Quote of the Day

"We go as kind of a mystery shopper, so to speak, and enforce it up there quite a bit. They’ve been a good partner."
-- Texas A&M interim VP/Marketing & Communications Shane Hinckley, on school officials’ annual trips to a Seahawks game to make sure the team is adhering to its “12th Man” licensing agreement. (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 1/30)
Thursday January 30, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 96 Print This Issue

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  • Why Don't You Slide?

    Fans flocked to Souper Bowl Boulevard's Toboggan run

    Thousands of fans yesterday "braved the freezing weather to stand in long lines" as the NFL's Super Bowl Boulevard opened in Manhattan, according to Kari Plog of the Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE. The area contains the "most affordable part of the Super Bowl festivities," including the toboggan run "built on the corner of 41st and Broadway in the iconic" Times Square area of N.Y. Fans yesterday "took pictures with the Lombardi Trophy, got autographs from NFL players and watched a live NFL Network broadcast." Event organizers built goalposts "in the middle of the street so passersby could experience the pressure of kicking a field goal in front of a gazing crowd" ( Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 1/30 ). In N.Y., Barron & Santora report people were "bundle ...

  • Role Reversal

    As southern cities get crippled by winter storms, Super Bowl XLVII sees an improved forecast.

  • Around The Bend

    The planned $400M renovation of Notre Dame Stadium will include premium seating options.

  • The Time Is Now

    NFL rolling out over-the-top service dubbed "NFL Now."

  • Come Back Soon

    NHL games at Yankee Stadium deemed success at all levels.

  • Falling Stars

    Without Kobe Bryant's star power, local Lakers ratings are down 37% so far this season.

  • Hard To Handle

    Dungy criticized for not pressing Martin on key points in interview.

  • Deep Blue Sea

    Heightened expectations force Dodgers to cut off season-ticket sales amid mass renewals.

  • What About Bob?

    Brewers' Uecker to reduce road broadcasts this season.

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