Quote of the Day

"The best thing I can say about this season was at least it was short."
-- Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen, in a letter to fans about the team going 28-38 and missing the playoffs during the '11-12 campaign. (NBA.com, 5/8)
Wednesday May 9, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 170 Print This Issue

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  • Youth Gone Wild

    McIlroy (l) and Fowler help the PGA Tour appeal to a younger generation of fans

    As soon as Rickie Fowler defeated Rory McIlroy Sunday in a playoff for the PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship, "rivalry talk erupted," something that is a "welcomed conversation for the Tour," according to Steve DiMeglio of USA TODAY. The prospect of a "decade's full of duels similar to the Sunday showdown at Quail Hollow is intriguing and tantalizing." Both Fowler and McIlroy are "young, hip, rich and quick with a smile." They both are "on the cover of the EA Sports 'Tiger Woods' video game after winning online popularity contests," and they "appeal to the younger demographic the Tour has eagerly pursued to expand its fan base beyond those who only follow" Woods. But rivalries in golf are "tough to come by, no matter how much the fans yea ...

  • Forging Ahead

    Minn. Senate approves $1B plan for new Vikings stadium; team still wary of financial breakdown.

  • The Old College Try

    MLB, NCAA discussing an expanded partnership that would benefit all D-I baseball programs.

  • No Wynn Situation

    Kraft, Wynn abandon plans for casino near Gillette Stadium.

  • Clay Pigeons

    Novak Djokovic is the latest player to criticize the Madrid Open's blue clay.

  • Rings Of Glory

    Canada Basketball names Steve Nash GM, hopes appointment gives fundraising a boost.

  • Kings For More Than A Day

    L.A. is taking notice of the Kings' playoffs surge, with a "buzz building all around."

  • Happiest Place On Earth

    TV and theme park income lead Disney to strong Q1 earnings.

  • Tip Of The Cap

    Former Rockies Owner Jerry McMorris passes away at 71.

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