Quote of the Day

"There is a tremendous amount of positive response outside of you."
-- Dodgers Chair Mark Walter, on the reaction the team's new ownership group has received during a conversation with L.A. Times columnist T.J. Simers. (L.A. TIMES, 5/15)
Tuesday May 15, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 174 Print This Issue

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  • Coming Attractions

    ESPN GameFace initiative

    ESPN today at its annual upfront in N.Y. announced a series of new programming and advertising initiatives, many of which contain prominent digital and social media elements. The event, hosted by the net's Sage Steele and Mike Greenberg, featured an aggressive new collaboration with Twitter in which the two companies will combine on a series of cross-platform, interactive programs and custom ad campaigns around major sports events. The first such effort, dubbed "GameFace," will debut during next month's NBA Finals, with users prompted to post "game face" photos of themselves during the basketball games with the #gameface hashtag. The goal is to take additional advantage of significant scale and interaction happening on Twitter, with both t ...

  • The Price Of Beauty

    Rams' proposed Dome renovations could cost $700M.

  • Point/Counterpoint

    FSU President Barron makes a rare public outline of pros/cons on leaving ACC.

  • Take Back The City

    Manchester City's first EPL championship could open the floodgates for sponsors.

  • Striking Out

    Three months after Braun appeal, MLB-MLBPA arbitrator Shyam Das finds himself out of work.

  • Everything's Bigger In Texas

    The Univ. of Texas leads the country in what its athletic department earns, spends annually.

  • Sending A Cable

    S.F. Mayor's letter asks Warriors to put down roots in the city.

  • Simers Says

    Dodgers ownership holds contentious call with columnist.

  • Deposit Slip

    Roush Fenway signs Fifth Third Bank to sponsor Matt Kenseth for four Cup races.

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