Quote of the Day

"We're talking lots of money here, so these things take time. I'm optimistic that we'll get an exclusive deal done. There are always complications with a deal of this size, like with digital rights. We're a good partner. We want to continue to build the franchise."
-- DirecTV Chair, President & CEO Michael White, on the satellite company's efforts to keep NFL Sunday Ticket. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday November 13, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 46 Print This Issue

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  • Add It Up

    Financial details on the new ballpark should be available by the end of the week

    Cobb County (Ga.) taxpayers are "still in the dark about how much" the Braves' planned ballpark and surrounding development will cost them, according to Dan Klepal of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. Not even Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibition Hall Authority BOD members, who will "ultimately have to approve the financing deal, know the price, or where the revenue will come from to repay the bonds." Marietta Mayor Steven Tumlin Jr. said, "We're all on pins and needles." Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Monday said that Cobb has agreed to contribute $450M to the new ballpark, but Cobb County Commission Chair Tim Lee and the Braves have said that that figure "is inaccurate, while still refusing to comment on the amount." Lee "didn't budge f ...

  • Welcome Back

    Sabres name LaFontaine Prez of Hockey Ops, fire GM Regier.

  • The New Madden Curse?

    Fantex postpones its Arian Foster IPO after a back injury will end his season early.

  • Stepping Down

    Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver retires due to health concerns.

  • Put Some Time Back On The Clock

    NHL GMs are increasing talks about expanding OT in order to cut down on shootouts.

  • Fits Like A Glove

    HOFer Roberto Alomar unveils new baseball equipment line.

  • Head Of The Class

    Bobblehead dolls are the most popular giveaway at MLB games for the second consecutive year.

  • Reach Across The Aisle

    Congressional Baseball Caucus offers DC pols common ground.

  • Tech-tonic Shift

    The '13 Covington & Burling Sports Media & Technology conference is under way in N.Y.

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