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)
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 ...
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