Quote of the Day

"It won't be my decision, or solely my decision. But eventually, major-league baseball is going to vaporize this team. It could go on nine, 10, 12 more years. But between now and then, it's going to vaporize this team."
-- Rays Owner Stuart Sternberg, on the team's long-term future due to its attendance problems. (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 10/5)
Wednesday October 5, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 18 Print This Issue

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  • Stern Words

    Labor negotiations between NBA players and owners "once again reached an impasse" yesterday, and NBA Commissioner David Stern said that the league "will cancel the first two weeks of the 2011-12 regular season if a deal is not reached by the start of next week," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of YAHOO SPORTS. Stern also "announced the cancellation of the remaining two weeks of the preseason and set Monday as the deadline to save the Nov. 1 start of the regular season." The league and NBPA "don't have another negotiating session scheduled after talks broke down" yesterday. Wojnarowski noted there were "moments in Tuesday's negotiations when a deal appeared to be within reach," but NBA and NBPA officials "couldn't narrow the economic gap be ...

  • Five Alive

    Turner hopes to rebound from a slow start with Tigers-Yankees ALDS matchup going the distance.

  • German Engineering

    Mercedes' Superdome rights estimated to cost $50-60M.

  • Yuo Better Shop Around

    Missouri's Board of Curators authorizes the school to look for another conference.

  • Rain Delay

    Ritchie reportedly out as ATP CEO candidate; players continue vying for power.

  • Leader Of The Pack

    Aaron Rodgers led all NFL jersey sales from April-September.

  • Hammering Hank

    Williams apologizes for comments, but ESPN has yet to decide on his "MNF" status.

  • Amazin' Prices

    Mets lower season-ticket prices for third consecutive year.

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