Quote of the Day

"I think the WNBA has been an unqualified disaster financially. I don't think anyone at our level has any appetite for that. "
-- Maple Leafs President & GM Brian Burke, on the NHL forming a women’s pro league like the NBA-WNBA relationship. (CP, 4/25)
Tuesday April 26, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 156 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Back Where We Belong?

    Confusion reigned in the NFL last night and this morning after a federal judge ruled the 46-day-old lockout was illegal, but unexpectedly did not stay her decision pending appeal and ordered an end to the work stoppage. The NFL also late last night in a court filing said if forced to open for business, it may ask the class of players suing the league to post a bond in the event the decision is overturned. Nevertheless, the NFL said after the late afternoon ruling that its business would not open this morning pending a planned emergency stay to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, which could take several days. The NFL is not going to begin implementing new work rules unless the stay is decided for the players at the 8th Circuit, where ...

  • Tom Terrific

    Former Rangers President Schieffer to run Dodgers for MLB.

  • Setting A Gameplan

    NBPA collects enough signatures for decertification; continues to monitor NFL case.

  • O Town

    Oakland Coliseum on the verge of scoring naming-rights deal with Overstock.com.

  • Getting Better With Age

    ABC, ESPN and TNT all are seeing sizable gains for early NBA playoff coverage.

  • Quarter Flash

    NBC, Versus set records for NHL postseason coverage.

  • Of A Revolution

    New England's MLS squad lands its first jersey sponsor with United Healthcare.

  • One Stroke Penalty

    The Heritage denies report RBC is near title sponsor deal.

  • Last Rodeo

    Jeffrey Pollack leaving PBR to focus full-time on poker league.

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