Quote of the Day
"Are there better things for the Senate to worry about, like legislation? Sure, but it is a minor PR problem prior to the Games. "-- NBC News' Brian Williams, on members of Congress becoming upset about Ralph Lauren's Opening Ceremony outfits for Team USA being made in China. ("Nightly News," NBC, 7/12)
The National Guard said that it has "no plans to drop its sponsorship" of NASCAR, according to Bob Pockrass of SPORTING NEWS. The National Guard "has budgeted to spend $26.5 million on its NASCAR program this year." That will "sponsor 16 races for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Hendrick Motorsports as well as cover its displays, hospitality and other racing-related marketing and advertising." This comes after the Army on Tuesday announced it is withdrawing its sponsorship of Stewart-Haas Racing after the '12 NASCAR season. U.S. Reps Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Jack Kingston (D-Ga.) "sponsored an amendment to the 2013 defense appropriations bill to block military divisions from sponsoring race teams." National Guard President Gus Hargett Jr. ...
After Freeh Report, Nike to pull Paterno's name from facility.
Capitol Hill takes rare united stance against Ralph Lauren's made-in-China Olympic outfits.
Blake Griffin's injury reignites the debate about the NBA's participation in the Olympics.
With Oilers' new arena over budget, team store and other features may be chopped.
Barclays extends EPL title sponsorship through '16.
Cal's Sandy Barbour confident renovations to Memorial Stadium will be completed on time.
Marvel continues sports push with Russell Athletic deal.
Two new SEC AD's: David Williams at Vanderbilt, Ray Tanner at South Carolina.
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