Quote of the Day

"Derek Jeter’s not going to put one more seat in the stands because he’s not playing."
-- Former MLBer Gary Sheffield, on the issues facing the prospective new Marlins ownership group. (NYTIMES.com, 8/16)
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 241 Print This Issue

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  • It's Now Or Never

    James has emerged as one of the NBA's most high-profile voices on social issues

    Cavaliers F LeBron James last night "called for healing in the wake of last weekend's violent protests" in Charlottesville and also "took a swipe" at President Trump, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com. Speaking during his annual charitable event at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, James said, "I have this platform and I'm somebody that has a voice of command, and the only way for us to be able to get better as a society and us to get better as people is love." He added, "It's not about the guy that's the so-called president of the United States. ... It's about all of us looking in the mirror and saying, 'What can we do better to help change?'" James "held his daughter, Zhuri, in his arms as he spoke and was ...

  • A Little Less Conversation

    Pete Carroll says Seahawks should stand for anthem, but does support Michael Bennett.

  • Stuck On You

    The USTA grants Maria Sharapova a wild card entry into the U.S. Open.

  • Return To Sender

    Cal AD Mike Williams plans to leave no later than the spring.

  • Don't Be Cruel

    All NFL stadiums, except New Era Field, on preliminary list of '26 World Cup hosts.

  • Crying In The Chapel

    Blues owners head to court for Scottrade renovation approval.

  • Suspicious Minds

    Decision looms for Monster Energy on NASCAR entitlement deal.

  • Love Me Tender

    Chiefs taking initiative to address slight attendance drop.

  • All Shook Up

    Bucs' release of embattled K Roberto Aguayo makes for great drama on "Hard Knocks."

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