Quote of the Day

"You've got this spectacle of these multimillionaires and billionaires out there arguing about how they're going to divide it up, and then they come and ask us to bribe them with $4 million to have a scrimmage out here in paradise. We've got to get our values straight and our priorities straight."
-- Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, voicing his opposition to the state’s $4M subsidy to the NFL to host the Pro Bowl. (AP, 6/9)
Friday June 10, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 188 Print This Issue

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  • Kick Started

    A crowd of 19,925 attended Sporting KC's debut at Livestrong Sporting Park

    Sporting KC played its first game at Livestrong Sporting Park in front of a sold-out crowd of 19,925, and though the MLS team “couldn’t deliver a victory against the Chicago Fire -- the game ended in a 0-0 draw -- Thursday night was the moment the club’s owners had been waiting for, one that would make their dream of a state-of-the-art stadium a reality,” according to Terez Paylor of the K.C. STAR. Sporting KC co-Owner Cliff Illig said, “This is about potential on the field, potential for this venue, potential for these fans to witness something they’ve never seen before in this town. This is the starting point” ( K.C. STAR, 6/10 ). MLS Commissioner Don Garber, who took a two-hour tour of the ...

  • Doubling Down

    Under Armour look to double sales over next three years.

  • Slight Dip

    NBA Finals Game Five down slightly from last year.

  • Baring His Sole

    Reebok founder Fireman invests in running shoe start-up.

  • Pick & Roll

    NBPA proposes giving struggling teams more draft selections.

  • Forward Progress

    Kraft expresses optimism about direction of CBA talks.

  • Fighting Chance

    UFC could pay as much as $600M for stake in G4 network.

  • Building The Union

    Plan would expand PPL Park to as many as 30,000 seats.

  • Easy Being Green

    Rich Gotham says Celtics' business "has never been stronger."

  • Ringing In A New Era

    NBCU holds first strategy retreat under Comcast.

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