Quote of the Day

"If you went to Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane, and I mean this, if you had 30,000-seat arenas, you'd fill them all."
-- 76ers coach Brett Brown, on playing regular-season NBA games in Australia. (PHILLY.com, 1/11)
Friday January 12, 2018 Vol. 24 — No. 87 Print This Issue

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  • Around The World

    The NBA has been staging regular-season games at London's O2 Arena since '11

    The appetite for more NBA games "remains huge around Europe -- and the rest of the world" -- but there is still a "gap between the NBA's desire for overseas expansion and what's actually doable," according to Mattias Karen of the AP. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver ahead of Thursday's Celtics-76ers game in London said, "We're considering bringing additional games to Europe. It's just the logistical challenges for us are so much greater (than for the NFL). The demand is there and the interest is there. It's really more a question of our schedule and whether we can make it work." The NBA has been staging regular-season games at O2 Arena since '11 in an "attempt to grow the game both in Britain and worldwide." It was "clear from Silver's pregame ...

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  • Joining The Movement

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  • Protect And Serve?

    Army not OK sharing Golden Knights branding with NHL team.

  • Flying High

    Cubs-Boeing deal to create series of military recognitions.

  • Gaining Ground

    Openly gay freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy continues to see endorsement portfolio rise.

  • Courting Danger

    Tennis' year-round schedule, injury concerns under scrutiny on eve of Australian Open.

  • Smooth Sailing

    Shaquille O’Neal partners up with Micky Arison's Carnival Cruise Line.

  • Make It Quick

    MSG to get a look at potential future of tennis in March.

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