Quote of the Day

align="center">“I'm here waiting for a suburb to jump up and say, 'We want the Vikings.' Nobody has
stepped up just yet.”

— Vikings Owner Red McCombs, on finding a stadium site (STAR TRIBUNE, 12/2).

Monday December 2, 2002 Vol. 9 — No. 55 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • NHL/NHLPA Preparing For Fight

    The NHL BOG meets early next week in Phoenix, and Gary Bettman and company will have a busy agenda. While finalizing the Sabres sale, other team ownership issues remain in Ottawa, NJ and Nashville. Meanwhile, the BOSTON GLOBE reports that the league has turned over detailed financials from four of its teams — the Sabres, Bruins, Kings and Canadiens — to the NHLPA in order to demonstrate how fiscal woes permeate the entire league. This comes as the NHLPA has begun its fall tour warning players about the threat of an '04 work stoppage.

  • Lords Of The Rings
    IOC concludes Mexico City meetings by continuing its ban on visiting cities and holding the line on the number of sports despite calls to reduce the size of the Games.

    High Drama
    Blazers forced to alter marketing game plan early in the season due to player arrests and image issues.

    Make His A Venti
    Howard Schultz meets with Starbucks-aficionado Yao Ming and eyes possible partnership.

    Air Traffic Controllers
    New business relationships evident by Nike's refusal to send any of soon-to-be-released Air Jordans to Foot Locker.

    MLS' Chamber Of Secrets
    League cuts losses by 50%, with three teams $500,000 short of breaking even.

    Gender Equity Or A Quota?
    CBS' "60 Minutes" delves into the debate on Title IX.

    Dog Day Afternoon
    NBC's Turkey Day counter programming earns robust 7.2/16 overnight Nielsen rating.

    Sol Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen....
    Why the Sol failed to shine in Miami; are other WNBA teams in danger of being "returned to sender?"

    Insurance Coverage Stifles MLB Teams
    New guidelines impacting ability to offer long-term contracts and set payroll budgets.

    Qualcomm Back For More?
    The clock begins to tick on the Chargers exercising their escape clause in San Diego.

    Down In The Meadow
    ISC remains hopeful on a racetrack at the Meadowlands.

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