Quote of the Day

"Usually we sit in a room, watching the ticker on the bottom of the TV, watching the big names going here and signing there. Now we look at the ticker and it’s our name we’re seeing."
-- Marlins Special Assistant to the President Jeff Conine, on the team’s activity during the MLB Winter Meetings. (MIAMI HERALD, 12/6)
Tuesday December 6, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 63 Print This Issue

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  • Crashing The Net

    The NHL BOG last night approved a four-conference realignment format that will create two eight-team conferences and two seven-team conferences. Under the new format, every team will play every other team outside its conference twice -- once home, once away. In the seven-team conferences, teams will play six times. In the eight-team conferences, teams will play either five or six times in a season on a rotating basis. The top four teams in each conference will qualify for the NHL Playoffs. The first-place team will play the fourth-place team, and the second-place team will play the third-place team. The four respective conference champions will meet in the third round of the playoffs, with the winners playing for the Stanley Cup ( NHL ). NH ...

  • Shooting Fish In A Barrel

    The Marlins' commitment to spending continues to be the talk of the Winter Meetings.

  • Power Struggle

    Bankruptcy court docs say Power Balance buyer unlikely to keep Kings arena naming rights.

  • Down To The Wire

    S.F. mayor says time winding down to convince 49ers to stay.

  • The Rivers' Edge

    Chargers' blowout "MNF" win draws lowest rating since ‘07.

  • Putting Out A Busch Fire

    Shell execs say they had no role in Penske Racing parting ways with Kurt Busch.

  • Swap Meet

    Terry Francona heading to ESPN to fill Bobby V's empty seat.

  • Hits For Average

    MLB average player salary rose to $3.1M in '11, up 2.7% over '10.

  • An Army Of One

    Arnold Palmer Enterprises undergoing a full brand review in hopes of reaching younger fans.

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