Quote of the Day

"Seems Jurgen Klinsmann has magically transformed into a 12-year-old Little League pitcher."
-- SI.com's Richard Deitsch, on ESPN moving the start of the U.S.-Mexico soccer match in order to air the conclusion of a Little League game. (TWITTER.com, 8/10)
Thursday August 11, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 231 Print This Issue

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  • Authority Figure

    Invesco signed 20-year deal for Broncos' stadium naming rights in '00

    Sports Authority is "in negotiations with Invesco Ltd., the Broncos and the Metropolitan Football Stadium District to assume naming rights" to Invesco Field, according to Mike Klis of the DENVER POST. If the stadium district approves the proposed deal during next Tuesday's public meeting, the Colorado-based Sports Authority "will pay $150 million over the next 25 years for the right to have its name on the Broncos" stadium. The facility would be renamed Sports Authority Field at Mile High in time for the Broncos' Sept. 12 regular-season home opener. Denver-based Invesco Funds Group in '00 signed a 20-year, $120M deal for naming rights to the stadium. From those naming-rights revenues, "50 percent goes to the stadium dist ...

  • Time Is Of The Essence

    Omega begins a five-year association with the PGA of America this week.

  • The 13th Man?

    Big 12's Dan Beebe says he takes it "seriously" reports Texas A&M is eyeing the SEC.

  • Called For Offsides

    ESPN feels heat for passing over start of U.S. soccer match in favor of Little League game.

  • Evergreen Means Go

    UW unveils details around $250M Husky Stadium renovations.

  • Feeling Blue

    Gene Bleymaier out as Boise AD after 29 years; Illini hire Thomas.

  • Land Rovers

    EPL's Blackburn passes on potentially lucrative shirt sponsorship to promote a charity.

  • Taking Its Swings

    MLB.com sees sizeable jump in latest comScore rankings.

  • Once In A Lifetime

    Longtime NBA exec Brian McIntyre to be honored by HOF tonight.

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