Quote of the Day

align="center">“We proved them wrong in the U.S. and we’re going to prove them wrong in Canada.”

— MLS Commissioner Don Garber, on critics doubting whether the new Toronto team will be successful (TORONTO STAR, 5/12).

Friday May 12, 2006 Vol. 12 — No. 160 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Gehry Unveils Pared-Down Plans For Brooklyn Arena Complex
    As the movie “Sketches of Frank Gehry” opens in N.Y., the architect’s scaled-down plans for Nets Owner Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn have done little to appease local opponents of the arena complex. The new designs replace much of the façade’s steel with glass and decrease the size by 5%, but Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn spokesperson Daniel Goldstein says the revision “does not change the fact of 16 skyscrapers slammed on top of and next to low-rise, historic neighborhoods.”

  • Sole Survivor
    Charles Wang becomes lone Islanders Owner after Kumar accepts Bettman-mediated deal.

    I Got You, Babe
    Companies ready licensed products for Bonds’ 715th home run.

    Double Down
    CBS to air two seasons of Ultimate Blackjack Tour.

    Lady In Waiting
    Darlington Raceway believes place on Nextel Cup schedule is secure after early sellout.

    Keep Five Alive
    Reggie Bush to donate 25% of jersey sales to Katrina relief if he can wear college number.

    Buckets Brigade
    A’s sued over hat giveaway by lawyer for plaintiff in similar Angels case.

    Exit Clause?
    Despite attorney’s comments, Shinn says he will not use lack of practice facility as option for breaking New Orleans lease.

    Tufts Enough
    NFL Giants Treasurer Jonathan Tisch donates $40M to alma mater.

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