Quote of the Day

"L.A. is the emotional choice. I don’t think it’s just the rational choice. I think the emotion is in place. This is the city that loves the Olympics. This is the city that breathes the Olympics."
-- L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, on why the city should land the '24 Games. (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 5/12)
Friday May 12, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 172 Print This Issue

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  • Selling The Drama

    The NBA Playoffs thus far have been a "muddy mess of mismatches, tedious and predictable and frequently unwatchable," according to Bob Wojnowski of the DETROIT NEWS. Barring a "national catastrophe," the Cavaliers will again face the Warriors in the NBA Finals, and the rubber match between the two clubs "should be fantastic." But it was "essentially set last October, and since then, it’s been all fake drama and weak competition." A third straight Warriors-Cavaliers showdown will be "must-see," but the "ratings-gluttonous championship round comes at great expense." For the first time in league history, a pair of teams -- the Cavs and Warriors -- "swept through the first two rounds at 8-0." Through 62 playoff games, the averag ...

  • Put A Ring On It

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti promotes region's love of Olympics during IOC venue tour.

  • Keying In

    Seattle mayor plans to determine arena plan before leaving office.

  • Coming Back Home

    Sabres praised for hiring widely respected Penguins exec Jason Botterill as new GM.

  • Patriot Games

    Tom Brady is on the latest "Madden" cover one year after Gronk was brought down by the Curse.

  • Don't Call It A Comeback

    Ley, Schaap say new "E:60" shows journalism isn't dead at ESPN.

  • Fists Of Fury

    Canelo solidifies drawing appeal as latest PPV nears 1M buys.

  • Keep The Ball Rolling

    The WNBA begins its season this weekend armed with new deal with Twitter, FanDuel.

  • I Wanna Be Like Mike

    Entercom's Mike Dee dishes on recent career change, home life.

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