Quote of the Day

"The calendar is not our friend."
-- NBA Commissioner David Stern, on labor negotiations affecting the start of the season. The NBA Friday postponed camps indefinitely. (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 9/22) (More On This)
Friday September 23, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 10 Print This Issue

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  • Batter Up

    In the lead-up to Friday’s premiere of “Moneyball,” movie critics and sports writers offered their reviews of the film based on Michael Lewis’ book of the same name. At presstime, the film had a 94% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes among 118 reviews ( THE DAILY ). ROLLING STONE’s Peter Travers writes it is “one of the best and most viscerally exciting films of the year.” Travers: “‘Moneyball’ is a baseball movie like ‘The Social Network’ is a Facebook movie, meaning it isn’t. Both are about how we play the game of our lives, and the excuses we make in the name of winning” ( ROLLING STONE, 9/22 issue ). Film critic Roger Ebert gave the ...

  • Big Agreement

    OU's Boren says Big 12 schools have agreed to grant their TV rights to the conference for six years.

  • Parting Ways

    With Dan Beebe taking his leave, Big 12 schools are banking on Chuck Neinas' calming diplomacy.

  • Backcourt Violation

    NBA delays training camp, but was progress finally made on the revenue split?

  • Taking His Leave

    Marc Fein departing Versus after seven years with the net.

  • Brids' Eye View

    Yet another logo is leaked, as Blue Jays' retro look appears online and is praised by fans.

  • Social Call

    What will Facebook's new changes mean for sports?

  • Out Of The Red

    ManU breaks £100 million mark for first time in club history.

  • Numbers Never Lie

    New ESPN2 afternoon shows see lower audience than comparable '10 programming.

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