Quote of the Day

"There are so many problems to solve, and I look around and wonder, 'If we don't do it, who will?' It has to be us."
-- USGA Exec Dir Mike Davis, on sustaining the game of golf. (GOLF WORLD, 1/28 issue)
Thursday January 24, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 94 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Better Late Than Never

    Construction on the arena could begin as early as August, with opening in '16

    The Edmonton City Council yesterday approved the Oilers' proposed downtown arena by a 10-3 vote "following a last minute agreement" with team Owner Daryl Katz, according to a front-page piece by Gordon Kent of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Construction on the new arena is scheduled to start "as early as August and open in 2016, not 2014 as originally scheduled."  Negotiations on the project "broke off last fall after Katz, arguing the economics weren’t as good as they appeared when an agreement framework was approved in October 2011, asked for changes" that included a $6M (all figures Canadian) annual subsidy. Edmonton City Manager Simon Farbrother said that a summary agreement he and Katz signed Tuesday is "95 per cent similar to the 2 ...

  • Counting His Blessings

    Gary Bettman is "grateful and excited" for the positive response from fans following the lockout.

  • Waving The Caution Flag

    Dale Jr. without primary sponsor for 13 of 38 Sprint Cup races.

  • Bringing Back The Buzz?

    Bobcats survey fans on potential sales, marketing impact of acquiring Hornets nickname.

  • Fun In The Sun

    The Australian Open is increasing being known as the Fun Open.

  • Can You Spare A Buck (Or 175)

    It soon could cost Ohio State fans $175 for a ticket to see Michigan play in the Horseshoe.

  • These Are My People

    Suns Owner Sarver defends front office, direction of team.

  • Top Of The Mountain

    IMG College wins multimedia rights for West Virginia.

  • Getting Cold Feet?

    NFL execs nervous about cold climate for '14 Super Bowl in N.Y.

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