Quote of the Day

"I have lots of other ways to get input and interaction; this one just ran its course. I just feel that e-mail has lost its initial reason for being. It used to be a one-on-one way to communicate. Now it’s more about spam and push marketing and anonymous communications."
-- Wizards and Capitals Owner Ted Leonsis, on plans to drop the e-mail accounts he has associated with the two teams on Aug. 1. (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 7/17)
Wednesday July 18, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 220 Print This Issue

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  • Rocket Man

    People question whether Knicks letting Lin go was a basketball or money decision

    The Knicks last night “cut ties” with G Jeremy Lin, “ending a brief, spectacular and now-bittersweet love affair between” Lin and an adoring fan base, according to Howard Beck of the N.Y. TIMES. Lin will play next season for the Rockets, who “signed him to a three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet that the Knicks chose not to match.” The Knicks’ “most popular player in more than a decade, who rose from obscurity, saved their season and became a global sensation, is gone.” Now comes “the inevitable backlash from an embittered fan base that is suspicious of the Knicks’ motives and already disdainful” of team Owner James Dolan’s leadership. As the news of Lin’s i ...

  • The High Life

    MillerCoors' 10-year extension of deal with Packers will strengthen brewer's presence at Lambeau.

  • Bill Me Later

    Bills, Erie County unlikely to reach new lease before camp.

  • Call Of Duty

    LOCOG's Deighton effectively takes over G4S security ops.

  • Sox It To Me

    Red Sox' current record, few star acquisitions contribute to declining merchandise sales.

  • Clean Sweep

    Nike is sponsoring all members of U.S. men's basketball team.

  • Banking On It?

    DNC organizers, in an effort to not get tangled in corporate money, refer to Bank of America Stadium as Panthers Stadium.

  • Logging Off

    Ted Leonsis will unplug his Caps, Wizards e-mail accounts.

  • Show Me The Money

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- without any endorsement money -- tops SI.com's "Fortunate 50" list.

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