Quote of the Day

"That is part of growing the brand. I want them to do that. If watching the game isn’t worth $10 do they really want to watch it?"
-- Iowa State Univ. AD Jamie Pollard, on the school's Oct. 18 football game against Texas airing exclusively on subscription-only Cyclones.tv. (AMES TRIBUNE, 7/9)
Wednesday July 9, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 209 Print This Issue

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  • The Surreal Life

    Sterling believes he can get $3B for the Clippers' media rights

    Banned Clippers Owner Donald Sterling believes that his wife, Shelly, is only trying to sell the team for $2B to Steve Ballmer "because she is 'terrified and frightened of this NBA'," and if he were to sell the team, he could get $2.5-5B "because of a boom in media-rights fees," according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN L.A. Sterling spoke yesterday "during a contentious hourlong testimony" in an L.A. probate court, which is meeting over the prospective sale of the team. Sterling: "Do you think Microsoft is foolish? Do you think they don't think and wonder where they're going to get the money back?" At the end of this week's trial, judge Michael Levanas "will decide if Shelly Sterling was authorized to sell the franchise" to Ballmer. Her attorn ...

  • Battle Lines Drawn

    Raiders in talks to demolish O.co Coliseum despite A's planned lease extension.

  • Not Even Klose

    Germany's rout of Brazil does not stop ESPN from a record overnight for a WC semifinal.

  • Earning His Stripes

    Andrew Wiggins reportedly lands multiyear shoe deal with adidas worth at least $2M annually.

  • She's Got Game

    Veteran marketer Pamela El named new NBA CMO.

  • Eye Of The Storm

    Iowa State hopes the move to Texas game on Cyclones.tv will help grow the school's brand.

  • Climbing The Ladder

    Lenny Daniels promoted to Turner Sports President.

  • Boiling Point

    Purdue replacing end zone bleacher seats with VIP patio.

  • Elephant In The Room

    Quicken Loans Arena availability key to Cleveland landing RNC.

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