Quote of the Day

"Major move by the NBA and league owners definitely threw the first punch. This thing's going to get messy."
-- The Salt Lake Tribune's Brian Smith, reacting to the NBA filing an unfair labor practice charge against the NBPA. (TWITTER.com, 8/2)
Tuesday August 2, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 223 Print This Issue

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  • Stranded On A Deserted Island?

    Wang vows to keep Islanders at Nassau Coliseum through lease expiration in '15

    Nassau County residents yesterday "rejected a plan to borrow" up to $400M for a new Islanders arena and minor league ballpark, according to Brodsky & Marshall of NEWSDAY. Islanders Owner Charles Wang after yesterday's vote said, "I have to tell you I'm disappointed and to put it very bluntly, I'm heartbroken. I have to tell you it's a very emotional day for us." Wang has said that the team "would leave when its lease expires in 2015 if a new arena is not built, raising the prospect" that the 39-year-old Nassau Coliseum "could close without a major tenant." He said last night, "We're committed to the Nassau Coliseum until 2015. We will honor our lease." Nassau Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs: "The voters clearly have rejected a property ...

  • Here We Go Again....

    NBA files unfair labor practice charge, federal lawsuit against players' union.

  • On-Field Communication

    NFL Network in 60 million HHs after deal with Charter.

  • Not Running The Option

    Jerry Richardson believes opt-out clause in new NFL CBA would have been destructive.

  • Passing The Test

    Big 12 avoids more trouble with Longhorn Net regulations.

  • Check The Calendar

    Date on PGA Tour calendar seen as a key for Wyndham renewing title deal in Greensboro.

  • 'Tis The Season

    EA Sports launches new program for early access, free content.

  • Reach Out And Touch Somebody

    Pirates seeing correlation between social media use, jump in fans' engagement in team.

  • Global Initiative

    Prospective feeder system could see more South American golfers on PGA, Nationwide tours.

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