Quote of the Day

"Here’s the thing that does concern me: The more television you have, the more broadcasting of your events, what does that do to attendance? "
-- Univ. of Virginia AD Craig Littlepage, on the potential impact of the ACC Network. (Hampton Roads DAILY PRESS, 7/2)
Monday July 3, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 209 Print This Issue

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  • National Ba$ketball A$$ociation

    Role players like Taj Gibson (c) are cashing in during free agency

    NBA players signed for $1B "in terms of total new contract agreements" during the first 36 hours after free agency opened at midnight on July 1, according to SI's Ben Golliver ( TWITTER.com, 7/2 ). In Miami, Greg Cote noted the NBA again has already "won the offseason," as the league "holds the deed to summer" with the start of free agency. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver "revels in a new golden age for his sport." The "more interesting competition is watching the chess pieces move, seeing the power shift." The NFL "continues as the more popular sport," while MLB "hangs on to its National Pastime nomenclature." However, the NBA is "where the players are the show, where one or two stars aligning just right can change the galaxy" ( MIAMIHERAL ...

  • Is It Time To Panic?

    NFL upfront sales are lower than expected for the '17-18 season.

  • For The Long Haul

    Klay Thompson signs a 10-year extension with shoe brand Anta.

  • Sounding The Horn

    Jeff Horn's upset over Manny Pacquiao delivers ESPN respectable ratings.

  • Trouble Brewing

    Bucks ownership at odds over the hiring of their new GM.

  • Something To Chew On

    Javy Baez to become the face of David Sunflower Seeds.

  • It's Quiet Uptown

    The Red Sox are in first place, but the team is lacking a certain excitement.

  • Taking It Up A Notch

    Azoff-MSG Entertainment turns up the heat in its ongoing venue feud with AEG Live.

  • Bringing The Heat

    Jansen lashes out at Dodgers fans not putting starters in ASG.

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