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 July 20, 2014
Brady Aiken, the first overall pick in the '14 MLB Draft, "did not sign with the Astros" by Friday's deadline (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 7/19).
Univ. of Oklahoma AD Joe Castiglione will chair the NCAA D-I men's basketball committee for the '15-16 school year. He will serve as Vice Chair in '14-15 under Utah State AD Scott Barnes (AP, 7/18).
The Vikings on Friday "suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games following a six-month investigation into accusations made by former punter Chris Kluwe that Priefer made anti-gay remarks" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 7/20).
The WNBA All-Star Game was played yesterday "in front of a raucous crowd of 14,685 at US Airways Center" (USATODAY.com, 7/20).
WNBA President Laurel Richie said that the Warriors "have a strong interest in an expansion team" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 7/20).
Last night's Galaxy-Sporting KC match drew a crowd of 21,493, "the largest crowd in Sporting Park regular-season history" (K.C. STAR, 7/20).
Mortenson Construction officials "used 4-D modeling Friday to give the public a virtual tour of the structural steel work" on the Vikings' new stadium that "will begin in earnest this month" (FINANCE-COMMERCE.com, 7/18).
The '14 Run To Home Base brought 2,600 people to Fenway Park yesterday "to raise money for military members suffering from mental trauma and brain injuries" (BOSTON GLOBE, 7/20).