Quote of the Day

"This is my 24th year of being in the business and this is the most difficult time I’ve had."
-- NASCAR team co-Owner Jack Roush, on trying to find sponsorship for the No. 17 car driven by Matt Kenseth for the '12 Sprint Cup season. Kenseth currently sits third in the points standings. (SCENEDAILY.com, 10/17)
Tuesday October 18, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 27 Print This Issue

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  • Calling In The Cavalry

    The NBA and NBPA will meet today in N.Y. with Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service Dir George Cohen, "a former outside counsel for the union, to help resolve" the ongoing labor dispute, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY. Cohen for several months "had informal talks with each side before meeting" with the two parties separately yesterday ( USA TODAY, 10/18 ). Cohen and FMCS Deputy Dir Scot Beckenbaugh met with NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter and legal staff "for about 2 1-2 hours at the union's headquarters in Harlem." CBSSPORTS.com's Ken Berger cited sources as saying that league execs and lawyers "met with the mediators at NBA headquarters." One source said, "I really think David wants to go present his owners with something ...

  • April Showers?

    Frank McCourt must pay divorce settlement in full by spring or sell the Dodgers.

  • Extending Its 15 Minutes

    Geico is close to renewing its partnership with the league for three more seasons.

  • Straightening It Out

    Will Dan Wheldon's death mark the end of ovals for IndyCar?

  • Always And Forever

    Reports surface that some EPL owners are against relegation.

  • Bouncing Back

    Dolphins-Jets gives "MNF" first overnight increase of '11.

  • Southeastern Progress

    Reports have Mizzou set to apply for membership to SEC.

  • Roll Of The Dice

    Casino studied for Kraft Group land next to Gillette Stadium.

  • Cinderella Men

    The Cardinals' surprise run to the World Series has generated plenty of merchandise sales.

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