Quote of the Day

"I don't care about reviews. We’ve only been up for two weeks. It’s like reviewing the first bite of a hot dog or something."
-- Bill Simmons, on early criticism of his Grantland.com website (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/24)
Friday June 24, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 198 Print This Issue

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  • Redemption Songs

    Kings hope addition of Jimmer Fredette will help boost ticket sales

    The Kings finished the ’10-11 season “second-to-last in the NBA in attendance,” and they hope former BYU G Jimmer Fredette, selected with the No. 10 pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft, “can help them generate ticket and sponsorship revenue and spearhead support for a new arena in Sacramento,” according to Marc Spears of YAHOO SPORTS. Spears notes if Kings Owners the Maloofs are “serious about trying to keep the franchise in Sacramento,” they need a star player “who can help them build back their fan support.” Fredette was selected by the Bucks but will be traded to the Kings once the NBA allows the deal to go through ( SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 6/24 ). SI.com's Sam Amick wrot ...

  • Fast-Break Offense

    Hunter rebukes NBA owners, saying intent is to break union.

  • Top Of The Chart

    Wasserman Media Group leads all agencies with seven NBA draftees.

  • Border Patrol

    Bills CEO Russ Brandon stresses the team is committed to a regionalization plan.

  • A Steady Reign

    Qwest Field now CenturyLink Field; will remain so through '19.

  • Travel Channel

    ESPN plans to have a mobile studio for its Women's World Cup coverage.

  • Gonzo For Gonzo

    Hot-hitting Gonzalez' charitable efforts to be profiled in new Eastern Bank campaign.

  • Turtle Power

    Univ. of Maryland playing football games in Baltimore will earn the school $2M per contest.

  • Blast From The Past

    Is Fox discussing adding Scully to World Series after petition gains steam?

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