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"My takeaway is that we're still at 30,000 feet."
-- Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson, on changes coming to the BCS. (AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 2/22)
Wednesday February 22, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 116 Print This Issue

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  • Special Delivery

    FedExCup will still offer $35M in bonus money to players based on points standings

    The PGA Tour today announced a five-year extension of FedEx' sponsorship of the tour's season-long points championship through '17. The FedExCup will continue to offer $35M in total bonus money to players based on their finish in the points standings, including $10M to the winner. Beginning in ‘13, the four-tournament PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup will be officially rebranded as the FedExCup Playoffs. As part of the extension, FedEx will continue to advertise in PGA Tour telecasts and other media outlets and become further integrated into the Tour's digital and global endeavors. FedEx also plans to continue its B-to-B initiatives at tournaments in key markets ( PGA Tour ). PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem said FedEx' renewal provides ...

  • London Calling Indeed

    St. Louis CVC, Rams agree to deal that will allow team to play a '12 home game in the U.K.

  • Staying In The Fold

    Report from China has Nike extending its deal with Lin.

  • Going Too Far

    Poynter Review says Max Bretos' suspension was too harsh.

  • Out At Home

    Sources say Peter O'Malley has withdrawn bid for Dodgers.

  • Buzz Bin

    Stern hopes to name Hornets owner in "next couple of weeks."

  • Duck Tales

    The Ducks announce plans to freeze ticket prices next year.

  • Newton's Law

    New Under Armour ad starring Cam Newton set to debut during NFL Combine coverage.

  • American Beauty?

    Nike's USA Basketball jerseys for the London Games are already being called "hideous."

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