Quote of the Day

"A mascot at Wrigley Field? In the ballpark that still boos the Wave?"
-- The Chicago Tribune's Paul Sullivan, on the Cubs looking to make the gameday atmosphere more kid-friendly. (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 3/10)
Monday March 11, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 127 Print This Issue

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  • Dollar For Dollar

    Stern says there is a substantial difference between the two bids for the Kings

    NBA Commissioner David Stern on Friday said that the bid made by Penguins co-Owner Ron Burkle and 24 Hour Fitness co-Founder Mark Mastrov to buy the Kings and keep the team in Sacramento "does not measure up in dollars" to the team's tentative deal with the Seattle group , according to Bizjak, Lillis & Kasler of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Stern: "The counter bid has got very strong financial people behind it, but it is not quite there in comparison to the Seattle bid. There is a substantial variance." He suggested that the bid “falls short enough that it likely won't be considered by the NBA unless the Sacramento group increases its offer.” But Stern said that he “has been in contact” with the Sacramento group, ad ...

  • Golden Age

    49ers' new stadium 75% sold out; revenue now over $800M.

  • Words Left Unspoken

    Nolan Ryan breaks silence about role with Rangers but does not address future plans.

  • Don't Sweat It

    Alex Morgan is among the stars in Degree's new "Do:More" campaign, streamlining its marketing for men and women.

  • Temperature Conversion

    NHL execs considering L.A. as host for outdoor game next year.

  • Who's On Deck?

    MLB's next marketing superstars arrive, with Buster Posey and Mike Trout entering the realm of baseball's best pitchman.

  • Pacific Crossing

    Selig wants a "real" World Series pitting MLB against Japan.

  • Balancing Act

    The Magic see attendance drops without Dwight Howard, but are keeping pace with NBA average despite an 18-46 record.

  • Youth Movement

    Cubs may introduce mascot to attract kids, boost attendance.

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