Quote of the Day

"Watching the process, there’s no way it can be fixed."
-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt Boyer, on the NBA Draft Lottery. Schmitt Boyer was in the room where the lottery took place last night. ("Mike & Mike in the Morning," ESPN Radio, 5/31)
Thursday May 31, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 184 Print This Issue

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  • Rough Start

    The Kings-Devils game was down 25% compared to last year's game

    NBC earned a 2.4 overnight Nielsen rating for the Kings’ 2-1 OT win over the Devils in Game One of the NHL Stanley Cup Final last night. That figure is down 25% from the Bruins-Canucks opener last year, which was the best Game One overnight in 12 years. Game One aired on cable TV from ’00-08. The Kings-Devils opener is also down 14% from a 2.8 overnight for the Blackhawks-Flyers opener in ’10, which aired on a Saturday night. Kings-Devils peaked at a 3.2 rating from 11:00-11:15pm ET, when the game-winning goal was scored. NBC also faced head-to-head competition from ESPN’s telecast of the NBA Draft Lottery and Game Two of the Celtics-Heat  Eastern Conference Finals. The top local market for Kings-Devils w ...

  • Happy Returns

    Celtics-Heat series continues ratings rise on ESPN.

  • The Cost Of Doing Business

    TWC sets the prices for its planned L.A. RSNs.

  • Talk Amongst Yourselves

    NHL, union plan to start CBA talks in coming weeks as speculation of another lockout grows.

  • Halfway Home

    CBS' Super Bowl ad inventory selling out fast, despite GM's decision to stay on the sideline.

  • Islands Of Adventure

    The Pro Bowl survives for at least one more season after NFL players promise to play harder.

  • It Wasn't Me

    Michael Andretti admits criticizing Randy Bernard, but denies seeking IndyCar CEO's ouster.

  • Welcome To The Party

    Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck top the list of NFL jersey sales since coming into the league last month.

  • Signing Off

    As The mtn shutters, the net leaves behind a mixed legacy.

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