Quote of the Day

"I'm not sure you're going to be able to find a duplication of the civic energy that's there right now."
-- ESPN's J.A. Adande, on the momentum in the Seattle market for a possible NBA expansion team several years down the road. ("PTI," ESPN, 5/16)
Friday May 17, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 176 Print This Issue

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  • Go Your Own Way

    Horizon will still earn commission on McIlroy's 10-year Nike deal

    Golfer Rory McIlroy is "planning to leave Horizon Sports and set up his own management company, made up of some friends, family and close confidants," according to Karl MacGinty of the IRISH INDEPENDENT. McIlroy's father, Gerry, is "expected to play a prominent role in the new operation." Rory McIlroy in October '11 "stunned golf by quitting the giant International Sports Management, run by Chubby Chandler, and joining Horizon, a Dublin firm with global ambitions." Golf circles have been "rife with speculation about McIlroy's plans to set up his own management structure." McIlroy last week at The Players said that he was "still with Horizon and firmly dismissed any further questions on the matter." MacGinty notes there had been rumors ...

  • That Was Easy

    Maloofs agree with Sacramento group on $535M deal for Kings.

  • Fortunate Son

    Astros set to name Nolan Ryan's son Reid new President.

  • Getting Personal

    Former NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter suing the union, Derek Fisher over recent dismissal.

  • Garden Getaway

    Developer planning two towers at entrance to TD Garden.

  • The Stature Of David

    David Beckham's high marketability and numerous endorsements likely will keep him in the public eye.

  • Another Forehead Smash

    ESPN's $825M deal for the U.S. Open marks the latest blurring between broadcast and cable.

  • Worth Another Look

    MLB examines expanded replay for next season, considering more options than originally proposed.

  • The Bruton Truth

    The NASCAR HOF finalist dishes on the state of the sport.

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