Quote of the Day

"I want to finish football. There's a lot of people betting on us, and I want to get it done."
-- AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke, on his company's attempts to have an NFL team relocate to L.A. that would play in the proposed Farmers Field. (L.A. TIMES, 12/5)
Wednesday December 5, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 63 Print This Issue

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  • Back On Track?

    Penguins co-Owner Ron Burkle was one of six owners who met with 18 NHL players yesterday in N.Y., and he "seems to have been the driving force in what was widely viewed as a productive, encouraging session," according to Dave Molinari of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. NHLPA Special Counsel Steve Fehr "echoed that upbeat assessment." He said it was "maybe the best day we've had so far." Molinari notes Fehr and NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly "stood side-by-side while addressing the media, something that has not happened in the past." The sides were scheduled to meet again early today prior to a long-planned meeting of the league's BOG. The Penguins' ownership is "a moderate in the league's labor dispute, and there were numerous rep ...

  • No Ordinary Joe

    Ilitch proposes $650M development for city of Detroit.

  • Bird Is The Word

    The Hornets won't confirming a report that the team is changing its name to Pelicans.

  • Gasping For Air

    Execs ponder a Dick Vitale-Charles Barkley booth for the NCAA tournament.

  • The Writing's On The Wall

    Tulsa fires AD Parmley amid gambling scandal, NCAA investigation to follow.

  • Another High For Lowe's

    Jimmie Johnson leads all NASCAR drivers in TV exposure value for his sponsors.

  • How The West Was Won

    The National Finals Rodeo, an annual cash cow for Vegas, begins tomorrow.

  • Designated Dining

    Safeco Field opening restaurant named for Edgar Martinez.

  • Ready For Its Close Up

    Elite Football League of India looks to grow media strategy.

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