Quote of the Day

"Do I think we need a league? Yes. Do I think it needs to be the best, greatest league since sliced bread? No."
-– U.S. women's national soccer team MF Megan Rapinoe, on the National Women's Soccer League, which begins its first season this weekend. (N.Y. TIMES, 4/11)
Thursday April 11, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 150 Print This Issue

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  • Night Moves

    Cubs officials reportedly asked for flexibility with night-game scheduling

    Chicago Alderman Tom Tunney yesterday suggested that the number of night games at Wrigley Field has "re-emerged as a sticking point" between the city and Cubs Owner the Ricketts family in its plans for $300M ballpark renovations , according to Sachdev & Byrne of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Other issues include "parking, advertising signs, and the size and placement of a large video screen." Tunney said that he "thought there was an agreement last week for additional night games, but the team changed its request Tuesday night at a community meeting that was closed to the media." Sources said that the city had "agreed to increase the number of night games from 30 to 40, plus allow the team to host as many as four concerts, for a total of 44 'ni ...

  • Being Creative

    Sources: CAA working with LionTree, UBS on bid for IMG.

  • Find It Online

    NBC to offer live digital streams of all its marquee sports events.

  • Missing In Action

    Fans wanting to watch Tiger Woods' opening round in Augusta on TV may have to wait until Friday.

  • One Foot Out The Door?

    Rangers announce Nolan Ryan will remain as CEO, but columnists wonder for how long.

  • It's A Big, Big World

    NBA's new postseason ad campaign aims to "capture the experience around the world."

  • Out To Market

    One of Pernetti's last acts: ending RU's deal with Nelligan.

  • Money In The Bank

    WWE plans to launch its long-planned network this fall as a premium outlet costing $15 a month.

  • A First For Everything

    Plenty of new faces are set to crash the party as Pittsburgh hosts its first Frozen Four.

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