Quote of the Day

"They need Rory more than he needs them."
-- Agent Chubby Chandler, on the unlikelihood of his client Rory McIlroy becoming a member of the PGA Tour in the near future. (LONDON TIMES, 6/21)
Tuesday June 21, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 195 Print This Issue

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  • To Live And Die In L.A.

    MLB Commish rejects Dodgers-Fox TV deal because of upfront payment to McCourts

    MLB late yesterday formally rejected the proposed TV deal between the Dodgers and Fox, setting up a potential legal showdown between team owner Frank McCourt and the league. MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was particularly displeased a pending divorce settlement between McCourt and ex-wife Jamie would have taken about $150M out of $385M in upfront rights fees from Fox and used it for divorce-related matters such as attorneys' fees, personal funds to Frank and Jamie, and a divorce court-monitored account. Such a pattern of using team-related resources for personal matters, to the league, essentially represented a continuation of the pattern of lavish spending that put Frank McCourt and the Dodgers in their current financial morass. "Critically, ...

  • Sharing Their Own Views

    NFL owners meet for discussion on how CBA negotiations are going.

  • Broken Wings

    Red Bull expected to leave NASCAR as both team and sponsor after '11 season.

  • Irish Eyes Are Still Smiling

    Analysts say McIlroy's sponsorship portfolio could rival Tiger's after Open win.

  • Dressed In Scarlet

    High Point Solutions to title Rutgers' football stadium.

  • Staying On Course

    RBC's recent deal for Heritage unaffected by sale to PNC.

  • Rested Development

    Tentative deal gives Islanders owner rights to land around Nassau Coliseum.

  • Wear The Penguin

    Crosby NHL's top jersey seller despite extended absence.

  • Sending The Wrong Message?

    Boston mayor wants Nike shirts he claims promote drug use out of local storefront windows.

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