Quote of the Day

"The question was, ‘What would it take?’ The answer was, ‘A whole hell of a lot. It might take you from a (profit) to a negative.’ It wasn’t something recommended to be done."
-- K.C. Mayor Sly James, on the city not making an effort to land the Coyotes and have them play in Sprint Center. (K.C. STAR, 6/21)
Friday June 21, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 199 Print This Issue

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  • Second Helping

    ABC's 17.7 overnight for Game 7 is behind only an 18.2 for Lakers-Celtics in '10

    ABC earned a 17.7 overnight rating for Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the second-best figure for any NBA game since the net acquired rights to the league prior to '02-03 season. The game, which saw the Heat win a second consecutive championship with a 95-88 win over the Spurs, ranks behind only an 18.2 overnight for Lakers-Celtics NBA Finals Game 7 in ’10. The 17.7 also is up 28% from a 13.8 Spurs-Pistons Game 7 in '05. Last night’s game peaked at a 22.6 overnight during the end of the game from 11:30-11:45pm ET. The game earned a 46.4 local rating in San Antonio and a 44.2 rating in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, which is that market’s best rating ever for an NBA game.  West Palm Beach (31.4), Austin (23.4) and Memphis (21.3) rou ...

  • Mr. Telephone Man

    Nike's new ad features luminaries from sports, music congratulating LeBron on title No. 2.

  • Changes At The Top

    Nike President Charlie Denson announces his retirement.

  • Jagged Edge

    Jacksonville committed to funding EverBank Field upgrades, but where will the money come from?

  • Rose In Bloom

    Justin Rose to join Excel Sports, will be repped by Mark Steinberg.

  • Arlington Heights

    The Rangers are seeing a drop at the gate despite exceeding expectations so far this season.

  • Color Guard

    Suns roll out new jerseys, logos with more black, less purple.

  • Sunshine Day

    Orlando Mayor confident city will get MLS franchise, possibly in just a few weeks.

  • Family Matters

    Tim Brando is all about sports, but his family comes first.

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