Quote of the Day

"I know ABC and ESPN were like, ‘The billions we paid you, and we get a bunch of second-stringers?’"
-- FS1's Chris Broussard, on the Warriors sitting four of their top players in Saturday's primetime game against the Spurs. ("Speak For Yourself," FS1, 3/13)
Tuesday March 14, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 128 Print This Issue

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  • One For The Ages

    King will retain a stake in the league through ownership of the Philadelphia Freedoms

    Billie Jean King after 41 years is ceding control of Mylan World TeamTennis, selling her majority stake to two team owners -- Mark Ein, who will have control, and Fred Luddy. King in turn will buy out a handful of smaller investors, including the USTA. Ein, who owns the Washington Kastles, plans to add four expansion teams in ‘18 to the current six-team league and expand further in later years. “She is looking basically for a succession plan,” Ein said. “She is looking for the next generation to come in.” Ein declined to comment on terms of the deal. “People always want to see franchise values to go up, and that will be a core metric we manage to,” he said. King will retain a stake in the league thr ...

  • Sky Hook

    NCAA tourney ad rates up by mid single-digit increases.

  • Chocolate Thunder

    Mars rebukes Busch’s fisticuffs, while Brian France sounds less than concerned by affair.

  • Playing The Long Game

    The sizable renovations to PSU's Beaver Stadium are unlikely to start before '23.

  • Race To Winter

    Toyota adds more winter sports deals ahead of PyeongChang.

  • Thread The Needle

    The Pelicans are still looking for long-term viability in their home market.

  • Glass House

    IU defers home NIT game due to students on spring break.

  • Jacket Required

    The Masters cuts the Par 3 Contest field, as past major champs will no longer play.

  • Long Live The King

    Mastercard debuts Arnold Palmer-themed commercial ahead of his tourney at Bay Hill.

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