Quote of the Day

"The big TV deals are basically a function of market size and competition. There's no way that Kansas City can get a deal comparable to what the Angels did."
-- White Sox Chair Jerry Reinsdorf, on MLB teams' new TV deals possibly creating a larger gap between large- and small-market teams. (USA TODAY, 2/10)
Friday February 10, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 108 Print This Issue

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  • Person Of Linterest

    Orders on Knicks' online store for Lin jerseys, T-shirts won't ship before Feb. 20

    Knicks G Jeremy Lin's rise to stardom has proved "too quick for professional basketball’s marketing machine," according to Patrick McGeehan of the N.Y. TIMES. No official merchandise bearing Lin’s name or No. 17 jersey was "on sale at the shops in the lobby of Madison Square Garden or at any authorized retailers of Knicks merchandise" on Thursday. A clerk at the NBA's official store on Fifth Avenue said "a lot of people" had asked for Lin jerseys, but the store had none. Gerry Cosby & Co. Manager Jim Root, whose store near MSG supplies the Knicks with their uniforms, said that it "could be two weeks before officially licensed T-shirts arrived." He said that Lin’s "burst into prominence had caught Adidas, the ...

  • Made In Detroit

    NHL will hold Winter Classic alumni game, Hockeytown Festival at Comerica Park.

  • Export Tariff

    Big East, WVU's conditional settlement will see Big 12 schools kick in $9M toward departure fee.

  • Extra Cheese

    Packers to raise ticket prices for '12 season, but intend to stay around the NFL average.

  • Diplomatic Resolution

    Senators aim to increase season ticket sales by 1,700.

  • Dipping Out

    Snack brand Heluva Good is dropping its title sponsorship of two NASCAR Sprint Cup races.

  • You've Been Thunderstruck

    The Thunder's TV ratings this season are nearly double those from '10-11.

  • No Brotherly Love

    Pennsylvania Sen. Casey takes issue with Nats' ticket initiative.

  • Divine Intervention

    Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal praying Habs make playoffs.

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