Quote of the Day

"These are the best ones, the green on green. I just don't like the original. It's time to change it up."
-– Celtics G Rajon Rondo, on the special Christmas Day jerseys the team wore Tuesday. (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/26)
Thursday December 27, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 76 Print This Issue

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  • Good To See You Again

    ABC's Thunder-Heat was down slightly from a comparable '11 Christmas Day game

    The NBA’s slate of five Christmas Day games was led by ABC’s telecast of Thunder-Heat in the 5:30pm ET window, with the game drawing a 6.0 overnight rating to mark the net’s fourth-highest NBA regular-season rating ever. The NBA last year opened its season on Christmas, and the comparable Bulls-Lakers matchup in the same 5:30pm window drew a 6.5 overnight. In ’10, when the season was well under way, the 5:30pm game (Heat-Lakers) on ABC drew a 7.3 overnight, which remains the second-best regular-season overnight for the net. Meanwhile, ABC drew a 5.9 overnight for Knicks-Lakers in the 3:00pm window, marking the net’s best Christmas Day early-window overnight on record. ON CABLE : ESPN also fared well for its s ...

  • Eastern Promises

    NBC gets a coup as NFL flexes Cowboys-Redskins off Fox.

  • Frozen Assets

    Red Wings owner may be negligent in paying city of Detroit cable TV rights fees.

  • Hitting A Mile-Stone

    Broncos expect to see $30M in renovations to Sports Authority Field prior to '13 season.

  • Baseline Returns

    Nadal to part with IMG, as father and Costa will run his business.

  • Quiet Time

    No talks scheduled as NHL lockout heads into the new year.

  • Swimming Lessons

    Dolphins fans may have a glimpse at the new logo at which execs have hinted.

  • Bridging The Gap

    A's seek five-year extension to stay in Oakland ... for now.

  • X Marks The Spot

    ESPN is reviewing bids from several resorts hoping to land future Winter X Games.

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