Quote of the Day

"If you want to control the narrative a little bit about your legacy, you have to say something."
-- Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler, on Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson’s silence so far after allegations of workplace misconduct. (CHARLOTTEFIVE.com, 12/20)
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 72 Print This Issue

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  • Ground Stroke

    Key Biscayne, which has hosted the event since '87, will host for the final time in ’18

    IMG’s joint ATP/WTA Miami Open tournament this morning formally announced plans to play at a new tennis complex at Hard Rock Stadium beginning in ’19. The 30-year agreement will see the Dolphins and IMG collectively spend $60M to build a tennis center outside the stadium. The main court will reside inside the venue. All 30 courts, except for the stadium one, are permanent. “We are going to put this thing into hyperspeed overnight,” said Mark Shapiro, co-President of Endeavor divisions WME and IMG. There are 21 courts at the tournament’s current home on Key Biscayne, which will host the event in ’18 for one final time. The tournament has been on Key Biscayne since ‘87 and grew into a top WTA and ATP ...

  • Inside Skipper's Move

    ESPN President gave no indication of departure in days leading up to announcement.

  • One Down, One To Go

    MLS to wait until '18 to announce second expansion club after Nashville gets nod.

  • No Place Like Home

    Islanders set for Long Island return after arena bid picked.

  • Traversing Rough Seas

    Marlins fans grill Jeter over recent salary dumps, team's future at town hall meeting.

  • Method Acting

    Tom Brady's trainer is stripped of his special privileges with the Patriots.

  • The Digital Age

    NCAA, Google Cloud to partner beginning with March Madness.

  • Inside Providence

    Timbers sign deal with Levy to be exclusive hospitality partner.

  • Switching Lanes

    Aspen Dental leaving NASCAR as company charts a fresh course under a new CMO.

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