Quote of the Day

"There was no particular 'aha!' moment of revelation; just a gradual understanding that this is where the eyeballs were and you weren't serving your audience if you weren't here as well."
-- NBA.com's David Aldridge, on why he joined Twitter. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday October 31, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 36 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Bling Bling For The New Rings

    Heat's logo comprised of 31 diamonds, "World Champions" framed by 46 diamonds

    The Heat received their '11-12 NBA Championship rings prior to last night's season-opener against the Celtics, and the jewelry is "over the top ... even by South Florida bling standards,” according to a front-page piece by Michelle Kaufman of the MIAMI HERALD. Each ring is “made of 14K white and yellow gold and features 219 diamonds (10.8 total carats), 46 custom-cut princess-cut diamonds, and three Onyx stones.” The ring weighs “a quarter of a pound,” and the top features the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy “in 14K gold with a round half-carat diamond in the shape of a basketball.” The Heat logo is “set with 31 diamonds, and the words ‘World’ and ‘Champions& ...

  • Wait And See Approach

    NYRR still assessing how storm's aftermath will affect this weekend's ING N.Y. Marathon.

  • Weathering The Storm

    Foot Locker exec disregards Monday's shutdown of N.Y. HQs.

  • Ship To Store

    Walmart signs on as title sponsor of Carrier Classic.

  • Testing Pattern

    Andy Murray gets vocal about expanding the ATP's drug-testing program.

  • Musical Chairs

    Cavs to test app allowing fans to change seats in-game.

  • A Realistic Performance

    Barkley's latest CDW ads shows him on the links pretending he "barely knows" how to play golf.

  • Night Shift

    UCLA will sport a new "LA Night" alternate adidas uniform on Saturday.

  • Roundball Rock

    THE DAILY talks Twitter with three prominent NBA writers.

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