Quote of the Day

"I do think we have the potential to do even more than they did at Fenway, because we have more room to do things."
-- Dodgers President Stan Kasten, on the team hiring Janet Marie Smith to oversee renovations to Dodger Stadium. (L.A. TIMES, 8/7)
Tuesday August 7, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 234 Print This Issue

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  • Family Tradition

    O'Malley's group will get $200M in upfront money from Fox Sports San Diego

    The O’Malley group has purchased the Padres from Owner John Moores for “approximately $800 million,” which “includes $200 million in upfront money the Padres received as an advance payment from Fox Sports San Diego as part of a new 20-year television agreement,” according a front-page piece by Bill Center of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Approval could come “as soon as Aug. 16 when the owners meet in Denver.” The O’Malley group is "led by former Dodgers Owner Peter O’Malley, his sons Kevin and Brian, his nephews Peter and Tom Seidler," golfer Phil Mickelson and Liquid Investments CEO Ron Fowler, as well as a small group of other members of former team Owner Jeff Moorad’s group. Kevi ...

  • Taking Its Last Laps

    Dodge reportedly is leaving NASCAR following the '12 season.

  • Growth Spurt

    Just what does Turner’s deal for Bleacher Report mean for the digital sports space?

  • Happening In Real Time

    Survey shows more than half of viewers want events live in the day, tape delayed at night.

  • King Of The Track

    Visa Europe wastes no time releasing a new 10-second spot featuing 100-meters winner Usain Bolt.

  • L-O-L-O Lolo

    Jones' image-building gets its 24-hours in the news cycle.

  • What's Black, White & Borrowed?

    Players reportedly mock replacement refs during the Pro Football HOF Game.

  • L.A. Woman

    Janet Marie Smith takes her talents to Chavez Ravine.

  • Don't Leave Me Hangin'

    How Spongetech left many sports partners high and dry.

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