Quote of the Day
"I'd like to get to the point where, when you talk about the great pro sports organizations in the world, the Portland Timbers are on that short list."-- MLS Timbers Owner Merritt Paulson, on the team’s success since joining MLS in ’11 and his goal for the future. (FAST COMPANY, 4/ '14 issue)
While a "tournament-record attendance is assured" for the Final Four on Saturday and Monday at AT&T Stadium, what is "not assured, despite the ticket demand and financial success of the event, is a return to North Texas by NCAA administrators," according to Jimmy Burch of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Although local organizers "remain optimistic that future Final Fours will be held in Arlington, the venue is merely one of eight finalists under consideration to host another men's event" between '17-20. Most competing sites "offer something DFW cannot: walkable access between the games and ancillary events such as Bracket Town and the March Madness Music Festival." Even with the "best sports venue on the planet in AT&T Stadium, th ...
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