Quote of the Day

"I don’t think that’s the kind of person that should be working for this network if in fact it’s involved in journalism."
-- Columnist Kevin Blackistone, on Ravens LB Ray Lewis after he deflected questions during NFL Media Day yesterday about using a banned substance to return from injury. ("Around The Horn," ESPN, 1/29)
Wednesday January 30, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 98 Print This Issue

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  • In The Line Of Fire

    Hunter in a letter to players said the NBPA would adopt conflict of interest policies

    NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter “purged family members from union roles after a report was critical of nepotism at the organization ,” according to Scott Soshnick of BLOOMBERG NEWS. The moves to dismiss personnel "including his daughter and daughter-in-law were disclosed in a letter from Hunter to members of a special committee of players established prior to the investigation.” Hunter in the letter wrote that one of his daughters, Robyn Hunter, “ceased working at the union on Jan. 25.” NBPA Dir of Special Events & Sponsorships Megan Inaba, Hunter’s daughter-in-law, “will leave on Feb. 17” after the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Billy Hunter also “secured a letter of resignation from Pri ...

  • In It For The Long Haul

    Judge denies NCAA attempt to end Ed O'Bannon case.

  • Yank-ing The Cord?

    The Yankees will examine A-Rod's contract to see if it can be voided amid PED claims.

  • Making Airwaves

    Bleacher Report-branded programming to air on CNN.

  • Don't Call It A Comeback

    Subway returns with first Super Bowl ad in several years; Allstate gets first postgame spot.

  • Kicking & Screaming

    The IOC looks to cut one sport from its Summer Games program starting in '20.

  • Stroke Play

    Michael Phelps trades in his goggles for golf clubs, signing an endorsement deal with Ping.

  • One Sweet Deal

    Ravens' Joe Flacco endorsing gummy bear brand Haribo.

  • Beef With Beantown

    Has Boston sports media become "stale" in its reporting?

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