Quote of the Day

"It’s offensive what people say. I would never be part of something like that. "
-- Warriors Exec BOD member Jerry West, on allegations that the team is losing games deliberately to secure a better spot in the NBA Draft Lottery. ("The Dan Patrick Show," 4/19)
Friday April 20, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 157 Print This Issue

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  • 100 Grand

    Fenway Park generates more revenue than many facilities less than half its age

    The Red Sox will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park Friday afternoon, and while the ballpark is the “oldest facility in any of the major U.S. sports leagues still in active and continuous use,” the venue “remains the quirkiest, most unusual ballpark in MLB,” according to Eric Fisher of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Fenway has been an “inspiration for dozens of other newer facilities, and has sparked its own literary subgenre with writers such as John Updike famously dubbing Fenway ‘a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark.’” The fact it is at the century mark also “contains an unlikely comeback story that on paper would probably be too unrealistic for Hollywood scriptwriters. ...

  • The Last Waltz?

    Derek Fisher vows to stay with NBPA despite report Hunter wants his resignation.

  • The Weight

    Goodell's presence in St. Paul could ramp up pressure for Vikings stadium.

  • The New Gold Rush

    With the shovels officially in the dirt in Santa Clara, 49ers CEO Jed York offers an elaborate ground-breaking ceremony.

  • The Shape I'm In

    DirecTV drastically cuts price of NFL Sunday Ticket.

  • Growing Trade

    Subway becomes the latest company to sign RG3 to a deal.

  • This Wheel's On Fire

    Octagon to rep NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson for marketing.

  • Twists & Turns

    Several F1 sponsors opt not to entertain clients at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix

  • Beach Blanket Bingo

    Jose Cuervo Beach Volleyball Series offers more than twice as many events as in '11.

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