Quote of the Day

align="center">“We try to extend our brand and try to extend our technical cooperation as well, because the Americans might produce some players at some stage.”

— Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, on his club’s partnership with the MLS Rapids (LONDON TIMES, 2/10).

Monday February 12, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 99 Print This Issue

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  • Wade's New T-Mobile Phone
    Part Of NBA's Party In Vegas
    As the NBA heads to Las Vegas for its All-Star festivities, the league inks sponsorship deals with A-B and AutoTrader.com, plans to showcase new 3-D technology, hires Goldman Sachs as an advisor and potential equity partner for its ventures in China, and is set to overhaul its revenue-sharing formula. But with much of the talk this week focused on whether the NBA is ready to put a team in Vegas, the city’s ever-quotable mayor, Oscar Goodman, is certainly optimistic.

  • Least Common Denominator
    Predators’ lease calls for $2M city payment, potential relocation for missed attendance mark.

    Pocket Watch
    Rolex adds official PGA Tour deal to sports portfolio.

    Free Lance Rider
    Discovery says doping isn’t behind decision to end cycling sponsorship.

    San Francisco Treat
    Western Golf Association says it was left out of PGA Tour’s decision to stage BMW event at Bay Area muni in 2012 or 2013.

    File Sharing
    ESPN subpoenaed to hand over Harold Reynolds documents.

    Born Identity
    Chiefs say “Arrowhead” will remain part of stadium’s new corporate name.

    Ice Age
    NHL gate receipts not keeping pace with ticket price increases; Kings reportedly opening next season in London.

    Short Hops
    Matsuzaka’s Asahi beer ad raises eyebrows around MLB.

    Second Down
    GM becomes latest Super Bowl advertiser to pull spot.

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