Quote of the Day

"It’s time for the NFL to get serious and decide what they want to do. It doesn’t do any good to sit on the sidelines all the time. Clearly a deal can get done. And by the way, this isn’t a terribly complicated deal to get done."
-- AEG Chair Phil Anschutz, on trying to get an NFL team to play in Farmers Field. (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 3/15)
Friday March 15, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 131 Print This Issue

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  • The Anschutz Decision

    AEG on Thursday announced that the company is being taken "off the market" by Chair Phil Anschutz after seeking a buyer for months, and is "parting ways" with longtime President & CEO Tim Leiweke, according to a front-page piece by Hamilton & Farmer of the L.A. TIMES. The moves leave a "parade of high-profile suitors empty-handed and damaging the prospect that professional football will return to Los Angeles any time soon." Leiweke's departure "stunned civic leaders and political figures." He had "orchestrated the complicated political agreements required to bring" an NFL franchise to the nation's second-largest market and was AEG's "point man for the stadium deal." Sources said that Leiweke apparently was "unaware that Anschutz was ...

  • Charting A New Course

    After revitalizing downtown L.A., what’s next for Tim Leiweke?

  • ESPN Presses Mute

    Simmons left on the outside looking in with Twitter after Sherman/Bayless comments.

  • Coming Up Aces

    The Pac-12 moving its men's tournament to Las Vegas is being touted as the perfect marriage.

  • Shamrock Shake

    Is the attention adidas' college hoops jerseys are generating an example of all press being good press?

  • Not So Humble Opinion

    City Council grills execs to push for TWC and FS San Diego deal.

  • Geography 101

    NHL to stick with geographic names for divisions under new realignment set-up.

  • Opposites Attract

    Mercury run Twitter promo offering free tix to target males.

  • Flying Burrito Brothres

    How athletes are helping to spread the gospel on Chipotle.

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