Quote of the Day

"They better be there to watch me walk out the door because that's what's going to happen."
-- MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, on skeptics who don’t believe he will actually step down following this season. (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 7/14)
Monday July 14, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 212 Print This Issue

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  • Homecoming King

    Maverick Carter (l) and James (r) aim to restore their hometown's image

    LeBron James over the weekend officially signed a two-year, $42.1M deal with the Cavaliers, with the "goal of re-signing with the Cavs" before the '16-17 season, according to sources cited by Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com. That is when a new league-wide TV deal is "expected to create a large jump in value of the maximum contract." Sources said that James as part of the deal will "have an option to become a free agent next summer but is fully committed to the Cavs long term." The salary cap -- depending on how the NBA's new TV contracts are put together -- is "projected to leap to as high" as $80M in '16, well higher than its current value of $63M. There also is "uncertainty" with the current CBA in '17, when the league or playe ...

  • Back In The High Life

    Gilbert details his apology to LeBron; Cavs season tickets sell out within hours of decision.

  • Lessons Learned

    LeBron shows maturity, humility in handling of free agency.

  • Time To Move On

    Heat President Pat Riley wastes no time moving on from the LeBron Era in Miami.

  • A World Of Difference

    Germany's win in the World Cup final earns ABC a double-digit percentage overnight rating spike from '10.

  • Run Through The Jungle

    Brazil quiets doubters as World Cup ends with no major issues.

  • Building Blocks

    AECOM set to acquire rival firm URS Corp. in $6B deal.

  • Tip Of The Cap

    A new Jordan Brand spot pays tribute to Derek Jeter ahead of his final All-Star Game.

  • In Good Hands

    Selig says there is "zero" chance he returns as commissioner, but remains bullish on MLB's future.

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