Quote of the Day

"We take it on a case-by-case basis. We don't have a blanket policy saying we'll never touch a player that has a PED history. But I'd say that for us, it's a larger mountain to climb than others."
-– MLB Giants President & CEO Larry Baer, on the team's hesitancy to acquire players associated with PEDs following the Melky Cabrera situation two years ago. (S.F. CHRONICLE, 3/19)
Wednesday March 19, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 130 Print This Issue

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  • Ceding The Spotlight

    Dolan (l) said he is willingly allowing Jackson (r) to make basketball decisions

    Phil Jackson "was the main attraction" during the Knicks' press conference yesterday introducing him as the team's new President, but the "star of the show turned out to be the team's owner, James Dolan," according to Chris Herring of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Dolan spoke with "surprising candor" about how he "was 'willingly and gratefully' ceding control of the team to Jackson." He later in the day during a radio interview said that he would "give Jackson the final say on all basketball decisions, ranging from the team's close and controversial relationship with the Creative Artists Agency to potentially letting free-agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony leave this summer." Herring notes Jackson is the "third different person to overse ...

  • Family Values

    Irsay's daughter will run Colts while he is seeking treatment.

  • One-Stop Shopping

    Super Bowl XLIX committee plans to centralize major events in downtown Phoenix.

  • Next In Line?

    Recent PGA Tour promotion positions Jay Monahan as likely successor to Tim Finchem.

  • Proceed With Caution

    Ombudsman examines ESPN's coverage of controversial topics.

  • Still Possessing The Golden Boot

    Interest in the World Cup is causing corporations to sign Pele to endorsement deals.

  • Jiminy Cricket!

    Transforming the historic Sydney Cricket Ground to a baseball diamond presented several challenges.

  • Here We Go Again

    Oakland pursuing local group to build waterfront ballpark for A's.

  • Hoop Dreams

    SEC's Mark Whitworth looking to raise league's basketball profile.

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