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Published June 15, 2014
The British Open will "return to Northern Ireland's Royal Portrush" in '19, with an official announcement expected "later this month" (GOLFDIGEST.com, 6/11).
The CFL and CFLPA on Friday jointly announced that they have ratified their new five-year CBA (CFL).
Sabres President Ted Black on Friday said that the city of Buffalo "has asked the NHL for rights" to host the Scouting Combine for "at least the next three years." The Sabres are "working on a comprehensive package" to lure the event to HARBORCenter (BUFFALO NEWS, 6/14).
Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson served as the honorary starter for today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan Int'l Speedway (THE DAILY).
About 430 children yesterday participated in the U.S. Soccer Foundation's Spring Classic in DC. The foundation is looking to boost soccer participation in urban areas, as "most of the growth in the last 20-30 years has come in middle-class, suburban communities" (USATODAY.com, 6/15).
Time Warner Cable runs a full-page ad in today's N.Y. Times in memory of late Chair & CEO Glenn Britt, who passed away last week (THE DAILY).