Quote of the Day

"I’m grateful for Gary Chouest. If it hadn’t been for him, and him buying part of this team, I probably would not have had the money to move this team back."
-- Former Hornets Owner George Shinn, on his former business partner helping the team return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. (New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE, 4/10)
Monday April 11, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 146 Print This Issue

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  • Charl In Charge

    Final-round ratings for Schwartzel's win down from Mickelson's win last year

    CBS earned a 10.4 overnight Nielsen rating for the final round of The Masters yesterday from 2:00-7:15pm ET, which saw Charl Schwartzel win his first major championship by two shots over Jason Day and Adam Scott. The 10.4 overnight is down 13.3% from a 12.0 rating for the final round last year, which saw Phil Mickelson win his third green jacket, but up 18.2% from Angel Cabrera's playoff win in '09. Yesterday's round peaked at a 12.6 rating from 6:30-7:00pm. This year's final round is also up slightly from a 10.3 overnight in '05, which was the last time Tiger Woods won the event, and marks the second-best final-round overnight since '01 (12.9 overnight). Saturday's coverage on the net averaged a 6.8 overnight, down 10.5% from a 7.6 ra ...

  • Made In Detroit

    Tom Gores officially signs a deal to buy Pistons from Karen Davidson.

  • Gunning For It All

    Stan Kroenke set for a full takeover of EPL club Arsenal.

  • We Need To Talk

    Judge reportedly will impose forced mediation on NFL, players.

  • Finding The Net

    Pepsi renews MLS sponsorship, surrenders exclusive local rights to teams.

  • Whatever It Takes

    Dodgers pay for more police, crime tracking system at park.

  • Close Encounters

    Casey Close takes practice to Excel Sports Management.

  • Upping The Ante

    NCAA blocking schools from sites like Rivals, Scout.com.

  • The Cardinal Saint

    Albert Pujols featured on "60 Minutes" for various charitable efforts.

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