Quote of the Day

"Not very cool."
-- Kings co-Owner George Maloof, on Penguins co-Owner Ron Burkle showing up to the NBA BOG meeting last week and expressing interest in the team. (SACBEE.com, 4/15)
Monday April 18, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 151 Print This Issue

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  • Loan Ranger

    McCourt personally borrows $30M from Fox to meet Dodgers payroll obligations

    Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt "took a $30-million loan from Fox to meet the Dodgers' payroll obligations last week," according to sources cited by Bill Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES. It is "unclear what McCourt pledged as collateral" for the loan, which is "expected to cover the Dodgers' expenses into next month." MLB Commissioner Bud Selig "has yet to say whether he will approve a proposed television contract between Fox and the Dodgers, which McCourt has presented as a long-term solution to the team's financial troubles." The loan marks the "second time since the end of last season that Fox has provided money to the Dodgers owner so he could cover expenses." Sources said that the loan was "furnished to McCourt personally rather than to the debt ...

  • Taking The Handoff

    Giants, Jets hire former AmEx boss Al Kelly as CEO of Super Bowl at Meadowlands Stadium.

  • Rising Up

    NBA sees overnight ratings increase for first weekend of playoffs, led by Hornets' upset of Lakers on ABC.

  • Slippery Slope

    NBC's first weekend of NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage down slightly compared to last year.

  • Burning Ring Of Fire?

    N.Y. Post reports Dick Ebersol at odds with new leadership about bidding for the Olympics.

  • Let Me Count The Days

    Sacramento, Anaheim have two more weeks to fight for Kings.

  • Packing It All In

    Indoor practice facility, new baseball stadium among possibilities Packers considering for land around Lambeau Field.

  • It's A Wild World

    Wild lose money, forced to lay off five employees.

  • Going Back To School

    Former ISC COO VanDerSnick joining IMG College.

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