Quote of the Day

"The former owner let things slip."
-- Bobcats Owner Michael Jordan, blaming former Owner Robert Johnson for the Charlotte community's disconnect with the team. (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 2/19)
Monday February 20, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 114 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Damage Control

    Racially insensitive headline was pulled from mobile site after about 30 minutes

    ESPN yesterday fired online editor Anthony Federico and suspended "SportsCenter" anchor Max Bretos for using an ethnic slur in reference to Knicks G Jeremy Lin. The net dismissed Federico for using "Chink in the Armor" in a headline following the Knicks' loss to the Hornets Friday. The headline was posted on ESPN's mobile website at 2:30am ET Saturday and was removed at 3:05. ESPN also suspended Bretos, who used the same phrase when discussing Lin's play on ESPNews Wednesday. The net said that a similar reference was made on ESPN Radio 1050 N.Y. Friday, but the commentator is not an ESPN employee. ESPN apologized and in a statement said, "Through self-examination, improved editorial practices and controls, and response to constructive ...

  • Jeremy Spoke In Class Today

    Lin’s success key to ending 48-day MSG/TWC dispute.

  • Blueprint For The Future

    Vikings reach tentative $975M deal for stadium near Metrodome.

  • The Spirit Of 76ers

    76ers Owner Josh Harris says ticket sales for the first-place club are up 30% from last year.

  • Dentist Appointment

    Charles Steinberg returns to assist Lucchino and the Red Sox.

  • I Shall Call It Mini-Me

    The Red Sox officially unveil new Spring Training home JetBlue Park.

  • Balancing Act

    NBA Kings file claim over $8.3M unpaid amount left on Power Balance Pavilion deal.

  • The Future Of Chavez Ravine

    Renovations around Dodger Stadium could impact bidding on the team.

  • Flag On The Play

    NASCAR puts the kibosh on Bubba Watson's idea of taking the General Lee for a spin in Phoenix.

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