Quote of the Day

"“He’s absolutely not looking for a partner. I don’t think he could have been any more clear about the fact that he’s committed to the Red Sox. John is as actively engaged and committed to the Red Sox as he ever was” "
-- Red Sox Exec VP & COO Sam Kennedy, on whether Owner John Henry is looking to sell the team. (ESPNBOSTON.com, 10/24)
Wednesday October 24, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 31 Print This Issue

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  • So Long, Island

    Islanders' lease at Nassau Coliseum expires after the '14-15 season

    The Islanders today announced they are moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, beginning with the '15-16 season. The announcement was made during a press conference attended by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Islanders Owner Charles Wang, N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Barclays Center and Nets CEO Brett Yormark ( THE DAILY ). In N.Y., Seifman & Calder report the Islanders will “keep their name at the insistence of NHL officials.” Brooklyn leaders, Wang and “arena managers, eager to score a second major tenant for Barclays, joining the NBA's Nets, had no problems with that demand.” The Islanders have “long sought a new home, to replace the crumbling Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.” The team ...

  • Shine Bright Like A Diamond

    Ticket resales for the Tigers-Giants World Series are up from last year.

  • A World Of Difference

    Examining recent trends for World Series audience, ad cost.

  • Silent Treatment

    NHL dismisses union's offer to meet for negotiations this week.

  • Smash Mouth

    Ozzie Guillen's controversial stay in Miami is done after just one season.

  • Sales Goal

    Nike will sell Umbro to Iconix Brand Group for $225M.

  • Dew What You Have To

    PepsiCo will reduce its support of Earmnhardt's No. 88 car beginning in '13.

  • Raging Bull

    The PBR is looking at ways to break through the sports clutter.

  • The Famous Mr. Ed

    NFL Films' Pete Frank discusses the effort behind Eddie DeBartolo documentary.

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