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TV Timeout: Person Of Interest
April 10, 2014 03:25 PM
The San Jose Mercury News’ Tim Kawakami said of the Warriors Owner Joe Lacob’s interest in the A’s, “If you think you can get the stadium situation settled, in the East Bay without going against those Giants territorial rights … (and) you put those things together and you just want to be part of that fraternity, you want to get a piece of that huge pie that's growing more and more every year, the digital media rights, all of these things are exploding” ("Yahoo Sports Talk Live," CSN Bay Area, 4/9).
PLANNING COMMITTEE: Cubs Chair Tom Ricketts said of selling shares in the team, “Most baseball teams have several dozen limited partners. I think if we can find a handful of guys that are great partners and value added people in the organization that'd be the best answer for us. But it's really early. We don't know how exactly it's all going to go down or what the plan is. But we do know that we've got to start planning for it” ("Squawk on the Street," CNBC, 4/10).
GAME BOY: TBS’ Conan O'Brien, who last week played a video game on the big screen at AT&T Stadium: "I highly recommend that all of you watching go out and rent an NFL stadium, clear it of all personnel and play videogames on the giant Diamond Vision screen. If you can't afford that, you could try getting a basketball arena. I wouldn't go smaller than a basketball arena" ("Conan," TBS, 4/10).