Quote of the Day

"It’s proof that advertising works. It’s on the lips of two million Portlanders today, so already it’s a good buy."
-- Trail Blazers announcer Mark Mason, on Moda Health signing a 10-year naming-rights deal for the former Rose Garden. (KATU-ABC, 8/13)
Wednesday August 14, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 237 Print This Issue

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  • Background Check

    Wilf insists his N.J. lawsuit will not impact the Vikings' stadium project

    Final approval of key development agreements for the Vikings' new stadium "has been put on hold to allow the state to conduct a more extensive background investigation" into team Owner Zygi Wilf and his family in light of their recent legal issues in New Jersey , according to Richard Meryhew of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority yesterday said that it has "retained Peter Carter of the Dorsey & Whitney law firm to lead a 'due diligence' review" of Wilf and his family's real estate business. Carter has "tried cases involving racketeering and performed similar investigations for some of the nation’s largest firms." The review group, which also will "include FTC Consulting, an international forens ...

  • Swing Blade

    PGA Tour takeover of Euro Tour would be tough sell on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • The Oregon Trail

    The Blazers reveal details of their naming-rights deal with Moda Health.

  • Fear The Financials

    Maryland's athletic department could be in a deficit until the '17-18 school year.

  • Missing The Target

    Juan Pablo Montoya will not return to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing after seven seasons.

  • Sticking To The Script

    What are NBC and CBS doing to counter the launch of FS1?

  • As Per Tradition

    The Maple Leafs may end some pregame ceremonies honoring the past to focus on the current team.

  • Lending A Helping Hand

    Lewand, Lions see key role for team in Detroit’s renewal effort.

  • Carolina In My Mind

    NFL Panthers' Riley Fields on what makes him tick.

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