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).
- 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.
It Up Again
Nationwide signs five-year, $48M deal to remain title sponsor of golf tour.
Of The Mondays
Raiders-Seahawks draws fewest viewers in “MNF” history.
Carmelo Anthony donating $3M for new Syracuse Univ. basketball facility.
Callaway Golf launches online shop in conjunction with local retailers.
To The Fives
Reebok partners with McNabb to launch first signature men’s lifestyle line for NFLer.
Ticketmaster’s Moriarty writes letter to WSJ after Op/Ed on secondary ticketing.
USOC training ’08 Beijing Games delegation on Chinese history, culture.
Like A Bee
Saying she sells the tickets, Laila Ali criticizes HBO’s decision not to air her match on Saturday night’s card.
FIFA World Cup ads cut into Puma’s Q3 profit.