Quote of the Day

"We’ll bid on the up and up. We don’t have to do anything squirrelly."
–- Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, referencing the bribery scandal associated with the '02 Salt Lake City Games when announcing the state's plans to bid on the '26 Games. (DESERET NEWS, 12/4)
Tuesday December 4, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 62 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Role Reversal

    Cashman looking to fill roster spots with unfamiliar financial restrictions

    The Yankees look "more vulnerable than they've been in years" heading into the '13 season, as team Managing General Partner & co-Chair Hal Steinbrenner's "insistence on getting below the $189 million luxury-tax threshold for 2014" has left them "without their traditional route (big spending) for fixing the problems," according to Danny Knobler of CBSSPORTS.com. Steinbrenner has "insisted to other owners that the $189 million mandate is very real, that he won't budge on it." By getting "under the luxury-tax threshold for that one year, the Yankees would re-set the penalty, which otherwise goes up every year." They also would "gain other benefits." However, the "question that others are asking is whether they real ...

  • Company At The Table

    Will presence of new NHL owners, players bring headway to stalled CBA talks?

  • Soapbox Moment

    Costas dismisses criticism over "SNF" gun control comments.

  • The Nutcracker

    Manny Pacquiao signs a one-year deal with Wonderful Pistachios ahead of Saturday's fight.

  • Jim Dandy

    Longtime Astros announcer Deshaies moving to Cubs' booth.

  • MAC Daddy

    MAC commissioner wants league to help subsidize NIU's trip to Orange Bowl.

  • A Long December

    ESPN enters bowl season in the fewest households since '08.

  • Getting Buff

    Bills' Toronto game 80-90% sold with negotiations for series renewal "nearly complete."

  • Of Monsters And Men

    Fenway Sports Group wants to bring college hockey back to Fenway Park in '14.

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