Quote of the Day

"If this does happen, and I do leave CBS, within a span of one year I would have left two places that have provided me the greatest opportunity, the greatest platform for basketball -- the Knicks and CBS."
-- Announcer Gus Johnson, who reportedly is mulling an offer to call NFL and college football games on Fox. (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/8)
Monday May 9, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 165 Print This Issue

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  • Say Goodbye To Hollywood

    ABC earns 6.5 overnight Nielsen rating for yesterday's Lakers-Mavericks game

    ABC saw gains in overnight ratings for both of its NBA Playoff telecasts this weekend. The net earned a 6.5 overnight Nielsen rating for the Mavericks' 122-86 win over the Lakers yesterday that sent the Mavs into the Western Conference Finals. That is up 28% from the comparable Celtics-Cavaliers Game Four Eastern Conference Semifinal last year. Lakers-Mavericks also earned a 16.9 local rating in Dallas-Ft. Worth, marking the ABC's best non-NBA Finals telecast ever in the market. Meanwhile, ABC also saw gains for Heat-Celtics Eastern Conference Semifinal Game Three in primetime on Saturday. The game earned a 5.7 overnight rating, up 29.5% from a 4.4 overnight for the comparable Lakers-Jazz Western Conference Semifinal Game Three last year. E ...

  • Big Shot

    Animal Kingdom wins Kentucky Derby in front of record crowd at Churchill Downs.

  • You're My Home

    Packers exploring expanding Lambeau Field to include 7,500 more seats.

  • And So It Goes

    NFL may not install '10 rules if forced to open for business.

  • Worse Comes To Worst

    Frank McCourt could claim Dodger Stadium if he sells team.

  • Sometimes A Fantasy

    Group planning three new facilities in Las Vegas.

  • I Go To Extremes

    Ecclestone: "100 percent" certain major F1 shareholders not looking to sell.

  • The Longest Time

    Stars' ownership saga could drag until middle of summer.

  • Keeping The Faith

    Chris Bosh continues to search for blue-chip sponsors in Miami.

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