The NCAA men's basketball committee is "refusing to
consider" the Rose Garden in Portland, OR, as a potential
site for a regional NCAA tournament round due to the state's
legal sports action lottery game (Portland OREGONIAN, 1/11).
...In Philadelphia, Edward Moran looks at the state's
Legislative session and it's role in stadium funding in PA.
Moran: "State participation in stadium development seems a
long way off in the Legislature. No new bills are within
sight that would authorize forming a state sports authority.
No bipartisan committee to review [a state task force's]
recommendations has been formed" (PHILA. DAILY NEWS, 1/14).