Quote of the Day

"The idea that we would pressure him to do anything is ludicrous."
-- PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, on the suggestion that the Tour pressured Tiger Woods to enter The Players this week despite having injuries. ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 5/13)
Friday May 13, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 169 Print This Issue

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  • Peg O' My Heart

    Attempts to find a buyer to keep team in Atlanta have been unsuccessful

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "refuted reports Thursday that an announcement was imminent on the sale and relocation" of the Thrashers to Winnipeg, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com. Bettman said, "So people just make this stuff up, right? ... Whatever is being written (about Atlanta) is being made up." LeBrun notes that is "not to say the Thrashers won't move." A source said that the team moving to Winnipeg remains a "distinct possibility." Bettman: "You know my position on franchise relocation. But you also know that in the instances where we've moved, it's resulted in instances where nobody wanted to own a club there anymore." Bettman would not comment on whether the Thrashers and Winnipeg-based True North Sports & Enterta ...

  • Players' Choice?

    PGA Tour officials deny they pressured Tiger Woods to enter The Players.

  • Money Players

    NFLPA seeks more than $700M in damages in TV rights case.

  • Morgan Out At Yahoo

    Yahoo Sports' Dave Morgan leaving the company after five years.

  • Philly Stake

    Citizens Bank Park is all but confirmed to host next year's Winter Classic.

  • Diamond Dreams

    Fox hopes primetime MLB coverage a teaser for '12.

  • Cause For Concern

    Ramsey County state politicians largely not on board with Vikings stadium plan.

  • Climbing The Cascades

    Attention turns to the Pacific Northwest for renewal of Timbers-Sounders rivalry.

  • Yes, And It Counts!

    CBS reportedly looking to add Marv Albert for NFL, college hoops coverage.

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