Quote of the Day

"Have you got my watch? I don't have my watch."
-- Tennis player Andy Murray, to his girlfriend in the stands immediately following his win at the U.S. Open. Murray has a sponsorship deal with Rado watches. (TELEGRAPH.co.uk, 9/11)
Tuesday September 11, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 260 Print This Issue

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  • All In Favor?

    Deal will see Hansen (r) contribute $290M in private money to build the arena

    The Seattle City Council "has a tentative agreement with investor Chris Hansen" to build a proposed $490M basketball and hockey arena in the city's Sodo neighborhood, according to Lynn Thompson of the SEATTLE TIMES. Sources said that the deal "addresses objections by the Port of Seattle and manufacturing interests, who complained that traffic generated by an arena would choke already clogged Sodo streets, jeopardizing maritime industries and jobs." The agreement "significantly strengthens financial protections for taxpayers in the event of default or bankruptcy by the arena operators, and it requires a state environmental review and an assessment of alternate sites before final legal documents are signed." It also "funds improvements to Key ...

  • Open For Business

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  • Chris Crossed

    Media critics chide Chris Berman's "MNF" appearance.

  • Whistle While You Work

    NFL has scheduled replacement refs through Week 5.

  • Maintenance Check

    NASCAR lays off 15% of production staff as part of strategic move.

  • Different Game This Time

    Social media gives a new twist to NHL labor negotiations.

  • Reversing The Hold

    Sources say WWE could turn its planned cable network into an HBO-like pay channel.

  • Luck Of The Draw

    Colts continue streak, reaching 80 sellouts for home opener.

  • Take The Shirt Off My Back

    David Beckham, Thierry Henry top MLS' list of top-selling jerseys for the past six months.

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