Quote of the Day

"The buzz belongs back in Charlotte. That still resonates so much, not just in Charlotte, but the state of North Carolina."
-- Former Charlotte Hornets G Muggsy Bogues, on Charlotte's current NBA team potentially changing its name from Bobcats to Hornets. (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 5/19)
Monday May 20, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 177 Print This Issue

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  • Put An Oxbow On It

    Media critics gave positive reviews of NBC's coverage of the Preakness

    NBC earned a 6.0 overnight Nielsen rating for the race portion (5:45-6:45pm ET) of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, which saw Oxbow win and deny Orb a shot at the Triple Crown. The rating is up 9% from a 5.5 overnight last year, which saw I’ll Have Another win the second leg of the Triple Crown by a nose. The pre-race coverage on NBC (5:00-5:45pm) earned a 3.6 overnight and was up 24% from ’12. Baltimore predictably was the top-rated local market for the race, earning a 15.7 rating. It was followed by Louisville, Oklahoma City and Knoxville ( THE DAILY ). In Baltimore, David Zurawik wrote when NBC Sports "floods the zone with members of its A-Team, the telecast is almost always a winner." That was again the case on Saturday, " ...

  • The Next Step

    Ranadive set to “proceed swiftly” with ownership of NBA Kings.

  • Not Quite Scott Free

    The Pac 12's Larry Scott tops all conference commissioners for '11 compensation.

  • Circling The Wagons

    Bills described as younger and more diverse under Brandon.

  • Change You Can Believe In?

    The embattled U.S. Speedskating BOD reduces its board from 14 members to 10.

  • A Pockey Full Of Posey

    After signing another endorsement deal, is Buster Posey sports' next marketing superstar?

  • Dawg Days Of Summer

    Haslam's legal woes not likely to have serious impact on Browns.

  • Back To Basics

    Incoming IndyCar exec Walker sets focus on winning back fans.

  • One Of A Kind

    Ken Venturi is being remembered for his HOF career, unparalleled run in CBS' 18th tower.

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