • Starring Roles

    Baldwin, Krasinski to launch New Era MLB rivalry campaign.

  • A Head Above The Rest

    Penguins to help provide concussion testing for local youth players.

  • Call of Duty

    Draft, lockout not good enough excuses to get John Mara out of serving jury duty.

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