U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
Published May 5, 2013
Fans "cheered" last night when Jeff Bauman Jr., who "lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings," appeared before the Maple Leafs-Bruins playoff game as honorary fan banner captain (BOSTON GLOBE, 5/5).
NASCAR driver Travis Pastrana, who on Friday "became a first-time pole winner" during qualifying for the Nationwide Series Aaron's 312, finished 36th in yesterday's race at Talladega Superspeedway (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 5/4).
The Suns' decision on the team's next GM "could come down to two men," Bucks Assistant GM Jeff Weltman and Celtics Assistant GM Ryan McDonough (AZCENTRAL.com, 5/4).
The Twins, who will host the ‘14 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field, “had a group of employees” in N.Y. last week to meet with officials from MLB and the Mets, who host this year's All-Star Game on July 16 (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 5/4).
The Reds “auctioned off a baseball stained with the blood” of Cubs P Jeff Samardzija used during an April 24 game at Great American Ball Park. The website auction “closed Friday morning with a high bid of $130.01” (ESPNCHICAGO.com, 5/3).