Quote of the Day

"We had this pot of boiling water, and we threw this big chunk of ice on it. Well eventually the ice dissolved, and the water has started to boil again."
-- Predators CEO Jeff Cogen, on the team drawing its 20th sellout crowd of the year tonight despite the lockout shortening the season and having already been eliminated from the playoffs. (Nashville TENNESSEAN, 4/23)
Tuesday April 23, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 158 Print This Issue

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  • Getting Off The Merry-Go-Round

    ACC member schools who exit the conference will forfeit TV revenue until '27

    The ACC’s 15 current and future member institutions yesterday announced that they had "agreed to a grant of media rights, which allows the conference to retain a school’s television rights if it leaves the league," according to Andrew Carter of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. The ACC’s 15-member Council of Presidents "unanimously approved the grant of rights." If a school were to leave the ACC, it would "forfeit its television revenue to the ACC through the 2026-27 academic year." The grant of rights, "effective immediately, all but eliminates the possibility that a school would leave the ACC, because ACC schools would bring no television revenue to another conference." Without a grant of rights, the ACC co ...

  • Cat Fancy

    Charlotte unanimously approves Panthers stadium renovations.

  • Banking On The Future

    Citi officially renews its sponsorship deal with the USOC through the '16 Rio Games.

  • Magic Appearing Act

    Team hopes to start work on $100M project in about a year.

  • Devils Advocating

    ManU looks to the U.S., with plans to target more sponsors and open a team office on the East Coast.

  • Summer Love

    Philadelphia throws its hat in the ring to land potential U.S. bid for '24 Olympics.

  • Hey Big Spender

    Santa Anita recovers from a slow start to its winter-spring with a 4% gain in all-sources handle.

  • Bump ... Set ... Relaunch

    AVP Owner Donald Sun readies the league for a five-event season relaunch.

  • Under A Watchful Eye

    Author Robert Lipsyte named the latest ESPN Ombudsman.

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