Quote of the Day

"The Our Time stuff, if I could go back, I’d try to nip that in the bud."
-- Royals RF Jeff Francoeur, on the team promoting its "Our Time" slogan throughout the offseason in the midst of a 3-13 start to the year. (K.C. STAR, 4/24)
Tuesday April 24, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 159 Print This Issue

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  • Brooklyn Heights

    Nets lose final home game in New Jersey to 76ers in front of sellout crowd

    The Nets, who are moving to Brooklyn next season, "hardly engendered fealty through their" 35 years in New Jersey, so even last night’s "going away party was streaked with an ironic twist," according to Mike Vorkunov of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. A franchise "accustomed to playing in half-full arenas and barely-there crowds [was] finally received by a sold-out Prudential Center, if only, because they came to say goodbye." Those on hand for the Nets' loss to the 76ers "were taken through a feel-good march through the franchise’s yesteryears." The Nets had "always been on shaky ground and their departure has been expected, for the latter part of the last decade." The team "had trouble filling seats" in '02 and '03, when they went to ...

  • Reviewing The Process

    Did Derek Fisher properly retain the law firm hired to review NBPA's business practices?

  • Marathon Man

    USATF gives top job to former board member Max Siegel.

  • When It Rains....

    Saints GM Loomis implicated in team's latest PR debacle.

  • Raising The Bar

    New Univ. of Minn. AD Teague noted for his fundraising skills.

  • Front & Center

    Dolphins' front office denies Ross influencing Draft.

  • What's All The Racquet?

    The ATP approves the relocation of two tourneys, ending San Jose's claim to one of the oldest events.

  • Buzz Worthy

    Throwback Charlotte Hornets merchandise is flying off the shelves.

  • Royal Flush

    The Royals' 11-game losing streak has media members pointing fingers.

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