Quote of the Day

"I like our position now. I like the teams we have. I like the stability of the league. I think we need to be the hardest fraternity to get into. "
-- Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, on future expansion for the conference. (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 7/5)
Thursday July 5, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 211 Print This Issue

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  • May It Please The Court

    Vilma filed a separate lawsuit in June to challenge Goodell's ruling

    The NFLPA this morning asked a federal court to overturn NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s suspensions of three players for their role in the alleged Saints bounty scandal. A fourth player, Jonathan Vilma, filed his own lawsuit last month. Goodell also is due to file a response today to Vilma’s defamation lawsuit. The crux of today’s complaint is that the NFL has not been fair in its investigation and treatment of the players, in violation of the CBA. “It would be an absurd and thus unsustainable interpretation (of the CBA) to conclude that the NFLPA granted the Commissioner the right to serve as the arbitrator for suspensions and fines of NFL players without a commitment to conducting a fair 'hearing' process,” ...

  • Let's Regroup

    USOC won't bid on '22 Olympics, but will form working group to address bids for '24, '26 Games.

  • Where The Wild Things Are

    The Wild rattle the NHL by signing top free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise.

  • Nothing But Nets

    Nets boast a one-day, seven-figure haul from new ticket sales after Williams commits.

  • What's In A Name?

    Embattled bank Barclays looks to extend its title sponsorship of the EPL through the end of the '15 season.

  • Far East Movement

    UFC will head to Macau Nov. 10 for its first-ever event in China, and second in Asia this year.

  • Six Of One

    ISC revenue up so far in '12, but admissions revenue still feeling effects of bad economy.

  • Crunching The Numbers

    Columnist has suggestions for how the Univ. of Hawaii can operate in the black.

  • Throwing In The Towel

    Towels have become all the rage at Wimbledon, with players keeping them as souvenirs.

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