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)
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 ...
A "feisty" John Henry soundly shoots down the idea Liverpool is affecting his Red Sox ownership.
Yankees hope Ticketmaster deal will help curb short-sellers.
Sun Life Stadium renovation could hinge on region first getting Super Bowl.
The Univ. of Texas becomes the first football program to generate more than $100M in revenue.
The Warriors introduce the NBA's first sleeved uniform.
Braves batting practice caps will not include controversial Chief Noc-A-Homa logo.
NASCAR officials pleased with later Daytona 500 date.
Sabres Owner Pegula under fire for his decision making.
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