Quote of the Day

"At the risk of sounding like a father about to usher their kids off on an outward bound trip, let me make the obvious point that we are a northern European country and people do need to be wearing the right footwear and the right rainproof clothing."
-- LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe, on weather challenges facing the London Games. (London TELEGRAPH, 7/17)
Tuesday July 17, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 219 Print This Issue

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  • Natural Hab-itat

    The Canadiens condo project will also feature a two-story sports bar

    The Canadiens “are now in the condo business,” as team President & CEO Geoff Molson yesterday announced a C$175M “skyscraper that is to be built on what currently serves as the team’s Centennial Plaza,” according to Sean Gordon of the GLOBE & MAIL. The new building “will have 500-odd units and at 48 storeys will be the tallest residential building on the island of Montreal when completed.” The Canadiens are “partnering with Cadillac-Fairview, which owns most of the land surrounding the Bell Centre.” With the “cheapest units” going for C$250,000, the team is “clearly taking advantage of an opportunity to add revenues” ( GLOBE & MAIL, 7/17 ). In Montre ...

  • A Four-Hour Tour

    Geographically challenged drivers mar Oly arrival for some.

  • The Dark Knight

    Steelers investor Tull gets players in latest Batman film.

  • Zeroing In

    Robert Griffin III's new commercial for adidas' adiZero 5 line debuted yesterday, and the spot is earning plenty of praise on Twitter.

  • A Different NHL Union?

    NHL’s first proposal seen as early player unity test. How will TV deals impact CBA talks?

  • Queen's Court

    One of London's most "unusual" projects saw Horse Guards Parade near Buckingham Palace transformed for Olympic beach volleyball.

  • Theory Of Relativity

    Ron Burkle teams with Relativity Media for new sports agency.

  • The Great Indoors

    Suns won't play an outdoor game at Indian Wells this year.

  • Second & Goal

    Shripal Shah returns to 'Skins as Chief Strategy Officer.

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