Quote of the Day

"Those octopus pants, they're not working. They could be calamari soon."
-- NBC's Peter Jacobsen, on golfer Billy Horschel’s apparel during the final round of the U.S. Open, following a missed birdie putt. ("U.S. Open," NBC, 6/16)
Monday June 17, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 195 Print This Issue

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  • Rose-Colored Glasses

    Galleries at Merion Golf Club were said to be mostly supportive and respectful

    The prospects of Merion Golf Club hosting a future U.S. Open were debated during this year's tournament, but USGA Exec Dir Mike Davis gave hope that the event could return to the course. Appearing on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive" today, Davis said, "I can't imagine that there won't be a day in the future or time in the future we wouldn't want to come back with a national open championship. This golf course in this community, the operations, it stood the test of time. It's done it time and time again, so I think it was just a marvelous event." He noted operations surrounding the U.S. Open "could not have gone better." Davis: "We always look back and say what things could have gone better. We will make pages and pages of notes should we ...

  • Lucky Number Seven?

    ABC needs the NBA Finals to go the distance to have a chance to match last year's ratings.

  • The Final Straw?

    Sewage issues at O.co Coliseum have A's execs, players calling for new ballpark.

  • Social Services

    NASCAR, HP agree to three-year technology partnership.

  • Joining A Different Team

    Scott Pioli lands a gig with NBC's "Football Night In America" telecast.

  • Name Your Top Ten

    Emmert will form AD council to shift certain decisions away from school presidents.

  • Northern Bound?

    Coyotes could head to Seattle if Glendale deal collapses.

  • Signing Off

    Dennis Poppe's legacy at the College World Series will be marked by the event's continued growth.

  • What's Past Is Past

    Wizards unlikely to bring back Bullets nickname.

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