Quote of the Day

"You can’t have Twitter determining anything. You got a bunch of people out there that can’t tell the difference between ‘you’re’ the contraction and ‘your’ the possessive, and now they’re going to determine the dunk contest champion?"
-- ESPN's J.A. Adande, on fan voting on social media outlets determining the winner of the Sprint Slam Dunk Contest this year. ("Around The Horn," ESPN, 2/16)
Friday February 17, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 113 Print This Issue

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  • Key To The City

    Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Exec Dow Constantine on Thursday "unveiled what they described as a risk-free proposal to build a half-billion-dollar arena that could bring NBA basketball back to Seattle and attract its first" NHL team, according to a front-page piece by Thompson, Miletich & Heffter of the SEATTLE TIMES. Both officials said that the arena "could be built just south of Safeco Field with $290 million provided by private investors and $200 million in taxes generated by the arena, but that construction would not begin until the investors," led by S.F. hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen, are able to secure both NBA and NHL teams. McGinn and Constantine outlined an "investment proposal that calls for no new taxes and, ...

  • Cultural Awakening

    Jeremy Lin's explosion onto the national stage is breaking down stereotypes.

  • Network News

    ABC may be in line for record ratings with Mavs-Knicks Sunday.

  • Heading Out The Door

    Raiders cut ties with longtime Senior Exec John Herrera.

  • Buss Stop

    Jeanie Buss' absence from most Lakers games this year is "just plain weird."

  • Landing A Punch

    HBO bests Showtime, scores rights to Mayweather-Cotto fight.

  • Court Of Appeals

    The Bobcats are seeing a nice attendance jump this season despite being just 3-26.

  • Ready For What's Next

    Despite a lousy record and QB controversy, Colts season-ticket renewals are ahead of '11 pace.

  • Vision Of Love

    FanVision will bring multimedia handsets to all Sprint Cup races.

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