Quote of the Day

"Wow, a union taking the league to court saying things are unfair. Where have we heard that before?"
-- ESPN's Trey Wingo, on the NFLPA filing a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended as part of the Saints' bounty scandal. ("NFL Live," ESPN, 7/5)
Friday July 6, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 212 Print This Issue

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  • Corner Kicks

    76ers minority Owners Erick Thohir and Jason Levien are "expanding to another sport, reaching agreement to become co-owners" of MLS DC United, according to sources cited by Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Sources said that Thohir and Levien "are poised, pending MLS approval, to become partners next week with longtime DC United owner Will Chang." Sources said that United President & CEO Kevin Payne "will continue to run the club's day-to-day operations." Sources also said that Thohir and Levien "will make the construction of a new soccer-specific stadium for DC United their top priority" ( ESPN.com, 7/6 ). In Philadelphia, Jonathan Tannenwald notes Thohir's name first surfaced as a "potential investor back in March, and he attended a United ...

  • Court's In Session

    Suspended players and NFL submit competing lawsuits in ongoing Saints bounty scandal.

  • Person Of Linterest

    With Lin signing the Rockets' offer sheet, can Knicks afford to lose marketing machine?

  • Hot On The Market

    With CEO out, Li Ning's stock soar with financial support of private-equity firm TPG Capital.

  • To Be Or Not To Be?

    Worries persist that London's Olympic Stadium could become a White Elephant after the Games.

  • Maintaining The Same Flight Pattern

    The Luries insist their divorce will not have an impact on the Eagles.

  • Feeling The Heat

    The Heat's success has put pressure on Marlins, Dolphins to make bold statements.

  • Crossing The Line

    The EPL could begin using Hawk-Eye and GoalRef technologies as soon as midway through the season after approval.

  • Come On Down

    D'Backs continue push to draw Hispanic fans with lucha-libre mask giveaway at Chase Field.

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