Quote of the Day

"All these deals are crazy, but if you don’t offer 10 years, you don’t get to sign the player. So these teams just now basically assume that they’re going to be screwed in the last couple of years. But if you don’t go crazy, then you don’t have Albert Pujols."
-- Chicago Tribune reporter Teddy Greenstein, on the Angels' 10-year, $254M deal for Pujols. ("Chicago Tribune Live," Comcast SportsNet Chicago, 12/8)
Friday December 9, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 66 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Mad As A Hornet

    Some owners reportedly want Hornets forced to keep Paul for foreseeable future

    NBA Commissioner David Stern Thursday night "killed" the Hornets’ trade of Chris Paul “after several owners complained about the league-owned team dealing the All-Star point guard” to the Lakers. Sources said that some owners “pushed Stern to nullify the trade and that the Hornets be made to keep Paul on the roster for the foreseeable future.”

  • The Battle Of Los Angeles

    The Angels hope signing Albert Pujols helps them knock off the Dodgers as L.A.'s top MLB franchise.

  • Halo Effect

    Angels reportedly agree to $3B television deal with Fox Sports.

  • Mass Media

    Rogers, Bell Media partner to a majority share of MLSE for C$1.32B.

  • Crossing The Bay

    Warriors owners explore arena options with S.F. mayor, MLB Giants' Larry Baer.

  • Check Your Local Listings

    FS San Diego, Padres expect to announce TV deal in January.

  • Leaving Las Vegas

    IndyCar takes Las Vegas off '12 schedule following Wheldon's fatal accident.

  • Lucky No. 13

    Fox sees best NFL audience through Week 13 since '95.

  • Honey Badger Does Care

    LSU issues cease-and-desist letter to people selling Tyrann Mathieu T-shirts.

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