Quote of the Day

"I watch out for my fans. I try to give them a good product. I care for the teams. I'm emotionally involved and intellectually involved. I think an owner needs to be present. When an owner is not present that's when things tend to go awry."
-- Knicks and NHL Rangers Owner James Dolan, on why he thinks he is a good owner. (N.Y. POST, 11/22)
Friday November 22, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 53 Print This Issue

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  • No Easy Way To Say Goodbye

    Weiner (r) is remembered by those that knew him as "courageous" and "brilliant"

    MLBPA Exec Dir MICHAEL WEINER died on Thursday at the age of 51 after a 15-month battle with brain cancer, and he will be remembered as a "highly respected leader and continuing architect of the sport's longest period of management-labor peace," doing the leg work on two CBAs in a "stretch that has reached 18 years without a work stoppage," according to Paul White of USA TODAY. Weiner "oversaw the most significant period in the union's history" since late MLBPA Exec Dir MARVIN MILLER "drove it into the national consciousness several decades earlier." The "personable" Weiner "insisted on remaining active almost to the end." Meanwhile, MLBPA Deputy Exec Dir TONY CLARK takes over as acting Exec Dir and is "scheduled to be approved as Wei ...

  • It's All At Your Fingertips

    ESPN's new SportsCenter app gets generally positive reviews for sleek look, easy navigation, emphasis on video and social.

  • Then There Were Three

    KKR bows out of IMG bidding, with suitors now down to three.

  • New York Minutes

    James Dolan discusses McKinsey & Co. review of Knicks, NHL Rangers in rare sit-down.

  • Weekend Warriors

    49ers get no weekday games at Levi's Stadium in '14.

  • Fight For Your Right

    HBO tackles logistical issues ahead of its first PPV boxing event abroad with Saturday's Pacquiao-Rios bout from Macau.

  • Kicking Into High Gear

    Forbes figures show MLS franchises now carry an average value of $103M, up more than 175% over the last five years.

  • Don't Mess With Texas?

    Astros' Crane sues Comcast, McLane alleging fraud in CSN Houston dispute.

  • Ticket To Ride

    StubHub's Ray Elias shares his hobbies with his young son.

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