Quote of the Day

"I think there’s opportunity for the public to get to know a lot of our owners a lot better … We have this new generation of this incredible assembly of some of the best business people literally in the world."
-- NBA Deputy Commissioner & COO Adam Silver, on his goal to bring more of the league’s owners to the forefront. (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/10)
Monday November 11, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 44 Print This Issue

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  • A New Shop For The Chop

    Turner Field has been home to the Braves since the '97 season

    The Braves today announced that they will not extend their lease at Turner Field after '16 and instead will move to Cobb County, Ga., where they will build a $672M stadium and "integrated mixed-use development," according to the MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL. The Braves "will be a significant investor, along with Cobb County, in the project." Turner Field needs $150M in infrastructure work, "none of which would significantly enhance the fan experience." If the Braves "were to pay for additional projects focused on improving the fan experience," the additional costs could exceed $200M. Even with a "significant capital investment in Turner Field, there are several issues that cannot be overcome -- lack of access to major roadways and lack of control ...

  • Put On Notice

    Reports: Dolphins' Ireland, Philbin on shaky ground pending NFL bullying investigation.

  • Amateur Hour

    O'Bannon ruling allows amateurism challenges, but blocks TV damages.

  • Candid Camera?

    Why some are saying Fox' Jay Glazer pulled punches in Richie Incognito sit-down.

  • Deadline Looming

    NHL wants Canadian TV rights deals in place by next month.

  • Keys To The Kingdom

    T'Wolves running contest for free suite at Target Center.

  • Smells Like Team Spirit

    Clemson, Kentucky among the latest programs to get school-specific fragrances.

  • The Cat That Got The Cream

    Memphis will pay no exit fee to Conference USA thanks to NCAA tournament credits.

  • Great Scott!

    Blackmun receives four-year contract extension from USOC.

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