Quote of the Day

“The fiscal insanity that Jeffrey was willing to be a part of for all these years is over.”

— Marlins President David Samson, on Owner Jeffrey Loria cutting payroll and possibly relocating the team (PALM BEACH POST, 11/23).

Wednesday November 23, 2005 Vol. 12 — No. 52 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Marlins Given Permission By MLB To Explore Relocation
    The Marlins, long frustrated by futile efforts to get a new ballpark, have been given the go-ahead by MLB to explore relocation options, and there apparently will not be a shortage of suitors with Portland and New Jersey already lining up. Las Vegas’ desire for a major-league team is also well known, though Mayor Oscar Goodman says he’ll “play it by ear.” While owners are usually vilified for threats to move their franchises, the prevailing notion among columnists is “don’t blame Jeffrey Loria.”

  • In The Zone
    Snyder says he has votes to oust Six Flags CEO, install himself and Shapiro on BOD.

    Worship Room
    NJSEA creates prayer area at Meadowlands facilities in response to complaints from detained Muslim fans.

    Shirt Tails
    Vodafone to end ManU jersey sponsorship two years early to focus on Champions League.

    Old College Try
    FSN posts record viewership for USC thriller; Notre Dame gives NBC best marks in a decade.

    Writing On The Wall
    Nike awards Wieden & Kennedy ad account in China in run-up to Beijing Games.

    Nest Egg
    MLB Cardinals ownership group to buy shares held by future Reds owners.

    Dear Carolina
    Wachovia inks deal for first permanent signage in UNC’s Smith Center.

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