Quote of the Day

"There’s no question that this issue is going to be an important one for the players in the talks with the league this summer and it’s going to be a major issue within our own group."
-- NHL Rangers C Brad Richards, on the head-hunting that has damaged the opening weeks of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and portions of the past few regular seasons. (N.Y. POST, 4/22)
Monday April 23, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 158 Print This Issue

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  • The Great Divide

    Fisher does not want to walk away because he feels like his name has been smeared

    Thunder G and NBPA President Derek Fisher “fired back at the union's leadership pushing for his resignation on Friday night,” as he reiterated that he “wouldn’t resign and called for peers in the league to stand and fight with him,” according to Adrian Wojnarowski of YAHOO SPORTS. NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter has “ rallied the eight-player executive committee to call for Fisher’s resignation,” but they “failed Friday in hopes of organizing a conference call among the league’s player representatives to call for Fisher’s ouster.” Fisher in an e-mail to players wrote: “Their demand for my resignation and their need to protect the NBPA management and their own bes ...

  • Shipping Up To Boston

    Bruins-Caps OT thriller earns NHL's highest non-Stanley Cup Final overnight in more than a decade.

  • The Hero In Act II

    Goodell gets Minn. Senate to revive Vikings stadium plan.

  • Wrangling A Deal

    Jeep signs on to sponsor USA Basketball, will launch new ad campaign featuring Chris Paul.

  • Not So Easy

    Sources claim Saints' Rita Benson LeBlanc is on paid administrative leave.

  • At Their Own Pace

    Pacers launch six-figure ad campaign at an unusual time.

  • Full Speed Ahead

    5-hour Energy sees enough success to sign on for the full season with Clint Bowyer, MWR.

  • Flame Out

    Texas A&M won't renew Byrne's contract when it expires in '13.

  • High Heat

    Fox drops the ball on coverage of Philip Humber's perfect game.

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