Quote of the Day

"I know everyone's talking about sexy names and whatever else. It was about finding the right person. I don't know what's considered 'sexy' or not, and I think you guys determine that. If you write it enough, it becomes 'sexier.' "
–- Nets GM Billy King, on hiring Jason Kidd as the team's new coach. (FOXSPORTS.com, 6/13)
Friday June 14, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 194 Print This Issue

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  • Make It, Take It

    The Dodgers have a tentative agreement with MLB in which they would "retain more than $6 billion" out of their 25-year rights deal with Time Warner Cable, according to sources cited by Bill Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES. The settlement would "avert a showdown between the Dodgers and MLB in U.S. Bankruptcy Court and would effectively end the court's jurisdiction over the Dodgers' affairs." A source said that the settlement also would indicate that the overall value of the of the Dodgers' contract with TWC is "at about $8.5 billion." The Dodgers' current contract with Fox Sports "expires after this season." Fox "pays the Dodgers $39 million this season, with the team forwarding $13 million to an MLB revenue-sharing pool." The league under terms o ...

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  • Ready For Some Football

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  • Bag It Up

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  • Crane Operator

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  • Fuel To The Fire

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  • Meeting Mr. Wright

    The Mets get cold feet about a promo with CougarLife.com to get David Wright into the ASG.

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