Quote of the Day

"I just want to know why he's ducking me."
-- Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt, on MLB Commissioner Bud Selig not returning his phone calls about why the league took control of the franchise. ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 4/28)
Thursday April 28, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 158 Print This Issue

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  • The Great Unknown

    Prospects invited to draft downplay concerns over lockout

    The NFL Draft begins tonight, and the event "feels like a sideshow to the  bitter labor battle between the league's owners and players," according to Sam Farmer of the L.A. TIMES. It is "hard to ignore the cloud of uncertainty hovering over the marquee event of the off-season." However, yesterday none of the prospects invited to the draft "seemed overly concerned about the state of the labor fight." Former Iowa DE Adrian Clayborn said, "They're making progress now, so it's going to get done." Former Texas A&M LB Von Miller, who is a plaintiff of the Brady v NFL lawsuit against the league, added, "We appreciate the struggle that's going on with both sides. We understand that both sides are trying their hardest to get this thing done" ( ...

  • Taking His Swings

    Frank McCourt speaks out against MLB's move to take control of Dodgers.

  • Another Loss For League

    Nelson declines to grant stay on decision to lift NFL lockout.

  • Save The Dates

    BCS game dates not yet set due to uncertainty over NFL season.

  • The Fans Have Been Heard

    Peyton Hillis defeats Michael Vick to become "Madden 12" cover athlete.

  • Property Value

    Oilers dismiss plan to sell seat mortgages to pay for new downtown arena.

  • Signing Off

    Michele Tafoya leaving the “MNF” sidelines next season

  • Let's Try Again

    New talks have new Chargers stadium as the centerpiece of an L.A. Live-type area.

  • Data Error

    Yankees accidentally release info on some ticket holders.

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