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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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08/20/14
Twitter Me This....

IndyCar driver Juan Pablo Montoya : “So I'm in a brand new aircraft from @AmericanAir and has tv in front of the seat and guess what the only seat that doesn't work it's mine...” S.F. Chronicle’s Ann Killion : “There is weird symmetry on my TV with Selig sputtering ...

08/20/14
VMI, Under Armour Sign Apparel Deal

VMI has signed a multiyear athletic apparel deal with Under Armour, becoming the first D-I school in the state of Virginia to reach an "exclusive agreement" with the brand. The deal, which takes effect this fall, gives UA the right to provide "game and training gear to the Keydets' 18 varsity teams ...

08/20/14
Night Moves....Kickback Return

The 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with seven MLB game reports, followed by the Browns QB battle and Rangers-Marlins. ESPN reported on the season-ending injury to Ohio St. QB Braxton Miller 21 minutes into the broadcast, but did not air a report on NASCAR driver Carl Edwards joi ...

08/20/14
Tag Heuer To Sponsor N.Y. Marathon

Tag Heuer is the new official timekeeper of the TCS N.Y. Marathon in a deal through '16. The Marathon and watchmaker are scheduled to announce the sponsorship later today. Tag Heuer replaces Timex, which sponsored the race from '08-13. As part of the deal, Tag will sponsor a promotion for the race&r ...

08/20/14
Top Ten....Tough Nut To Crack

Last night's Top Ten list was “Top Ten Signs Your Team Owner Is Nuts.” Letterman said, “Steve Ballmer, the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was introduced to thousands of fans yesterday at the L.A. Staples Center" ( “Late Show,” CBS, 8/19 ). 10) “Insists ...

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Laugh Track....Djoker's Wild

Tennis player Novak Djokovic appeared on CBS' "Late Show" last night, with host David Letterman asking, “Are you in the top physical condition of your life?” Djokovic replied, “Are you asking me to take off my shirt?” Letterman replied, "If you'd be more comfortable, go a ...

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Yankees Test Out Metal Detectors

The Yankees installed metal detectors prior to last night's game against the Astros "as a trial run" to familiarize security staff and fans "with how the procedure will work next season." Only the Gate 2 entrance featured the detectors yesterday, "with all entry points set to be outfitted with detec ...

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Selig Wishes A's Had New Ballpark

Bud Selig  in his "last scheduled visit" to Oakland as MLB Commissioner "lamented Tuesday that the A's quest for a new stadium will remain an unfinished item on his to-do list." Selig said, "Do I wish it would have been solved? Of course I do. I wish it had. And I understand people's frustrati ...

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Final Jeopardy!

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Populous To Design Columbia Ballpark

The city of Columbia, S.C., yesterday opted to hire K.C.-based Populous to "design and oversee construction" of a minor-league ballpark in the Bull Street neighborhood. The firm will be paid about $2M. Assistant City Manager Missy Gentry has said that "part of the architects' duties will be to kee ...

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