Quote of the Day

"Once we vote, we have to look at David Stern as a partner again, not the enemy. We as players want to help grow this league together with management."
-- T'Wolves F and player rep Anthony Tolliver, on the tentative new CBA deal reached by the players and owners this weekend. (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 11/27)
Monday November 28, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 57 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Some Presents To Unwrap

    Pending approval of a new CBA, the NBA regular season is scheduled to start on Dec. 25 with three games -- Celtics-Knicks, Heat-Mavericks and Bulls-Lakers. The league released an outline for the shortened 66-game regular season that will extend it until April 26 with the playoffs beginning two days later. Also, there is a possibility of back-to-back games during the second round of the playoffs and each team will have at least one but no more than three back-to-back-to-back games during the regular season.

  • The New Deal

    NBA aims for parity; players gain key compromises in the end.

  • Winners & Losers

    Stern, Hunter, owners get nods; “big agents,” Kessler miss out.

  • The Jazz Age

    Jazz CEO Miller says family has "absolutely" no plans to sell team.

  • Got It Down Pat

    CBS' broadcast of the Patriots' rout over the Eagles leads all Sunday NFL coverage.

  • Not For Sale

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan pulls share of MLSE off the market.

  • Just For Kicks

    EA Sports signs Lionel Messi to be face of its FIFA video game franchise.

  • Plays Well With Others?

    Will Suh's Thanksgiving Day stomp make sponsors rethink endorsements?

  • Survey Says....

    SBJ/SBD's annual Reader Survey is back; Goodell named most influential person in the industry.

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