Quote of the Day

"We wanted people to either embrace it or at least say, ‘They’ve got a shot,’ rather than laugh at us and say, ‘This is just a marketing thing, it doesn’t mean anything.’ That’s not happening. The media is talking about us."
-- AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco, on the conference billing itself as a "Power Six" league. (ORLANDOSENTINEL.com, 7/18)
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 221 Print This Issue

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  • Color Coordination

    Changes include a stitched logo, bigger armholes and a tweaked collar shape

    Nike, now the NBA's official jersey provider, yesterday unveiled new uniforms for the '17-18 season that "dispense with traditional 'home' and 'away' team designations," according to Rory Carroll of REUTERS. The home team now will "instead pick from four primary uniforms to be worn at all home games and visiting teams will choose a contrasting uniform within their own assortment." White "'Association' uniforms will replace the typical home jersey, while the 'Icon' version uses the team's primary color and replaces the road uniforms." Nike will "reveal the two remaining uniforms in the coming months" ( REUTERS, 7/18 ). ESPN.com's Darren Rovell noted the new jerseys are "lighter than previous NBA jerseys and more flexible, better designed t ...

  • Ocean Spray

    World Surf League taps Sophie Goldschmidt as new CEO.

  • The Grass Is Always Greener

    The Dodgers open up talks to sell naming rights to their historic field in Chavez Ravine.

  • One Last Voyage

    Vikings moving camp to new HQ in '18 after 52 years in Mankato.

  • Triangle Offense

    Longtime Pocono exec Brandon Igdalsky hired by NASCAR

  • Six On The Dot

    AAC continues its push to join college sports' elites.

  • Winds Of Change

    Jets bracing for leadership change with Woody Johnson off to U.K. for ambassador role.

  • Untainted Account

    Lance Armstrong podcasting, blogging during Tour de France.

  • Sticky Wickets

    A pro cricket league could be in the U.S by '20, as stadium plans already are underway.

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