Quote of the Day

"That’s not true. Never. Absolutely not true. "
–- Suspended NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter, responding to claims that he put personal and family gain ahead of the union’s best interests. (N.Y. TIMES, 2/7)
Thursday February 7, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 104 Print This Issue

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  • Mark Your Calendar

    Sochi this spring will host 22 test events at its future Olympic venues

    The '14 Sochi Games will officially begin one year from today, and the "current overall price tag for the games is $51 billion, more than four times as much as Russia estimated when it was awarded the Olympics in 2007," according to Nataliya Vasilyeva of the AP. This would make Sochi the "most expensive Olympics in history, surpassing the $40 billion that China is believed to have splashed out" for the '08 Beijing Games. The costs are "high because they include extensive infrastructure development in addition to construction of the Olympic venues, almost all of which had to be built from scratch." Most of the sports venues already have "been completed or will be in the next few months, while armies of workers are busy building hotels and ad ...

  • Honor Thy Word

    Hunter defends reputation, won't leave NBPA "without a fight."

  • Home Court Advantage

    David Stern expects NBA to have HGH testing by next season.

  • Black Hole Sun?

    The Raiders plan on putting a tarp over 10,000 seats at O.co Coliseum.

  • Soldier On

    Bears raising season-ticket prices by 4% on average.

  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    News Corp.'s Carey discusses "increasingly tricky" TV sports landscape amid earnings report.

  • Riding The Wave

    Vans to title-sponsor the U.S. Open of Surfing for the next three years.

  • And Then There's Claude

    Flyers' Claude Giroux remains atop the NHL's best-selling player jerseys for January.

  • Teacher's Pet

    Pacers GM holding front office seminar for select fans.

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