Quote of the Day

"My intentions were clearly to pay homage to the police and firefighters in those two cities, simple as that, and sort of compliment the players. Was it done well? Obviously not. "
- The CBC's Ron MacLean, on his comparison between the Rangers-Capitals series and 9/11 first-respondents. ("Prime Time Sports," CJCL-AM, 5/10)
Friday May 11, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 172 Print This Issue

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  • Minnesota Fats

    Vikings plan to play first season in new facility in '16

    The Minnesota state Senate Thursday approved a $975M Vikings stadium that is "meant to anchor the team in Minneapolis for a generation,” according to a front-page piece by Helgeson & Brooks of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The 36-30 vote by the Senate came after the state House “sweated out an overnight session in which bare-knuckled bargaining sessions went on past midnight and final approval came at 4 a.m.” The plan moves to the Minneapolis City Council later this month. A council majority has already “committed itself to the deal, so that vote appears unlikely to be a stumbling block.” Negotiators “insisted on boosting the team's share by another $50 million to lower the taxpayers' share,&rdqu ...

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  • Clearing The Air

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  • The Big Cheese

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  • Back At It

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