Quote of the Day

"We're going to have good years again. Our bad years are not that bad. Take a school like Missouri. Our bad years are better than their good years. But we've created a standard."
-- Univ. of Texas men's AD DeLoss Dodds, on the state of the school’s on-field performance. (AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 2/12)
Tuesday February 12, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 107 Print This Issue

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  • On The Mat

    Wrestling now will join seven other sports in applying for inclusion in the Games

    The IOC Exec Board today in a "surprise move ... dropped wrestling from the program” for the ‘20 Olympics and opted to retain modern pentathlon, according to a source cited by Stephen Wilson of the AP. Wrestling, which had “11 medal events in freestyle and seven in Greco-Roman” at the '12 London Games, will now “join seven other sports in applying for inclusion” in ‘20. The others are a “combined bid from baseball and softball, karate, squash, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding and wushu." The sports will be “vying for a single opening.” The IOC Exec Board will meet in May in St. Petersburg, Russia, to “decide which sport or sports to propose for 2020 inclusion.&rdqu ...

  • Here's The Pitch

    A "feisty" John Henry soundly shoots down the idea Liverpool is affecting his Red Sox ownership.

  • Master Control

    Yankees hope Ticketmaster deal will help curb short-sellers.

  • Tipping The Scale

    Sun Life Stadium renovation could hinge on region first getting Super Bowl.

  • Horns Of Plenty

    The Univ. of Texas becomes the first football program to generate more than $100M in revenue.

  • Keep Your Shirt On

    The Warriors introduce the NBA's first sleeved uniform.

  • "A" Town Stomp

    Braves batting practice caps will not include controversial Chief Noc-A-Homa logo.

  • Let's Go For A Ride

    NASCAR officials pleased with later Daytona 500 date.

  • Terry Picking

    Sabres Owner Pegula under fire for his decision making.

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