Quote of the Day

"If they want a winner in that town, I would let the purse strings loose and let Sandy do what he wants to do."
-- Former Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens, on co-Owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz needing to give GM Sandy Alderson more financial freedom. ("The Michael Kay Show," ESPN Radio 98.7 N.Y., 5/27)
Wednesday May 28, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 180 Print This Issue

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  • Leader Of The Pac

    The Pac-12 on Friday released its latest 990 IRS forms, as the conference reported $334M in revenue for FY '12-13 -- the "first under the new ESPN/Fox mega-media rights deal," according to Jon Wilner of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The total is a record "for any college conference" -- approximately $15M more than the Big Ten and $20M more than the SEC. The Pac-12’s FY '13 revenue "nearly doubled" from FY '12 ($175M) and tripled its revenue from FY '11 ($111M). The Pac-12 Networks reported $81M in FY '13 income, but the expenses -- "not only annual operating but start-up costs -- are not available." Also not known is "how much of the $81M came in the form of up-front payouts from the partners (Comcast, TWC, etc.) and how much represents ...

  • Making A Statement

    Rochelle Sterling close to naming new Clippers owner? Donald Sterling responds to punishment.

  • Three-Point Play

    NBA conference finals viewership up across ESPN, TNT, ABC.

  • Pitch Perfect

    Tiger Woods Foundation taps Rick Singer as new leader.

  • Not Playing Games

    N.Y.'s Olympic hopes remain on hold after Mayor Bill de Blasio decides not to bid on '24 Games.

  • Desert Storm

    Returns on Coyotes-Glendale deal fall short due to few non-hockey events.

  • Delivery Problems

    Domino's Pizza sees its website crash as thousands of fans attempt to collect on no-hitter promo.

  • That Was A Brees

    A workers' compensation bill that pitted Tom Benson versus many Saints players is pulled.

  • Off The Pace

    USATF upset with apparel company over altered Nike logos.

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