Quote of the Day

"I looked at a picture of my house and saw it was made out of a whole lot of glass, so I don't have anything else to say"
– Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, on whether he plans to vote in favor of forcing Clippers Owner Donald Sterling to sell his team. (DALLASNEWS.com, 4/30)
Thursday May 1, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 161 Print This Issue

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  • Storming The Court

    Several NBA playoff games have gone to OT, helping to fuel ratings gains

    The NBA Playoffs are averaging 3.24 million viewers through 34 games across TNT, ABC, ESPN and NBA TV, up 15% compared to the same period last year. Close games have helped fuel the increase, with eight games going to OT and 14 games being decided by four points or less. TNT is averaging 3.83 million viewers through 19 games, up 21% compared to the same number of games during the ’13 playoffs. Warriors-Clippers Game 5 on Tuesday finished with 4.73 million viewers, marking the best first round NBA Playoff game on cable TV in ’14 to date. ESPN and TNT have won the night among all cable networks on nine of the 11 nights they have aired games. ESPN is averaging 3.34 million viewers through seven telecasts, up 17% from 2.9 million v ...

  • You'll Never Walk Alone

    NBA, union come together in ousting Sterling, but will their solidarity last?

  • Garden Of Eating

    TD Garden's Legends Club is set to be revamped with a slew of new features.

  • Keep Your Options Open

    NFL to consider hosting each day of the draft in a different city.

  • Lean On Me

    Silver seeks advice from political insider during Clippers saga.

  • Camera Shy

    Univ. of Miami football team rejects proposal from Showtime for a reality show.

  • Double Dribble

    Pacers' Paul George balancing on-court exploits with sponsor appearances.

  • First Tee

    Fox Sports' golf coverage will get started at Franklin Templeton Shootout.

  • Bill's Excellent Adventure

    ESPN's Bill Simmons is profiled in Rolling Stone as a mercurial media mogul.

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