Quote of the Day

"It just sucks, man. God almighty. It's so brutal. It's just terrible, man. And I hate it for the speedway, because they just got their date. But man, it's the most miserable thing out there."
–- NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., on the Kentucky Speedway track surface during the Quaker State 400. (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 6/30)
Monday June 30, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 203 Print This Issue

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  • Burning Brooklyn Bridges

    Kidd reportedly sought control of the Nets' basketball operations, but was turned down

    The Bucks will send a pair of second-round draft picks to the Nets "to secure the coaching rights to Jason Kidd," according to sources cited by Broussard & Stein of ESPN.com. The Bucks "had been offering one second-round pick," but the Nets were eyeing a '15 first-round pick ( ESPN.com, 6/30 ). YAHOO SPORTS' Adrian Wojnarowski reports picks in the '15 and '19 draft will go to the Nets "to allow Kidd out of the final two years of his contract and become the Bucks' coach." Sources said that new Bucks co-Owners Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens "had communicated nothing" to current coach Larry Drew, who will be fired, while negotiating with Kidd in recent days ( SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 6/30 ). In Milwaukee, Charles Gardner cited a source ...

  • Sweet Sixteen

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  • Elephants On Parade

    Several of Brazil's WC stadiums seem destined to sit empty.

  • Summer School

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  • Driving Down The Field

    Manziel films new ad for Cleveland-area Nissan dealer.

  • We Hold These Truths...

    Indiana introduces an athlete "bill of rights" that guarantees multiyear scholarships.

  • Artificial Intelligence

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  • Moving Day

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  • Time Keeps On Slippin'

    Roger Federer is concerned that players taking too long between points could lead to fans turning their attention elsewhere.

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