Quote of the Day

"We just want things to change, really small things. Two or three weeks during the year, a few less tournaments each year, which I don't think is unreasonable."
-- Tennis player Andy Murray, on players talking about possibly organizing a strike to help change the tennis calendar. (London TELEGRAPH, 9/20)
Tuesday September 20, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 7 Print This Issue

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  • Roller Coaster Ride

    Great America is adjacent to the 49ers' proposed stadium site

    The 49ers are “going into the theme park business, investing in a $70 million deal to buy the Great America theme park -- and bumping out of the way one of its biggest opponents to building its new stadium in Santa Clara: the park's current owner,” according to Fernandez & Mintz of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Teaming up with S.F.-based real estate firm JMA Ventures to buy Great America "will pay off immediately on one front: eliminating the park's owner, Cedar Fair Entertainment, and its lingering lawsuit to hold up the $1 billion stadium deal.” JMA Ventures in a statement “praised the prospect of pairing Great America with the 49ers stadium, a stark departure from public comments by Cedar Fair officials who have ...

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    ESPN's "MNF" overnight down 17% from last year.

  • Sweet Sixteen?

    John Swofford content with 14 ACC schools but not opposed to expanding conference to 16 teams.

  • Toeing The Line

    Emmert warns colleges about ramifications of realignment.

  • Causing A Racket

    Andy Murray says tennis players could strike if scheduling changes are not made.

  • Crescent Wrench

    Architects touring New Orleans Arena to get renovation ideas.

  • No Sweat

    MLB's new saves leader Mariano Rivera signs deal to appear in Arrid Extra Dry ad.

  • Give The Devil Its Due

    ManU announces raises for non-playing employees after successful '10-11 season.

  • Bad News Bears

    Fox admits to fabricating negative Jay Cutler headlines.

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