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Published January 6, 2011
The SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE's Mike Freeman writes from the CES in Las Vegas, "Move over 3-D televisions. Internet connected TVs are the new darlings of the massive Consumer Electronics Show" (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE). But Sony Chair, CEO & President Howard Stringer is still optimistic about 3D (USA TODAY).
The N.Y. TIMES' Ken Belson writes, "The sports world is littered with examples of governments spending hundreds of millions of dollars to host the World Cup or Olympics or to help build stadiums and arenas. … But the tide may be turning" (N.Y. TIMES).
BLOOMBERG NEWS' Mary Jane Credeur writes, "Delta ran 27 round-trip charters in this college football bowl season. … Two-thirds of [NBA] franchises and about half of the clubs in the [NFL] and [MLB] have contracts with Atlanta-based Delta, which is aiming to add about six new teams a year" (BLOOMBERG NEWS).
The BOSTON GLOBE's Michael Whitmer writes, "Hard to believe, but the No. 1 ball in golf recently turned 10. … Titleist’s Pro V1 quickly became, and has steadfastly remained, the best-selling ball in golf" (BOSTON GLOBE).
- Sport England looks to get more women playing sports in U.K.
- What other new courses should EA Sports put in '12 golf game?
- Five questions about what lies ahead in '11 PGA Tour season.
- Orange Bowl perks raise questions about tax-exempt status.
- Auburn football is No. 1 in polls, but academics have suffered.
- Boxing is thrilling in movies and TV, but sport is on the ropes.
- Previewing new "Onion SportsDome" show on Comedy Central.
- Boston Herald columnist Steve Buckley reveals that he is gay.