Quote of the Day

"I don’t think they want to be doing this. The Cubs are not in the street fair business. But, this is what they have to do to stay relevant."
-- Central Lakeview (Ill.) Merchants Association Exec Dir Gus Isacson, on the Cubs hosting a nine-day street festival beginning Friday. (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 6/14)
Tuesday June 14, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 190 Print This Issue

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  • Court Change

    Helfant, ATP both deny split came from his financial demands

    The ATP yesterday announced that Exec Chair & President Adam Helfant will step down from his position when his three-year contract expires at the end of the year. The ATP will begin the search for Helfant's successor in the near future. He has been with the ATP since January '09 ( ATP ). Helfant said he is leaving for "professional reasons" and did not provide any more details. He said reports suggesting he might leave the ATP because the BOD would not meet his financial demands were "wrong." The ATP confirmed in an e-mail that Helfant "had not asked for any pay increase." Helfant said, "We’re in the midst of a golden age now in terms of the action on court. We plan on trying to take advantage of that from a business perspective. ...

  • A Game Seven Bruin'

    Rating for Bruins' blowout win down from recent Game Sixes.

  • Sometimes You're Up

    Mavs-Heat finishes as second-highest rated Finals since '04.

  • Sometimes You're Down

    NBA faces wide labor impasse as full focus turns to CBA talks.

  • A Tale Of Two Players

    Dirk sponsorships likely to grow after Finals; LeBron could see backlash from comments, play.

  • Local Lad

    Univ. of Arizona President Shelton named new Fiesta Bowl Exec Dir.

  • Get Your Popcorn Ready

    ESPN Films taking over ESPN Classic on Saturdays and Sundays beginning this week.

  • Feeling Penned In

    Cubs forced to move planned street fair to parking lot.

  • Larry The Cable Guy

    Massive rights deals, Pac-12 network earn Larry Scott No. 1 spot on power broker list.

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