Quote of the Day

"Maybe if he spent less time worrying about who has the upper hand and maybe more time negotiating with the players, maybe more things would get done."
–- Flyers RW Daniel Briere, on NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. (PHILLY.com, 9/25)
Wednesday September 26, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 11 Print This Issue

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  • Man With A Plan?

    Some owners acknowledge Goodell is in tough spot with NFLRA dispute

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  • Call It Like You See It

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  • The Day The Music Died

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  • Double Dribble

    The WNBA sees its lowest attendance since launching in '97.

  • Off The Table

    Centerplate to complete buyout by Q4 '12.

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  • You Can Put It On The Board!

    WSJ deems Hawk Harrelson to be the biggest homer among MLB announcers.

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