Quote of the Day

"All of us are sitting here saying, ‘Where does it go? Can we all support it?’ It’s going to cost more money for all of us to do it. So, right now, I don’t say it’s harder, but there’s more change."
-- Univ. of Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez, on the inevitability of NCAA reform. (WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 6/25)
Thursday June 26, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 201 Print This Issue

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  • Keeping Them At Bay

    Wolff and the Coliseum board have been haggling for months over the lease

    A's co-Owner Lew Wolff yesterday "surprised" Oakland and Alameda County officials with an announcement that the team "has reached a 10-year lease agreement to stay at O.co Coliseum and will consider sticking to Oakland even longer if a new stadium is built at its current site, not on the waterfront," according to Matt O'Brien of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Wolff said, "We have agreed we will take another look at Oakland" as a site for a new A's stadium, "but only at the Coliseum site." MLB Commissioner Bud Selig in a statement "threw his support behind Wolff's contention that a stadium site at the Howard Terminal near Jack London Square is not feasible." However, Oakland city Councilman Larry Reid said that the statements "were premature." He ...

  • Streams & Stripes

    WatchESPN could shatter its streaming records for the U.S.-Germany World Cup match.

  • Cause For Concern?

    NFL players concerned about eligibility in revised settlement.

  • Heading To The Coast

    Comcast to distribute Big Ten Net in Maryland, New Jersey.

  • Batting Cleanup

    College World Series closes with record attendance total.

  • Accentuate The Positive

    Pacers' late-season slide does not seem to be hurting ticket, sponsorship sales.

  • Doctors' Orders

    Hospital for Special Surgery signs 10-year deal for naming rights to new Nets practice facility.

  • Talent Evaluation

    Teams using NBA Draft to engage sponsors, fans.

  • It's What's For Dinner

    Health-food company Beyond Meat targeting athletes to build its consumer base.

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