Quote of the Day

"We run it like a family, there's consensus and maybe we don't agree on everything, but we work things through. Everybody has a defined role."
–- Lakers Exec VP/Business Operations Jeanie Buss, on reports that there is drama or discontent within the team’s front office. ("Jim Rome on Showtime," 4/9)
Thursday April 10, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 146 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Approach Shots

    IBM during The Masters is "teeing up about 50 commercials that will run just once," according to Andrew Adam Newman of the N.Y. TIMES. To introduce the new “Made With IBM” campaign, the company "dispatched three filmmakers to 17 countries to document its technology in action." About half of the spots, which are "30 or 60 seconds long, feature businesses, public agencies and other IBM customers." In one spot, a rep from Sky Italia "credits tools that collect and analyze social media mentions with helping to gauge subscribers’ favorite shows." In another, a rep from Swiss chocolate company Lindt "credits cloud-computing expertise with increasing online sales." Other spots feature IBM researchers "explaining emerging tech ...

  • Triple Play

    MLB launches a three-part diversity campaign in a bid to drive better talent to the sport.

  • Forward Progress?

    Northwestern QB indicates a vote in favor of unionization is not a foregone conclusion.

  • Right Man For The Job?

    Linden tasked with rebuilding Canucks, while some label his hiring as simply a PR stunt.

  • Social Butterfly

    Tony Reali lands "GMA" correspondent role, but will remain "Around The Horn" host.

  • Growth Spurt

    Slive gets raise as SEC revenue passes $314M in '12-13.

  • Missing In Action

    Empty seats abound for Tanaka's Bronx debut, echoing early trend around MLB.

  • Weight Of It All

    Jeanie Buss on state of Lakers: "I’m ultimately accountable."

  • Every Picture Tells A Story

    Arum rips MGM for promoting Mayweather over Pacquiao.

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