Quote of the Day

"We could bore you with diameter and pimple density here for a minute but needless to say, they are very careful about what exactly you can wear. But whatever people are wearing, it’s not working."
-– ESPN’s Mike Tirico, on players slipping on Wimbledon's grass courts. ("Wimbledon," ESPN2, 6/26)
Wednesday June 26, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 203 Print This Issue

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  • This Old House

    Work crews installed new carpet and removed tile and dry wall at O.co Coliseum

    O.co Coliseum reopened yesterday after last week's sewage overflow and new carpet was "put down in significant areas of the visiting clubhouse and umpires' room and was also installed in the hallway between the two clubhouses," according to Carl Steward of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Carpet was "not only replaced but dry wall and tile was removed up to a foot in the damaged areas." The A's had "carpet tiles in storage from when the clubhouse was originally renovated several years ago and those were used to replace the damaged carpets in the manager's office, training room and hallway." The A's "did their own testing after the hazmat company completed its work looking for possible harmful bacteria." Everything "checked out clear." A's VP/Stadium ...

  • Bleeding Kansas

    ESPN3 to air 70 KU events annually as part of new deal.

  • Foot Fault

    Wimbledon officials force Roger to change his orange-soled shoes.

  • The Trojan Empire

    USC granted control of L.A. Coliseum under condition of spending $70M on upgrades.

  • Prelude To A Profit

    TD Ameritrade Park could land in the black this year for the first time since it opened in '11.

  • Rocky's Road

    Wirtz credited for turnaround, success of Blackhawks.

  • The King's Speech

    LeBron James is altering the traditional rules of sponsorships and endorsements.

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    Some feel leaving Yasiel Puig off the NL All-Star roster would be a mistake from a marketing perspective.

  • Comfortable In Their Skin

    Matt Harvey, Gary Player highlight ESPN Mag's Body Issue participants.

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