Quote of the Day

“I would be willing to bet that we made more money on the Rolling Stones concert Monday night than we did during the entire season with the A’s.”

— Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty (OAKLAND TRIBUNE, 11/8).

Wednesday November 8, 2006 Vol. 13 — No. 41 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The long-term future of two NBA teams is up in the air today with the results of yesterday’s voting. Seattle residents passed Initiative 91 — which requires the city to get “fair value” on land or services provided to pro teams — by a 3-to-1 margin, while measures calling for a quarter-cent sales tax to help fund a new downtown arena in Sacramento suffered a “crushing defeat." Elsewhere, a suburban K.C. soccer complex was also voted down, but the MLS Wizards remain steadfast in their commitment to build a stadium in the city.

  • Teeing It Up Again
    Nationwide signs five-year, $48M deal to remain title sponsor of golf tour.

    A Case Of The Mondays
    Raiders-Seahawks draws fewest viewers in “MNF” history.

    Orange Juice
    Carmelo Anthony donating $3M for new Syracuse Univ. basketball facility.

    Convenience Store
    Callaway Golf launches online shop in conjunction with local retailers.

    Dressed To The Fives
    Reebok partners with McNabb to launch first signature men’s lifestyle line for NFLer.

    Call & Response
    Ticketmaster’s Moriarty writes letter to WSJ after Op/Ed on secondary ticketing.

    Wall Flowers
    USOC training ’08 Beijing Games delegation on Chinese history, culture.

    Stings Like A Bee
    Saying she sells the tickets, Laila Ali criticizes HBO’s decision not to air her match on Saturday night’s card.

    Corner Kicked
    FIFA World Cup ads cut into Puma’s Q3 profit.

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