Quote of the Day

"We have people watching, evaluating, and grading. We’re treating this as if it’s pre-game, and we have to get the field cleared."
-– NFL Exec VP/Business Ventures Eric Grubman, on the league’s use of the major snowfall at MetLife Stadium as a test run for Super Bowl XLVIII. (NORTHJERSEY.com, 1/22)
Thursday January 23, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 91 Print This Issue

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  • Staying Put

    Aspen beat out seven other bids to continue hosting the Winter X Games

    ESPN and the Aspen Skiing Co. yesterday announced a deal that will keep the Winter X Games "at Aspen's Buttermilk ski area for another five years" through '19, according to Jason Blevins of the DENVER POST. Aspen "beat out several other bidders" to host the event. Park City, Utah, "initially expressed interest but wanted the event to reschedule to April." Two Lake Tahoe ski areas in California -- Squaw Valley and Heavenly -- submitted "a joint bid that would have separated X Games events into two venues across the lake." Whistler in British Columbia "pondered hosting, but local officials demurred at the idea of flipping and racing snowmobiles." Quebec City "also submitted a bid." But Aspen "emerged as a clear favorite." The four-ski-area va ...

  • Bombers Away!

    In addition to wins, Yankees hope Tanaka signing results in larger crowds, TV ratings.

  • Rehearsal Time

    Super Bowl officials are committed to playing the game as scheduled, but will the weather cooperate?

  • Watching The Clock

    Dodgers put pressure on TV providers with launch of TWC SportsNet L.A. website.

  • Put It On Ice

    Islanders won't fight Nassau lease, Brooklyn move set for '15.

  • American Made

    Ralph Lauren learns from London with its Team USA Opening Ceremony outfits for Sochi.

  • Teenage Dream

    Eugenie Bouchard likely to cash in following Aussie Open run.

  • Farm To Table

    Leonsis' all-digital Monumental Network aims to eliminate Comcast "middle man."

  • More For Your Money

    PGA Tour surpasses $2B mark in all-time charitable giving.

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