Quote of the Day

"I see a problem in Western Europe. We have to accept the fact that we are not attractive to Western European countries. People think the games have become gigantic, the investments are too heavy."
-- Norwegian IOC member Gerhard Heiberg, on the perception that the Olympics cost too much to host.
Monday June 2, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 183 Print This Issue

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  • Let's Get It Started

    Ballmer (l) and AEG's Dan Beckerman take in last night's Kings-Blackhawks game

    Prospective Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer on Friday described a "big, bold dream" for the franchise that includes winning NBA championships and "turning the team into a role model of inclusiveness," according to James Rainey of the L.A. TIMES. Ballmer, who bid $2B for the team, promised he would "keep the Clippers in L.A., gushed about the city where he said he will now spend considerable time and suggested he would pay what it takes to land top free agents." He said that he is "confident he can make money, despite paying more than experts said the franchise was worth." Ballmer: "I'd love to win a championship. I'd love the Clippers to be the most dynamic, vibrant team and name in professional sports. But I got a lot to learn" ( L.A. TIMES ...

  • Testing The Market

    NBC reportedly asking $4.5M for 30-second Super Bowl spot.

  • The Road Ahead

    Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix execs bullish on event's future after increased attendance.

  • On The Horizon

    Dolphins' Ross, Falcons' Blank talk NFL return to L.A.

  • The Deer Hunters

    New Bucks Owners Wes Edens and Marc Lasry hint a color change could be coming.

  • North Side Story

    Cubs extend contract for Crane Kenney, despite delays related to Wrigley Field upgrades.

  • It's Complicated

    Beckham group, Univ. of Miami won't pursue a joint facility.

  • To The Fourth Power

    SEC would be prepared to lead the formation of a new "Division 4" if power conferences don't receive autonomy.

  • Gone Too Soon

    Execs reflect on late Lewis Katz' involvement with Nets, Devils, YES Net.

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