Quote of the Day

"There's always a price you pay for progress. If we want to be competitive, these are the things we felt we had to do."
-- SMG Senior VP/Stadiums & Arenas Doug Thornton, on some fans being upset with their seats in the renovated Mercedes-Benz Superdome Plaza level. (New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE, 11/29)
Tuesday November 29, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 58 Print This Issue

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  • Get Your Kicks On Route 66

    NBPA must recertify before it can vote on ratifying the tenative CBA

    The NBPA "began the process of recertifying on Monday night," and the organization "planned to send out a letter to its 450 players on Monday night asking for signatures to recertify the union," according a source cited by Kate Fagan of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Moving toward recertification is the "first step in the process of turning Saturday morning's tentative settlement agreement" into the NBA's new CBA. The union "must recertify before it can vote on ratifying the next CBA" ( PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 11/29 ). In Boston, Steve Bulpett cites two agents as saying that the "plan is for NBA players to meet in New York on Friday to deal with their portion of the labor settlement business." The players "must re-form as a union to allow th ...

  • Weaver Selling Jags

    Jaguars to be sold to Shahid Khan, will stay in Jacksonville.

  • Less Than Super

    Some Saints fans are upset with seats at expanded Superdome.

  • Catch-22

    Could Vikings' strong TV ratings hurt their case for new stadium?

  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

    NASCAR Sprint Cup viewership up for first time since '05.

  • More Range Time Needed

    Omega President says China not ready to host event like the World Cup of Golf.

  • The Ides Of March

    UFC may hold March PPV event in Sydney as it furthers its global growth.

  • Delicate Balance

    ESPN faces questions after holding tape of Bernie Fine accuser for nearly a decade.

  • Sticking To Their Guns

    BYU AD talks publicly for the first time about why talks to join Big East broke off.

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