Quote of the Day

"If none of your sponsors want to sponsor you, your coach doesn't want to coach you and players don't want to play for you, what do you have?"
-- Interim Clippers CEO Dick Parsons, on the consequences of Donald Sterling remaining owner of the club. (ESPNLA.com, 7/22)
Wednesday July 23, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 219 Print This Issue

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  • A Sad Goodbye

    Bowlen's goal is to have one of his children run the Broncos

    Pat Bowlen, one of the "most iconic" owners in NFL history, is giving up control the Broncos as he "acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease," according to a front-page piece by Mike Klis of the DENVER POST. Team President Joe Ellis will have "final-say authority" over team matters and will "assume control of the Broncos as Bowlen focuses on his health." Bowlen, who bought the team in '84, has "placed his Broncos' ownership in the Pat Bowlen Trust that is controlled by non-family members." His "long-term goal is for one of his seven children to run the team when they're ready." The Broncos "will not be put up for sale." The Broncos in a statement said that the trust was "set up by Bowlen more than a decade ago as part of his long ...

  • Calling Time Out

    Bengals owner to step back from running day-to-day operations.

  • Lost In The Rough

    Dick's lays off PGA pros in latest sign of golf industry's struggles.

  • Healthy Scratches

    Perennial playoff also-rans Panthers, Islanders are left off NBC's '14-15 NHL schedule.

  • Boy Wonder

    Maple Leafs tap "whiz kid" Kyle Dubas to boost team's use of technology, analytics.

  • Checks & Balances

    Despite budget disparities, Mountain West believes it can coexist with Power Five.

  • Making Waves

    Events around this year's U.S. Open of Surfing will be significantly downscaled.

  • That Was Easy

    AEG promotes Lee Zeidman to Staples Center President.

  • Started At The Bottom

    NASCAR driver Kyle Larson stars in a comedic new spot for toilet paper brand Cottonelle.

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