Quote of the Day

"We’ve got to figure out a way to make this game more sexy for kids that are growing up to want to do this."
-- Tennis analyst John McEnroe, on attempts to get more Americans to play the game. ("Real Sports," HBO, 8/16)
Wednesday August 17, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 235 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Mile High Salute

    The Broncos and the Metropolitan Football Stadium District have approved a tentative deal with Sports Authority for naming rights to the team's stadium. The facility is expected to change its name to Sports Authority Field at Mile High in time for the Broncos' season opener on Sept. 12. Invesco Limited had owned the naming rights since '01. A press conference will be held on Sept. 8 to unveil details of the new agreement ( THE DAILY ). In Denver, Mike Klis reports although the Broncos and Sports Authority "have also reached an agreement in principle to extend their naming-rights deal through 2035, the stadium district postponed that 15-year segment of their vote until consultant and past stadium-dist ...

  • I Like It Like That

    New sponsor Budweiser works with FA to broadcast qualifying match on Facebook.

  • Time To Try Again

    While NBA owners’ proposal deemed unacceptable, still no decertification talk from players.

  • Million Dollar Pyramid

    Court ruling a setback to Wilpons, next major hearing set for Friday.

  • Eyeing It Up

    Padraig Harrington's ad advocating Optical Express' laser eye surgery pulled in U.K.

  • Play Me Some Mountain Music

    Shaun White signs new multiyear marketing partnership with Vail Resorts.

  • Hitting The Road

    S.D. Mayor tours K.C., Indy, Denver to study stadium options.

  • Building Blocks

    L.A. Times architecture critic tepid on Farmers Field.

  • I'll Stick Around

    MLL averages highest attendance figures since the league was founded 10 years ago.

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