Quote of the Day

"Whatever it takes, it needs to be addressed before July unless London Olympic organisers want to set the wrong tone for the Games. All they need is for overseas visitors, including journalists, to be held in a two-hour queue even before they get stuck in London traffic. It could be a calamity they never overcome even if the rest of the fortnight goes without a hitch."
-- London Times columnist Ashling O'Connor, on the recent long lines for arriving visitors at Heathrow Airport. (THETIMES.co.uk, 5/1)
Wednesday May 2, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 165 Print This Issue

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  • The Final Buzzer

    "Magic/Bird" will have played 23 previews and 38 regular performances when it closes

    The producers of "MAGIC/BIRD" yesterday announced that the Broadway show will play its final performance on Saturday, May 12. Producers FRAN KIRMSER and TONY PONTURO said, “We are so proud that we were able to do this on Broadway, and though it ran a limited time, it attracted many new audiences to the theater as well as provided a vehicle for many young people to attend their first show. We hope to inspire new audiences through future sports stories in the theater ( THE DAILY ). In N.Y., Erik Piepenburg wrote the “critically-panned drama” will have played “23 previews and 38 regular performances.” Playwright ERIC SIMONSON ’s last sports-based drama, “ LOMBARDI ,” about the former Packe ...

  • Singin' The Blues?

    NHL says sale of Blues to Stillman group “just about done."

  • The Comeback Kids

    Conference USA plans on adding six schools in the coming years.

  • Fill 'Em Up

    Coe: "I'm not having empty stadiums. I would consider that to be a sackable offense."

  • Premier Numbers

    ManU-Man City audience sets record for U.S. EPL broadcast.

  • X'd Out

    Why did ESPN leave Whistler off Winter X Games schedule?

  • Clay Achin'

    The traditionally red clay courts at the Mutua Madrid Open have been turned blue.

  • Fashion Forward

    Venus Williams launches her new tenniswear line EleVen.

  • Down Shift

    ECHL average attendance down slightly this season to 4,282.

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