Quote of the Day

"It really is just sort of a pointless photo op that people waste a lot of time and energy on."
-- CSNBayArea.com's Ray Ratto, on teams visiting the White House after winning a championship. ("The Happy Hour," NBCS Bay Area, 6/13)
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 196 Print This Issue

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  • Pump The Brakes

    President Obama's White House welcomed the Warriors after their '15 NBA title

    The Warriors have "yet to officially decide -- if they were to be invited -- whether they would make the traditional champions' visit to the White House" following their win over the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, according to sources cited by Connor Letourneau of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The team yesterday released a statement denying reports that players had unanimously voted "to boycott a visit to the White House." Despite that, there is "reason to believe at least some of the players -- many of whom publicly have derided President Trump's administration -- wouldn't ... accept an invitation" ( S.F. CHRONICLE, 6/14 ). Warriors co-Owner Joe Lacob yesterday morning was asked if the team would visit the White House, and he responded, "I can& ...

  • The Fifth Element

    Despite only lasting five games, ABC sees its best NBA Finals audience since '98.

  • Something In The Way

    One of MLB's longest-running naming-rights deals will end when Safeco departs Mariners' park.

  • The Hills Are Alive

    USGA tries to put on a successful U.S. Open at Erin Hills after mishaps in recent years.

  • Deep Sea Fishing

    Manfred confident in Marlins sale, hypes interested parties.

  • Kids These Days

    Lonzo Ball mocks dad's headlines in Foot Locker spot.

  • Back In The Pocket

    Redskins officially make Doug Williams top personnel exec.

  • Checking In

    A Boston hotel debuts the Bobby Orr Suite, which features memorabilia from his career.

  • Running On Ice

    Gas store chain RaceTrac has a hit with its "Beat The Freeze" promo at Braves games.

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