Quote of the Day

"This just ain't gonna work at this point in time."
-– Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, on negotiations breaking down for a proposed 18,500-seat arena that would have housed the NBA Kings. (SACRAMENTO BEE, 1/9)
Wednesday January 9, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 83 Print This Issue

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  • Clear Signals

    T-Mobile's deal with MLB is worth about $125M over a three-year span

    T-Mobile, the country's fourth-largest wireless carrier, has signed a major three-year sponsorship with MLB and its teams that also includes extensive rights with MLBAM, giving baseball its first league-level telecommunications sponsorship deal in nearly 15 years. Perhaps most notable to fans and team managers, the deal brings the advent of mobile phones in MLB dugouts to call bullpens. The complex deal, pegged by industry sources to be worth about $125M over the three years, will give teams one of three choices with regard to the dugout phones: participate fully with T-Mobile branded docking stations, use an unbranded wireless system with an MLB logo, or not participate at all. The Giants and Yankees, deeply aligned with AT&T, and the ...

  • People's Choice

    Speculation centers on what's next for Gary Bettman.

  • Green With Envy

    CBS announces ad inventory in Super Bowl XLVII is sold out; Psy will appear in Wonderful Pistachios spot.

  • When The Sand Runs Out

    With no "clear opportunity," Va. Beach mayor drops arena bid.

  • Home Improvement

    The Dodgers unveil $100M in upgrades to Dodger Stadium they hope will be complete prior to Opening Day.

  • Costly Comments

    ESPN officially parts ways with Rob Parker after RGIII remarks.

  • Time To Play The Game

    2K Sports surprises the gaming world by unveiling plans for "MLB 2K 13."

  • Fresh Ink

    CAA Sports signs pair of projected top NFL Draft picks in Luke Joeckel and Manti Te'o.

  • Talk Of The Town

    ESPN releases apology for Brent Musburger's comments regarding Miss Alabama Katherine Webb.

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