Quote of the Day

"We didn’t just set records. We obliterated them."
–- The Players Championship Exec Dir Matthew Rapp, on the success of last week’s PGA Tour event. (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 5/14)
Tuesday May 14, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 173 Print This Issue

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  • Window To The Future

    Plans for the new Vikings stadium show it could hold up to 73,000 for special events

    HKS Sports & Entertainment yesterday unveiled design plans for the Vikings' new stadium, featuring "giant pivoting glass doors that open to the downtown Minneapolis skyline and a roof that, while not retractable, will let in so much sunlight come game days, fans will feel as though they’re sitting outdoors,” according to a front-page piece by Meryhew & Moore of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Seven stadium decks will “surround a field of artificial turf and two giant high-tech scoreboards at each end zone will replay the big plays and flash the game stats.” The stadium, at 1.6 million square-feet, will be “nearly twice the size of the outdated" Metrodome. The new venue will seat 65,000 fans for NFL games, ...

  • Social Studies

    ESPN highlights several new initiatives at its annual upfront presentation.

  • Heading To The Exits

    George Postolos surprises Astros execs by resigning as team President after 18 months.

  • Thanks, But No Thanks

    Zak Brown turns down offer to become IndyCar CEO.

  • Forward Progress

    Nix steps down as Bills GM, opening the door for Whaley.

  • Paint By Numbers

    Sherwin-Williams signs multiyear deal with NASCAR.

  • As The World Turns

    Can the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia feud pull in young fans who typically do not follow golf?

  • Home Sweet Home

    Andre Agassi returns to Nike after eight years with adidas.

  • Oh, Danny Boy

    Patriots WR Danny Amendola celebrates his arrival in New England with a new Foot Locker spot.

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