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Volume 24 No. 159
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Buzzer Beaters....

The Minneapolis City Council on Friday voted unanimously to "green-light" a $400M development, which would "abut the new Vikings stadium" (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 12/13).

ESPN made "late adjustments" to the 30 for 30 documentary "Youngstown Boys" ahead of its premiere last night after the network "discovered what it called inappropriate 'creative liberties.'" A review copy of the film "featured several instances of deceptive editing" (TOLEDO BLADE, 12/15).

The IOC is putting up $20M "to fight doping and match-fixing -- considered the two biggest threats to the credibility of the Games" (AP, 12/14).

The K.C. Star published a commemorative Sunday edition to honor Sporting KC's '13 MLS Championship (THE DAILY).

One ticket strip for the '14 MLB All-Star Weekend at Target Field will "cost from $401 to $1,416 for Champions Club members." Each strip "consists of single tickets for several events" in addition to the game (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 12/15).

UFC fighter Demetrious Johnson last night defeated Joseph Benavidez in front of a "near-sellout crowd of 11,537 at Sleep Train Arena in the main event of UFC on FOX 9" (SACRAMENTO BEE, 12/15).

UFC fighter Jon "Bones" Jones on Friday said that he has "been told he will headline UFC 172 in Baltimore" (, 12/14).

The Mavericks and American Airlines on Saturday flew in "more than 100 wounded soldiers from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio" for the team's game against the Bucks. Season-ticket holders "donated their courtside seats, valued at more than $350,000, for the soldiers" (, 12/15).