Quote of the Day

"I’m not going to sell. I love Arsenal, that’s why I’m a shareholder."
-- Arsenal investor Alisher Usmanov, on his stake in the EPL club after Stan Kroenke triggered a mandatory buyout offer by boosting his holding to about 63%. (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 4/13)
Wednesday April 13, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 148 Print This Issue

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  • Austin City Limits

    McCombs says track is meeting construction milestones

    The F1 track in Austin "will be the host of not one, but two huge international motor races, and the project, now pegged with a $400 million price tag, will include a conference center, a 22-story signature tower and possibly a hotel," according to Maher & Novak of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN. The track, "newly christened the Circuit of the Americas, Tuesday added a premier" MotoGP event that "will begin a 10-year run" in '13. The new race is "just one of the plans for the growing development." Investor Bobby Epstein said that the site has "swelled from the original 970 acres to 1,100." A 40,000-square-foot conference center is "on the drawing board as well as 14 executive meeting suites," and Epstein said that talks "are at a 'good s ...

  • Making The Move

    Chad Millman promoted to Editor-In-Chief of ESPN The Mag.

  • The James Gang

    LeBron's No. 6 Heat jersey is the league's top seller.

  • Climate Change

    Wisconsin's Shawn Eichorst named Miami's new AD.

  • A King Wants His Court

    Chris Webber putting together last-ditch effort to keep Kings in Sacramento.

  • Back To Basics

    Berman, Gruden, Kiper will be only talent on ESPN's main set for first two days of NFL Draft.

  • Closer To Kickoff

    EA pushes back release of "Madden" until late August.

  • Life's A Beach

    Beckham's skills displayed in viral Diet Pepsi ad called into question.

  • Talking His Way Out

    49ers part ways with analyst Plummer after racy interview.

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