Quote of the Day

"I wouldn’t say it was fun, but it was very interesting. Not uncomfortable. They were pretty knowledgeable. I just love talking about this, any chance I get. This was just another chance with a different set of people."
-- BCS Exec Dir Bill Hancock, on appearing before the Department of Justice to defend the BCS against antitrust claims. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday August 3, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 224 Print This Issue

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  • You Can Talk The Talk...

    NBA Commissioner David Stern yesterday said the league filed an unfair labor practices claim with the NLRB and a lawsuit  against the NBPA because union officials are "not serious about making a deal with the NBA." Stern appeared on ESPN's "SportsCenter" and said of the union, "They’re so busy talking about their decertification strategy following the leader, attorney Jeffrey Kessler, who did it for the NFL players, and in engaging in conversation with agents about it and talking about it constantly that we think that is distracting them from getting serious and making a deal.” Stern in May said litigation is "not appropriate to making a deal." When asked what had changed since then, Stern said, "The continued threa ...

  • Can You Walk The Walk?

    Brooklyn leads handful of cities interested in Islanders

  • Looking For Paydirt

    Big East's Marinatto feels league is in great shape for upcoming TV rights negotiations.

  • Blue On Black

    Rogers will stream Jays games to combat blackouts restrictions.

  • Making The Final Turn

    Danica reportedly near deal to join Nationwide Series full-time in '12.

  • What's The Formula?

    New Jersey mayors want to host second U.S. F1 race.

  • Triple Jump

    Plans call for 3D coverage from 10-plus London Games venues.

  • Fish Sticks

    Marlins closing in on naming-rights partner for new ballpark.

  • Go Big & Stay Home

    ESPN vows to add 200-800 jobs in Connecticut in return for tax breaks, low-interest loan.

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