Quote of the Day

"I think I'm going to leave that to the commissioner. As a smart man said, it's above my pay grade."
-- White Sox Chair Jerry Reinsdorf, when asked his thoughts about the Marlins-Blue Jays trade. (THE DAILY)
Thursday November 15, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 48 Print This Issue

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  • Getting To YES

    News Corp. is "closing in on a deal to buy a minority stake" in the YES Network, according to sources cited by Matthew Futterman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. One source said that a deal "may be announced in the coming days" that values the Yankees' RSN at roughly $3B. News Corp. is "said [to] have its sights on nearly 40% of the network, seeking to buy most, if not all, of the stakes owned by longtime investors Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Providence Equity Partners" ( WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/15 ). PILING ON : In L.A., Flint & James cite sources as saying that talks between News Corp. and the Yankees "have been going on for several weeks ." News Corp. getting a stake in YES would "give it a big presence in the nation's No. 1 medi ...

  • What's It Worth To You?

    Manchester United makes it clear to Nike that the company needs to "dramatically" increase its next kit deal to remain a club partner.

  • Shooting Star

    Navistar ends its LPGA title sponsorship of Alabama event.

  • Playoff Payoff

    ESPN close to wrapping up TV rights to new college football postseason.

  • Fish Out Of Water?

    Samson claims Marlins' trade necessary to compete; Loria denies intent to sell.

  • Case Closed

    Mintz wins $85K in case against former employer Priority.

  • Let's Build Something Together

    Atlanta mayor discussing partnership with Braves to develop area around Turner Field with team's lease expiration in mind.

  • Keep Austin Wired

    F1 ready for Austin, but will series ever be embraced in the U.S.?

  • Match Point

    ATP World Tour chief says series is in its "strongest financial position ever," while Finals in London sees record crowd.

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