Quote of the Day

"It's something you want to do. But it's taxing on your body. You're not playing for the dollar. But it would be nice if you would get compensated."
-- Heat G Dwyane Wade, on participating in the Olympics. (ESPN.com, 4/11)
Thursday April 12, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 151 Print This Issue

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  • Setting The Stage

    The Broadway play “ MAGIC/BIRD ” opened last night in N.Y., and it is an “efficiently informative but uninspired trek through the lives of two towering figures in sports history,” according to the N.Y. TIMES’ theater critic Charles Isherwood. The play represents “another workmanlike attempt to colonize a small patch of Broadway for the underserved straight male constituency.” Isherwood writes while “none who followed the concurrent NBA careers” of Basketball HOFers LARRY BIRD and MAGIC JOHNSON are “likely to learn anything revelatory in ‘Magic/Bird,’ they may be content to relive the highlights reel presented here, which is amplified by scenes that attemp ...

  • Taking Flight?

    Falcons want an open-air stadium, but that could be a problem for other events.

  • On The Hook

    Cuban-American group pulls sponsorship of Marlins' event following Guillen's comments.

  • It's Not Easy Being Green

    While the Jets differ about returning to "Hard Knocks," the Falcons reportedly are HBO's target.

  • My Two Cents

    Dwyane Wade discusses the merits of paying Team USA basketball players.

  • More Is Less

    NHL regular-season aud on NBC Sports Net down from '10-11.

  • Keep It Clean

    NCAA wants to ban familiar vices as sponsors for bowl games.

  • Popular Choice

    Texas A&M goes with Populous for Kyle Field makeover.

  • Something's Bruin

    Some in the hoops world wonder what role adidas played in Muhammad committing to UCLA.

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