Quote of the Day

"I don't make decisions based foremost on money. The first thing, the main thing we look at, is what the player's contributions are, and what his gifts are. I've never made a decision about money. It may seem hard to believe, but it's true"
-- Sabres Owner Terry Pegula, on allocating funds for player contracts. (THE DAILY)
Thursday June 7, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 189 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Leaving The Nest

    Banner has been in the Eagles front office since '94, will now be a strategic advisor

    In a "seismic shift in the Eagles organization, Joe Banner is no longer the team's president," according to Jeff McLane of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. The team has scheduled a 2:30pm ET news conference today to detail its front office moves. Banner, who has been a member of the Eagles' front office "since his childhood friend, Jeffrey Lurie, purchased the team" in '94, will become a strategic adviser to the owner. Lurie, however, "will allow Banner to pursue other opportunities outside the organization as he fulfills his new role." Meanwhile, Eagles COO Don Smolenski "will replace Banner as president and run the day-to-day operations." GM Howie Roseman "will assume all of Banner's responsibilities in managing the team's salary cap and contra ...

  • Sunshine State Of Mind

    Execs from several Florida pro teams talk building fan bases.

  • Rules Of Engagement

    Scott Boras takes issue with the new MLB Draft rules that place a cap on total money paid through the first 10 rounds.

  • #1 Fans

    Valuation of sports apparel retailer Fanatics.com quadrupled over the last year to $1.5B.

  • Top Cat

    NHL Panthers keep GM Tallon at the helm with multiyear deal.

  • Greener Pastures?

    With the Wegmans LPGA Championship underway and no contract in place for next year, might the Tour relocate the tournament?

  • Staying Authentic

    ESPN's Skipper says figuring out how to authenticate cable subs is one of biggest issues facing sports media companies.

  • Music To Her Ears

    Dara Torres inks deal to design Koss headphones for women.

  • Lone Wolf

    Sources: Jamison still short of $170M needed for Coyotes.

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