Quote of the Day

"This is more about Bud Selig trying to flex his muscles and say, 'Look, if you don't kiss the ring I'm going to take care of you and kick you out of Major League Baseball,' and I think that's wrong."
-- Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, on the suspension given to Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez for his role in the Biogenesis scandal. ("The Tonight Show," NBC, 8/8)
Friday August 9, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 234 Print This Issue

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  • Spin Cycle

    NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday said that the organization "will 'exit' the business of selling player and school related memorabilia and apparel" on its ShopNCAASports.com website, according to Dennis Dodd of CBSSPORTS.com. The site  had come under fire for selling "jerseys identified by individual players" as well as the "autograph of a player who was a central figure" in an NCAA case in former USC RB Reggie Bush. The shop also was offering videos of a Penn State game "that had been vacated by the association in the Sandusky scandal." Emmert during a conference call with the media said, "I don't believe we should have been in that business. I don't think that's appropriate for us and we're going to exit it." He adde ...

  • This Is The End

    Sources say Vanderbeek's deal to sell Devils is "imminent."

  • Using Their Outdoor Voice

    Gary Bettman fends off criticism that the NHL is scheduling too many games outside.

  • Cause For Concern

    Governor wants Minnesota to re-examine stadium deal with Wilf following recent legal woes.

  • The Last Don

    Cuban says MLB has "basically become Bud Selig's mafia."

  • Step Your Game Up

    Can Fox reinvent golf on TV? Some are counting on it.

  • What's In A Name?

    BYU will keep player names on the back of jerseys after flirtation with "core values."

  • Tip It On Back

    Beer crafted after RSL's Nick Rimando becoming a top seller at Rio Tinto Stadium.

  • Four Brothers

    For Scott O'Neil, this weekend is all about family traditions.

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