Quote of the Day

"None of the cities where we play our championship is named New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago or Miami. We don't play on a campus. We play in professional football arenas."
-- NCAA Exec VP/Championships & Alliances Mark Lewis, on possibly moving the men’s Final Four back to basketball arenas. (ESPN.com, 9/6)
Friday September 7, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 258 Print This Issue

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  • Bringing Sexy Back To Beale Street

    Timberlake is expected to make "a meaningful investment" in the Grizzlies

    Entertainer Justin Timberlake, a Memphis native, “has committed to joining” prospective Grizzlies Owner Robert Pera's team of minority partners as the sale of the franchise nears completion, according to sources cited by Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Sources said that Timberlake and Pera have “quickly struck up a friendship.” One source said Timberlake is making "a meaningful investment into the team" and "plans to be active" with the Grizzlies. Stein noted last month it emerged that Pera “already has agreed to terms with five other local partners to purchase up to one-third of the franchise.” Sources said that “the fact that Pera is committed to Memphis...was one of the key factors that triggered Timberl ...

  • Keeping Up With The Joneses

    The Big 12 formally announces new television rights deal with ESPN, Fox.

  • Complicated Matter

    Browns reportedly "torn" on Modell tribute, while Ravens plan silent honor.

  • Too Big For Its Own Good

    NCAA eyes moving Final Four out of domes and back to arenas.

  • The Fast & The Furious

    King, Schefter, Glazer on how Twitter has changed their work.

  • Trying To Flip The Standings

    Mets set to lose only around $23M this season after slashing payroll.

  • Oooooh, That Smell

    Old Spice turns to Packers WR Greg Jennings in the latest ads.

  • Ticket Takers

    StubHub "cautiously optimistic" of extending MLBAM deal.

  • It's In The Bag

    NYRR reverses course to allow bag check at Marathon start.

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