Friday, April 14, 2006

Don't Let the Door Hit You On the Way Out

Maybe it is just me, but I am getting tired of professional sports leagues blackmailing us into providing subsidies for billionaires to pay millionaires to play sports. Good riddance, we can get by without your arrogant and greedy attitudes.

Jilted, unwanted, unloved by city officials, the Sonics should leave Seattle, National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern said Thursday.

"They're not interested in having the NBA there," Stern told The Associated Press in New York.

"We understand that," he said. "We understand that there are competing issues, and the mayor is free to make whatever decisions he needs to make and I support that."