Former Seahawks coach Chuck Knox has filed a $6M
lawsuit against Seahawks Owner Paul Allen in L.A. Superior
Court, claiming "he helped broker" Allen's $200M purchase of
the team "and didn't get the commission he was promised"
(N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/12)....Detroit's WNBA team will be
called the Shock and be coached by Nancy Lieberman-Cline
(DETROIT NEWS, 1/11)....The ABL StingRays drew 6,006
Saturday at The Pond in Anaheim, but StingRays GM Bill
McGillis said, "We're still committed to Long Beach as our
home" (L.A. TIMES, 1/11)....In Philadelphia, Phillies Chair
Bill Giles: "Somebody told me they heard on TV we'd be sold
by opening day. I can tell you unequivocally that nobody is
talking to us, and even if they did, we have no interest
whatsoever" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1/11).