The Indiana state Senate voted 37-12 to "help the Indianapolis Motor Speedway finance improvements." The measure, Senate Bill 91, "now goes to the House for debate" (INDYSTAR.com, 2/19).
The Univ. of Cincinnati trustees have unanimously approved spending $2M to "design a new pavilion on the west side of Nippert Stadium." The board wants to finish the $70M project by August '15 (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 2/20).
The A's have reached a one-year deal to broadcast 69 weeknight and weekend home games this season in Spanish on KIQI-AM (A's).
At least one NHL team reportedly has asked the Maple Leafs for permission to talk to former President & GM Brian Burke "for a non-GM role, believed to be a as a consultant or a scout" (TORONTO SUN, 2/20).