Quote of the Day

"This is a project we had as part of the original business plan in 1996. It was always part of the plan to have two teams in New York, and we’ve worked on and off on it for 18 years."
-- MLS Commissioner Don Garber, on Manchester City and the Yankees partnering on the league's 20th team, which will be based in N.Y. when it begins play in '15. (NYPOST.com, 5/21)
Wednesday May 22, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 179 Print This Issue

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  • Swimming Upstream

    South Florida has hosted a record 10 Super Bowls, most recently in '10

    The NFL owners yesterday "didn't merely snub South Florida twice in a matter of minutes" by voting to give Super Bowls L and LI to S.F. and Houston, respectively, but they also signaled Sun Life Stadium is "no longer a viable site for the league’s premier game," according to Craig Davis of the South Florida SUN-SENTINEL. Both games were "awarded on the first vote," the first time that has occurred in several years. South Florida Super Bowl Bid Committee Chair Rodney Barreto put the "responsibility on members of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation who helped scuttle the recent stadium funding bill in the Florida House of Representatives." Barreto said, "I think there are a couple state reps in Miami-Dade that are going to look in the ...

  • This Is What's Next

    Microsoft, NFL agree on five-year, $400M partnership.

  • Home Sweet Home

    NYC FC may abandon the long-discussed Queens stadium plan for a "more politically feasible site."

  • Buzz Word

    It's official: Bobcats applying to change name to Hornets.

  • Land Before Time

    As Colangelo title shifts, Raptors look to become Canada's team through rebrand.

  • Hold That Thought

    Bruton Smith backs off claim to move Charlotte NASCAR race.

  • Low-Scoring Games

    Networks see audiences decline for conference semifinal round of NBA Playoffs.

  • Philadelphia Freedom

    Eagles receive backing for stadium improvements.

  • Lending A Helpful Hand

    Kevin Durant and the Thunder take an active role in recovery efforts around Oklahoma City.

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