Quote of the Day

"Where else is this in the middle of a court or playing field? There isn’t a logo in between the second baseman and shortstop. You’re not side-stepping over Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups"
-- Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyewski, who supports the NCAA rules committee decision to remove temporary decals or logos from courts. (ESPN.com, 5/17)
Thursday May 17, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 176 Print This Issue

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  • Lucky '13

    Officials estimate the All-Star festivities will generate $191.5M in economic impact

    MLB, the Mets and the city of N.Y., as expected, yesterday announced the '13 All-Star Game will be held at Citi Field, with the event slated for Tuesday, July 16. Next year's game will replicate several elements from the successful '08 event at Yankee Stadium, including the MLB FanFest at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. But league officials nonetheless said they will look to put a unique spin on the five-day run of activities compared to '08. MLB Senior VP/Special Events Marla Miller said, "The only real blueprint from before is that we're working with many of the same people (from N.Y. government). It'll have the personality of the Mets, and like always, we'll look to push forward and do new things." Government officials projected next ...

  • And 1

    Seattle group must lure NBA team to secure public financing.

  • The Liverpool Diaries

    U.K. media takes aim at Henry & Werner's Fenway Sports Group.

  • The L.A. Story

    Staples Center set to host 120,000 fans for six NHL, NBA Playoff games over the next 72 hours.

  • Sunday, Soccer, Sunday

    Inside the Fox/ESPN numbers for EPL’s "Survival Sunday."

  • Say Yes To The Dress

    Michigan AD says uniform changes help recruiting.

  • On Ice

    Without giving a reason, Devils scrap "No Blue" campaign.

  • Knight Racing

    New partnership will see Earnhardt Jr.'s Diet Mountain Dew Chevy get a "Dark Knight"-inspired paint job.

  • Use Your Words

    Skipper says ESPN has toned it down, shows are no longer "a whole bunch of shouting.”

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