Quote of the Day

"Outside of cutting a hole in the building, I don’t know what we can do."
-- CWS of Omaha President Jack Diesing Jr., on some seats in the upper deck of the new TD Ameritrade Park Omaha having obstructed views of home plate. (Omaha WORLD-HERALD, 6/22)
Thursday June 23, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 197 Print This Issue

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  • Running Out Of Time

    Hunter gathered reporters in an effort to share the NBPA's side of CBA talks

    NBPA officials "went on the offensive Wednesday, charging the league with distortions and unrealistic demands at the bargaining table," according to Howard Beck of the N.Y. TIMES. In a "hastily called meeting with a handful of reporters, union leaders also disclosed that the NBA is seeking the return of $160 million earned by players in the 2010-11 season -- money that was committed" under the current CBA. That $160M is "part of a withholding account, based on a deduction of 8 percent of players’ earnings; it is a mechanism to ensure that player salaries do not exceed 57 percent of league revenues." NBPA leaders "were angered Tuesday," when NBA Commissioner David Stern "publicly disclosed key elements of the league’s latest pro ...

  • The Grass Isn't Greener

    McIlroy hopes to play more events in U.S., but has no plans to rejoin PGA Tour.

  • Man On The Box

    EA Sports names Steven Stamkos as the cover athlete for "NHL 12."

  • Island Of Adventure

    Nassau County residents could face property tax increase to help pay for new Isles arena.

  • Back In The Swing Of Things

    HBO PPV will broadcast Floyd Mayweather Jr's comeback bout in September.

  • Brooklyn Brooklyn Take Me In

    ESPN's Rob Parker says Barclays Center will be the "darling of the NBA."

  • A Carolina Jubilee

    Charlotte Motor Speedway to simulcast Avett Bros. concert on video board.

  • A Giant Disagreement

    Interview turns contentious after Francesa dubs Tiki Barber's NBC career a "failure."

  • In Memory

    Initial Calgary Flames investor and former NHL BOG Chair Hotchkiss passes away.

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