Quote of the Day

"My mentality is, if you back a kitten into a corner, you come out fighting like a tiger. That's how I operate"
-- IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard, on using Twitter to call out a team owner that he felt was trying to have him removed from the organization. (SPEEDTV.com, 6/3)
Monday June 4, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 186 Print This Issue

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  • No Cheap Skate

    Sources say the deal is worth $250M through '24

    The NHL Kings and Fox Sports "have reached agreement on a new television contract," according to Bill Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES. A source said that the new deal keeps the Kings on FS West through '24 and "guarantees the team" about $250M. The contract "ranks among the most lucrative local cable deals for any NHL team." The deal is "expected to be announced" prior to tonight's Devils-Kings NHL Stanley Cup Final Game Three at Staples Center. The Kings' TV "windfall has less to do with their Stanley Cup run than with the fractured cable sports landscape in Southern California." With Time Warner Cable "swiping the Lakers from Fox and launching two sports channels, the Kings now have joined the Angels in leveraging the threat of jumping to TWC i ...

  • Reverse Course

    While IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard addresses rumors of his ouster, might Izod be negotiating an early exit as the series title sponsor?

  • Comic Relief

    Comedian Bill Maher buys a minority share of the Mets, becoming "the most celebrated person" to join the Wilpon's ownership group.

  • No Place Like Home

    Funded by Nike, the Kenyan 10K Olympic trials are held Oregon, sparking controversy in Kenya and baffling track officials in the U.S.

  • Compute This

    Acer's nonrenewal of IOC's TOP program leaves category open.

  • I Got Your Back

    Termination of San Diego columnist sparks media backlash.

  • Can You Hear Me Now?

    PGA Tour cell phone policy under scrutiny.

  • Reverse Course

    Dolphins hope new marketing campaign returns focus to football.

  • Fair Weathered

    Indians cancel Snow Days after failing to draw crowds.

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