Quote of the Day

"This is what happens when some little rich kid eating ice cream sits in the front row and the announcer has to sit 25 rows up and he can’t even see the game."
-- The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan, on the Wizards announcers mistakenly thinking the team won Wednesday's game on a buzzer-beater. ("Around The Horn," ESPN, 2/28)
Friday March 1, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 121 Print This Issue

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  • Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

    Current A-10 members Xavier and Butler are expected to join the Catholic 7

    The seven schools referred to as the Catholic 7 are "expected to start their own league next season and will keep the Big East Conference name," with Xavier and Butler expected to join the new conference this fall, according to sources cited by McMurphy, Katz & O'Neil of ESPN.com. Sources said that Creighton has "emerged as the favorite to become the 10th team, and would also join next season." Xavier and Butler have not "formally withdrawn from the Atlantic 10," and it would cost each school $2M to exit "with less than a year's notice." The Catholic 7's split from the football-playing Big East schools is "being expedited" by Fox, which is "expected to announce the addition of the ... basketball league Tuesday in New York as part o ...

  • To The Rescue?

    Burkle, Mastrov unveiled as bidders to build new arena and keep NBA Kings in Sacramento.

  • Driving A Hard Bargain

    Sources: Colony Capital takes lead on AEG bid, but offer is still below Anschutz' asking price.

  • Can You See Me Now?

    adidas' latest college hoops jerseys bring back memories of Hammer pants and Zubaz.

  • One For The Money

    ESPN found liable in Dish suit for one breach of contract claim.

  • 18 And Life

    MLS kicks off its season this weekend with a new focus on the future in the post-Beckham era.

  • The House Always Wins

    Latest ruling halts N.J. sports betting, but an appeal is likely.

  • On The Radar

    UFC's Ronda Rousey signs with WME for representation.

  • Optical Illusion

    Wizards broadcaster explains missed "dagger" call.

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