Quote of the Day

"I want to be loyal to the King (of Bahrain), because he is doing everything he can to put things right with his people. He doesn’t need people like me stabbing him in the back. Right from the start, we talked about the problem there, and he was straight with me."
-- F1 Management Chair Bernie Ecclestone, explaining why the circuit will pick up the $40M rights fee for the cancelled Bahrain Grand Prix. (LONDON TIMES, 2/23)
Wednesday February 23, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 113 Print This Issue

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  • Win At All Costs

    Pegula says front office will not have any financial restraints Terry Pegula, who was officially introduced as Sabres owner yesterday, said that he "will dip into his deep pockets to bring a championship team to Buffalo," according to Alan Adams of FANHOUSE.com. Pegula: "If I want to make some money, I'll go drill a gas well. Starting today, the Buffalo Sabres' reason for existence will be to win a Stanley Cup." Pegula added, "I don't know if it's wise to spend to the cap every year. But we're not in this to save money, that's for sure." After saying that GM Darcy Regier and coach Lindy Ruff "will be back," Pegula "all but promised a blank check to Regier." Pegula: "Darcy will run a hockey department that I have previously ...

  • Watch The Garden Grow

    Average Knicks ticket at MSG may cost 60% more for rest of season with Carmelo on board.

  • Leading Off

    Mets owners flexible about minority stake for sale.

  • A Fight May Be Brewing

    Labatt threatening legal action against NHL after MillerCoors/Molson Coors deal.

  • Upping The Ante

    IndyCar returning to the Vegas Strip for season finale.

  • Breath Of Fresh Air

    Falcons take a big step forward with plans to build an open-air stadium in Atlanta.

  • Leaving The Dugout

    Casey Close expected to leave CAA Sports next month.

  • Moving The Chains

    Jets increase ticket prices by average of 2.3% for '11.

  • Reel 'Em In

    WMG acquires U.K. media rights firm Reel Enterprises.

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