Quote of the Day

"We had two days to swallow this and we only heard from one side. We didn’t have anyone from the ACC come in and tell us why we shouldn’t leave. We didn’t talk to the athletes or the coaches and hear their concerns on both ends."
-- Univ. of Maryland Board of Regents member Tom McMillan, who was the "lone voice of dissent" regarding the school's move to the Big Ten. McMillan said he did not oppose the move, but the process. (WASHINGTON POST, 11/20)
Tuesday November 20, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 51 Print This Issue

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  • Leaving The Pitch

    Beckham expressed interest in being part of an MLS ownership group in the future

    MLS Galaxy MF David Beckham yesterday announced that the MLS Cup on Dec. 1 "will be his final game" with the team, according to Arash Markazi of ESPN L.A. Beckham "did not announce his future plans." His most recent contract included a "clause allowing him to become part of an expansion team ownership group, which he still plans on taking advantage of after his playing career." Beckham said in a release, "I've had an incredibly special time playing for the LA Galaxy, however, I wanted to experience one last challenge before the end of my playing career. I don't see this as the end of my relationship with the league as my ambition is to be part of the ownership structure in the future." AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke, whose company ow ...

  • Keeping A Hard Shell

    Profit margins key to Terps' move, but it's not playing well among alums, students or fans.

  • Follow The Leader

    Rutgers hoping for financial stability with its move; Is the Big East falling apart?

  • Emotions On Display

    Frustrated Daly calls on NHLPA to make a proposal; players' disdain for Bettman goes public.

  • Stream Of Consciousness

    Google agrees to pay rights fee to stream 350 NBA D-League games this season.

  • That Naughty Word...

    Failure to call MSG overhaul "transformation" has staffers paying voluntary "donation."

  • They Just Keep Going

    Liberty Media's John Malone the latest to decry rising cost of sports rights.

  • Patriots In Pink

    UGG's latest Tom Brady spot has QB giving slippers to rookie as company seeks to expand reach among young males.

  • Earning The Big Bucks

    College football coaches' salaries have risen 70% in six years.

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