Quote of the Day

"If you’re watching this right now and you’re really hammered on your couch saying, ‘Wait a minute, wow, wow! Wait a minute’ -- these highlights are a year old."
-- ESPN's Scott Van Pelt, while highlights from the '10-11 NBA opening night aired. ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 11/1)
Wednesday November 2, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 38 Print This Issue

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  • Say Goodbye To Hollywood

    McCourt expects to sell franchise for at least $1B, which would be new MLB record

    Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt late last night struck an agreement with MLB to sell the franchise, ending months of bitter fighting with the league that included a bankruptcy filing and an MLB attempt to strip McCourt of the team. The club and MLB issued a joint statement shortly after 1:00am ET today saying they have agreed to a "court supervised process to sell the team and its attendant media rights in a manner designed to realize maximum value for the Dodgers and their owner, Frank McCourt.” The Blackstone Group LP will lead the process. The deal marks a major surrender for McCourt, who had fervently fought to retain the Dodgers even as legal and financial woes mounted and opposition appeared to arise from nearly every corner. A purc ...

  • As Owners Wait It Out....

    Talk of Hunter/Fisher split grows and questions persist on the union's next move.

  • Will They Go For The Jugular?

    Stern hints some owners “rethinking” 50-50 split.

  • Credit Union

    Discover signs five-year extension to NHL sponsorship.

  • Home On The Range

    Rangers Ballpark at Arlington will get $11M upgrade.

  • Transitioning Out

    PGA Tour loses title sponsor of Tampa Bay Championship.

  • Rio Preview?

    The LPGA is trying to finalize plans for an Olympic-style international team competition.

  • Two Days To Post

    Catching up with Breeders' Cup Senior VP Carter Carnegie ahead of this weekend's event.

  • Can You Hear Me Now?

    The N.Y. Times examines the "louder, less congenial" trend in sports commentary of former players.

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